Miljan received his doctorate in 2010 at the University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is currently a full professor at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Banja Luka. It deals with agronomic and physiological aspects of modern production of fruit trees. During his work in Serbia, he was a scholarship recipient of the Ministry of Science and the Manager of the Institute for Viticulture and Winemaking in Niš. He was engaged as a national consultant for fruit production within the FAO project (2002 - 2004) "Strengthening of fruit production to assist economic revitalization in Central Serbia and Sandzak". At the Faculty of Agriculture, he held the position of vice dean for scientific research and international cooperation. He is currently the head of the Institute of Horticulture. He was the coordinator of FP7 - FOCUS BALKAN "Food Consumer Science in the Balkans: Frameworks, Protocols and Networks for a better knowledge of food behaviors (2008-2011)" for Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was the coordinator of TEMPUS (AGRIVOC) and ERASMUS+ projects at the University of Banja Luka (LANDS, VIRAL). He was a coordinator and participant in several domestic projects. As a Fulbright scholarship, he spent eight months at the Michigan State University and the University of Oregon. As part of FAO and World Bank projects, he stayed in Georgia and India as a consultant for fruit production. He published many scientific and professional papers.