Aida Kamišalić Latifić is an assistant professor and researcher at the University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a member of the Blockchain Lab:UM group. She earned a PhD in Computer Science in 2014.  Her research interests include database technologies, blockchain technology and medical informatics. She has co-authored several scientific papers published in renowned journals with an impact factor in the field of computer science and the patent application in the field of blockchain technology. She has participated in the preparation and execution of several workshops and seminars on the topics of blockchain technology and databases. She performed lectures as a visiting professor at several European universities and participated in the program committees of professional and scientific conferences. She has been involved in several applied and international projects. In 2019, she received Faculty award for outstanding research work. In January 2020 she was awarded a prestigious title of a Female engineer of the year 2019 in Slovenia.