Marija Uscumlic was born in Belgrade, Serbia, on December 6th, 1981.
She received the Dipl. Ing. Degree, from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, in 2005. She spent four months on a student internship in Siemens, Belgrade working on telecommunication networks.
After graduation she joined the Group for Image Processing, Telemedicine and Multimedia (IPTM) at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade. As a research assistant in the IPTM Group she has participated in several projects: COST Action 292 – “Semantic multimodal analysis of digital media”, “Automated detection of microcalcifications in digitized mammograms targeted to an early detection of a breast cancer” and “ECG signals analysis and classification and system for remote control of automated digital microscope (ADM) for telemedicine purposes”.
From January until October 2008, she worked in the Multimedia Signal Processing Group at EPFL. She was involved in IM2.MCA (Multimodal Content Abstraction) project, working on the Tagged media-aware multimodal content annotation.
 Stevan Rudinac, Goran Zajic, Marija Uscumlic, Maja Rudinac, Branimir Reljin “Comparison of CBIR Systems with Different Number of Feature Vector Components”, (accepted paper) SMAP, London, United Kingdom, December 17-18, 2007
 Stevan Rudinac, Marija Uscumlic, Maja Rudinac, Goran Zajic, Branimir Reljin, “Global Image Search vs. Regional Search in CBIR Systems’, Wiamis Conf., Santorini, 6-8 June, Greece 2007
 Maja Rudinac, Marija Uscumlic, Stevan Rudinac, Branislav Milovanovic, Irini Reljin, Branimir Reljin “Fractal and Multifractal Analysis of Heart Rate Variability”, (accepted paper) Conf. TELSIKS, Nis, Serbia, September 26-28, 2007
 Maja Rudinac, Marija Uscumlic, Stevan Rudinac, Branislav Milovanovic, Irini Reljin “Metode analize varijabilnosti srcanog ritma” 51st Conf. ETRAN 2007, Herceg Novi – Igalo, Montenegro, June 4-8, 2007
 Stevan Rudinac, Marija Uscumlic, Goran Zajic, Maja Rudinac, Branimir Reljin, “Improvements in Content-Based Image Retrieval system” 51st Conf. ETRAN 2007, Herceg Novi – Igalo, Montenegro, June 4-8, 2007
 Marija Uscumlic, “Hopfield neural network as a tool for digital image processing”, 14th Conf. TELFOR 2006, Belgrade, November 21-23, 2006.
 Marija Uscumlic, Irini Reljin, Dragi Dujkovic and Branimir Reljin, “Improvements in image segmentation by applying Hopfield neural network”, in Proc. 8th Conf. NEUREL-2006, http://neurel.etf.bg.ac.yu, pp. 37-40, Belgrade, Serbia, Sept. 25-27, 2006