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  1. Vujanić Vladeta
  2. Damnjanović Dobrica
  3. Jelisavac Branko
  4. Kržanović Daniel
  5. Lutovac Suzana
  6. Ljubojev Milenko
  7. Magdalinović Nedeljko
  8. Nikić Zoran
  9. Rakić Dragoslav
  10. Rabrenović Dragoman
  11. Rakić Zoran
  12. Savić Ljubinko


  1. Kovačević Jovan
  2. Jovanović Larisa
  3. Jovanović Rodoljub
  4. Trumić Milan



  1. Doneva Nikolinka
  2. Đurić Neđo
  3. Kaluđerović Miodrag
  4. Kicki Jerzy
  5. Krauz Sanda Mihaela
  6. Mitrović Dragan
  7. Novaković Vaso
  8. Tomov Vladimir


Vujanić Vladeta

1944, Šabac

Mr. Vujanić graduated at the Mining-Geologic Faculty of Belgrade University, at the Department for Geology, Course for Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology in 1968. Master degree in the field of "Slope stability in solid layered rock masses" he obtained at the same faculty in 1978.
He started his professional career in Sarajevo in the year 1970 at the Institute for Geologic Investigations. Since 1971 till nowadays he has been working at The Highway Institute Stock Co. from Belgrade on various professional and responsible jobs. During his, almost entire, professional career Mr. Vujanić has been involved in research and testing, design of geologic-geotechnical works meant for planning, design, construction and operation of structures in general, especially for the facilities of road transport infrastructure, in former Yugoslavia and abroad (Libya, Iraq, Algeria, former USSR). Ever since the year 1980 till nowadays he has been working on managerial jobs at The Highway Institute Stock Co., Belgrade, such as: sector chief, manager and finally director at the Department for geotechnics.
Mr. Vujanić, in his professional career, has been primarily involved with general principles and methodology of geologic-geotechnical investigations for the road engineering purposes.
He also took part in a series of scientific-research and developmental projects in the road industry of Republic's and Federal relevance. He has been either author or co-author of more than 280 scientific-professional papers, published in the country and abroad. He prepared or took part in the preparation of more than 25 studies and research projects, and published 7 monographs and wrote a book, as co-author, under the title "Slopes". Moreover, he was involved in the operation of numerous professional and research commissions.
For long-standing work and contribution to the profession and science, he was awarded with numerous recognitions, letters of gratitude.


Damnjanović Dobrica

1954, Smederevo

He graduated at Mining and Geological Faculty of University of Belgrade (major: geotechnical engineering) in 1980 and holds diploma engineer degree. He also was attending the postgraduate studies at the same faculty in the period 1984-87. In January 1982. Mr. Dammjanovic started working for “Geozavod” - the Hydro-Geological and Geotechnical Institute with permanent contract. His immediate su­pervisors and coworkers were: R. Basovic, Aleksandar Ciric, Dusan Jovanovic, Milica Jevremovic, Mirko Lazic, M.Sc and Vladislav Petrovic. During the period of 33 years in this Institution for geotechical engineering (former “Geozavod”), Mr. Da­mnjanovic advanced steadily in his career, from the position of junior engineer (in 1982), to junior researcher-associate engineer (1982-84), to researcher-designer en­gineer (1984-90), to senior researcher-designer engineer (1990-94), to chief rese­archer-designer engineer (1994-98). During these 33 years, Mr. Damnjanovic wor­ked mainly as researcher and examiner, and as a designer of various geological and geotechnical projects used for planning, designing, and exploitation of all kinds of buildings and infrastructure. He worked especially on preparation and production of geological engineering maps of former Yugoslavia. He also worked on scientific and research works in the area of geology and geotechnics. Since 1998. till now, Mr. Damnjanovic was at different managerial positions in the “Geozavod”, as follows: Manager of Geological Engineering Department (1998-2000), Director of Geological Engineering Department (2000-2006), Head of Hydro-geological and Geological Engineering Department (2006-2012), and Head of Geo­logical Engineering Department (2012-now). Mr. Damnjanovic made more than 250 elaborates, geotechical documents, pro­jects, studies, reports, expertise documents, and similar documents in the area of geology and geotechnics for different customers. . Beside that, Mr. Damnjanovic worked also on production of geological-engineering and geotechnical documents for different urban plans (general, detailed urban projects, urban projects, and regulatory plans) for villages, regional water pipelines, etc. He participated in geotechnical research for a great number of main projects for construction of all kind of infrastructure. Mr. Damnjanovic is an author or co-author of many scientific and expert articles published in Republic of Serbia and abroad. He also participated in many expert and research commission bodies.


Jelisavac Branko

1955, Novi Kozarci

In Belgrade, at the Faculty for Mining and Geology, the Geology department, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, graduated in 1980 on the theme of "Geotechnical conditions for the construction of the highway through the landslide Umka - Duboko". On Geotechnical Department he had attended postgraduate studies in the period of 1980 – 1983. As a scholar of "Highway Institute" Belgrade, he was admitted to permanent em­ployment in 1980. In the past thirty-five years working in the Department of Geo­technical Engineering, where he passed all functional improvement: associate, inde­pendent designer, chief engineer, chief of the geotechnical studies, design and rese­arch and head of the department of engineering geology and hydrogeology. Since 2015 he works as a consultant. From 1980 to 2015 he has worked in planning, designing, construction and main­tenance of various facilities, traffic and other infrastructure. He worked in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of a various traffic and others. He also parti­cipa­ted in the research and monitoring projects in Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro), Iraq (1983), Russia (1987) and in Republika Srpska. From 1992 to 2007 he was the author of several engineering and geotechnical studies for the generalprojects. From 2005 to 2011 he was a chief designer of geotechnical data for several roads. From 2005 to 2007 he was a member of the Republican Commission for technical inspection of works and commissioning of the excavation "Prvonek" in Vranjska Banja. From 2007 to 2008 he was a member of the Republican Commission for technical inspection of dislocation and regulation of the riverbed of Kolubara in the zone of the mine "Tamnava - east field". From 2013 to 2014 he was a member of „Republican revision commission for control of technical documentation objects significant for the Republic "for the feasibility study and conceptual project" South Stream gas pipeline." From 2014 to 2015 he was a member of Republican headquarters for emergency situations. He had made over 200 elaborates, designs, studies, reports, technical supervisions and expertises in the field of geology and geotechnics, for the purposes of road construction industry and other users. He is author or co-author of 130 scientific and technical papers, 76 papers pub­lished in national conferences and congresses and 54 abroad. He did or participated in the preparation of 12 geotechnical studies and two monographs.


Kržanović Daniel

1967, Zaječar

Graduated in 1996 at the Technical Faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade, Department for Exploitation of Mineral Deposits.
Obtained the Master's Degree (MSc) in 2010, having defended the Master's thesis entitled “Methodology for Determining the Optimal Length of Transport by Loaders at the Open Pits” at the Technical Faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade. Defended the Doctoral Dissertation (PhD) in 2016 entitled “Model for the Cut off Grade Optimization in the Function of Long-Term Planning of the Open Pits” at the Faculty of Mining and Geology, University of Belgrade.
Elected to the title of a Senior Research Associate in 2022.From 1996 to 2000, employed in the Mining and Smelting Basin Bor (now Serbia Zijin Copper doo), at the Open Pit Veliki Krivelj,
Since 2000, employed in the Mining and Metallurgy Institute Bor in Bor, where still working at the Center for Design of Metallic Mineral Resources.
As a part of the scientific and research work, dealing with modeling and optimization of processes in the integrated mining systems, with the aim of increasing the economic effects and sustainability of the system. Also, as a part of the scientific activities, dealing with the environmental protection.
Published 171 scientific papers and announcements, out of which: 6 in the international journals (from categories M21, M22 and M23, referenced in the WOS), 21 in the international journals, verified by a special decision (from category M24), 34 in the domestic magazines (from categories M51 and M52), 74 papers and announcements at the international and 36 at the domestic meetings. Author of 7 technical solutions and co-author of 5 technical solutions.
Member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Mining and Metallurgy Engineering Bor”.
Along with the scientific work, intensively dealing with design work in the domain of surface exploitation, with the professional use of design software from this field. As a chief designer or designer, participated in development a large number of project studies, study solutions and mining designs (more than 50). Since 2014, registered in the Register of Court Experts for the field: mining and geology.


Lutovac Suzana

1962, Celje, Republika Slovenija

In 1990, she graduated from the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade at Mining Section Department, Chair for Underground Construction. After graduating, in 1991 she was employed as an Expert Associate at Faculty of Mining and Geology at Mining Section Department, Chair for Underground Construction. In 2005, she defended her Master's thesis titled "Implementation of the law of oscillation of the rock mass caused by blasting in mining". In 2010, she defended her doctoral dissertation titled "Model for determining the parameters of the law of oscillation of the rock mass in blasting", also at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade. In 2015, she was promoted to the position of Assistant Professor on a group of subjects at narrow scientific field Exploitation of Solid Minerals and Rock Mechanics and she lectures the following subjects: Fundamentals of Mining; Drilling and Blasting Techniques and Protection from Blasting, Construction of Underground Facilities by Blasting, Materials Technologies, Advanced Materials, Explosives and Ignition Systems. In 2015, Assistant Professor Suzana Lutovac, PhD, has been elected as a Council Member of Faculty of Mining and Geology. Since 2016, she has been the Editor in Chief of the magazine Underground Mining Engineering, Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade. She is the co-author of books in the field of mining as follows: Mining Exploration Works; Blasting Techniques and Shocks; Fundamentals of Mining; Protection from Blasting. She is also the co-author of chapters in two monographs: Stability of underground rooms and Research on coal transportation technology from the mine through natural and urban environments. During the period from 1991 to 2017, she was engaged on 9 projects funded by the competent Ministry (currently on 2 projects). In the same period she published 69 expert and scientific papers and was a participant on 126 projects and studies.


Ljubojev Milenko

1954, Tuzla, Bosna i Hercegovina

Mr. Ljubojev graduated from Faculty of Mining and Geology in Tuzla in 1978. In 1987 he obtained his M.Sc. degree - Master of technical sciences in mining at Geological Faculty Belgrade. He obtained his Ph.D. degree of technical sciences in mining at the same faculty in 1992.
He was employed in Open pit of brown Coal “Turija” Banovići from 1979 to 1980. In 1980 he started his university carrier at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Tuzla. At the end of 1992 Mr. Ljubojev started to work at Copper Institute Bor and in 1993 he obtained his first scientific rank – Research Associate, then Senior Research Associate in 1998, and the last Principal Research Fellow in 2003.
He possesses a long-year experience in the field of geomechanics in mining and construction and long-year experience in the mines of metallic and non-metallic minerals in the areas of Serbia and ex-Yugoslavia. He is a Manager and founder of Laboratory for Material Analyzing and President of Scientific Council of Mining and Metallurgy Institute Bor. He used to be a member of Committee for Energetic and Mining in the Ministry of Science and Environment Protection of Republic Serbia.
Mr. Ljubojev is member of Scientific Committee of international magazine „Journal of mining and metallurgy“, a member of Scientific and Organization Committee of the „International October Conference on Mining and Metallurgy“, Editor-in-chief of national scientific-expert magazine „Copper“, Editor-in-chief and responsible editor of scientific-expert magazine „Mining Works”. He has participated in development of large number of projects, studies and project reports out of which a large number published works He published three monographs titled: Mining Geomechanics in 2003, Exploratory Drilling in 2004, and Basis of Geomechanics in 2006 and also a numerous papers in international and national journals and academic and expert symposiums and congress


Magdalinović Nedeljko

1947, Bor

Mr. Magdalinović graduated from Faculty of Mining and Metallurgy in Bor in 1970. In 1976 he completed the postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade defending the M.Sc. thesis. He obtained his Ph.D. degree at the Technical Faculty in Bor in 1979.
From 1970 to 2005 he was working at the Technical Faculty of Bor, as Professor. He was a Vice-dean and in four terms the Dean of the Technical Faculty of Bor. In the period 1998–2000 he was the Director of the Copper Institute in Bor. In 2005 he was elected Dean and full-time professor at the Faculty of Management in Zajecar where he is still employed.
He is the author of six university testbooks, two handbooks, three professional books, three monographs, and three textbooks. He has published 144 scientific and professional papers in domestic and international journals and collections of papers from domestic and international meetings. Mr.
Magdalinovic has participated in the realization of 76 research studies and projects on technology and capacities of preparing and concentrating mineral raw materials, and in twenty of these as a research manager or a leading and chief designer.
Since 2006 he has been a member of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. He is a regular member of the Balkan Academy of Sciences of Mineral Technologies.
He has been awarded the following prizes and acknowledgements: Labour Order with the Goldcn Wreath (1988) October Award of Bor (1993),Sistekova Award of the Mining – Smeltery Basin of Bor (1996).


Nikić Zoran

1955, Beograd

Graduated in 1981 at the Faculty of Mining and Geology – University of Belgrade (Geology Division, Department of Hydrogeology) with a thesis titled “Hydrogeological characteristics of terrain between Rivers Tamnava and Ub, from the aspect of dewatering and water supply of local settlements”. In 1992 finished M.S. studies with a thesis titled “The importance of hydrogeological conditions in forecasting and preservation of water quality in surface reservoirs”. In 2001 defended a Ph.D. dissertation titled “The role of hydrogeological conditions in the formation of low flow in middle and small streams in Serbia”. In 1981 started a professional career in the engineering company Kosovoprojekt – geotechnics survey, in the Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia and in the engineering company Geoinstitute-HYG. Since 1998, has started working at the Faculty of Forestry – the University of Belgrade, as a Teaching Assistant, Assistant Professor (2002), Associate Professor (2007), Full Professor (2013). Coordinated dozens of projects and studies in hydrogeology, geology, and environmental science. Participated in the foundation of State network for monitoring of groundwater in alluvial deposits in Serbia. Participated in 9 scientific-research projects funded by the Ministry of Science and Technological Development. From 2008 to 2012, was President of the Parliament of Geological Institute of Serbia. He was elected twice as a member of the Managing Board of the Serbian Geological Society (2008 to 2012). Since 2010, is a member of the Board for Surveillance of the Serbian Society for the Protection of Water. He was appointed by the Ministry of Mining and Energy in 2012, 2014, and 2018 as a professional rapporteur for the groundwater reserves in the Republic of Serbia (more than 40 studies). Since 2019, is a member of the Council for the Civil and Urbanism Sciences at the University of Belgrade. He authored 198 professional and scientific papers, among which 19 papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals. He is the first author of 1 University Textbook, 1 Workbook, and 3 Problem books. He participated in numerous professional seminars and authored 4 professional books. Since 2016, is a founder and coordinator of the Center for groundwater of forest ecosystems. He teaches courses at the undergraduate, MSc, and Ph.D. studies at the Faculty of Forestry, Department of ecological engineering for soil and water resources protection. Coordinator is of undergraduate studies at the mentioned Department, and Head of Chair of Anti-Erosion Geotechnics. He is an active member of several professional societies.


Rakić Dragoslav

1965, Stubica

Mr. Rakić graduated at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade at the Department of Geotechnics in 1991. He obtained Master's degree in 1997, defending his Master's thesis "Geotechnical factors and their influence on the load-bearing capacity and settlement of vertically loaded piles". He defended his doctoral dissertation entitled "Constitutive relations of landfill municipal waste in Serbia" in 2013 at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade.
After graduating, he started his professional career in "Geoengineering" from Niš, and in 1994 he transferred to the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade. He was elected as assistant professor in 2013 and as associate professor in 2018. Actively participates in teaching on undergraduate, master and doctoral studies, in the following subjects: Foundation Engineering, Environmental Geotechnics Soil Mechanics 2, Foundation Engineering 2, Geotechnics of Solid Waste, Foundation Engineering - selected chapters, Soil Mechanics - selected chapters and Modern materials in geotechnics.
He has published 178 scientific papers, of which: 8 in international journals (category M22 and M23, which are referenced in WOS), 5 in international journals verified by a special decision (category M24), 13 in domestic journals (categories M51, M52 and M53), 4 papers in the international thematic proceedings (category M14), 91 papers and announcements at international and 47 at domestic conferences. He is the co-author of one patent and three technical solutions that have a special contribution to the development and improvement of the laboratory for soil mechanics. As a researcher or manager, he participated in five scientific research projects (period 1996-2021) founded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development. Along with scientific research, he is intensively involved in professional work on solving various problems in geotechnics (foundation and numerical methods in geotechnical engineering, geotechnical research in environmental protection, application of geosynthetic materials in geotechnics, problems of slope stability, laboratory soil testing, geotechnical problems in traffic engineering, etc.). He has participated as a main or associate engineer in the preparation of over 250 Projects, Studies, Elaborates and Expertises, as well as in more than 200 technical and professional controls of Projects and Elaborates in the field of geotechnics.
Mr. Rakić is a member of several professional associations, as well as the editorial board of the journal "Mining and Metallurgy Engineering Bor" and the editorial board of the journal "Građevinski kalendar". He is a member of the Republic Commission for the adoption of standards in the field of geotechnics - EUROCODE 7 - KS U182. Since 2007, he has been a technical expert of the Accreditation Body of Serbia - ATS, and since 2015 is also a member of the Republic Audit Commission for expert control of technical documentation.
He is the winner of the Certificate of Appreciation on the occasion of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia, in recognition of exceptional results and merits in achieving the goals and tasks of the Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia. By the Chamber of Commerce of the City of Belgrade, he won the annual award for the best technical improvement for the patent: "Concrete elements with filling to strengthen the sliding zone of the terrain", for 2012.
At the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade, he performs the following functions: Head of the Department of Geotechnics, Head of the Laboratory for Soil Mechanics, founder and head of the "Centre for Geotechnical Aspects of Environmental Protection" and a member of the Council of the Faculty of Mining and Geology.


Rabrenović Dragoman

1951, Bijelo Polje, Crna Gora

Professor emeritus from University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mining and Geology and the director of Geological Survey of Serbia. Graduated in 1979 at the Faculty of Mining and Geology, Department of Regional Geology. Gained Master's degree in 1983, and PhD in 1991. Specialization, in order to do doctoral dissertation, completed at Institute Dolomieu in 1988, Grenoble (France). Professional career started at the Faculty of Mining and Geology, University of Belgrade, in 1979, where he was appointed for a full professor in 2002. As author and co-author, he has published over 100 papers, 4 monographs, and 2 textbooks. Also, he was a team member in more than 40 international projects in geology.
Dragoman is a corresponding member of the Academy of Engineering, a member of the staff of the Sector for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Serbia (head of the working group for landslides), the main coordinator for the introduction of geoparks in the Republic of Serbia, a member of the Board of Directors (DGEITS), member of the Serbian Geological Society, and a member of the Commission for stratigraphy for the geological map.
Winner of "Jovan Žujović" award for scientific contributions to the field of geology in 1996.


Rakić Zoran

1956, Loznica

Graduated B.Sc. at the Faculty of Mining and Geology, Department for geology – geophysics, University of Belgrade in 1981, after him sign on in Mining and Smelting Basin company Department for geological exploration “Zajača” and later join Oil Industry of Serbia, Naftagas, “Hidrosonda” – Department for Drilling underground water and geothermal water, where acquire the experience in different problems. He continue education on Specialization on Geology and hydrogeology at the Faculty of Mining and Geology 1997, which resulted in entering the post-graduate studies that he finished at the Faculty of Mining and Geology, University of Belgrade in 2002 and acquired the M.Sc. He then continued his activities on solving the water drilling technology optimization problems by applying a comprehensive system analysis, as well as the problems geothermal water exploration. In 2008 he successfully presented his Doctor’s Thesis titled"Hydro-geothermal Resources of Srem and Optimalization of Their Production Methods". Dr Zoran Rakic has worked with State oil Company NIS-Naftagas since 1987. He passed all the levels of an engineer’s career and development – from field engineer to the position of Technical Manager of Hidrosonda - Department for Drilling underground water and geothermal water. As Technical Manager he planned, managed and co­ntrolled technical process in drilling underground water and HP geothermal deep wells. Since 2011 he is in charge in geothermal well design as well as planning, designing and supervising Slim hole drilling for oil and gas with NIS, Scientific and Technological Center on the position Head designer. Dr Zoran Rakić is the author of 17 scientific and professional papers that have been published at domestic and foreign Symposium. PhD Zoran Rakic give scientific and expert contribution in the field of geology and hydrogeology, hydrothermal exploration, geothermal exploration and their ap­plication. He works as member of team on 16 scientifically- expiration projects rela­ted with potable water, technical water and geothermal water supply for industry and municipal sponsored by government. PhD Zoran Rakic held small patent No. 859.


Savić Ljubinko

1956, Leposavić

He graduated in 1982 at the Mining and Metallurgy Faculty in Kosovska Mitrovica. He completed his master's degree in 1990 and defended his doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade in 1993. After graduation, he was employed at "RMHK" Trepca where he works as an engineer, then the head of the mine Belo Brdo and the head of the mine Zuta Prlina(1982-1991).In 1991, he was elected as an assistant at the Mining and Metallurgy Faculty in Kos. Mitrovica for the subjects of Pit Mines Rooms Construction and Technology of Materials in Mining. He was promoted to the Assistant Professor for subjects Mine Pit Rooms Construction and Mineral Raw Materials Exploration in 1993; in 1998 was selected as associate professor and as professor in 2004.

Since 1999, as an external associate, he has lessons for subjects Mine Pit Rooms Construction and Mineral Raw Materials Exploration at the Mining Department in Prijedor –Faculty of Technology Department in Banja Luka, where he held lessons from (1999-2004) and (2006-2009).Within the teaching obligations at the faculty of Technical Sciences in Kosovska Mitrovica, he is involved in a number of commissions as a mentor or a member to candidates receiving faculty diplomas diploma, masters and doctoral dissertations. He was a member of the Technical Science Technical Commission at the University of Prishtina with temporary seat in Kosovska Mitrovica.Within the FRY Federal Government, he was appointed by the Ministry of Economy and Internal Trade as a member of the Federal Mining Commission. From 2004-2006 he was a member of the board of the Ministry of Mining and Energy of the Government of Serbia.He was the Vice-Dean of the faculty in several mandates (1996-2002). For the needs of the mining industry, he has done a number of projects, scientific research studies, audits, technical solutions and technical approaches that have been implemented in practice.


Kovačević Jovan

1955, D. Goračiće, Sjenica

Graduated from the Faculty of Mining and Geology (Department of Geology, Department of Exploration of Mineral Resources Deposits) in Belgrade, 1981. At the same faculty, he received his master's degree in 1996 with the topic "Uranium research in the Permo-Triassic sediments of Stara Planina", and then his doctorate in 2006 with the topic "Metalology of the Stara Planina region". Since 1981, he worked at the scientific research institution "Geoinstitut", Belgrade. , which after merging with the company "Geozavod" Belgrade, became the new company "Geological Institute of Serbia". Manager of more than dozens of projects, studies and studies in the field of mineral resource deposit research, where special attention is devoted to the research of uranium, gold, copper, lead and zinc and other metallic and non-metallic mineral resources. He also made a great contribution in the field of geoheritage and environmental protection. In addition to the successful application of modern methods of geological prospecting and research of deposits and occurrences of mineral raw materials in different geological environments, which led to their spatial definition and geological evaluation, he designed and managed the implementation of various methods of geochemical prospecting. He worked on a detailed geological analysis of the distribution and distribution of ore and indicator elements of the prevailing geochemical associations in the primary, secondary geochemical and hydrochemical halos of their dispersion in different geological environments. As part of the scientific and technical cooperation with Libya, he participated in the implementation of the Project "Geological Map of Libya", with a special task of researching mineral deposits. he is the author of metallogenetic maps, where special attention is paid to the research of gold, copper, uranium and other metallic mineral raw materials. Since 2011, he has participated in two scientific projects in the country. Member of the republican committee for revision of studies since 2006. Member of the technical committee for the assessment of environmental impact studies since 2009. Published 79 papers (scientific and specialist) in domestic and foreign journals, anthologies and monographs. He was elected to the position of research associate on March 26, 1998. He was elected to the title of research associate on May 31, 2007, and to the title of senior research associate in 2015. He is the author and co-author of three monographs: Geodiversity and geoheritage of Golija and Pešteri ; Metallogeny of Stara planina and Research of nuclear mineral resources. He participated in the work of numerous expert commissions.


Jovanović Larisa

1947, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Mrs. Jovanović graduated in 1970 from the Geological Faculty of Moscow State University (MGU) "Lomonosov" with highest grade. She obtained her Master's degree at the Department of Geochemistry MGU 1975 with highest grade. Since 1970 until 1975 she worked at the Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, AS USSR. She defended Doctoral dissertation in 1986 at University of Belgrade -Faculty of Mining and Geology, Department of Geochemistry.
Since 1987 she has worked on research projects of SASA and technological projects about the composition and properties of binary semiconductors (ICTM) and the technological projects of synthesis and studying of the composition and structure of the zeolite at the Institute of General and Physical Chemistry. In 1991 she participated in projects studying the composition and properties of mineral and thermal waters at the Institute for Water Resources "Jaroslav Cherni". In 1992 she was employed as a scientific translator and foreign correspondent in the Company "Braca Karic" and participated in work with business delegations from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Sakha Republic on the preparation and translation of projects in the field of entrepreneurship, small business and transfer of new technologies in industries, construction, transport, banking, medicine, tourism etc.
Since 1993 to 2006 she worked at the University BK. In 1999 she was elected as associate professor of Environmental Management, and two years later of Technological development. In 2003 she was elected a full professor for scientific field of "Environmental management" and the 2006 for scientific field "Quality management and technological development". Since 2005 she managed Department of Environmental Management at graduate study of University BK. In the period 2006-2007 she was the director of the High School of Environmental Engineering at Union University in Belgrade. Since 2008 Mrs Jovanovic has been employed at the University Educons in Sremska Kamenica as full professor.
She has published about 190 scientific papers on the methods of study and synthesis of new materials, computer modeling, geochemistry, biogeochemistry, physical chemistry, environmental management and environmental protection. She is the author or co-author of five monographs: In 2003 she was elected to be President of the Managing Board of Scientific and professional Society Ecologica.
Mrs. Jovanović is corresponding member of the International Academy of informatization.


Jovanović Rodoljub

1946, Zaječar

He gradated at the Technical Faculty in Bor in 1973 and then in 2005 he passed the M.A. examination and finally in 2007 he received the doctorate (Ph.D.) at the Business Studies of the Megatrend University in Belgrade. After he had graduated, he worked as an engineer-trainee and a shift engineer in the Flotation of the Copper Mines Bor. In the period from 1979 to 1984, he was the Technical Manager, and from 1984 to 1990 he became the General manager of the Flotation. From 1990 up to 2000, he was appointed the Deputy General Manager of the Copper Mines Bor dealing with the production and development of non-metal mineral raw-material. From 2000 to 2003, he was in charge of the expert-associate tasks covering the non-metal production as well as the Head of the Department for producing and developing non-metals. From the very beginning of 2003 he a has been a full-time Professor at the Faculty for Management in Zajecar. After he had been admitted to the Master’s degree, he was appointed a junior lecturer for the subject: Projects’ Management. After he had received the doctorate (Ph.D.) he was appointed the assistant professor, and later, from 2011 the associate professor. He was on the function of the deputy dean for courses of instruction from 2009 up to his retirement in 2012.. He published over 30 scientific and professional papers in the local and international journals. Out the this number, five were pu­blished in local journals and the remaining reports were presented at the scientific-professional meetings and conferences. Ten papers were published abroad, that is, presented at the scientific meetings and three published in journals. He is an author od co-author of several university textbooks. As a professional associate or a consultant, he participated in working out ten projects for the needs of Copper Mines Bor.


Trumić Milan

1966, Bor

He begins studies in 1985 at Technical faculty Bor - profile – pre­paration of mineral processing. He graduated in 1990. After graduation he gets employment in Non-Metal Copper Mine (RBN) and starts his work in Bor flotation, and in 1991 he transfers to Veliki Krivelj flotation. After passing the expert exam from the field of mining he is appointed to the position of Tailing manager, and then in 1993 on the position of Production technical manager. In 1995 he starts working on the Technical faculty in Bor. He enrolls for Magister studies in 1992 at Technical faculty in Bor, profession Mining – profile: Magister of technical sciences for mineral processing. he successfully presented his Magister thesis on 30th June 1998. Work on doctor dissertation „Model of screening kinetics“ he started in 1998 and successfully presented it on 15th December 1999 on Technical faculty in Bor. In January 2000 he was elected to a rank of docent on subjects Dewatering, tailings an environment protection, De­sign in Mineral processing and new subject Technologies of preparing the secondary raw material. In 2014 he was elected in a rank of the associate professor. Now he teaches in scientific field of Mineral and recycling technologies on subjects: Co­mminution and Classification, Solid waste management, Recycling technologies, Design basics in Mineral Processing, Tailings in Mineral Processing, Theoretical basis for making the final-master work. He is the author or co-author of 147 works of which: 8 works in international scientific journals from the SCI list, 14 works in national journals, 54 works presented at international scientific conferences and published in Proceedings, 71 works presented on national expert conferences and published in Proceedings.He is the author and co-author of two university textbooks. He participated as a manager or as member of work groups in elaboration of 14 studies, 13 projects and numerous project technical inspections. He participated in realization of 8 projects which are financed by the republican funds or ministries and one international project. He is the chief editor of two national scientific journals: “Recycling and sus­tainable development” and “ ''Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining''.


Doneva Nikolinka

1970. Štip, S. Makedonija

Graduated in 1995 at the Faculty of Mining and Geology (Department of Mining) in Shtip with a thesis title "Drilling and blasting operations in the exploitation of the eastern part of the Chukar 2 ore body, with reference to building protection." She was promoted as a junior assistant in a group of mining subjects at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Shtip since March 2001.
In 2005, she received a master's degree at the Faculty of Mining and Geology on the dissertation theme "Advanced technology for the construction of special mining-engineering facilities."
Under the mentorship of prof. Dr. Zoran Despodov, she defended her doctoral dissertation on the theme "Methodology of determining the functional cost dependence of the rock type and the size of the profile in the construction of horizontal mining facilities" in 2011.
She was promoted to assistant professor in 2012, associate professor in 2016, and full professor in 2021 at the Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences, Goce Delcev University - Stip in the scientific fields of Underground mining facilities and Mine mechanization and automation.
She teaches on Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral studies in the following subjects:
1. Bachelor studies: Construction of mining facilities, Fundamentals of mining, Technical materials, Statics, Defining the working environment, Modeling on underground mining facilities, Tunnel construction, Production management and Human resource management.
2. Master studies: Modern methods of construction of mining facilities and Underground supporting systems.
3. Doctoral studies: Underground structures and Management of special waste streams.
She was the mentor of more than fifty graduate theses, a member of the defense of more than thirty graduate theses, ten master's theses and one doctoral dissertation.
She has published over 130 scientific and professional papers in domestic and international journals.
On the professional level, activity is reflected through participation in the development of application projects in the field of mining, environmental protection, safety and health at work and municipal waste management. She was involved in the development of around 20 projects between 2017 and 2021.
She is an active member of the Association of Mining and Geological Engineers of Macedonia; Member of the University Senate, Member of Organizational Committee on the International conference PODEX-POVEX.


Đurić Neđo

1955, Lopare, Bosna i Hercegovina

Graduated from the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Tuzla, Department of Applied Geology in 1978. Master's degree at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Tuzla in 1986. PhD at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade in 1989.From 1978-1981 he worked in the "Geoinzenjering" Sarajevo, and further until 1992. in Combine "SODASO" Tuzla, Organizational unit of the salt mine. In the period 1986-2002 was hired in teaching at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Tuzla from senior assistant to the professor. At the beginning of 1993, was hired at the Faculty in Civil Engineering in Subo­tica passed through all the university titles up to full professor of the University in 2001. In late 1997, he founded the Technical Institute in Bijeljina. In the period from 2000–2002. performs the function of the Minister for Planning, Construction, Residential - communal activities and Ecology in the Government of Republic of Srpska and from 2002-2006, deputy in Assembly of the Republic of Srpska and President of the committee for Environmental Protection. President, аnd later member of Scientific advice for the preparation of spatial plan of the Republic of Srpska in the period from 2001-2007, as well as a member of the Scientific Council for production of more spatial plans of municipalities in the Republic of Srpska. Member of the Committee for Earth SciencesAcademy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of Srpska since 1998. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of Srpska since 2012.
In the previous period, he published about 160 scientific papers in various jour­nals and scientific conferences and congresses in the country and abroad. He is the author of four professional books of which one is translated into Hungarian. He is also a responsible project designer and contributor to over a hundred different pro­jects, studies and surveys. He participated actively in numerous national and international conferences. The founder and main editor of the journal "Archives of Technical Sciences.


Kaluđerović Miodrag

1937, Gnjilane

Mr. Kaluđerović graduated from the Faculty of Mining and Geology of Belgrade in 1962. He defended his Master’s thesis at the Faculty of Mining and Geology of Belgrade in 1978. His Doctoral dissertation was Optimal Development of the Aluminum Industry in the Socialist Republic of Montenegro from the Aspect of Inclusion in the International Division of Labor.
The main field of his activities is optimization of technological processes in the field of the bauxite, hydrated alumina and aluminum production, the production and energy saving.
During his career he hold the following positions: Director of Production in the Bauxite Mine Nikšić; Technical Director of the Bauxite Mine Nikšić; Director of the Scientific Research Department of the the International Bauxite Association (IBA), Kingston, Jamaica; Development Director in the Aluminum Plant in Titograd (today Podgorica); Quality Control Director in the Aluminum Plant in Titograd; member of the Managing Board of the Aluminum Plant in Titograd; Director of the Montenegro Republic Institute for Geological Investigations in Podgorica.
Mr. Kaluđerović received a great number of charters and recognitions.


Kicki Jerzy

1948, Miechow, Poljska

Education: 1972 - MSc. at the University of Mining and Metallurgy (AGH), (with a specialization - economic in mining), 1981 - PhD at the University of Mining and Metallurgy – doctoral thesis ‘Some problems of losses and rock dilution in room and pillar system with chutes in Olkusz mine’. Academic experience: Lectures and classes for the Mining Engineering Faculties on the following courses: introduction to mining, mining technology, mineral engineering, field summer trainings, more than 150 graduated MSc. students. Since 1996 head of Mineral Engineering Department in Polish Academy of Sciences- Institute of Mineral Economy and Energy. Organization experience: Deputy Dean of Mining Faculty at the University of Mining and Metallurgy (AGH) in , Chairman of the Organizing Committee of School of Underground Mining (organized since 1992), Chairman of the World Mining Congress & EXPO 2008, since 1996 head of Mineral Engineering Department in Polish Academy of Sciences- Institute of Mineral Economy and Energy.
Research work: hard rock mining technology, economic of mining, management of mineral engineering.During my activity more than 155 industrial reports were prepared and managed for Polish mining industry. From this list more than 100 are related to ore mining. Last years my projects are connected with mine information technologies. Membership: Society of Mining Engineers and Technicians, Polish Society of Earth Science, Polish Academy of Science; Commission of Economic and Organization of Mining. Publications: more than 200 papers published, more than 50 in conference proceedings.


Krauz Sanda Mihaela

1944, Korabija, Rumunija

Mrs. Krausz became engineer in Mineral Processing at Mining Institute of Petrosani in 1966. She obtained her Ph.D. in Technical Sciences - the doctoral thesis in Flotation domain, in 1981.
From 1966 – 1990 she worked as university assistant, lecturer and professor,s assistant. From 1991 she has been university professor and doctoral coordinator in Mineral Processing.
She is author of 98 research works, having as topics practical problems from processing plants form Romania, 14 books and 8 booklets, 157 research paper published in specialized reviews and in proceedings from national and international Conferences and Congresses. She has been coordinator of the research or director of 74 project.
Mrs. Krausz is member of Mining National Board, member of Editorial board and scientific reviewer of „Mining review“ and Governmental expert and assessement specialist in Mineral Processing domain. She is Vice-president of the Balkan Academy of Sciences for Mineral Technologies, foreign member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (section Mine and Metallurgy) and member of the Scientific Committee of the Balkan Mineral Processing Congress.


Mitrović Dragan

1959, Republika Srpska, BiH

Dragan Mitrovic graduated at School of Mining and Geology, at the Department of Applied Geology, in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in 1982. That same year, he started his career at the Institute of Engineering Geology and Geotechnology at Geological Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo, working on development of geological map in 1:100 000 resolution. In period leading to 1992., he completed all levels of professional development, starting as a trainee engineer, working through associate engineer levels, earning the role of the lead engineer for research and development. Since 1992., he has been working at the Geological Institute of Republika Srpska in Zvornik. He played a significant role in the move of the Geological Institute from Sarajevo to Zvornik after Dayton peace agreement, institute’s complete revival, and its establishment as a recognized institution with international cooperation in the region, as well as Geological Institute of China. As a long-term leader of the Geological Institute, he has been working on its affirmation and further improvement of geological explorations in Republika Srpska. He coauthored a monography ‘Mineral resources of Republika Srpska’. He authored ‘Geological map of Republika Srpska in 1:300 000 resolution’, and ‘Geo-engineering map of Republika Srpska in 1:300 000 resolution’. He created and published “Long-term development program of fundamental geological exploration”, which was adopted by National Assembly of Republika Srpska in 2014. as a strategic document. Furthermore, he also authored “Fundamentals of geoengineering map of Republika Srpska, 1:100 000 resolution” in Banja Luka paper. He is a founder and editor of scientific research journal ‘Geological herald – new series’, Geological Institute of Republika Srpska’s herald which continues tradition of publishing scientific, professional, and peer-reviewed work in the area of geological exploration. Since the move to Zvornik, five issues were printed, and three instruction manuals: “Republika Srpska’s fundamental geological map 1:50 000”, ‘’ Republika Srpska’s fundamental hydrogeological map 1:100 000”, among others. He coauthored instruction manual for development of primary geoengineering map of Republika Srpska. He initiated membership of the Geological Institute of Republika Srpska in European Association of Geological Institutes – EGS, as a joined member. He also started and organized International scientific gathering, organized by Geological Institute of Republika Srpska, under name ‘Geology of Republika Srpska and region’. He completed and wrote over 200 technical studies, projects, control, and expertise papers in the area of geology and geotechnology.


Novaković Vaso

1964, Brčko

He graduated from the Department of Geology at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Tuzla in 1988. In 1992, he received his master's degree at the Faculty of Mining and Geology in Belgrade in the field of geology and received his doctorate in 2000 at the same faculty in the field of hydrogeology. He was hired by public utility company "RAD" Zvornik in March 1988, where he worked as a geological engineer, a development engineer at working unit “Vodovod” and technical director. Since 2001, he has been working at the Institute for Applied Geology and Water Engineering "IPIN" in Bijeljina as technical director and later as the head of Institute, where he has also founded laboratories for hydrogeology, water management and geomechanics, as well as a working unit for performing field geophysical activities, exploratory drilling and well construction. In 2018, he was elected as a full-time professor for the narrow scientific field of "Other Engineering and Technologies" at the University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Technology Zvornik, and was the leader of the team of the Faculty of Technology Zvornik for the implementation of scientific project "Substitution of Electricity with Geothermal Energy for Heating and Cooling", funded by the RS Ministry of Science and Technology. During his scientific work, he has been focused on the field of hydrogeological research, the use and protection of groundwater and geoenvironment, the protection of environment and mineral resources, primarily groundwaters. He has published 5 books and 45 papers. He was a member of several scientific and organizational committees of scientific conferences and congresses, and is a member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists - "IAH". He particularly stands out with his contribution to the research and provision of groundwater for the supply of water utilities and business entities in Prijedor, Drinić, Banja Luka, Srbac, Doboj, Stanari, Bijeljina, Kozluk, Zvornik, Sokolac, Thermal Power Plant in Stanari, the well revitalisation for the water supply of Veliko Gradište, Ćuprija, Mali Zvornik, Zvornik, Brezovo Polje, Šamac, Doboj, Gradiška and Prijedor, as well as for the provision of mineral water for Vitinka factory in Kozluk, and water for bottling of the spring “Vivia”. He was the head of hydrogeological and geotechnical research for the hydroelectric power plant Ulog on the River Neretva, HPP "Mrsovo" on the RIver Lim, thermal power plant Stanari and for the construction of other facilities, as well as for detailed hydrogeological researches for several spas and coal mines. He is also the author of over 300 projects, studies and surveys in the field of geological and hydrogeological research


Tomov Vladimir

1946, Ruse, Bugarska

Mr. Tomov graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Agricultural Machinery, (Rousse) in 1970. He defended his doctoral dissertation under the title: „ Environmental Safety Diagnosis “ in 2006 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
He is an expert of the National Accrediting Commission and Head of the Department for Ecology and Environmental Protection at the „Angel Kančev“ State University, City of Rousse, Bulgaria.
His fields of work are ecological safety and environmental protection, new technologies, ecological risk assessment, and projects of environmental impact of production activities of various industries. He has developed new methods for testing, analyzing and assessing risk of emergency situations. Mr. Tomov has 5 patents in the field of Environmental Protection Engineering. He is a member of expert’s commission for ecology and environmental protection.
As a participant in and coordinator of international environmental protection engineering projects, he has received grants for elaboration of the projects. He is an author of 22 monographs and university textbooks, about 250 scientific and professional papers, 11 instructions and test books, and 27 presentations at international scientific gatherings.
Mr. Tomov has led 20 scientific projects in the field of environmental protection and disaster risk management. He coordinates scientific cooperation between related institutions all over Bulgaria and other EU countries, as well as countries in the region.