Soil Science Institute at the Ministry of Education, Republic of Serbia

Teodora Drajzera 7, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Tel: +381 11 2667123

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EDUCATION

  • 1998-2004: Kyoto University, doctoral coarse and D. degree, Kyoto, JAPAN
  • 1996-1998: Kyoto University, master coarse and MSc degree, Kyoto, JAPAN
  • 1994-1995: Traineeship at Kyoto Prefectural University, Kyoto, JAPAN
  • 1993–1993: Traineeship, Bar-Ilan University Ramat Gan, ISRAEL
  • 1983-1987: Leningrad State Agrarian University, Bachelor, Leningrad, RUSSIA
  • 1973-1983: Elementary and high school, Almaty, KAZAKHSTAN

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

  • 1988-1991: Fellow, Agricultural experimental station, Taraz, Kazakhstan
  • 1988-2000: Soil Science Institute, National Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • 2003 – present, principal Research Fellow at the Soil Science Institute, Belgrade, Serbia

LANGUAGES: fluently – English, Russian, Kazakh, Serbian; basic – Japanese, French  

Noteworthy:

  • Winner of MONBUSHO scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Japan
  • Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Zemljiste i Biljka” (Soil and Plant)
  • Honorary Professor at the West-Kazakhstan Agrarian-Technical University named after Zhangir-khan
  • Member of Scientific Board of the Institute of Soil Science, Serbia
  • Member of Steering Committee of the Institute of Soil Science, Serbia
  • Reviewer for Elsevier journal Soil & Tillage Research
  • Citations of the Publications are available in Scopus, ISI/WEB of Science, Google Scholar, and Research Gate (about 120 heterocitations)
  • Personal H-index is 5.

SELECTED PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND PARTICIPATION

  • 1994-1995: Development of comprehensive environmental information processing system for multi-purpose land evaluation. (Database of Grants-in-Aid Scientific Research, Jаpan).
  • 1998-2002: Strategy for developing sustainable agricultural production systems in steppe zones of Central (Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development, Jаpan).
  • 2000-2002: Project Manager: Dynamics of soil organic matter in arable land in Eurasian steppe within the framework of the program „Soil Organic Matter Dynamics in Eurasian Steppes“ (Database of Grants-in-Aid Scientific Research, Jаpan).
  • 2005-2008: Control and reduction of risks in food safety in the central Serbian soils "(Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia)
  • 2006-2007: Technology of allocations of anticancer and immunomodulatory components from indigenous components from indigenous fungus Ganoderma lucidum and Trametes versicolor" (Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia)
  • 2006-2010: Preservation, improvement and rational use of agricultural soils in Serbia in order to increase food production and environmental protection (Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia)
  • 2006-2007: Project COORDINATOR: Soil Survey of Crni Vrh (Bor) Region (Dundee Precious Metals Ltd.).
  • 2008-2009: Project COORDINATOR: Soil Survey of Mackatica (Ivanjica) Region (Dundee Precious Metals Ltd.).
  • 2007-2009: Improvement of truffle cultivation via novel inoculation methods, soil analysis and end-products quality control (EUREKA initiative project, supported by EU).
  • 2009-2011: Project LEADER: Harmonisation of classification, vectorization and digital mapping of soils on the part of central and southern Serbia (Ministry of Agriculture and Environment of Republic of Serbia)
  • 2009-2011: EXPERT in land use under the conditions of climate change in the project CC-WaterS: SOUTH EAST EUROPE Transitional Cooperation Program (European Commission).
  • 2011-2015: Development and improvement of technologies for energy-efficient use of multiple forms of agricultural and forest biomass on ecologically sound manner, with the possibility of co-generation (Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia)
  • 2011-2015: Studies of soil quality and irrigation water for more efficient production of agricultural crops and environmental protection (Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia)
  • 2012-2014: Project COORDINATOR: State of the fertility of stern land of the dry-steppe zone of Ural piedmont and the contemporary methods of increasing their productivity (Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Kazakhstan).
  • 2014-2015: Project MANAGER: Monitoring of soil quality and waste management planning in the vicinity of Power Plant Kostolac
  • 2014: Project MANAGER: Agricultural bases and soil potential in the municipality of Trgoviste for the purpose of production of highly valuable food (Ministry of Agriculture and Environment of Republic of Serbia)
  • 2015-2017: Project COORDINATOR: Spatial Soil Erosion Modeling in Mountanous Area of South Kazakhstan (Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Kazakhstan).
  • 2015-2017: Carbon reserves in soils of grass ecosystems of high-mountainous regions of Serbia (Ministry of Agriculture and Environment of Republic of Serbia).