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Teachers of the Chair in previous periods


Teachers of  Silviculture

Along with the development of the Faculty, the teaching of Silviculture was performed by the following teachers:

  1. Eng. Milan Mužinić was the first teacher elected by the Decision of the Council of the Faculty of Agriculture in 1922 as a part time Professor of Establishment and Silviculture of Forests with Forest Ameliorations and Hunting. He studied forestry in Vienna at the College of Forestry and he graduated in 1899. He taught until 1927.
  2. Dr. Josip Balen was appointed associate professor at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry in 1927 for the subject Forest Establishment, and he also taught the subjects Forest protection and Hunting. He was a full professor from 1930. He graduated from the College of Mining and Forestry in Šćavnica, and defended his doctoral thesis in 1923. He taught until the beginning of the war in 1941.
  3. Dr. Toma Bunuševac was elected a permanent part-time teacher for the subject of Forest Regeneration and Silviculture in 1945. He graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry in Belgrade in 1938 and until the war was a teaching assistant of Geodesy. He received his PhD in 1954, and was appointed assistant professor in 1950, associate professor in 1955 and full professor in 1960. He taught until his retirement in 1977.
  4. Dr. Stevan Jovanović finished the Faculty of Forestry in Belgrade in 1952 and worked in the forest operative, and the Institute of Forestry in Belgrade. He received his PhD in 1964. He was appointed teaching assistant for the subject of Silviculture in 1962, assistant professor in 1965, associate professor in 1970 and full professor in 1975. His pedagogical and scientific work at the Faculty was terminated by his tragic death in 1979.
  5. Dr. Ljubivoje Stojanović graduated from the Faculty of Forestry in Belgrade in 1966. He obtained a Master of Science degree of the University of Belgrade in 1973, and a doctoral degree in 1980. He was appointed teaching assistant lecturer for the subject of Silviculture in 1970. He was elected assistant professor in 1981, associate professor in 1986 and full professor in 1989. He taught until his retirement in 2009.

Teachers of the Subject of Meteorology with Climatology and Forest Ecoclimatology

The subject Meteorology with Climatology was introduced into the curriculum in 1956, by that name it was taught until 1993. With the 1994 amendments to the Statute of the Faculty the content of the subject was tailored to students of the Faculty of Forestry and the name of the subject was changed to Forest Ecoclimatology, which is still taught today.

These subjects were taught by the following teachers:

  1. Dr. Marko Milosavljević graduated in 1932 at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade – the group of physics. He was elected lecturer at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry in 1946 where he remained until 1949, when the Faculty of Forestry became independent. He was elected full professor at the Faculty of Forestry in 1955. He died at the end of the nineteen 80s.
  2. Dr. Borislav Kolić graduated from the Faculty of Science in 1952. He was employed at the Faculty of Forestry in 1955. He obtained his PhD degree at the Faculty of Forestry in 1964 and was the first meteorologist who attained a degree in forest science. He was elected lecturer in 1961, assistant professor in 1965, associate professor in 1970 and full professor in 1976. He taught until 1988, when he retired.
  3. Dr. Petar Gburčik graduated from the Faculty of Science, Department of Meteorology in 1955. He obtained a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Science in 1960. From 1960 to 1968 he worked as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Science. From 1968 to 1989 he worked at the Federal Hydrometeorological Institute as head of the weather forecasts. In 1989 he became associate professor and employed at the Faculty of Forestry. He taught until his retirement in 1997.

After the retirement of prof. Gburčik part-time teachers were hired:

– Dr Nevena Petrović, in the period from 1998 to 2003, when she left the Faculty;

– Dr Miroslava Unkašević was hired to teach at the Faculty of Forestry from 2003 to 2008/2009 and in the academic year 2013/14.

Teaching Assistants for the subjects of Silviculture

The number of teaching assistants at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry was small.

Before the Second World War, the teaching assistant of the subject Forest establishment and silviculture was Eng. Branislav Jovković. After the war there were no assistants of this subject for a long time. Later on, when the policy of employing young teachers at the Facultyn started to be applied assistants or teaching assistants were successively elected: Grad. Eng. Stevan Jovanović in 1962; Grad. Eng. Ljubivoje Stojanović in 1970; Grad. Eng. Milun Krstić in 1979; Grad. Eng. Martin Bobinac in 1983. At a later stage these teaching assistants were promoted to higher titles and corresponding teaching positions.

Grad. Eng. Ivan Bjelanović graduated from the Faculty of Forestry in Belgrade in 2004, and obtained his master’s degree in 2008. He was elected teaching associate in 2007 and teaching assistant in 2008. He terminated his employment in 2015 and emigrated.

In the current period, the teaching assistant for the specific scientific field Silviculture is M.Sc. Branko Kanjevac.

Teaching Assistants for the subject Forest Ecoclimatology

So far, the assistants in this subject were:

Ljiljana Džingalašević, Grad. meteorologist, who worked at the Faculty of Forestry from 1990 until 1996, when she left the Faculty.

Nemanja Krpić, Grad. meteorologist who worked  at the Faculty of Forestry from 1998 to 2000, when he also left the Faculty.

Violeta Babić, Grad. Forest engineer, elected in 2003 as a junior teaching assistant at the Faculty of Forestry, and in 2007 as a teaching assistant. She was employed at that position until 2015, when she was elected assistant professor.