Mladjen Curic was born in Zabljak, former Yugoslavia. He received the B.S. degree in meteorology and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Faculty of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in 1972, 1974, and 1978, respectively. During studies, he received the award for the best marks. From 1977 to 1980, he had several study visits at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA; Imperial College, London, UK; Manchester University, Uk; Meteorological Office, Bracknell, UK; and so forth. After several years as a Teaching Assistant at the Department of Physics and Meteorology, Belgrade University, he was an Assistant Professor (1979–1983), an Associate Professor (1984–1989), and a Full Professor (since 1990), respectively. Curic was a Guest Professor at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, from 1980 to 1983, and at the University of Skopje, Macedonia, from 1983 to 2005. He was the Director of the Institute of Meteorology and three times the Vice Dean Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade. Moreover, he is a leader of several pure and applied research projects in meteorology. He is a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation-IAMAP from 1988 to 1996. In addition, he is an author of nine university textbooks: Problems in Dynamic Meteorology, An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology, An Advance Course of Dynamic Meteorology, Cloud dynamics, Cloud microphysics, Weather modification, Dynamic Meteorology, Solved Problems of Dynamic Meteorology, and The History of Meteorology. He is the Recipient of the Award of the World Meteorological Organization for the best scientific paper. Curic is a reviewer of many international journals.
Biography Updated on 22 July 2009