Milan S. Dimitrijevic

Astronomical Observatory, Serbia


Milan S. Dimitrijevic was born in Belgrade 1947. He graduated in astronomy and physics, he obtained M.S. degree (1976) and Ph.D. degree (1978), and he became Research Professor (1986), Director AOB (1994–2002). On Mathematical Faculty of Belgrade University, Dimitrijevic teaches on postgraduated (doctoral) studies: ?astronomical spectroscopy? and ?influence of collisions with charged particles on astrophysical plasma spectra.? Dimitrijevic became Editor-in-Chief of Serbian Astronomical Journal (and its precursor) and of Publications of the Astronomical Observatory in Belgrade (1987–2002), President of Astronomical Society ?Rudjer Boskovic? (1982–2004), Editor-in-Chief of the journal Vasiona (Universe) 1985–2004, Member of Editorial boards of Transdisciplinarity in Science and Religion and European Journal for Science and Theology, President of the Society of Astronomers of Serbia since 2008, Federal Minister for Science, Technology, and Development 1993–1994, Member of the Organising Committee of Commission 14 Atomic and Molecular Data of IAU Division XI and Cochairperson of its Working Group for Line Broadening, Member of the Governing Board of Euro-Asian Astronomical Society, Member of the Council of EAS (2008), author of 200 papers in international scientific journals, more than ten books on science and on poetry, and a Member of the Association of Writers of Serbia (2008). His main scientific interests include astronomical spectroscopy, line profiles, line broadening, atomic and molecular collision processes in stellar atmospheres, and history and philosophy of astronomy.

Biography Updated on 31 December 2012

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