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Gligor Jovanovski

Name: Gligor Jovanovski
Date of birth: July 17, 1945
Place of birth: Nistrovo Gostivar, Macedonia
Nationality: Macedonian
E-mail: gligor@pmf.ukim.mk
Address: Arhimedova 5, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Telephone: +389-2-3117055 ext: 509

Education:

  • BSc in chemistry:  Sv. Kiril i Metodij University, Faculty of Science, Institute of Chemistry, Skopje, Macedonia, 1969.
  • MSc in Chemistry: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia: Crystal Structure of Tetrakis(trifluoroacetoxymercuri)methane, 1974.
  • PhD in Chemistry: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia: Structural Study of Some Metal Saccharinates, 1981.

Teaching:

  • Structure of Atoms and Chemical Bonding
  • Structure of Molecules
  • Crystallochemistry
  • Diffraction Methods in Crystal Structure Determination
  • Methodology of Research

Research:

  • Structural Study of Saccharin, Thiosaccharin and their Metal Compounds by X-ray Diffraction and Vibrational (Infrared and Raman) Spectroscopy.
  • Identification and Characterization of the Minerals from Macedonia by Vibrational (Infrared and Raman) Spectroscopy and Powder X-ray Diffraction.
  • Spectra-Structure Correlations

Books:

  • G. Jovanovski, L. Andreeva, B. Soptrajanov, Struktura na Molekuli, Praktikum, 2001.
  • B. Soptrajanov, G. Jovanovski, L. Andreeva, V. Stefov, Fizicka hemija I i Fizicka hemija II, Praktikum, Skopje, 1998; 2003.

Publications:

  • 158 published papers in 44 journals (37 international and 7 local).
  • 170 meeting presentations
  • 9 invited lectures
  • 970  SCI citations.

Visits Abroad:

  • University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia (1972-1974); (1979-1981)
  • Uppsala University, Institute of Chemistry, Uppsala, Sweden (1984 -1 month; 1985 8 months)
  •  Shorter (1-3 weaks) visits: Uppsala University, Institute of Chemistry, Uppsala, Sweden (1983); University of Sofia, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria (1984; 1989); University of Siegen, Siegen, Germany (2001).

Professional Experience (Leading Positions):

  • Head of the Postgraduate Studies at the Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Skopje (1983-1986);
  • Head of the Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Skopje (1986-1988);
  • Pro-Dean of the Faculty of Science, Skopje (1993-1995);
  • Dean of the Faculty of Science, Skopje (1995-1997);
  • Editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia (1993-1997).

Selected Publications:

  • G. Jovanovski, B. Boev, P. Makreski, MINERALS FROM THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO MINERALOGY, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Skopje, 2012. http://mineralsfrommacedonia.blogspot.com
  • P. Naumov, G. Jovanovski, A. Todorovska, Vibrational Studies of the Solid Imidazole and Pyridine Adducts of Metal(II) Saccharinates. III. Zn and Hg(II) Imidazole Saccharinates, Spectrochim. Acta A, 58, 1903 (2002).
  • P. Naumov, G. Jovanovski, Y. Ohashi, Spectra-Structure Correlations in Solid Saccharinates. II. Ab Initio Molecular Structures and Vibrational Spectra of N-substituted Saccharins at the HF Level, Sol. St. Scien. 4, 271 (2002).
  • P. Naumov, G. Jovanovski, S. W. Ng, Aquabis(2,4-bipyridine)di(o-sulfobenzimidato)copper(II) at 95 K, Acta. Crystallogr. E58, m16 (2002).
  • H. Icbudak, P. Naumov, M. Ristova G. Jovanovski, Structural Studies of Bis(o-sulfobenzimidato)praseodymium(III) Chloride Hexahydrate, J. Mol. Struct. 606, 77 (2002).
  • B. Šoptrajanov, G. Jovanovski, Lj. Pejov, Very Low H-O-H Bending Frequencies. III. Fourier Transform Infrared Study of Cobalt Potassium Phosphate Monohydrate and Manganese Potassium Phosphate Monohydrate, J. Mol. Struct. 613, 47 (2002).
  • B. Šoptrajanov, V. Stefov, I. Kuzmanovski, G. Jovanovski, D. Lutz, B. Engelen, Very Low H-O-H Bending Frequencies. IV. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectra of Synthetic Dittmarite, J. Mol. Struct. 613, 7 (2002).
  • P. Naumov, S. Cakir, I. Bulut, E. Bicer, O. Cakir, G. Jovanovski, A. R. Ibrahim, A. Usman, H.-K. Fun, S. Chantrapromma, S. W. Ng, Crystal Structure of Di(saccharinato-O)lead(II)nicotinamide Hemihydrate, Main Group. Metal Chem. 25, 175 (2002).
  • B. Boev, V. Bermanec, T. Serafimovski, S. Lepitkova, S. Mikulčić, M. Šoufek, G. Jovanovski, T. Stafilov, M. Najdoski, Allchar Mineral Assemblage, Geol. Macedonica, 15-16, 1 (2001-2002).
  • G. Jovanovski, V. Stefov, B. Šoptrajanov, B. Boev, Minerals from Macedonia. IV. Discrimination Between Some Carbonate Minerals by FTIR Spectroscopy, N. Jh. Miner. Abh. 177, 241 (2002).
  • P. Naumov, G. Jovanovski, M. Ristova, I. A. Razak, S. Cakir, S. Chantrapromma, H.-K. Fun, S. W. Ng, Coordination of Deprotonated Saccharin in Copper(II) Complexes. Structural Role of the Saccharinate Directed by the Ancillary N-heterocyclic Ligands, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 628 (2002).
  • G. Jovanovski, O. Grupče, Vibrational Study and Spectra-Structure Correlations in Mercury(II) Chlorosaccharinate, Bull. Chem. Technol. Macedonia, 21, 117 (2002).
  • B. Minčeva-Šukarova, G. Jovanovski, P. Makreski, B. Šoptrajanov, W. Griffith, R. Willis, I. Grzetić, Vibrational Spectra of MIMIIIS2 Tupe Synthetic Minerals (MI = Tl OR Ag AND MIII = As OR Sb), J. Mol. Struct. 651-653, 181 (2003).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, Minerals from Macedonia. IX. Discrimination Between Some Orthorhombic Carbonates by FTIR Spectroscopy, Bull. Chem. Technol. Macedonia. 22, 25 (2003).
  • H. Icbudak, H. Olmez, O. K. Yesilil, F. Arslan, P. Naumov, G. Jovanovski, A. R. Ibrahim, A. Usman, H.-K. Fun, S. Chantrapromma, S. W. Ng, Syntheses, Characterization and Crystal Structure of a Novel Amine Adducts of Metal Saccharinates, Orotates and Salicilates, J. Mol. Struct. 657, 255 (2003).
  • G. Jovanovski, B. Boev, P. Makreski, M. Najdoski, G. Mladenovski, Minerals from Macedonia. XI. Silicate Varieties and their Localities Identification by FT IR Spectroscopy, Bull. Chem. Technol. Macedonia. 22, 111 (2003).
  • G. Jovanovski, B. Kaitner, O. Grupče, P. Naumov, Crystal Structure, Infrared and Raman Spectra of Tripotassium Trisaccharinate Dihydrate, K3(C7H4NO3S)32H2O, Cent. Eur. J. Chem. 2, 254 (2004).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, B. Minčeva-Šukarova, B. Šoptrajanov, A. Green, B. Engelen, I. Grzetić, Vibrational Spectra of MI3MIIIS3 Type Synthetic Minerals (MI = Tl or Ag and MIII = As or Sb), Vibr. Spectr. 35, 59 (2004).
  • B. Šoptrajanov, Lj. Pejov, G. Jovanovski, V. Stefov, Very Low HOH Bending Vibrations. V. Quantum Chemical Study of Water Bending Vibrations in MgKPO4H2O, J. Mol. Struct. 706, 101 (2004).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, B. Kaitner, T. Stafilov, B. Boev, D. Cibrev, Minerals from Macedonia. X. Separation and Identification of Some Oxide Minerals by FT IR Spectroscopy, AAS, EAS-ICP and Powder XRD, N. Jh. Miner. Abh. 180, 215 (2004).
  • V. Stefov, A. Hergold-Brundić, B. Šoptrajanov, G. Jovanovski, Tricesium trans-Tetraaquadichlorovanadium(III) Tetrachloride: Redetermination of the Crystal Structure and Infrared Study of the Water Spectrum, J. Mol. Struct. 707, 109 (2004).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, T. Stafilov, B. Boev, Minerals from Macedonia. XII. The Dependance of Quartz and Opal Color on Trace Element Composition AAS, FT IR and Micro-Raman Spectroscopy Study, Bull. Chem. Technol. Macedonia, 23, 171 (2004).
  • P. Naumov, G. Jovanovski, O. Grupče, B.Kaitner, D. A. Rae, S. W. Ng, Solid-State Structure and Temperature/Evacuation-induced Dehydration of Sodium Saccharinate 1.875 hydrate, Angew. Chem. 44, 1251 (2005).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, S. Stojančeska, Minerals from Macedonia. XIII. Vibrational Spectra of Some Commonly Appearing Nezosilicate Minerals, J. Mol. Struct. 744-747, 79 (2005).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, S. Dimitrovska, Minerals From Macedonia. XIV. Identification of Some Sulfate Minerals by Vibrational (Infrared and Raman) Spectroscopy, Vibr. Spectrosc. 39, 229 (2005).
  • M. Teseska T. Stafilov, P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, Determination of Trace Elements in some Copper Minerals by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry, Ovidius University Annals of Chemistry, 16, 43 (2005).
  • B. Boev, G. Jovanovski, P. Makreski, V. Bermanec, Minerals from Macedonia. XV. Sivec Mineral Assemblage, Geol. Macedonica, 19, 39 (2005).
  • R. Jaćimović, P. Makreski, V. Stibilj, T. Stafilov, G. Jovanovski, Characterization of Some Iron Minerals from Republic of Macedonia Using Instrumental Neutron Analysis, Geol. Macedonica, 19, 33 (2005).
  • G. Jovanovski, A. Kahil, O. Grupče, Infrared Spectra of Thiosaccharinates of Cadmium and Lead. Comparison with the Analogous Metal Saccharinates Contributions, Sec. Math. Tech. Sci., MANU, XXVI (2006). (in press)
  • G. Jovanovski, P. Makreski, B. Šoptrajanov, B. Kaitner, B. Boev, Minerals from Macedonia. XVI. Complementary Use of Vibrational Spectroscopy and Powder X-ray Diffraction in Identification and Detection Purposes, Contributions, Sec. Math. Tech. Sci., MANU, XXVII (2006). (in press)
  • G. Jovanovski, A. Kahil, O. Grupče, Lj. Pejov, Vibrational Analysis of Thiosaccharin and Thiosaccharinate Anion. A Gradient-Corrected Density Functional and Experimental Study, J. Mol. Struct. 784, 7 (2006).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, A. Gajović, The Minerals From Macedonia. XVII. Vibrational Spectra of Common Apearing Amphibole Minerals, Vib. Spectrosc. 40, 98 (2006).
  • P. Makreski, G. Jovanovski, A. Gajović, T. Biljan, D. Angelkovski, R. Jaćimović, Minerals from Macedonia. XVI. Vibrational Spectra of Some Common Appearing Pyroxene and Pyroxenoids, J. Mol. Struct. (2006) (in press)
  • P. Naumov, G. Jovanovski, S. Tančeva, S. W. Ng, Crystal Structure and Spectroscopic Characterization of Lithium Saccharinate 11/6 Hydrate, Hygroscopic and Potentially Physiologically Active Compound, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 632, 454 (2006).