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Igor KuzmanovskiIgor Kuzmanovski

Name: Igor Kuzmanovski
Date of birth: 21.07.1971
Place of birth: Skopje, Macedonia
Nationality: Macedonian
E-mail: shigor(at)iunona.pmf.ukim.edu.mk / igor(at)hemija.net
Address: Arhimedova 5, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Telephone: +389-2-3249938
Fax: +389-2-3226865

Education:

  • 19861990 Secondary school of chemistry and chemical technology Marie Curie Sklodowska in Skopje;
  • 19911996 University Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics in Skopje, at the Institute of Chemistry (GPA 9.35/10.00);
  • 19962001 Postgraduate student at the Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics in Skopje, Institute of Chemistry specialising analytical chemistry/chemometrics (GPA 9.83/10.00);
  • 20062007 - Postdoctoral studies at National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia and University of Bern, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The field of research: An Integrated Biomimetic Approach to Asymmetric Catalysis - Development of Quantitative Structure-Enantioselectivity Relationships for catalytic dendrimers.
  • B.Sc. in chemistry: Vibrational spectra of magnesium hydrogen phosphate three hydrate & manganese hydrogen phosphate three hydrate
    (Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, April 1996)
  • M.Sc. thesis:  Application of some chemometric methods for analysis of the composition of urinary calculi
    (Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, January 2002)
  • Ph.D. thesis: Chemometric analysis of urinary calculi (PDF: Macedonian, English)
    (Faculty of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, June 2005).

Teaching:

  • Chemometrics.

Experience with chemometric techniques:

  • Target Factor Analysis;
  • Principal Component Analysis;
  • Principal Component Regression;
  • Partial Least Squares Regression;
  • Artificial Neural Networks;
  • Self-organizing Maps;
  • Counter-propagation Neural Networks
  • Support Vector Machines;
  • Curve Fitting;
  • Genetic Algorithms.

Research fellowships:

Visiting researcher:

Working experience out of University:

Selected  publications:

  • I. Kuzmanovski, S. Aleksovska OPTIMIZATION OF ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS FOR PREDICTION OF THE UNIT CELL PARAMETERS IN ORTHORHOMBIC PEROVSKITES. COMPARISON WITH MULTIPLE LINEAR REGRESSION, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 67, 167-174 (2003).
  • I. Kuzmanovski, M. Trpkovska, B. Šoptrajanov and V. Stefov DETERMINATION OF THE COMPOSITION OF HUMAN URINARY CALCULI COMPOSED OF WHEWELLITE, WEDDELLITE AND CARBONATE APATITE USING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS, Anal. Chim. Acta, 491, 211-218 (2003).
  • I. Kuzmanovski, M. Ristova, B. Šoptrajanov, V. Stefov, V. Popovski, DETERMINATION OF THE COMPOSITION OF SIALOLITHS COMPOSED OF CARBONATE APATITE AND ALBUMIN USING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS, Talanta, 62, 813-817 (2004).
  • I. Kuzmanovski, M. Trpkovska, B. Šoptrajanov, OPTIMIZATION OF SUPERVISED SELF-ORGANIZING MAPS WITH GENETIC ALGORITHMS FOR CLASSIFICATION OF URINARY CALCULI, J. Mol. Struct., 744-747, 833-838 (2005).
  • V. Tanevska, I. Kuzmanovski, O. Grupče, PROVENANCE DETERMINATION OF VINICA TERRA COTTA ICONS USING SELF-ORGANISING MAPS, Annaly de Chimica, 97 (7) 541552 (2007).
  • I. Kuzmanovski, S. Dimitrovska-Lazova, S. Aleksovska, CLASSIFICATION OF PEROVSKITES WITH SUPERVISED SELF-ORGANIZING MAPS, Anal. Chim. Acta, 595, 182189 (2007).
  • I. Kuzmanovski, M. Novič, COUNTER-PROPAGATION NEURAL NETWORKS IN MATLAB, Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 90, 8491 (2008).
  • I. Kuzmanovski, M. Novič, M. Trpkovska, AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT OF THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF DIFFERENT INPUT VARIABLES FOR OPTIMIZATION OF COUNTER-PROPAGATION ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS, Anal. Chim. Acta, 642 (12) 142147 (2009).

Total number of published articles: 37

The most recent participation on conferences and congresses:

  •  PHP MySQL PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS, 17th Congress of Chemists & Technologists of Macedonia (with international participation), Skopje, 2002
  •  Igor Kuzmanovski, Ana Madevska-Bogdanova, Mira Trpkovska, MULTICATEGORY SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINES FOR CLASSIFICATION OF HUMAN URINARY CALCULI, 14th International Symposium Spectroscopy in Theory and Practice, 29, Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 2005. (invited lecture).
  • Bojan Šoptrajanov, Igor Kuzmanovski and Mira Trpkovska, VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPIC AND CHEMOMETRIC STUDIES OF URINARY CALCULI, 1st European Conference on Chemistry for Life Sciences (Understanding the Chemical Mechanisms of Life), Book of abstracts, Rimini, Italy, 2005.
  • Igor Kuzmanovski and Goran Stojković, QUANTITATIVE STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIP STUDY OF PREDICTION OF PKBH+ FOR SERIES OF AMIDES USING COUNTER-PROPAGATION NEURAL NETWORKS AND GENETIC ALGORITHAMS, 5th International conference of the Chemical Societies of the South-Eastern Europeans Countries, Book of Abstracts, 57, NH-P05, Ohrid, Macedonia, 2006.
  • Igor Kuzmanovski, Marjana Novič, Mira Trpkovska, AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT OF RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF DIFFERENT INPUT VARIABLES FOR OPTIMIZATION OF COUNTER-PROPAGATION NEURAL NETWORKS, 10th International Conference on Chemometrics in Analytical Chemistry, Book of Abstracts, P058, Águas de Lindóia, Brazil, 2006.
  • Igor Kuzmanovski , Sacha Javor, Jean-Louis Reymond, Marjana Novič, CHEMOMETRIC APPROACH IN OPTIMIZATION OF DENDRIMERS IN ASYMMETRIC CATALYSIS, 14th International Symposium Spectroscopy in Theory and Practice, 65, Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 2007.

Total number of presentations on conferences and congresses: 46

Books:

  • L. Šoptrajanova, M. Stefova & I. Kuzmanovski, SOURCES OF INFORMATION FOR CHEMISTS, Prosvetno delo, Skopje, 1999. (language: Macedonian)

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Matlab, Mathcad, Grams 32 Spectral Notebase, HyperChem, ChemOffice, Basic and Microsoft Word;
  • Good in using PHP (web programming), mySQL (databases), Visual Basic, Microsoft Excel;
  • Experience with Visual Basic, Java, Gaussian 94.

Activities:

  • Editor and founder of the first Macedonian webzine for popularization of chemistry Hemija.net (http://www.hemija.net/);
  • Editor and founder of the Macedonian Internet directory of links for chemists Link.Hemija.net (http://link.hemija.net/);
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the ICOSECS5 5th International Conference of Southeastern European Chemical Societies.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the First Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry for Students of Macedonia;
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the XV Congress of Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia;
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Third Congress of Pure and Applied Chemistry for Students of Macedonia;

Other:

  • Reviewer for: Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, Analytica Chimica Acta, Journal of Molecular Structure and Spectroscopy Letters,;
  • Hemija.net won the second place (in one of the categories) in the competition for the best Macedonian web site organized by PlugIn Macedonian magazine for popularization of computers (results: http://www.baltok.com/plugin/rezultati.php - content in Cyrillic);
  • Experience in modeling of simple theoretical models of oscillating reaction using Mathcad;
  • Author of the official poster for XVII Congress of Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia;
  • Writing poetry.