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Metodija Najdoski

First Name: Metodija
Family Name: Najdoski

Date of Birth: April 17, 1968
Place of Birth: Prilep, Macedonia
Address: Institute of Chemistry, Arhimedova 5, Skopje, Macedonia
Phone: (389-2) 3117-055 ext. 548
e-mail: metonajd@iunona.pmf.ukim.edu.mk

Education

  • 1987 High School: "Orde Čopela", Prilep, Macedonia.
  • 1992 University: Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Science, Dpt. of Chemistry.
    "Chemical Deposition Of Cooper Sulfide Thin Films"
  • 1996 M. Sci.: Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Sciences, Dpt. of Chemistry.
    "Preparation And Characterization of Thin Films of: Copper and Lead Sulfides, Cadmium and Zinc Oxides"
  • 2000 Ph.D.: Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Science, Dpt. of Chemistry, 2000
    "Chemical Methods for Preparation of Calcium Phosphate Coatings on Metal Substrates"

Employment, Position

  • 1993-2002 Faculty of Science, Dpt. of Chemistry, Skopje
    Teaching Assistant
  • 2002-2007 Assistant Professor
  • 2007- to date Associate professor

Teaching Subjects

  • Inorganic Synthesis (Preparative Chemistry)
  • General Chemistry

Research

Number of published papers: 63
SCI Citations: 138
Topics: Inorganic Synthesis; Materials Engineering:
Developing of Chemical Methods for Deposition of Semiconductor Thin Films of Inorganic Materials, Electrochromic Thin Films, Calcium Phosphate Coatings and Study of
Their Physical and Chemical Properties;
Research in Chemical Education: Design of New Experiments, Microscale Experiments, Materials Science Experiments, Educational Chemistry Kits, Video Experiments

Project involvement

  • 1997-2000 Thin Films of Inorganic Materials: Fabrication, Characterization and Novel Applications, Joint Macedonian-U.S. Project.
  • 1998-2000 Metallic Minerals from Macedonia, Spectroscopic and structural characteristics.
  • 2000-2003 Systems of Isostructural and Isotypic Compounds Spectroscopic, Structural and Theoretical Investigations.

Books

  • V. Petrusevski, M. Najdoski, The Experiment in the Chemistry Education, Book I, Magor, Skopje, 2000.
  • M. Najdoski, V. Petrusevski, The Experiment in the Chemistry Education, Book II, Magor, Skopje, 2002.
  • M. Najdoski, Chemistry Calculus, The Author, Skopje, 2006.

Laboratory Manuals

  • M. Najdoski, Internal Chemistry Manual for General and Inorganic Chemistry (for biology students), Skopje, 2002.
  • F. Atanasovska, M. Najdoski, B. Pejova, G. Stojkovic, Internal Chemistry Manual I (for ecology students), Skopje, 1999.
  • I. Grozdanov, Z. Zdravkovski, S. Aleksovska, M. Najdoski, Internal Chemistry Manual for the Fundamental Inorganic Chemistry, Skopje, 1999.
  • M. Najdoski, Chemistry Manual for General and Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Skopje, 2004.

National TV programs

  • M. Najdoski, In the World of The Chemistry Experiments, National Macedonian Television, 2003. (3 episodes) .

Compact disk

  • M. Najdoski, O. Glbova, On the Border of Physics and Chemistry, PMF, Skopje, 2002.
  • M. Najdoski, G. Mladenovski, Minerals Everlasting Flowers on the Earth, Natural History Museum of Macedonia, Skopje, 2003
  • G. Mladenovski, M. Najdoski, Minerals from Macedonia, Natural History Museum of Macedonia, Skopje, 2003

Computer skills

Video editing, computer graphics, an Microsoft Office programs.

Membership in Professional Societies

Society of Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia
Macedonian American Alumni Association
Member of jury for chemistry olympiads:
a) Dejan Dimovski (for elementary schools), organized by The Private College Yahya Kemal
b) Applied Chemistry (for elementary schools)
c) State Chemistry Olympiad (for high schools), organized by The Private College Yahya Kemal
d) Associacion of young researchers of Macedonia

Visits abroad

  • Department of Chemical, Bio and Materials Engineering, Arizona State University, USA, 1998-1999.
  • Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan Izrael, 2005.
  • Ibero-American University, Mexico City, 2006.
  • Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany 2007.
  • Babes- Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 2007.
  • Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham UK 2008.
  • Jegelonian University and Forensic Research Institute Krakow, Poland 2008..

Selected Publications

  1. M. Najdoski, V. Petru?evski, A NOVEL EXPERIMENT FOR FAST AND SIMPLE DETERMINATION OF THE OXYGEN CONTENT OF AIR, Journal of Chemical Education, 77, 1447 (2000).
  2. M. Najdoski, Lj. Pejov, V. Petru?evski, PYROELECTRIC EFFECT OF SUCROSE MONOCRYSTAL, Journal of Chemical Education, 76, 360, 1999.
  3. M. Najdoski, V. Mir?evski, S. Demiri, V. Petru?evski, MERCURY BEATING HEART: MODIFICATION TO THE CLASSICAL DEMONSTRATION, Journal of Chemical Education, 84, 1292 (2007)
  4. M. Najdoski, KRISTALLISATION EINER ?BERS?TTIGTEN NATRIUMACETAT-L?SUNG. EIN BEKANNTES EXPERIMENT MICROSCALE, Der mathematische und naturwissenschaftliche Unterricht, 59, 240-242 (2006).
  5. M. Najdoski, I. Grozdanov, S. K. Dey and B. B. Siracevska, CHEMICAL BATH DEPOSITION OF MERCURY(II) SULFIDE THIN LAYERS, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 8, 2213-2215, 1998.
  6. I. Grozdanov, M. Najdoski, OPTICAL AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF COPPER SULFIDE FILMS OF VARIABLE COMPOSITION, Solid State Chemistry, 114, 469-475, 1995.
  7. M. Najdoski, I. Grozdanov, B. Minceva-Sukarova, ORIENTED CADMIUM OXIDE THIN SOLID FILMS, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 6, 761-764, 1996.
  8. I. Grozdanov, M. Najdoski, S. K. Dey, A SIMPLE SOLUTION GROWTH TECNIQUE FOR PbSe THIN FILMS , Materials Letters, 38, 28-32, 1999.
  9. M. Z. Najdoski, P. Majhi, I. S. Grozdanov, A SIMPLE CHEMICAL METHOD FOR PREPARATION OF HYDROXYAPATITE COATINGS ON Ti6Al4V SUBSTRATE, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 12, 479-483 (2001).
  10. T. Todorovski, M. Najdoski, J. Velevska, CHEMICAL DEPOSITION OF MOLYBDENUM OXIDE THIN FILMS FROM DIMETHYL SULFATE BATH, International Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 1(4), 549-552 (2006).
  11. M. Najdoski, T. Todorovski, A SIMPLE METHOD FOR CHEMICAL BATH DEPOSITION OF ELECTROCHROMIC TUNGSTEN OXIDE FILMS, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2007.
  12. T. Todorovski, M. Najdoski, THE SOLUTION GROWTH ROUTE AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ELECTROCHROMIC TUNGSTEN OXIDE THIN FILMS, Materials Research Bulletin, 42, (2007) 2025-2031.