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Trajce Stafilov

Date of birth: October 20, 1949
Place of birth: Čemersko - Kavadarci, Macedonia
Nationality: Macedonian

E-mail: trajcest@pmf.ukim.mk
Address at work: Arhimedova 5
1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Telephone: +(389-2) 3117-055 ext: 506

Education

  • High School: Gymnasium, Kavadarci, Macedonia, 1968
  • University: Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, 1972
  • Master: Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Chemistry, 1977
    Title: "Vibrational spectra of some cyclic amides and their metal compounds"
  • Doctor of Science in Chemistry (Ph.D.): Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, 1985
    Title: "Representation of some rare and noble metals in arsenic-antimony ore from Alšar mine and the possibility of their concentration"

Employment

Period (from - to)

Name of Employed and Place

Position

1974 - 1978

Faculty of Science, Dep. Chem., Skopje

Assistant in Analytical Chemistry

1978 - 1985

Ferronickel Co., Kavadarci

Laboratory manager

1985 – 1988

Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Skopje

Scientist

1988 – 1993

Faculty of Science, Dep. of Chemistry, Skopje

Assist. Professor

1993 – 1997

Faculty of Science, Dep. of Chemistry, Skopje

Assoc. Professor

1997 - present

Faculty of Science, Dep. of Chemistry Skopje

Full Professor

Teaching subjects

  •  Industrial Chemistry
  • Toxicological Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Spectroscopic and Radiochemical Analytical Methods

Research

  • developing of analytical methods (especially in atomic absorption spectrometry) for trace metals analysis in biological and plant material, waters, food, soil, etc.;
  • environmental pollution and monitoring (air, water, soil, solid waste);
  • chromatographic methods for drug and medical plants investigation;
  • industrial chemistry;
  • infrared study of organic compounds and minerals.

Publications

  • Books and monographs: 43

  • 425 published papers in scientific journals (230 in Science Citation Index journals)

  • 680 presentations on scientific meetings

  • 3530 SCI citations

Patents: 7


Applied Studies and Reports: 56

 

Books and Monographs

Supervisor

  • 20 Ph.D.
  • 51 M.Sc.
  • 150 diploma research works.

Participation in research projects: 97

  • International: 55 (12 as principal investigator)
  • National: 42 (12 as principal investigator)

Technical Reports: 57

Membership:

  • Full member of the Balkan Academy for Environmental Sciences (2004-)
  • Editor-in-Chief of Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia (2001-2005)
  • Editorial Board of 11 international journals Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia (1990-2005); International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2000-2002); International Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (2005-); The Open Paleontology Journal (2008-); Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (2010-); International Journal of Environmental Protection (2011-); ISRN Spectroscopy (2011-); Macedonian Journal of Ecology and Environment (2011-); Journal of Environmental Trace Analysis (2012-); Modern Chemistry & Applications (2013-); Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research (20150); Cogent Chemistry (2015-).
  • Advisory Board of Macedonian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (2005-)
  • Coordination Group Under the Global Monitoring Plan for POPs, United Nations Environment Programme (2007-).
  • Ad hoc group of experts for effectiveness evaluation of Minamata Convention on Mercury, United Nations Environment Programme (2017-).
  • Society of Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia
  • Balkan Environmental Association
  • Macedonian Environmental Society

Invited Lectures: 45


National and international scientific meetings in 17 countries: Austria, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine.

Visits abroad

  • Applied Research Laboratories (Lozanne, Switzerland).
  • Institute of Nonferrous Metals (Freiburg, Germany).
  • Max-Plank Institute of Nuclear Physics (Heidelberg, Germany).
  • Japan Environment Assessment Center (Tokyo, Japan).
  • Uludag University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Bursa, Turkey, 1999.

Awards

  • 2017, The state award "Goce Delcev" for best scientific achievements in 2016 in the Republic of Macedonia for the monograph Geochemical Atlas of the Republic of Macedonia.
  • 2009, The state award "Goce Delcev" for best scientific achievements in 2009 in the Republic of Macedonia for the monograph Geochemical Atlas of Veles and its environs.
  • 2018, Lifelong Achievement Award with Great Recognition and Appreciation for Years of Dedicated Scientific Research in the Field of Environment, Balkan Environmental Association.
  • 2016, The Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution and Dedication to the Development of Ecology and Environmental Protection in Macedonia, 5th Congress of Ecologists of Macedonia with International Participation, Macedonian Ecological Society.
  • 2012, Certificate for the highest results in scientific research at the Sts. Cyril and Methodius University - Skopje in 2012.
  • 2009, Plaquette - acknowledgement for the contribution in the affirmation of the Sts. Cyril and Methodius University - Skopje.
  • 2003, Gold medal on 52nd World Exhibition of Innovation Research and New Technology, Brussels, for the innovation: Polymeric inhibitor for pickling of steel sheets.
  • 2003, Patent of the 2003 in the Republic of Macedonia (Ministry of Economy of Macedonia) for the patent: Polymeric inhibitor for pickling of steel sheets (Patent MKP C23G 1/04).
  • 1991, Gold diploma, on 2. MAKINOVA 91 and XII Exhibition of Technical Innovations, Skopje, for the innovation: Inhibitor TTKM-1 for pickling of steel sheets in hydrochloric acid.
  • 1988, Gold diploma on 16. Yugoslav Exhibition of Inventions, Technical Promotions and Innovations, RASTYU 88, Rijeka, for the invention: Probes for sampling from liquid metal.