Nenad Đurić, PhD, Senior Research Associate and Associate Research Professor
Nenad Đurić, PhD was born on 21st November 1971, in Pancevo, Republic of Serbia
• BS in Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Zemun, 1996. • MSc in Biotechnological Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Zemun, 2001. • PhD in Biotechnological Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Zemun, 2013.
• Research Intern, Institute PKB Agroekonomik, Belgrade, 1997. • Research Associate, Institute PKB Agroekonomik, Belgrade, 2001, reelected in the Maize Research Institute, ZemunPolje, Belgrade, 2009. • Scientific Associate, Institute for the Application of Science in Agriculture, Belgrade, 2014. • Assistant Professor, Megatrend University, Belgrade, 2014.
1996-2000 Researcher at the Department for Wheat Selection, Institute PKB Agroekonomik. 2000-2002 Director of the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Institute PKB Agroekonomik. 2002-2005 Head of the Department for Wheat Selection, Institute PKB Agroekonomik. 2005-2013 Director of Institute PKB Agroekonomik. 2013-2014 Head of the Department for small grain wheat, Institute PKB Agroekonomik. 2014 -Present Faculty of Biofarming, BackaTopola, Assistant Professor. MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS • European Academy of Sciences, Regular Member. • Serbian Academy of Innovation Sciences, Regular Member. • Developmental Academy of Agriculture of Serbia Regular Member. • Association of Seed Producers and Breeders of Serbia. • Union of Engineers and Technicians of Belgrade, Member of the Management Boardand the Assembly. • Committee for Agriculture of the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce. • Commission for Recognition of small grain wheat, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia.
Field of science: Crop science Crop science, plant breeding and genetics, seed production, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, etc.
Nenad Djuric, PhD, has actively participated in the realization of project tasks in following projects of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development:
Project: T.R.031066, for the period 2011-2014. Project title: Modern breeding of small grain wheat for current and future needs.
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH RESULTS Nenad Djuric, PhD, has published 95 scientific papers,of which six are on the SCI list. He is the author or coauthor of two monographs of national significance. He is also the author or coauthor of eight wheat varieties, recognized in Serbia and in the European Union. In addition, he is the author or coauthor of one barley variety, two triticale varieties, and two maize hybrids recognized in Serbia.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS FOR SCIENTIFIC WORK
Nenad Djuric, PhD has received following awards:
• Annual Award of the Chamber of Commerce of Belgrade for 2009 for scientific contribution and development of science among private farmers. • Annual Award of the Municipality of Zabari for 2012 for contribution to the development of agriculture and upgrading rural life in the territory of the Municipality of Zabari. • Annual Award of the Chamber of Commerce of Belgrade for technical upgrading of the variety of winter triticale PKB Kardinal for 2014.