Vitorovic Dragomir

Prof. Dragomir Vitorovic, PhD (Belgrade, 17 September 1926 – Belgrade, 23 July 2015) was a Serbian chemist, professor at the University of Belgrade, academician of SASA and a member of the Crown Council.

He graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Belgrade, where he began working as an assistant in March 1950. He received his doctorate in chemistry from the same faculty in 1956. He was elected assistant professor in 1957 and taught Chemical Technology. He was elected full professor in 1973. He was the Head of the Department of Applied Chemistry for several years. He was one of the founders of the Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy in 1961. He was the chairman of the Serbian Chemical Society 1977-1981, and since 1982 he had been the honorary chairman.

Areas of his scientific activity were chemical technology and geochemistry, in which he published over 170 scientific papers, 2 patents, 10 monographs, 12 textbooks, 20 professional papers, 160 papers presented at scientific conferences.

He was elected a corresponding member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA) in 1981, and a full member in 1991. In the period from 1998 to 2002, he was the Secretary of the Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences of SASA. He was a member of the SASA board in the preparation of the book of the 100 most famous Serbs.