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Name: Dejan GjORGjEVIKj, Ph.D., Professor
Working address: Department of Software Engineering
Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Rugjer Boshkovikj 16, P.O. Box 393
1000 Skopje
Republic of Macedonia
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9th of December 1967
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Republic of Macedonia
Male
Married, two children.

Research Interests and Career Objective

To conduct theoretical and experimental research in the emerging technologies of computer engineering and develop innovative problem solutions for business and industrial settings. The scope of my research interest encompasses pattern recognition, image processing, data mining and software engineering. The broader interests include programming languages, software development, artificial intelligence, multimedia, and WWW.

Education

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Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, June 2004
Prof. Dragan Mihajlov, Ph.D.
"Classifier Combining for Handwritten Digit Recognition"
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Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Ms.El.Eng. in Computer Engineering, October 1997, GPA: 10/10
Prof. Dragan Mihajlov, Ph.D.
"System for Optical Character Recognition of Macedonian Cyrillic Texts Aimed for Helping Visually Impaired Persons"
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Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, March 1992. GPA: 9.38/10
Prof. Dragan Mihajlov, Ph.D.
"Extending L-systems for modeling natural structures"

Employment History

Place: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Position: Professor, 05/2014-present
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Conducting lectures and exercises with undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Research focused on pattren recognition, machine learning and data mining.
Place: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Position: Associate Professor, 09/2009-05/2014
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Conducting lectures and exercises with undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Research focused on pattren recognition, machine learning and data mining.

Place: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Position: Associate Professor, 07/2009-09/2011
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Conducting lectures and exercises with undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Research focused on pattren recognition, machine learning and classifier combining.

Place: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Position: Assistant Professor, 09/2004-06/2009
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching and supervision of undergraduate students.
  • Conducting lectures, oral and laboratory exercises with undergraduate students.
  • Research focused on pattren recognition, machine learning and classifier combining.

Place: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Position: Senior Teaching and Research Associate, 04/1998-09/2004
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching and supervision of undergraduate students.
  • Conducting laboratory exercises with undergraduate students.
  • Research focused on script recognition, and image processing.

Place: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Position: Teaching and Research Associate, 09/1995-04/1998
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching and supervision of undergraduate students.
  • Conducting laboratory exercises with undergraduate students.
  • Advanced research in the area of pattern recognition. Special emphasize was put on optical character recognition and image processing.

Place: Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Position: Research Associate, 09/1992-09/1995.
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for teaching and student’s supervision majoring in computer graphics and application software.
  • Conducting demonstrations, drills and laboratory work with undergraduate students.
  • Research in the area of computer graphics.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Strong background in theory and methods for pattern recognition.
  • Solid background in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
  • Solid background in image processing, neural networks and statistics.
  • Over 20 years of experience in programming in C & C++.
  • Over 18 years of experience in teaching, supervising and guidance of undergraduate students in the fields of computer graphics, programming, software development, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Over 5 years of experience in supervising and guidance of graduate students in the fields of software engineering, analysis, specification, documenting and leading of software development projects.

Awards of Recognition or Merit

  1. Fellowship for graduate studies from Ministry of Science, 1992-1995.
  2. Best Student Award from the Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering for each consecutive year of undergraduate studies.

Research and Application Projects

  1. Researcher: "MAESTRA - Learning from Massive, Incompletely annotated, and Structured Data", EC - ICT-2013-612944, 2014-
  2. Coordinator: "German-Macedonian Initiative on Advanced Audio and Speech Signal Processing (GMI-ASP)", DFG - HO 1674/12-1, 2012-2013.
  3. Researcher: "Ehancing the Quality of Distance Learning at Western Balkan Higher Education Institutions", 511126-TEMPUS-1-2010-1-RS-TEMPUS-SMGR, 2010-2013.
  4. Coordinator: "Decision trees based methods for multi-label and hierarchical multi-label classification and ranking MULHICAR", FINKI, 2011-2013.
  5. Researcher: "Macedonian Textual Corpus KORPUS", FINKI, 2011-2013.
  6. Researcher: "Innovation and Knowledge Management towards eStudent Information System iKnow", TEMPUS JPGR 511342 - iKnow, 2010-2012.
  7. Researcher: "Wireless Campus for Strengthening of Student Services", TEMPUS UM JEP 17045-2003.
  8. Investigator: "Efficient Interactive User Interfaces for Visualization and Real-Time Process Monitoring in Medical Praxis", a project founded by National Science Foundation of Macedonia, 2001-2004.
  9. Investigator: "Combining and Optimizing Classifiers for Pattern Recognition", a project founded by National Science Foundation of Macedonia, 2001-2004.
  10. Investigator: "Interactive Multimedia Systems for Learning", a project founded by National Science Foundation of Macedonia, 2000-2002.
  11. Investigator: "Multimedia Methods for Preservation and Presentation of Special Collections", a project founded by National Science Foundation of Macedonia, 1999-2001.
  12. Collaborator: "Establishment of an Open Distant Learning Center in Skopje", PHARE-Multi Country Programe, CON/99/PHA/0040, 1999 - 2000.
  13. Investigator: "Image Processing and Modeling in Medicine", a project financed by National Science Foundation of Macedonia and Research Council of Slovenia, 1997-1998.
  14. Investigator: "Quality of Electrical Energy in the Republic of Macedonia", a project founded by National Science Foundation of Macedonia, 1997-2000.
  15. Investigator: "Multimedia Databases and their 3D visualization", a project founded by National Science Foundation of Macedonia, 1997-2000.
  16. Investigator: "System for Support of Humans with Damaged Sight", project financed by National Science Foundation of Macedonia, 1995-1997.
COST Actions
  1. MC member: Cost ICT Action IC1106: "Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age", 2012-present
  2. MC member: Cost ICT Action IC0903: "Knowledge Discovery from Moving Objects (MOVE)", 2011-2013

Attended Summer Schools

  1. "Bioinformatics Roadshow", Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, February, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  2. "ACM Summer School on Software Engineering: Software Architecture in Practice", June 1998, Prague, Czech Republic.
  3. "ACM Summer School in Computer Science - MULTIMEDIA", September 1997, Varna, Bulgaria.
  4. "Summer School in Computer Aided Manufacturing and Robotics", August-September 1992, organized by Wissenschaftliche Landesakademie, Krems, Austria.

Grants

  1. TEMPUS-PHARE Individual Mobility Grant, contract No. IMG-99-807-1010, study visit on Computer Science Department, University of Sheffield, June-July 2000.

Publications

Publication list

Graduate studies courses

  • Structured Programming (2012 - present)
  • Object-Oriented Programming (2012 - present)
  • Introduction to Internet (2005 - present)
  • Visual Programming (2006 - present)
  • Software Engineering (2006 - present)
  • Introduction to Pattern Recognition (2012 - present)
  • Concepts for Software Development (fall 2011 - 2012)
  • Advanced Software Development (spring 2012 - 2012)
  • Structured Programming (2004 - 2011)
  • Object-Oriented Programming (2005 - 2011)
  • Programming Methodologies (fall 2004 - 2009)
  • Artificial Intelligence (fall 2005 - 2006)
  • Programming languages (1992-2004)
  • Application software (1992-2004)
  • Computer graphics (1993-2004)

Master studies courses

  • Advanced Software Engineering (fall 2008-present)
  • Design Patterns for Software Development (fall 2008-present)
  • Pattern Recognition (spring 2009-present)
  • Software Architectures (spring 2009-present)
  • Advanced Web Technologies (spring 2009-present)
  • Assistive Technologies (at Faculty od Philosophy 2009-present)

PhD studies courses

  • Computer Vision
  • Soft Computing

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in C / C++ / STL, Pascal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excell, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Outlook, Adobe PhotoShop, CorelDraw.
  • Experience with C#, Java, BASIC, FORTRAN, Assembler (Z80, 68000, 80x86), Prolog, Lisp, Matlab, ...
  • Experience with MFC, .NET, HTML, XML, CSS, Ajax, SQL, php.
  • Experience with Unix (AIX, OSF/1, Linux, HP-UX), DOS/Windows
  • Experience in business analysis, software requirements specification, software specification reviewing, IT infrastructure planning and specification

Memberships and Committee Assignments in Professional Societies

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1991 - present.
  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 1997 - present.
  • Member, Society for Electronics, Telecommunications, Automatics and Informatics (ETAI)
  • ICT-ACT member 2008 - present.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the ETAI National Conference - ETAI 2007, ETAI 2009, ETAI 2011, ETAI 2013.
  • Member of the organizing and program committee of the CiiT National Conference - CiiT 2012.
  • IEEE Republic of Macedonia Section Student Branch Counselor, 1999 - 2007.
  • Member of IEEE Republic of Macedonia Section executive committee, 1999 - 2011.
  • IEEE Republic of Macedonia Computer Chapter Chair, 2007 - 2011.
  • ISRM/TK34 Standardization Institute of the Republic of Macedonia, member 2009 - present.

Other Professional and Scientific Activities

  • Vice-dean for education at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies 09/2008 - 04/2010

Paper Review Invitations

  • Pattern Recognition, Elsevier
  • Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE
  • Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Elsevier
  • Soft Computing, Springer
  • Journal of Pattern Recognition Research
  • IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - SMC 2010, SMC 2011
  • ICT Innovations Conference, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • ETAI Conference 2007, 2009, 2011

Foreign Languages

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Macedonian:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Fair written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Reading knowledge.
Native language.

 

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