Ph.D. Ivan Novković

Date and place of birth: November 12th, 1978, Belgrade

He went to Elementary school “Gornja Varoš” in Zemun and The Tenth Belgrade Gymnasium “Mihajlo Pupin”. He finished his graduation thesis “Geoheritage of Zlatibor County”, under the supervision of Ph.D. Milutin Lješević, in 2007 with a score of 10, thus became a graduate geographer, with an average score of 9.00. Master thesis “Application of Geographic Information Systems in the Study of Natural Potentials and Degraded Areas on the Example of Ub Municipality”, was finished in 2009, under the mentorship of Ph.D. Slavoljub Dragićević, thus became a master geographer in the field of environmental, with an average score 10.00. He entered the PhD studies at the Faculty of Geography at year 2011. In 2016, he defended his doctoral thesis “Natural Conditions аs Determinants оf Geohazards оn the Example of Ljig, Jošanička and Vranjskobanjska River Basins”, under the mentorship of Ph.D. Slavoljub Dragićević.

In 2007 he was hired as a demonstrator in the classroom at the Faculty of Geography. Since 2009, he is employed at the Faculty of Geography, first as a researcher-trainee on the project 146005: “The Intensity of Mechanical and Chemical Erosion and Accumulation in Eastern Serbia”, then on the project 43007: “Research of Climate Change and its Impact on the Environment, Monitoring of Influence, Adaptation and Mitigation”. In 2011 he was appointed as Assistant, and in 2017 as Assistant Professor for the scientific field Geospatial and Environmental Science on the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Geography.



Kostadinov S., Zlatić M., Dragićević S., Novković I., Košanin O., Borisavljević A., Lakićević M., Mladjan D. (2014): Anthropogenic Influence on Erosion Intensity Changes in the Rasina River Watershed – Central Serbia. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin.

Dragićević S., Mészáros M., Djurdjić S., Pavić D., Novković I., Tošić R. (2013): Vulnerability of National Parks to Natural Hazards in the Serbian Danube Region. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies.

Dragićević S., Carević I., Kostadinov S., Novković I., Abolmasov B., Milojković B., Simić D. (2012): Landslide Susceptibility Zonation in the Kolubara River Basin (Western Serbia) – Analisys of Input Data. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Dragićević S., Filipović D., Kostadinov S., Ristić R., Novković I., Živković N., Anđelković G., Abolmasov B., Šećerov V., Đurđić S. (2011): Natural Hazard Assessment for Land-Use Planning in Serbia. International Journal of Environmental Research.

Dragićević S., Nenadović S., Jovanović. B., Milanović M., Novković I., Pavić D., Lješević M. (2010): Degradation оf Topciderska River Water Quality (Belgrade). Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Dragićević S., Ristić R., Živković N., Kostadinov S., Tošić R., Novković I., Borisavljević A., Radić B. (2013): Floods in Serbia in 2010 – Case Study: The Kolubara and Pcinja River Basins. Geomorphological Impacts of Extreme Weather. Springer.

Dragićević S., Živković N., Roksandić M., Kostadinov S., Novković I., Tošić R., Stepić M., Dragićević M., Blagojević B. (2012): Land Use Changes and Environmental Problems Caused by Bank Erosion: A Case Study of the Kolubara River Basin in Serbia. Environmental Land Use Planning. InTech.

Živković N., Dragićević S., Brčeski I., Ristić R., Novković I., Jovanović S., Djokic M., Simić S. (2012): Groundwater quality degradation in Obrenovac Municipality, Serbia. Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment. InTech.

Dragićević S., Milevski I., Novković I., Milojković B. (2010): The Natural Conditions as a Limiting Factor for the Development of Serbian-Macedonian Border Area. Bulletin of the Serbian Geographical Society.

Dragićević S., Novković I., Milutinović M. (2009): The Erosion Intensity Changes in Zajecar Municipality. Bulletin of the Serbian Geographical Society.

Dragićević S., Novković I., Prica M. (2009): The Risk of Slope Processes on the Territory of Ub Municipality. Bulletin of the Serbian Geographical Society.

Dragićević S., Tošić R., Stepić M., Živković N., Novković I. (2013): Consequences of the River Bank Erosion in the Southern Part of the Pannonian Basin: Case Study – Serbia and the Republic of Srpska. Forum Geografic.

Dragićević S., Novković I., Carević I., Živković N., Tošić R. (2011): Geohazard Assessment in the Eastern Serbia. Forum Geografic.

Novković I. (2008): Geoheritage of Zlatibor County. Protection of Nature.




Natural Conditions and Hazards in the Environment

Geospatial Databases

Applied Ecology

Protection of Nature

Environment Information Systems

Soil and Water Monitoring

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