Ivan Gutman - Biography#

Ivan Gutman was born on September 2, 1947 in Sombor. 1966–1970 he studied chemistry at the Faculty of Science, University of Belgrade Between 1971 and 1977, I. G. was member of the Theoretical Chemistry Group of the Department of Physical Chemistry of the “Ruder Boskovic” Institute in Zagreb. He obtained his Ph. D. degree in chemistry at the University of Zagreb.

I. G. held various courses in the field of physical, computer and theoretical chemistry. In addition to “Physical Chemistry”, what he is teaching continuously since 1977, he taught the following courses: “Chemical Thermodynamics”, “Quantum Chemistry and Molecular Structures”, “Quantum Chemistry”, “Theoretical Organic Chemistry”, “Elaboration of Experimental Data in Chemistry”, “Informatics for Chemists”, “Programming in Chemistry”, “Computer Chemistry”, “History of Chemistry”, and “History and Philosophy of Chemistry”.

In 1981 he obtained a Ph. D. degree in mathematics from the University of Belgrade.

On several occasions I. G. stayed abroad as research fellow or visiting professor. Five times he was fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and worked at the Institute for Quantum Chemistry of the Free University in West Berlin (1977), at the Max–Planck–Institute for Radiation Chemistry in Muelheim, Germany (1980 and 1985), at the Institute for Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Freiburg, Germany (2000), at the Mathematical Institute, University of Bayreuth, Germany (2000), and at the Computer–Chemistry Center, University of Erlangen (2003). In 1988 he was at the University of Trondheim, Norway, as fellow of the Royal Norwegian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. In 1989 and 1990 he was (on two occasions) at the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA, as a Fulbright fellow. In 1989 he was also fellow of the Japan Society for Promotion of Science, staying at the Ochanomizu University, Tokyo. In 1995 he was, as Lady Davis fellow, visiting professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. In 1996 he was at the Institute of Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In 1997, as fellow of the Third World Academy of Science, he was at the University of Santa Clara, Cuba. In 1996 and 2001, as DAAD fellow, he stayed at the Technical University Ilmenau, Germany. He was visiting professor also at the Technical High School Ilmenau, DR Germany (1982), University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA (1983), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (1992/93), Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary (1994–96), University of Montreal, Canada (1998), Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria (1999), Andean University, Merida, Venezuela (2000), University of Bielefeld, Germany (2001 and 2002), University of Malta, Msida, Malta (2004), Nankai University, Tianjin, China (2005 and 2007), National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (2006), Catholic University of the Nord, Antofagasta, Chile (2009). He also visited a number of other universities and research institutions and lectured on many of them.

I. G. is or was member of the editorial boards of numerous journals. He is Editor-in-Chief of "MATCH Communications in Mathematical and in Computer Chemistry" and editor of the book series “Mathematical Chemistry Monographs”.
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