Prof. Dr Dragomir Vitorovic, CC, SANU, PhD in Chemistry, Prof. Emeritus of Belgrade University (Faculty of Science). One of Founders of the Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade (1961), Research Leader at its Center of Chemistry, heading the Organic Geochemistry Division. President of the Serbian Chemical Society (1977/81), Honorary Life President since 1982. Titular Member of the Committee on Teaching Chemistry of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (1973-81), Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, Organic Geochemistry (Pergamon), AOSTRA Journal of Research (AOSTRA, Edmonton, Canada), Chemical Review (Serbian Chemical Society). Invited lecturer at many national and international meetings in Europe, North and South America and Asia. Organizer of ESOC 6. ILO Fellow (1957-58) in Kvarntorp (Sweden), National Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow (1961-63), in Ottawa (Canada), Reserach Associate, Department of Chemistry, MIT (1968), Cambridge (USA). Received October Award of Belgrade (1972 and 1988), and of Serbian Chemical Society Medal for outstanding contributions to the science (1992). Born in 1926, in Belgrade. Married. Resides in Belgrade (Serbia, Yugoslavia).
Published 170 scientific papers, mainly in the field of organic geochemistry, 2 patents, 10 monographs, 12 university or secondary school textbooks, 20 professional papers, 160 papers presented at international or Yugoslav meetings.