49th INTERNATIONAL OCTOBER CONFERENCE
on Mining and Metallurgy
18 – 21 October 2017
Hotel Jezero, Bor Lake, Serbia
This year's Conference is dedicated to the memory of full professor Dragana Živković, one of our most loyal and active committee members, who passed away on 26 November 2016.
Prof. dr Dragana Živković
Department of Metallurgical Engineering,
Technical Faculty Bor, University of Belgrade, Serbia
She was our dear friend, a valued and generous colleague and an inspiring teacher. She touched all of us with her positive attitude, dedication, generosity and friendship.
Dragana Živković spent her entire academic career at Technical Faculty in Bor where she taught a wide range of subjects. She was the head of the Department for metallurgical engineering and the chairperson for Extractive metallurgy, the Associate dean for scienctific research and the Dean of the Technical Faculty in Bor. In 2007, she became a member of the Academy of engineering sciences of Serbia.
Dragana Živković was one of leading scientist in the field of Thermodynamics of multicomponent metallic systems, Advanced metallic materials, Metallurgy of iron and steel, Kinetics of metallurgical processes and Archaeometallurgy. She published over 200 scientific papers in international SCI journals, over 150 papers in national journals and more than 500 conference papers. Her papers have been cited more than 500 times.
She was involved in about 40 projects, about half of them being international, many of which were coordinated by Dragana herself. She was a member of numerous international and national scientific and professional organizations and associations, the editor-in-chief of Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B: Metallurgy, a member of editorial boards of several international and national journals, the secretary of the Committee of thermodynamics and phase diagrams of Serbia, the chairman and a member of the scientific and organizing committees of numerous national and international scientific conferences.
For all of us who had the privilege to know her, she will always be the part of our lives.