Slavisa Trajkovic



ORCID 0000-0001-8294-1047

Scopus Author ID 6602874202

Web of Science ResearcherID AAF-9741-2020


BSc at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Nis, 1990;

MSc at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Nis, 1995;

PhD degree at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Nis, 2002.


Professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Nis, Serbia

Research field/area:

Evapotranspiration, Hydroinformatics, Natural Hazards

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One of 100,000 top scientists in publicly available Scopus database in 2017 (#49,357), 2019 (#48,111), 2020 (#50,477).

Sector Editor, Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering (indexed by Web of Science and Scopus).

Lead Guest Editor, Special Issue "Hydrological Hazards in a Changing Environment: Early Warning, Forecasting, and Impact Assessment", Advances in Meteorology (Indexed by Web of Science and Scopus).

Editor, Book "Natural Risk Management and Engineering", Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering (Indexed by Scopus).

Editorial Board member, Facta Universitatis Series: Architecture and Civil Engineering

Reviewer, 170+ reviews in 50+ journals indexed by Web of Science and Scopus.

Reviewer, National Entity for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education of Serbia and Bulgarian National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency.

Coordinator, CEEPUS network-Applied Hydroinformatics (CIII-RS-1112-04-1920).

Management Committee member, COST Action ES1004 (European framework for online integrated air quality and meteorology modeling (EuMetChem)).

Management Committee substitute, COST Action IC1408 (Computationally-intensive methods for the robust analysis of non-standard data (CRoNoS)).

Management Committee member, two Erasmus+ KA2 CBHE projects : NatRisk (573806-EPP-1-2016-1-RS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP) and SWARM (597888-EPP-1-2018-1-RS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP).

Team member, Horizon Project: Transforming advanced water skilling through the creation of a network of extended-reality water emulative centres - WATERLINE

Team member, Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Module, EU water policy and innovative solutions in water resources management (INNOWAT) (620003-EPP-1-2020-1-RS-EPPJMO-MODULE)

Team member, Erasmus+ Strategic partnership, Serious Games for Digital Readiness of Water Education SMARTEN, (2020-1-NO01-KA226-HE-094221)

Team member, Bilateral project between Eötvös Loránd University and University of Nis (Project changes of hydrological hazards (extreme precipitation and droughts) in Hungary and Serbia, TÉT_16-1-2016-0135).

Team member, Bilateral project between Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia and University of Nis, Serbia (Innovative approaches to drought risk assessment and management due to climate change)

Scientific Committee Member, 1st CIGR Inter-Regional Conference on Land and Water Challenges, Bari, Italy, 10-14 September 2013.

Session Co-convener, European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2017, HS2.1.5 Evapotranspiration: from measurement to modelling and application in catchment hydrology, Wien, Austria, 23-28 April 2017.

Session Chairman, 19th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2019, Session 12. Hydrology and Water Resources, Albena, Bulgaria, 28 June - 07 July 2019 (Indexed by Scopus).

Member of Conference Scientific Evaluation Committee, 2nd Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences-CAJG, Sousse, Tunisia, 25 - 28 November 2019 (Indexed by Scopus).


The most-cited publications (160+ citations):

Gocic, M. and Trajkovic, S. (2013) Analysis of changes in meteorological variables using Mann-Kendall and Sen's slope estimator statistical tests in Serbia, Global and Planetary Change 100(1), 172-182,

Tabari, H., Grismer, E. M, and Trajkovic, S. (2013) Comparative analysis of 31 reference evapotranspiration methods under humid conditions. Irrigation Science, 31(2):107-117,

Trajkovic, S. (2007) Hargreaves versus Penman-Monteith under Humid Conditions, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 133(1), 38-42,

Trajkovic, S. (2005) Temperature-Based Approaches for Estimating Reference Evapotranspiration, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 131(4), 316-323,

Trajkovic, S., Todorovic, B., and Stankovic, M. (2003) Forecasting of Reference Evapotranspirationn by Artificial Neural Networks, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 129(6), 454-457,