Ivan Gutman
Sombor, 2 September 1947

Full member

Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences


Membership of SASA
Corresponding member from 15 December 1988
Full member since 23 October 1997

Field of study
Computer and theoretical organic chemistry; physical chemistry; methodology and history of chemistry

BSc (1970) Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Belgrade,
MSc (1973) Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb,
PhD (1973) in Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade
PhD (1981) in mathematics; József Attila University in Szeged (Hungary), habilitation (1995)

Faculty of Sciences, University of Kragujevac, full professor (from 1984); retired (since 2012); Professor Emeritus (2012);
Visiting professor at the Technical High School Ilmenau, DR Germany (1982); University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA (1983); Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (1992/93); József Attila University in Szeged, Hungary (1994−1996); University of Montreal, Canada (1998); Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria (1999); University of the Andes, Mérida, Venezuela (2000); University of Bielefeld, Germany ( (2001− 2002); University of Malta, Msida, Malta (2004); Nankai University, Tianjin, China (2005; 2007); National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (2006);  Catholic University of the North, Antofagasta, Chile (2009); State University of Novi Pazar, Serbia (2014−2016); King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, adjunct professor (2012/2013)

Accession speech
Department paper presentation: Dependency of Physical-Chemical Substance Characteristics from Molecular Structure: Glas / SASA. Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. 362 : 55 (1990) 81−91; speech:  Chemistry and Algebra  (delivered on 1 October 1998)

Membership of specialist associations
Serbian Chemical Society (member of the Division for Theoretical Chemistry)

Membership of other academies

International Academy of Mathematical Chemistry (2005); Academy of Nonlinear Sciences, Moscow (2006); European Academy, London (2012)

Membership of editorial boards
Member of editorial boards of the following journals: Advances in Systems Scienceand Applications; Applicable Analysis and Discrete Mathematics; Applied andComputational Mathematics; Bulletin of Society of Mathematicians, Banja Luka; Communication in Combinatorics and Optimization; Global Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Science; Graph TheoryNotes, New York; Hemijski pregled; International Journal of Applied Graph Theory; International Journal of Chemical Modelling; Iranian Journal of Mathematical Chemistry: Iranian Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Informatics; Journal of Mathematical Nanoscience; Journal of the Argentine Chemical Society; Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, Kragujevac; Journal of Mathematics, Kragujevac; Journal of Science;MATCH Communications in Mathematical and in Computer Chemistry; Mathematics  Interdisciplinary  Research; Polycyclic  Aromatic  Compounds; Transactionson Combinatorics

Awards and recognitions
Cultural Educational Council of Kragujevac award for a scientific achievement in the field of organic chemistry (1980);
Medal of the Serbian Chemical Society for merit and success in science (1987);
‘Vojislav K. Stojanović’ award of the Association of University Professors and Scientists of Serbia for scientific-research achievements (1993);
Gold medal and recognition of achievement of the Serbian Chemical Society on the occasion of its 100th anniversary (1997);
Medal of the Serbian Chemical Society for outstanding contribution to science (2001);
Honorary citizen award of the City of Kragujevac (2006);
Annual St. George award of the City of Kragujevac for science (2007);
Honorary member of the Serbian Chemical Society (2015);
Annual St. George award of the City of Kragujevac for science (2007);
Award of the Ministry of Science of Serbia for best monograph in the field of natural sciences and mathematics (2010);
Honorary Doctor of the Obuda University, Budapest (2017)

Biography and bibliography
Yearbook / SASA 95 (1989) 467−491; 104 (1998) 363−385; 112 (2006).