Fedor Mesinger
Sremska Mitrovica, March 7, 1933.

full member

Department of Mathematics, Physics and Geosciences


Membership of SASA
Department of Science: corresponding member from Dec. 15, 1983; Department of Mathematics, Physics and Geosciences: corresponding member from June 8, 1998; full member since Oct. 26, 2000

Field of study

PhD in Meteorology, Faculty of Science, Belgrade, 1960.

Full Professor, Faculty of Science, Belgrade, since 1980, retired.

Accession speech
“Weather Forecast as a Mathematical and Physical Problem”
“Numerical Weather Forecast: A Problem, Where Are We And What Can We Expect? Eta Model Lessons” (May 24, 2001)

Membership of other academies
European Academy, London, 1990
Eurasian Academy of Sciences, 2018

Membership of specialist associations
Serbian Meteorological Society; American Meteorological Society.

Membership of editorial boards
Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics; Monthly Weather Review; Proceedings of international symposia organized by SASA dedicated to marking Milutin Milanković’s anniversaries of birth, 2004 and 2009

Biography and bibliography
SASA Yearbook 91 (1985) 287-291; 92 (1986) 463-465; 103 (1997) 481-487

Membership of committees
Awards Committee for the Wilhelm Bjerknes Medal of the European Geosciences Union (2002-2010); Chair of the Commission for Atmospheric Sciences of the World Meteorological Organization (1982-1990); Chair (1980-1983) and Secretary (1975 – 1980) of the International Commission of Dynamical Meteorology of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences; SASA Interdepartmental Board for the Earth’s Climate System and the Work of Milutin Milanković.

Awards and recognitions
Borivoje Dobrilović Award of the World Meteorological Organization; Recognition of Merit of the Federal Hydrometeorological Service, 1997; Recognition of Achievement with Medallion of the Faculty of Science, 1988; title of Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, 2000; Wilhelm Bjerknes Medal of the European Geosciences Union 2001. (www.egu.eu/egs/medalists/mesinger01.htm)