Srđan Ognjanović

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Srđan Ognjanović
Срђан Огњановић
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6th Director and Principal of Mathematical Gymnasium Belgrade
Assumed office
Preceded by Vladimir Dragović, dr sci in mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics of University of Belgrade, and Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Department for Higher Geometry and Topology, Moscow State University
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Alma mater University of Belgrade

Srđan Ognjanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Срђан Огњановић, English alternatives: Srdjan Ognjanovic, and Srdan Ognjanovic) is the principal of Mathematical High School Belgrade since 2008.[1] He received his degrees in the field of Mathematical Sciences from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Belgrade, in Belgrade, Serbia, former Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia. Prior to that, Mr Ognjanović was a student of Mathematical Gymnasium Belgrade, from which he graduated in 1972, in A-division.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Mr Ognjanović started his professional career as a teacher of mathematics at Mathematical Gymnasium Belgrade (Serbian: "Matematička Gimnazija") while still a student of mathematics at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Belgrade, continued his career after graduation also in Mathematical Gymnasium Belgrade, and devoted his career to teaching mathematics in the same school, now being a professor in Mathematical Gymnasium Belgrade for more than 30 years.

Students of professor Ognjanović won numerous prizes at International Science Olympiads in Mathematics, Physics, Informatics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Earth Sciences, also at other prestigious competitions around the world, and, accordingly, won many full scholarships at top-ranked universities.[3][4]

Textbooks and awards[edit]

Mr Ognjanović is the author of numerous books and collections of problems for elementary and secondary schools, as well as special collections of assignments for preparation for mathematics competitions and mathematics workbooks used as a preparation for admission to faculties.[5]

Among latest awards for his published works Mr Ognjanović received (in 2010): Grand Prize at 16th International Book Fair, in Novi Sad, from a Business Chamber of Vojvodina,[6] and "Stojan Novaković" Prize for the best textbook and set of textbooks published by Zavod - Serbian State Company of Textbooks.[7]

Among 300 most powerful people in Serbia[edit]

Professor Srđan Ognjanović, 6th Director of Mathematical Gymnasium Belgrade. Mathematician. Author of over 20 textbooks. Alumnus of Mathematical Gymnasium Belgrade.

Ognjanović was listed to be among "300 most powerful people in Serbia" in a list published annually by "Blic" daily newspaper (14 February 2011), member of Axel Springer AG. The criteria were easiness in achieving goals, public awareness, financial and political influence, personal integrity and authority, respectiveness of the institution the person represents, and personal charisma.


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