Presidents of the BSUN
Prof. Giga ZEDANIA
BSUN President in Office 2016-2018
Prof. Giga Zedania received his MA degree in medieval studies in 2000 from University of Central Europe but he also studied at Bard College (New York, USA) and University of Bochum (Germany), where he completed his PhD. He is the author of numerous publications in Georgian, English and German, among them on the history of philosophy, political theology and social theory.
Prof. Vladimir Bumbasirevic
BSUN President Between 2015-2016
Professor Vladimir Bumbasirevic, was born in Belgrade on August 6th, 1951. He received his bachelor, master and doctoral degrees from the University of Belgrade – School of Medicine. He was visiting Associate Professor, Fulbright Fellow, at the University of Illinois, Chicago (1987-1988).
Acad. Jorgaq Kacani
BSUN President Between 2012-2015
Acad. Jorgaq KACANI was born in Vlora on 10th of October, 1952.
Prof. Dmitry Livanov
BSUN President Between 2010-2012
Prof. Livanov graduated, in 1990, with honors from the Physical Chemistry Department of the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys. In 1990-1992, he studied at the postgraduate in same institute, where he defended his thesis for the degree of Candidate of Physico-Mathematical Sciences on "Heat transfer interacting electrons in superconductors and normal metals". In 1992-2000, he worked in that institute as Research fellow and senior researcher, Laboratory synthesis, Associate Professor at the Department of Theoretical Physics.
Prof. Mychailo Zgurovsky
BSUN President Between 2008-2010
Since 1992 Prof. Michael Zgurovsky is Rector of National Technical University of Ukraine “Kiev Polytechnic Institute”. Since 1998 Prof. Zgurovsky is the Director of the Institute for Applied System Analysis of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
Prof. Stefan Barudov
BSUN President Between 2006-2008
Prof. Stefan Barudov graduated from the Technical University of Varna in 1971 (MSc in Radio Electronics) and has been an employee of the TUV since 1974. His interest in mathematics, engineering, science and technology has enabled him to participate effectively in the University’s activities.
Acad. Ioan Bostan
BSUN President Between 2004-2006
Acad. Ion Bostan, obtained the Diploma of Mechanical Engineer, specialty Technology of Machine‑Building,
Acad. Abel Maharramov
BSUN President Between 2002-2004
Acad. Abel Maharramov, Rector of Baku State University is an active member of Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences of on branch of chemical sciences, section petrochemistry (2007). A member of a bureau of branch of chemical sciences ANAS (since 2007).
Prof. Suha SEVÜK
BSUN President Between 2000-2002
Prof. Sevük was the Rector of Middle East Technical University. He graduated the University’s Civil Engineering Department from 1967 and he obtained his MSc Degree in 1969. In 1973 he received the title of Doctor from the University of Illinois, Department of Civil Engineering.
Prof. Adrian Bavaru
BSUN President Between 1998-2000
Prof. Bavaru graduated the Faculty of Biology of the University of Bucharest, in 1959. He received his doctoral degree in 1978 in Marine Biology also at the University of Bucharest. In 1964 Prof. Bavaru became an Assistant Professor at “Ovidius” University of Constanta. In 1990 he became the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences and from 1994 Rector of “Ovidius” University of Constanta.