Slobodan P. Simonović

The highest good is like that of water.

Tao te Ching, Lao Tzu, Chapter VIII,

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  • Invited presentation - International Conference: Contemporary Water Management-Challenges and Research Directions
    I will be presenting an Invited Lecture at the International Conference: Contemporary Water Management-Challenges and Research Directions, to be organized by the Water Institute Jaroslav Cerni on October 17-20, 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia. The conference marks the 75th anniversary of the Institute. My presentation is entitled “Optimizing the Resilience of Interdependent Infrastructure to Natural Hazards”.

    May 27, 2022

  • Keynote presentation - 3rd World Congress on Geology & Earth Sciences
    I will be presenting a Keynote Lecture at the 3rd World Congress on Geology and Earth Sciences, to be organized by the Innovinc on September 22-23, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. My presentation is entitled “Flood impact maps - A standardized approach of understanding vulnerable landscapes”.

    May 27, 2022

  • Fellowship in the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts - SANU
    On November 4th 2021 I was elected into membership of SANU. This recognition of my work is comming from the place I was born and where I got my basic education. I am humbled and honored with this recognition.

    On September 12th (at noon) I will be presenting an inauguration lecture in Belgrade. The topic of my presentation is "Modeling Global Change for Informing Future Development Paths". If you are in Belgrade please join me.

    12тог Септембра у подне, одржаће се свечана седница Академије на којој ћу презентирати приступну беседу. Уколико сте у Београду била би ми част да нам се придружите. Тема мог предaвања је:"Моделирање Глобалних Промена Ради Сагледавања Будућих Путева Развоја"

    May 27, 2022

  • Keynote presentation - National Seminar on Advances in Water Resources Planning and Management
    I presented a Keynote Lecture at virtual National Seminar to be organized on May 22, 2022 by the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, India. My presentation is entitled “Systems Approach to Management of Water Resources - Toward Performance-based Water Resources Engineering".

    Meeting recording is available: National Seminar on Advances in Water Resources Planning and Management. Password: wJaBptx5 (my lecture starts at 7:24:00)

    May 27, 2022

  • A new tool for visualizing impacts of climate chnage on flooding in Canada
    During the COP26 meeting in Glasgow, my research group (Prof. Mohit Mohanty, Dr. Andre Schardong) released a new tool for showing floodplain maps across Canada under various climate change scenarios. The work got the overwhelming attention of the media and the general public. You can visit my In the media page for news articles, and radio and TV interviews.

    November 2, 2021

  • The Reuters Hot List
    Very proud to be included into the Reuters list of the world’s top climate scientists. To build it, Reuters created a system of identifying and ranking 1,000 climate academics according to how influential they are. Read the article in Western News.

    April 20, 2021

  • What is a complex adaptive system?
    If you have 6 minutes, join this video in which I tried to define the complex adaptive system through a story. Visit Complex Adaptive System Lab at Western University.

    March, 27, 2021

  • Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)
    I am humbled and honored to share that I am elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). The Fellows of RSC are elected by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Recognition by the RSC is the highest honour an individual can achieve in the Arts, Social Sciences and Sciences in Canada. Check the press release.

    November 17, 2020

  • IWHR Honorary Professorship
    I am deeply honored and grateful to have been appointed an Honorary Professor by the China Institute for Water and Hydropower Research. This appointment is a testimony to the significance of long-term collaboration I have with the IWHR. It's been such a pleasure to work with many of IWHR researchers already, and I look forward to everything we can accomplish together in the years ahead. Thank you.

    September 20, 2020

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