SHORT CURRICULUM VITAE

Bejo Duka

Contacts (e-mail): bejo.duka@unitir.edu.al, bejo.duka@fshn.edu.al

Education

1967- 1972 University studies in Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Unv. of Tirana

1976 – 1982 Candidate of Science (Ph.D) studies, Tirana University

1987 Participant of the Course: "Geomagnetism and Aeronomy" ICTP –Trieste

1993 Participant of "Training and Research in Italian Laboratories" program Supported by ICTP (Trieste-Italy) in National Institute of Geophysics, Rome, Italy.

Degrees and Titles

- 1972 "Physicist" Diploma of Tirana Univerisity

- 1982 "Candidate of Science (Ph.D)" diploma of Ministry of Education of Albania

- 1993 "Doctor of Sciences" diploma of Ministry of Education and Science of Albania

- 1994 Associate Professor

- 1999 Professor

Employment

1973 - 1976 Assistant Pedagogue, Physics Chair, Faculty of Natural Sciences (UT)

1976 - 1987 Pedagogue, Physics Chair, Faculty of Natural Sciences (UT)

1987 – 1992 Docent, Theoretical Physics Chair, Faculty of Natural Sciences (UT)

1992 – 1998 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences (UT)

1999 – 2007 Professor (Head of Section) Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences

2008 - Professor, Dept. of Physics, Faculty of Natural Science (UT)

Membership of professional bodies

Member of the European Geoscience Union, 2008

Member of International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy IAGA (National Correspondent of Albania), 1999 - up today

Member of the Council of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, 1996-2007

Member of the Tirana University Senate, 1998-2002

Member of Albanian Physical Society, 1992 -

Individual Member of European Physical Society, 2911-2012

Key qualifications

a. Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

1.General Phyiscs, 2. Classical Mechanics, 3. Continuum Mechanics

Graduate courses

1. Continuum Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics , 2. Computational Physics, 3. Supplements of Physics, 4. Using Computer in Physics Teaching

Postgraduate courses

1. Additional of Computational Physiscs, 2. Foundation of Geomagnetism

b. Research & Applications

    • Geoelectricity and Geomagnetism • Geomagnetic field Modeling • Natural Convection in cylindrical and spherical geometries • Using numerical methods in Physics and Geophysics problem solving • Using of web-technologies for scientific and e-learning • Physics Application developing in Visual Basic, Fortran and MatlLab

Projects

-1995 Coordinator of the project: "Upgrade of Computational Physics Laboratory (PC, Vax-Workstation, Sun Workstation)", financed by Soros Foundation

1999-2000 Coordinator of the National project: "Using New Information Technologies in the physics teaching", of the Ministry of Education and Science of Albania

2001-2003 Coordinator of the EU TEMPUS joint project: "New curricula for graduate& postgraduate physics studies", Consortium: University of Tirana, University of Siegen (Germany), University of Ferrara (Italy), University of Lecce (Italy) and Institute of Nuclear Physics (Albania)

2002-2004 Coordinator of the Project "Studies of nonlinear characteristics of geomagnetic field and models of its secular variation. Application for ionio-adriatic region" included in the "Protocol Technical and Scientific Cooperation between Italy and Albania", March 2002

2005 Head of the research group of the National project: "Installing and using Web application for e-learning at web site of Faculty of Natural Science"

2004 – 2007 Contact person of Albanian Partner of the project: "Environmental Electromagnetic Monitoring in the ULF-ELF-VLF-LF bands" of Adriatic Cross Border INTEREG IIIA.

2008-2010 Coordinator of the Project "Geomagnetic field modeling by using of nonlinear dynamical systems" included in the "Protocol Technical and Scientific Cooperation between Italy and Albania", December 2007

2010-2011 Leader of the research group of the national project: "Virtual Laboratories of the courses of Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the Faculty of Natural Sciences"

2012-2014 Coordinator of the Project "Study of Fluidodynamic systems stability in the cylindrical and spherical geometries" included in the "Protocol Technical and Scientific Cooperation between Italy and Albania", December 2011

2013 Cordinator of the HP Computing Application:"Numerical experiments on the natural convection of the fluids between coaxial cylinders and concentric spheres" HP-SEE (High Performance Computing in South East Europe) (PARADOX cluster of Serbia)

2014 Cordinator of the project "Natural convection and couette flow between two concentric spheres" winner of the 10 Preparatory Access Call of PRACE (The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe), implemented in Fermi supercomputer of Cineca (Italy)

2015- Cordinator of the project "Using ground and satellite data to study the variations of the geomagnetic field over Austria and Albania" Included in the Annex 1 (AL 04/2015-16) of the Protocol of the 2nd Meeting of the Austrian-Albanian Joint Commission for Scientific and Technological Co-operation.


Selected Publications