Full profesor

dr Stevan Savić


Title, name and surname: dr Stevan Savić

Data and place of birth: 28.05.1979. Sombor

PhD dissertation: Analysis of the extreme temperature characteristics in Vojvodina in the period 1951-2000; defended 2009.; University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences


tel. 00381 21 485 2833

e-mail: stevan.savic@dgt.uns.ac.rs


Wednesday from 10 AM to 12 AM

Friday from 10 AM to 12 AM

Work experience

  • Full professor; from 2020; University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences;
  • Associate professor; 2015 – 2019; University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences;
  • Assistant professor; 2010 – 2014; University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences;
  • Assistant; 2007 – 2009; University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences;
  • Teaching assistant; 2005 – 2007; University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences;
  • Project Researcher; 2003 – 2005; Institute of Geography “Jovan Cvijić” Serbian Academy of Science and Art, Belgrade


  • Geosciences – urban climate, outdoor thermal comfort, urban heat island, thermal risk assessment, urban environment.


  • Bachelor – Global climate changes
  • Bachelor – Geography of natural diversity of Vojvodina II
  • Bachelor – Climatology and pedology (Department of Biology and Ecology)
  • Bachelor – Quantitative methods in geosciences
  • Bachelor – Climatological and hydrological impacts
  • Bachelor – Population and climate change
  • Master – Applied climatology
  • PhD – Urban climate and sustainable cities
  • PhD – Climate changes and hydrological hazards
  • PhD – Global hydrological influences


  • Other languages: English


  1. International Association for Urban Climate – IAUC
  2. International Society of Biometeorology – ISB
  3. European Geosciences Union – EGU

Selected projects:

  1. IPA project: MEasurement, monitoring, management and RIsk assessment of inland EXcess WAter in South-East Hungary and North Serbia (Using remotely sensed data and spatial data infrastructure) – MERIEXWA (ID: HUSRB/1002/121/088), 2012. – 2014.
  2. IPA project: Evaluations and public display of URBAN PATterns of Human thermal contidions – URBAN-PATH (ID: HUSRB/1203/122/166), 2013. – 2014.
  3. IPA HUSRB project: Monitoring, forecasting and development of online public early warning system for extreme precipitations and pluvial floods in urban areas in the Hungarian-Serbian cross-border region – URBAN-PREX (ID: HUSRB/1602/11/0097), 2017. – 2019.
  4. Climate change effects on the water resources in the Sava river basin, project financed by Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technical Development, Serbian-Slovenian bilateral project for period 2018-2019.
  5. IPA CROSRB project: Greening the cities – Development and promotion of energy efficiency and sustainable urban environment in the cities of Croatia-Serbia cross-border region – GReENERGY (ID: HR-RS290), 2019 – 2022.
  6. Research on Extreme Heat in Serbia – Global Disaster Preparedness Center; American Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre; Global Heat Health Information Network, May-October 2022.
  7. IPA CROSRB project: Greening the cities 2.0 – Development and promotion of energy efficiency and sustainable urban environment in the cities of Croatia-Serbia cross-border region – GReENERGY 2.0 (ID: HR-RS35), February-October 2023.
  8. Water demand of Vertical Greening Systems mitigating Urban Heat Islands, Serbian-Austrian bilateral project proposal for period 2022-2023.
  9. COST Action: FIAR NEtwork of micrometeorological measurements – FAIRNESS, no. CA20108, 2021-2025.
  10. Improving the environment in Vojvodina in order to adapt to climate change and reduce the risk of natural disasters (no. 142-451-2557/2021; 142-451-3161/2022-01, project financed by Government of Autonomous Provinces of Vojvodina) 2021-2024.

Research stays abroad:

  1. ERASMUS+ exchange program: University of Szeged, Department of Climatology and Landscape Ecology (Szeged, Hungary); 2018
  2. ERASMUS+ exchange program: Palacky University Olomouc, Faculty of Science, Department of Geography (Olomouc, Czech Republic); 2018 and 2021
  3. ERASMUS+ exchange program: Masaryk University, Department of Geography (Brno, Czech Republic); 2017
  4. CEEPUS exchange program: Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor, Slovenia; 2012
  5. Erasmus Mundus – JoinEU-SEE exchange program: Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change, University of Graz, Austria; 2010

Reviewer in journals:

  1. Environmental Research Letters
  2. International Journal of Climatology
  3. International Journal of Biometeorology
  4. Science of the Total Environment
  5. Landscape and Urban Planning
  6. Sustainable Cities and Society
  7. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening
  8. Building and Environment
  9. Sustainability
  10. Időjárás
  11. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management
  12. Thermal Science
  13. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies
  14. Journal of Building Engineering
  15. Sensors
  16. International Journal of Green Energy
  17. Acta Geographica Slovenica
  18. Natural Hazards
  19. Urban Climate
  20. Land
  21. Water
  22. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information
  23. Geo-spatial Information Science
  24. GIScience and Remote Sensing
  25. Cities
  26. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
  27. Meteorology
  28. Spatial Information Research
  29. Civil Engineering
  30. Green Building & Construction Economics
  31. Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
  32. Acta Climatologica
  33. Multidisciplinary Scientific Journal
  34. Hungarian Geographical Bulletin
  35. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development
  36. Geographica Pannonica
  37. Zbornik radova (GI Jovan Cvijić)
  38. Glasnik Srpskog Geografskog Društva
  39. Herald
  40. The University Thought Publication in Natural Sciences
  41. Topola
  42. Zbornik radova (DGTH)


  1. Savić, S., Bjelić, M., Šumarac Pavlović, D., Milošević, D., Dunjić, J., Lazić, L., Žarković, M., Miljković, T. 2022. Urbanization trends in the 21st century – a driver for negative climate, noise and air quality impacts on urban population. Geographica Pannonica 26/4, 396-405. doi:10.5937/gp26-41319
  2. Savić, S., Trbić, G., Milošević, D., Dunjić, J., Ivanišević, M., Marković, M. 2022. Importance of assessing outdoor thermal comfort and its use in urban adaptation strategies: a case study of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Theoretical and Applied Climatology 150, 1425-1441. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00704-022-04237-8
  3. Milošević, D., Savić, S., Kresoja, M., Lužanin, Z., Šećerov, I., Arsenović, D., Dunjić, J., Matzarakis, A. 2022. Analysis of air temperature dynamics in the ‘local climate zones’ of Novi Sad (Serbia) based on long-term database from an urban meteorological network. International Journal of Biometeorology 66, 371-384. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00484-020-02058-w
  4. Milošević, D., Middel, A., Savić, S., Dunjić, J., Lau, K., Stojsavljević, R. 2022. Mask wearing behavior in hot urban spaces of Novi Sad during the COVID-19 pandemic. Science of the Total Environment 815, 152782. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.152782
  5. Dunjić, J., Milošević, D., Kojić, M., Savić, S., Lužanin, Z., Šećerov, I., Arsenović, D. 2021. Air humidity characteristics in “local climate zones” of Novi Sad (Serbia) based on long-term data. International Journal of Geo-Information 10/12, 810. doi:https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi10120810
  6. Lehnert, M., Savić, S., Milošević, D., Dunjić, J., Geletič, J. 2021. Mapping Local Climate Zones and their applications in European urban environments: A systematic literature review and future development trends. International Journal of Geo-Information 10/4, 260. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijgi10040260
  7. Top, S., Milošević, D., Caluwaerts, S., Hamdi, R., Savić, S. 2020. Intra-urban differences of outdoor thermal comfort in Ghent on seasonal level and during record-breaking 2019 heat wave. Building and Environment 185, 107103. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.107103
  8. Geletič, J., Lehnert, M., Savić, S., Milošević, D. 2019. Inter-/intra-zonal seasonal variability of the Surface Urban Heat Island based on Local Climate Zones in three Central European Cities. Building and Environment, 156: 21-32. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.04.011
  9. Šećerov, I., Savić, S., Milošević, D., Arsenović, D., Dolinaj, D., Popov, S. 2019. Progressing urban climate research using a high-density monitoring network system. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 191: 89 article. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7210-0
  10. Savić, S., Marković, V., Šećerov, I., Pavić, D., Arsenović, D., Milošević, D., Dolinaj, D., Nagy, I., Pantelić, I. 2018. Heat wave risk assessment and mapping in urban areas: case study for a midsized Central European city, Novi Sad (Serbia). Natural Hazards, 91, 3: 891-911. doi:10.1007/s11069-017-3160-4
  11. Geletič, J., Lehnert, M., Savić, S., Milošević, D. 2018. Modelled spatiotemporal variability of outdoor thermal comfort in local climate zones of the city of Brno, Czech Republic. Science of the Total Environment, 624: 385-395. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.12.076
  12. Milošević, D., Bajšanski, I., Savić, S. 2017. Influence of changing trees locations on thermal comfort on street parking lot and footways. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 23: 113-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2017.03.011
  13. Bajšanski, I., Milošević, D., Savić, S. 2015. Evaluation and improvement of outdoor thermal comfort in urban areas on extreme temperature days: Applications of automatic algorithms. Building and Environment, 94: 632-643. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.10.019
  14. Unger, J., Savić, S., Gál, T. 2011. Modelling of the Annual Mean Urban Heat Island Pattern for Planning of Representative Urban Climate Station Network. Advances in Meteorology, vol. 2011, Article ID 398613, 9 pages. doi:10.1155/2011/398613