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Membership in MASA:
Full member, 2006
South East European University, Kosovo Academy of Sciences and Arts
Field of expertise:
Electro­technical Sciences


Alajdin Abazi was born on 1st of November 1942 in Tetovo. In 1965 he graduated from the Electrical Engineering Faculty in Zagreb. As a graduated electrical engineer he was employed first in “CEC Jugohrom” and then in the “Electric Power Company of Macedonia” (1965-1969).

In 1969 he was elected as assistant at the Technical Faculty in Pristina. In 1970 he continued with post graduate degree studies in Electrical Engineering in Zagreb and in 1973 earned a master’s degree on the topic ,,Novi izolacioni materijali i njihova uloga u elektrotehnici ” (New isnsulating materials and their role in electrotechnics). During the academic year of 1974/75 he resided in the UK at the University of North Wales, Bangor, as a visiting researcher. He finished doctoral studies in 1977 at the Electrical Engineering Faculty in Zagreb on the doctoral thesis entitled “Storiranje i neutraliziranje elektrostatičkog naboja u tankim izolacionim filmovima” (Storing and neutralizing electrostatic charge in thin insulating film). In the period 1979-1981 he was dean of the Technical Faculty in Pristina. During 1981, as a visiting professor he stayed in the PR China at the Academy of Sciences, where he taught lectures in the area of electromagnetic field theory. Then in the 1981/82 academic year he stayed in the United States as a visiting professor at the University of West Virginia at the Department of Physics and Electrical Engineering (Fulbright program), where he continued his research in the field of electrostatics and applicative electricity. From 1982-1990 year, along with his work at the university, he has been appointed as a Chairman of the Board of the institute “INCOSAI” of research on “Electric Kosovo” and Vice President of the Board for scientific cooperation YU-USA, and a member of the Board for development of ,,Electric power company of  Yugoslavia. ” In 1985 he became a Full professor on the subject “Electromagnetics” at the Electrical Engineering Faculty in Pristina.

Alajdin Abazi is a founding member of the South East European University (SEEU) in Tetovo, which is a new model of higher education in the country and the region. In 2001 he was appointed as director of the Foundation of the South East European University in Tetovo, then Rector of the South East Europe (SEE University). In 2004 he was elected as a president of the Intercollegiate Conference of Macedonia (IUKM).

As a professor and rector he held lectures and presentations at numerous universities in Europe (Germany, Austria, Belgium, Turkey, Albania), the US and Japan.

Academician Abazi is the author and co-author of a significant number of scientific research papers (over 100), university textbooks (Technology of electrical materials, Electromagnetics …). He led and collaborated in the realization of numerous regional and international projects. Acad. Abazi has published scientific papers in the region and the world in various journals, held presentations at conferences and projects undertaken from 1973 until the end of the nineties and early year of 2000 in the field of electrical materials, theoretical electrical engineering and measurements, and field of energy and environmental protection. Most significant of his papers are:

  • „TSC Spectrum Obtained from Electron Beam Charged PET films”, Buletinul Institutuliu Politehnik Din Iasi,Tomul XXIII(XXVII), Fasc.1-2,1977,
  • „Analytical and Numerical Approach to the Calculation of Field and Potential for Calculable Standard of Capacitance”, Publishing House of the Hungarian Academy of Science (separatum) 1980,
  • „Forces and Torques on Plane and Cylindrical Electrets in Slot Effect Transducers”, American Institute of Physics,54,4076,1983.

Since 2001 he publishes papers in the field of higher education, energy and sustainable development, theory of power, power quality, and information technology for sustainable development. Most important of his papers are:

  • „SEEU-New Model of Higher Education Institution in the Region”, SEEU Review, Volume 1/No1/ISSN1409-7001, 2005,
  • „Calibration of a Virtual Instrument for Power Quality Monitoring”, RE&PQJ-10 ISSN 2172-038X Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal, No.10, April 2012,
  • “Quality of delivered electrical energy and European standards,” Contributions, Unit of Technical Sciences (MANU), ISSN 1857-6656, XXXIV, br.1-2,2014.

As a Full member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts he was elected on 10th of May 2006, and secretary of the Department of Technical Sciences in 2016.

Since 2011 he is a member-founder of the Albanian Academy of Arts and Sciences, and then in 2012 he was elected a foreign member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Kosovo.

On the South East European University in Tetovo in 2010 Academic Alajdin Abazi was elected as a  honorary doctor (doctor honoris causa) and named as a Rector Emeritus.

Alajdin Abazi is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Contributions” of the Department of Technical Sciences (MANU), Skopje 2015 (ISSN 1857-6656), member of the National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Macedonia at the Government in 2015, a member of the Macedonian national Committee for the World energy Council from 2015, a member of the University “Hasan Prishtina”, Prishtina, Kosovo (Anëtar i Bordit të Universitetit “Hasan Prishtina”, Prishtinë, Kosovë) from 2015 and member of the Editorial Board of the magazine Academicus: international scientific journal, Vlorë: Academicus shpk Albania (P-ISSN 2079-3715, E-ISSN 2309-1088).

Alajdin Abazi has won a significant number of awards.