¤  Ph.D., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles CA,
Civil Engineering, 2005.
¤  M.Sc., Univ. “Sts. Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje,
Mechanical Engineering, 1996.
¤  B.S., Univ. “Sts. Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje, Civil Engineering, 1988.  
¤  Professor Univ. "Goce Delcev" Stip, 2013-
¤  Assoc. Prof. Univ. “Goce Delcev” Stip, 2009-2013
¤  Assist. Prof. Univ. "Goce Delcev" Stip, 2005-2009
¤  Research and Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Southern California, Civil Eng. Dept., Los Angeles CA, 2000-2005
¤  Research and Teaching Assistant, Univ. “Sts. Cyril and Methodius”, Faculty of Mining and Geology 1993-1999
¤  Computer programmer - business analyst in Trading enterprise “Turtel”, 1988-1993

¤ International Working Group of Rotational Seismology
¤ Macedonian Society of Applied Mechanics


¤ soil-flexible foundation-structure interaction,
¤ artificial boundaries,
¤ wave propagation,
¤ numerical methods,
¤ mechanics of solid deformable bodies,
¤ structural dynamics.
¤ Professor at Univ. “Goce Delcev”, Department of Natural sciences and Engineering, 2007-:
¤ Professor at Univ. “Goce Delcev”, Department of Computer science, 2007-:
                        Analytical Mechanics (Statics),
                        Analytical Mechanics (Dynamics),
                        Strength of Materials,
                        Application of the Civil Engineering in the Mining,
                        Structural Programming,
                        Numerical Methods.
1. Guest Professor at Middle East Technical Univ., Northern Cyprus Campus, Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
2. Cooperative Research on 2-D Soil-Structure Interaction Model with P-SV Plane Wave,
                        supported by: Macedonian and Chinese Ministries of
                        Education and Science,

                        01 Jul. 2007 – 30 Jun. 2009, principal researcher,
3. Dynamic analysis of structures with flexible foundation using the method of finite differences,
                        supported by: Macedonian and Turkish (TUBITAK)
                        Ministries of Education and Science,

                        01 Jul. 2007 – 30 Jun. 2009, principal researcher,
4. Research Project: Building Periods for Use in Earthquake Resistant Design Codes - Earthquake Response Data Compilation and Analysis of Time and Amplitude Variations,
                        supported by: U.S.G.S. External Research Program,
                        01 Dec 2002-30 Nov 2004,
5. Research Project: Methodology for Probabilistic Assessment of Permanent Ground Displacement Across Earthquake Faults for the Transportation System,
                        supported by: METRANS (part of US Department of
                        Transportation),

                        Project 03-27, 01 Sep 2003-31 Aug 2004,
6. Participation in internal projects related with operations of the Los Angeles and Vicinity Strong Motion Network, data processing, etc., 2000-2005,
7. Consulting for stabilization of the ash deposit at power plant Oslomej Kicevo, Macedonia,
8. Review of the seismic hazard study for mine Sasa prepared by Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Univ. “Sts. Cyril and Methodius” Skopje, Macedonia,
9. Review of the static and dynamic part of the project for dislocation of the river Temnica at the coal mine Oslomej prepared by consulting firm GEING Skopje.
■  Publications in international journals

1. Trifunac,M.D. and Gicev,V (2006). Response Spectra for Differential Motion of Columns, Paper II: Out-of-Plane Response, 
                        Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,
                        vol.26, issue 12, 2006, 1149-1160.
2. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. Permanent Deformations and Strains in a Shear Building Excited by a Strong Motion Pulse. 
                        Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,

                        vol. 27, issue 8, August 2007, 774-792.
3. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. Energy and Power of nonlinear waves in a seven story reinforced concrete building, 
                        Journal of Indian Society of Earthquake
                        Technology, 44(1), 2007, 305-323.
4. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. Rotations in a shear beam model of a seven-story building caused by nonlinear waves during earthquake excitation, 
                        Structural Control and Health Monitoring,

                        vol. 16 (4),460-482, 2009,
                        Published Online: Jul 8 2008 DOI:10.1002/stc264.

5. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. Transient and permanent rotations in a shear layer excited by strong earthquake pulses, 
                        Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America,

                        vol. 99 (2B), 2009, 1391-1403.
6. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. Transient and permanent shear strains in a building excited by strong earthquake pulses, 
                        Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,
                        vol. 29, issue 10, 2009, 1358-1366.
                        Published Online: 3 June 2009 DOI:
                        10.1016/j.soildyn.2009.05.003

7. Gicev, V. Interakcija tlo-objekat u nelinearnom tlu, 
                        Izgradnja,

                        vol. 62, br.12, 2008, 555-566
8. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. Amplification of linear strain in a layer excited by a shear-wave earthquake pulse, 
                        Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,

                        vol. 30, issue 10, 2010, 1073-1081.
                        Published Online: May 5 2010 DOI:
                        10.1016/j.soildyn.2010.04.018

9. Gicev, V. and Trifunac M.D. Metoda prethodno procenjenih mogućih oštećenja od zemljotresa (PEDS) za sanaciju konstrukcija,
                        Izgradnja 2011,

                        vol. 65, br. 5-6, 246-255
10. Gicev, V. and Trifunac M.D. Asymmetry of nonlinear soil strains during soil-structure interaction excited by SH pulse,
                        Izgradnja,

                        vol.66, br. 5-6, 2012, 129-148
11. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. A note on predetermined earthquake damage scenarios for structural health monitoring, 
                        Structural Control and Health Monitoring 2012;

                        19, 746-757,
                        Published Online: Jun 28 2011 in Wiley Online Library                         (wileyonlinelibrary.com). DOI:10.1002/stc.470
12. Gicev, V. and Trifunac M.D. Energy dissipation by nonlinear soil strains during soil-structure interaction excited by SH pulse,
                        Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,

                        vol. 43, 2012, 261-270
13. Gicev, V., Trifunac, M.D and Orbovic, N. Translation, torsion, and wave excitation of a building during soil-structure interaction excited by an earthquake SH pulse,
                        Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,

                        vol. 77, 2015, 391-401
14. Gicev, V., Trifunac, M.D and Orbovic, N. Two dimensional translation, rocking and waves in a building during soil – structure interaction excited by a plane earthquake SV – wave pulse,
                        Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,

                        vol. 88, 2016, 76-91


■  Scientific reports

15. V. Gicev and M.D. Trifunac (2006). Rotations in the transient response of nonlinear shear beam, 
                        Report CE 06-02, Dept. of Civil Eng. Univ. of Southern
                        California, Los Angeles, California.

16. V. Gicev and M.D. Trifunac (2006). Non-linear earthquake waves in seven-storey reinforced concrete hotel, 
                        Report CE 06-03, Dept. of Civil Eng. Univ. of Southern
                        California, Los Angeles, California.


■  Participation on international conferences

17. Gicev, V. and Trifunac, M.D. Rotations in a Seven Story Reinforced Concrete Hotel accompanying Nonlinear Waves During Earthquake Excitation, 
                        Invited paper on the 1st Workshop of Rotational
                        Seismology,
                        Menlo Park, CA, 17-20 Sep. 2007.
18. Invited lecturer “Soil-structure interaction including nonlinear soil”,  
                        Izgradnja,
                        Belgrade, jun 2008.
19. Participation on the NATO Advanced research workshop on Soil-Structure Interaction,  
                        Borovec BG,
                        31Aug-3Sep, 2008.

20. V. Gicev. Soil Structure Interaction in Nonlinear Soil, chapter in the book “Coupled site and Soil-Structure Interaction Effects with Application to Seismic Risk Mitigation”, 
                        Springer, 2009.

21. A.Hayir and V.Gicev, Fourier Amplitudes of the Foundation Motion connected with Soil-Structure Interaction, 
                        Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference
                        on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
                        Computing,
                        Funchal, Madeira, 01-04 Sep. 2009.

22. V.Gicev and A.Hayir, Nonlinear Soil-Linear Structure Interaction: Energy and Strain Distribution,  
                        Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference
                        on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
                        Computing,
                        Funchal, Madeira, 01-04 Sep. 2009.

23. V.Gicev, M.D. Trifunac, and M.I. Todorovska. Reduction of seismic wave energy of SH pulse by nonlinear soil,  
                        15th World Conference of Earthquake Engineering,
                        Lisboa, Portugal, 24-28 Sep.2012



■  Publications on local conferences

24. Gicev, V. (2006). Shear strains in structure subjected to seismic pulse-like excitation. 1-D model,
                        2nd conference of the Macedonian geotechnical
                        society, Ohrid.

25. Gicev, V. & Doneva, N. (2006). Permanent strains in building under strong ground pulse-like excitation,
                        4th conference for drilling and blasting in the mining,
                        Ohrid.

26. Doneva, N. & Gicev, V. (2006). Tunnel boring machines and their application in the mining,
                        4th conference for drilling and blasting in the mining,
                        Ohrid.

27. Gicev, V. (2011). Propagation of nonlinear seismic waves in semibounded 1-D media: A numerical approach,
                        8th Conference of Informatics and Information
                        Technologies, Bitola.

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