Dr.sc.

Blerim Olluri

Rektor

Blerim Olluri was born on December 7, 1974 in Lipjan, Republic of Kosovo. He completed primary and secondary school in his hometown in Lipjan, university studies in Pristina at the Faculty of Chemistry, master’s studies in Sarajevo at the Faculty of Criminology. While he completed his doctoral studies in the field of justice in Tirana.

Blerim Olluri has considerable experience as a university professor in higher education institutions, mainly in criminal subjects.

He is currently the Rector of AAB College, the largest non-public university institution in Kosovo and the region. Olluri was a member of the Council for Quality within the Kosovo Agency for Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions, he is also a regular member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences-AAFS.

He is certified as a forensic expert in many areas of forensic expertise.

He attended scientific conferences, specialized trainings inside and outside the country.

There are scientific papers published in SCOPUS, Web of Science as well as many local scientific papers.

Some of the international scientific works:

  • Optimization Parameters of Fragmentary Voltage and Collision Energy for the Identification and separation of 1,3,5-Triamino-2,4,6-Trinitrobenzene (TATB) from other Explosives with Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS), Poster Presentation, American Academy of Forensic Science, (2020), Anaheim CA, USA.
  • The Chemical Composition of GSR of Commonly Encountered Samples in Shooting Events in Kosovo by an Optimized and Validated Scanning Electron Microscope with Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (SEM/EDS) Method, Criminalistics, Poster Presentation, American Academy of Forensic Science, (2020) , Anaheim CA, USA
  • A study of the effect of working parameters and validation of SEM/EDS method for determination of elemental composition of commonly encountered GSR samples in shooting events in Kosovo, JFS, Volume 66, issue 6, AAFS, (2021), https://doi .org/10.1111/1556-4029.14803
  • Assessment of Persistence of Gunshot Residues Produced by Firearms from Criminal Cases in the Republic of Kosovo, Sci.2022 , 12 (20), 10477; https://doi.org/10.3390/app122010477
  • Importance, Tasks and Principles of Criminal Traceology, European Academic Research, ISSN 2286-4822, Impact Factor: 3.1 (UIF) DRJI Value: 5.9 (B+), (2014).
  • Challenges for Implementing Standards Compliant with ISO/IEC 17025, for Narcotics and DNA Laboratory’s, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology eISSN: 1307-6892, (2015), London, UK.
  • The Role of IT Forensics in Combating Terrorism, ICTEA, ISBN: 978-9928-4221-5-6, (2015), Dubrovnik,
  • Development and Validation of a Thin Layer Chromatography Method in Forensics, for the Analysis of Organic Gunpowder Residues after Firing Weapons, European Academic Research, ISSN 2286-4822, Impact Factor: 3.1 (UIF) DRJI Value: 5.9 (B+), ( 2015) .

Some of the local and international scientific conferences:

  • Certificate of attendance to Interpol Firearm Forensic Symposium, France, (2011)
  • Certificate of attendance on The 6 th Triennial Conference of the European Academy of Forensic Science, Hague, (2012)
  • Certificate of attendance to Interpol Firearm Forensic Symposium, Canada, (2013)\
  • Certificate of attendance “Forensic Science days in Kosovo”, Prizeren, Kosovo, (2014)
  • Certificate of Presentation “Cyber Crime-Challenge for Modern Tech Analyzes in Kosovo, Istanbul, Turkey, (2016)
  • Certificate of attendance on annual forensic meetings of ENFSI in Rome-Italy.
  • Certificate of “1 st Ballistic Identification Corroboration seminar”, in Skopje-Macedonia.
  • Certificate of attendance in the 2nd congress of the International Association for Forensic Institutes
  • Certificate of Participation “2nd International Conference on Business, Laë, Admin and Social Science, Tirana, Albania, (2015)
  • Certificate of attendance the 4 th International Multidisciplinary Conference in Integrating Science, Dubrovnik, Croatia, (2015)
  • Certificate of participation in the 2nd International Scientific Conference, “Policing and Security, Legal Sciences and Contemporary Security Challenges”, Tirana, (2017)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2005)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in the American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2006)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in the American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2007)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in the American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2009)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2017)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2018)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2019)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2020)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in the American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2021)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in the American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2023)
  • Certificates of attendance on international Annual Forensic Meetings in the American Academy of Forensic Science, USA, (2024)

Some of the acknowledgments: –

  • Acknowledgment for “15 years of contribution to the establishment and progress of the Forensic Science of Kosovo” by the Minister of Internal Affairs
  • Certificate of evaluation from the Commissioner of the Police of Kosovo for the contribution to the Board of Discipline and Complaints of the Police of Kosovo
  • Letter of recommendation from the Director of the Kosovo Police Academy
  • Letter of recommendation from the Chief of Police of Kosovo – Specialized Training Section, School of Police Service of Kosovo
  • Letter of recommendation from the head of the Traffic Sector, Kosovo Police Service School,
  • Letter of recommendation from the Head of Specialized Training, Kosovo Police Service School

Some of the professional and managerial experiences:

Blerim Olluri joined the Kosovo Police in 2000, during his 15-year service he was promoted to sergeant, lieutenant, captain, major and police lieutenant colonel.

From 2003-2010, he was appointed director of the Central Forensic Laboratory in the Kosovo Police. During this period of time, he made a fundamental contribution to the establishment, construction and functioning of the Central Laboratory of Criminalistics, at the same time he contributed to the transformation of this laboratory into the State Agency for Forensics, including the drafting of legislation, the transfer of personnel, the contracting of personnel and the transfer of assets from the Kosovo Police to the Kosovo Agency for Forensics within the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

In 2015, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Kosovo Agency for Forensics as the highest executive, administrative, technical and operational authority in the state institution mandated to design the policies and strategy of the specialized institution, general administration and management, organization and employment of personnel, issuing administrative instructions and decision-making, effective and efficient management of human resources and the institution’s assets. During this mandate (2015-2024), the Kosovo Agency for Forensics under his leadership marked the development and enhancement of forensic capacities and functions, with many scientific laboratories being accredited according to international standards.

Today, the Kosovo Agency for Forensics under the 20-year leadership of Blerim Olluri is considered one of the most credible and advanced agencies not only in Kosovo but also in the region and beyond.

Blerim Olluri is considered the founder of the Central Laboratory of Criminalistics and Forensics of Kosovo.

Blerim Olluri was a member of the Kosovo Liberation Army.

Speaks, reads and writes English and Serbian fluently.