University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Uroš Lačnjevac
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Dr Uroš Lačnjevac

Senior Research Fellow (Research Associate Professor)

Department of Materials Science (MS)

Phone: +381-11/2085-039

E-mail: uros.lacnjevac@imsi.bg.ac.rs

Curriculum vitae

Education

 

2010: Ph.D. in Energy Conversion, University of Belgrade. Thesis title: “Electrochemical Deposition and Characterization of Powders of the Iron-Group Metals and Alloys and Powders of the Nickel-Molybdenum Alloys”.

 

2005: B.Sc. in Inorganic Chemical Technology (Electrochemistry), Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade.

 

Work Experience

 

2015-present: Senior Research Fellow (Research Associate Professor), Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2011-2015: Research Fellow (Research Assistant Professor), Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2008-2011: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2006-2008: Research Trainee, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

Scholarships and Awards

 

• Research practice at the Department of Chemical Engineering (supervisor Prof. Nigel Brandon), Imperial College, London, UK, realized through the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) (July – September, 2004).

 

Research Interests

 

• Electrochemical deposition and characterization of metals, alloys and composite materials.

• Electrocatalysis: hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and oxygen evolution reaction (OER).

• Voltammetric and amperometric electrochemical sensors.

• Synthesis and functionalization of TiO2 nanotube arrays.

• Supercapacitors.

 

Other Professional Activities

 

• Participation in the national project No. 142032: “Deposition of ultrafine metal and alloy powders and nanostructured surfaces by electrochemical procedures”, financed by the Ministry of Science and Environment Protection of the Republic of Serbia (2006-2010).

 

• Working visit to the Laboratory of Scanning Probe Microscopy (supervisor Dr. Andrzej Kowal), Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland (August 2008).

 

• Has reviewed for the following journals: Nano Energy, ACS Catalysis, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Nanoscale, Journal of Power Sources, Carbon, Chemical Communications, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Electrochimica Acta, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Renewable Energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, New Journal of Chemistry, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, RSC Advances, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Electroanalysis, Surface and Coatings Technology, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Polymer International, Journal of Materials Research, Rare Metals, Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Journal of Electrochemical Science and Engineering and ChemistrySelect.

 

• Memberships: International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), Serbian Chemical Society (SHD).

 

Representative publications


International book chapters

1.

Jović V.D., Lačnjevac U.Č., Jović B.M. (2014) Electrodeposition and Characterization of Alloys and Composite Materials (Chapter 1). In: Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry, No. 57, Electrodeposition and Surface Finishing – Fundamentals and Applications, S. S. Djokić (Ed.), pp. 1-84. Springer Science + Business Media, New York. ISSN 0076-9924, ISBN 978-1-4939-0288-0. – ID=951

2.

Jović V.D., Lačnjevac U.Č., Jović B.M. (2012) Morphology, Chemical, and Phase Composition of Electrodeposited Co-Ni, Fe-Ni, and Mo-Ni-O Powders (Chapter 5). In: Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry, No. 54, Electrochemical Production of Metal Powders, S.S. Djokić (Ed.), pp. 251-344. Springer Science + Business Media, New York. ISSN: 0076-9924, ISBN: 978-1-4614-2379-9 – ID=811

3.

Jović V.D., Nikolić N.D., Lačnjevac U.Č., Jović B.M., Popov K.I. (2012) Morphology of Different Pure Metal Powders (Chapter 2). In: Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry, No. 54, Electrochemical Production of Metal Powders, S.S. Djokić (Ed.), pp. 63-124. Springer Science + Business Media, New York. ISSN: 0076-9924, ISBN: 978-1-4614-2379-9 – ID=810

Peer-reviewed international journals

1.

Lačnjevac U., Vasilić R, Tokarski T., Cios G., Żabiński P., Elezović N., Krstajić N. (2018), Deposition of Pd nanoparticles on the walls of cathodically hydrogenated TiO2 nanotube arrays via galvanic displacement: A novel route to produce exceptionally active and durable composite electrocatalysts for cost-effective hydrogen evolution, Nano Energy, 47: 527–538. IF=12.343 (6/87 NANOSCIENCE & NANOTECHNOLOGY). – ID=1446

2.

Jović V.D., Jović B.M., Lačnjevac U.Č., Krstajić N.V, Zabinski P., Elezović N.R. (2018), Accelerated service life test of electrodeposited NiSn alloys as bifunctional catalysts for alkaline water electrolysis under industrial operating conditions, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry doi: 10.1,16/j.jelechem.2017.06.011, IF za 2016=3.012 (20/76, CHEMISTRY, ANALYTICAL). – ID=1447

3.

Tripković D., Stevanović S., Gavrilović A., Rogan J., Lačnjevac U., Kravić T., Jovanović V.M. (2018) The Role of SnO2 on Electrocatalytic Activity of PtSn Catalysts. Electrocatalysis 9(1): 76–85. (M22) IF = 2.398 – ID=1451

4.

Elezovic N.R, Zabinski P., Ercius P., Wytrwal M., Radmilovic V.R., Lačnjevac U.C, Krstajic N.V.(2017), High surface area Pd nanocatalyst on core-shell tungsten based support as a beneficial catalyst for low temperature fuel cells application, Electrochimica Acta, 247: 674–684, IF =4.798 (4/29, ELECTROCHEMISTRY). – ID=1448

5.

B.M. Jović, U.Č. Lačnjevac, V.D. Jović, Lj.M. Gajić-Krstajić, J. Kovač, D. Poleti, N.V. Krstajić (2016), Ni-(Ebonex-supported Ir) composite coatings as electrocatalysts for alkaline water electrolysis. Part II: Oxygen evolution, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41 (45), 20502-20514,. (M21) IF = 3.313 – ID=1284

6.

B.M. Jović, V.D. Jović, U. Č. Lacnjevać, S.I. Stevanović, J. Kovač, M. Radović, N.V. Krstajić (2016), Ru layers electrodeposited onto highly stable Ti2AlC substrates as cathodes for hydrogen evolution in sulfuric acid solutions, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 766, 78-86 (M21) IF = 2.822 – ID=1283

7.

Obradović M.D., Stančić Z.M., Lačnjevac U.Č., Radmilović V.V., Gavrilović-Wohlmuther A., Radmilović V.R., Gojković S.Lj. (2016) Electrochemical oxidation of ethanol on palladium-nickel nanocatalyst in alkaline media. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 189: 110–118. – ID=1162

8.

Tasić N., Marinković Stanojević Z., Branković Z., Lačnjevac U., Ribić V., Žunić M.,Novaković T., Podlogar M., Branković G. (2016) Mesoporous films prepared from synthesized TiO2 nanoparticles and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). Electrochimica Acta 210: 606–614. – ID=1201

9.

Obradović M.D., Lačnjevac U.Č., Babić B.M., Ercius P., Radmilović V.R., Krstajić N.V., Gojković S.Lj. (2015) RuxTi1–xO2 as the support for Pt nanoparticles: Electrocatalysis of methanol oxidation. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 170–171: 144–152. – ID=1099

10.

Lačnjevac U.Č., Radmilović V.V., Radmilović V.R., Krstajić N.V. (2015) RuOx nanoparticles deposited on TiO2 nanotube arrays by ion-exchange method as electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction in acid solution. Electrochimica Acta 168: 178–190. – ID=1089

11.

Jović B.M., Jović V.D., Lačnjevac U.Č., Gajić-Krstajić Lj., Krstajić N.V. (2015) Ni-(Ebonex-supported Ir) composite coatings as electrocatalysts for alkaline water electrolysis. Part I: Hydrogen evolution. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 40(33): 10480–10490. – ID=1105

12.

Jović B.M., Lačnjevac U.Č., Jović V.D., Krstajić N.V. (2015) Kinetics of the oxygen evolution reaction on NiSn electrodes in alkaline solutions. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 754: 100–108. – ID=1100

13.

Nikolić N.D., Ivanović E.R., Branković G., Lačnjevac U.Č., Stevanović S.I., Stevanović J.S., Pavlović M.G. (2015) Electrochemical and Crystallographic Aspects of Lead Granular Growth. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B 46(4): 1760–1774. – ID=1111

14.

Jović B.M., Lačnjevac U.Č., Krstajić N.V., Jović V.D. (2014) Service life test of the NiSn coatings as cathodes for hydrogen evolution in industrial chlor-alkali electrolysis. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39: 8947–8958. Chemistry, Physical 47/136, Electrochemistry 7/27, Energy & Fuels 28/82, IF2013=2.930 – ID=953

15.

 Lačnjevac U.Č., Jović B.M., Gajić-Krstajić Lj.M., Kovač J., Jović V.D., Krstajić N.V. (2013) Ti substrate coated with composite Cr-MoO2 coatings as highly selective cathode materials in hypochlorite production. Electrochimica Acta 96: 34-42. Electrochemistry 4/27, IF2013=4.086 – ID=307

16.

Jović B.M., Lačnjevac U.Č., Krstajić N.V., Jović V.D. (2013) Ni–Sn coatings as cathodes for hydrogen evolution in alkaline solutions. Electrochimica Acta 114: 813-818. Electrochemistry 4/27, IF2013=4.086 – ID=880

17.

Tasić G., Lačnjevac U., Tasić M., Marčeta Kaninski M., Nikolić V.M., Žugić D., Jović V. (2013) Influence of Electrodeposition Parameters of Ni–W on Ni Cathode for Alkaline Water Electrolyser. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38(11): 4291-4297. Chemistry, Physical 47/136, Electrochemistry 7/27, Energy & Fuels 28/82, IF2013=2.930 – ID=360

18.

Lačnjevac U.Č., Jović B.M., Jović V.D., Radmilović V.R., Krstajić N.V. (2013) Kinetics of the hydrogen evolution reaction on Ni-(Ebonex-supported Ru) composite coatings in alkaline solution. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38: 10178–10190. Chemistry, Physical 47/136, Electrochemistry 7/27, Energy & Fuels 28/82, IF2013=2.930 – ID=882

19.

Bučko M., Lačnjevac U., Bajat J.B. (2013) The influence of substituted aromatic aldehydes on Zn-Mn alloy electrodeposition. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 78(10): 1569-1581. – ID=448

20.

Krstajić M.N., Obradović M.D., Babić B.M., Radmilović V.R., Lačnjevac U.Č., Krstajić N.V., Gojković S.Lj. (2013) Electrochemical oxidation of methanol on Pt/(RuxSn1–x)O2 nanocatalyst. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 78(11): 1703-1716. – ID=952

21.

Bučko M., Rogan J., Jokić B., Mitrić M., Lačnjevac U., Bajat J.B. (2013) Electrodeposition of Zn–Mn alloys at high current densities from chloride electrolyte. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 17(5): 1409-1419 – ID=447

22.

Jović V.D., Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Krstajić N.V. (2012) Service life test of non-noble metal composite cathodes for hydrogen evolution in sodium hydroxide solution. Electrochimica Acta 63: 124-130. Electrochemistry 6/26, IF2012=3.777 – ID=302

23.

Stoiljković Z.Ž., Avramov Ivić M.L., Petrović S.D., Mijin D.Ž., Stevanović S.I., Lačnjevac U.Č., Marinković A.D. (2012) Voltammetric and Square-Wave Anodic Stripping Determination of Amlodipine Besylate on Gold Electrode. International Journal of Electrochemical Science 7: 2288-2303. Electrochemistry 9/27, IF2011=3.729 – ID=445

24.

Jović V.D., Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Karanović Lj., Krstajić N.V. (2012) Ni-Sn coatings as cathodes for hydrogen evolution in alkaline solution. Chemical composition, phase composition and morphology effects. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37: 17882-17891. Chemistry, Physical 38/135, Electrochemistry 7/26, Energy & Fuels 16/81, IF2012=3.548 – ID=306

25.

Lačnjevac U.Č., Jović B.M., Jović V.D., Krstajić N.V. (2012) Determination of kinetic parameters for the hydrogen evolution reaction on the electrodeposited Ni-MoO2 composite coating in alkaline solution. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 677-680: 31-40. Chemistry, Analytical 23/75, Electrochemistry 10/26, IF2012=2.672 – ID=304

26.

Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Jović V.D. (2012) Electrodeposition of Ni, Sn and Ni-Sn Alloy Coatings from Pyrophosphate-Glycine Bath. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 159: D310-D318. Materials Science, Coatings & Films 1/17, Electrochemistry 11/26, IF2012=2.588 – ID=303

27.

Jović V.D., Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Gajić-Krstajić Lj.M., Krstajić N.V. (2012) Ni–MoO2 composite cathodes for hydrogen evolution in alkaline solution. Effect of aging of the electrolyte for their electrodeposition. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 78(5): 689-700. – ID=308

28.

Nikolić N.D., Branković G., Lačnjevac U.C. (2012) Formation of two-dimensional (2D) lead dendrites by application of different regimes of electrolysis. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 16: 2121-2126 – ID=124

29.

Krastev I., Dobrovolska Ts., Lačnjevac U., Nineva S. (2012) Pattern formation during electrodeposition of indium-cobalt alloys. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 16: 3449-3456 – ID=446

30.

Jović B.M., Lačnjevac U., Jović V.D., Gajić-Krstajić Lj., Krstajić N.V. (2012) On the kinetics of the hydrogen evolution reaction on Ni-MoOx composite catalysts in alkaline solutions. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 77: 211-224 – ID=305

31.

Krstajić N.V., Gajić-Krstajić Lj., Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Mora S., Jović V.D. (2011) Non-noble metal composite cathodes for hydrogen evolution. Part I: The Ni-MoOx coatings electrodeposited from Watt’s type bath containing MoO3 powder particles. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 36: 6441-6449. Chemistry, Physical 29/134, Electrochemistry 5/27, Energy & Fuels 12/81, IF2011=4.054 – ID=299

32.

Krstajić N.V., Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Mora S., Jović V.D. (2011) Non-noble metal composite cathodes for hydrogen evolution. Part II: The Ni-MoO2 coatings electrodeposited from nickel chloride-ammonium chloride bath containing MoO2 powder particles. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 36: 6450-6461. Chemistry, Physical 29/134, Electrochemistry 5/27, Energy & Fuels 12/81, IF2011=4.054 – ID=300

33.

Dobrovolska Ts., Krastev I., Jović B.M., Jović V.D., Beck G., Lačnjevac U., Zielonka A. (2011) Phase identification in electrodeposited Ag-Cd alloys by anodic linear sweep voltammetry and X-ray diffraction techniques. Electrochimica Acta 56: 4344-4350. Electrochemistry 7/27, IF2011=3.832 – ID=298

34.

Maksimović V.M., Lačnjevac U.Č., Stoiljković M.M., Pavlović M.G., Jović V.D. (2011) Morphology and composition of Ni-Co electrodeposited powders. Materials Characterization 62: 1173-1179. Materials Science, Characterization & Testing 3/32, IF2011=1.572 – ID=357

35.

Jovic V.D.,   Jovic B.,   Lacnjevac U.,   Brankovic G., Recnik A. (2010) An attempt to predict the mechanism of Mo-Ni-O powders electrodeposition from the results of their TEM analysis. Electrochimica Acta 55: 4188-4193. Electrochemistry 5/26, IF2010= 3.650 – ID=113

36.

Drljević-Djurić K.M., Jović V.D., Lačnjevac U.Č., Avramov-Ivić M.L., Petrović S.D., Mijin D.Z., Djordjević S.B. (2010) Voltammetric and differential pulse determination of roxithromycin. Electrochimica Acta 56: 47-52. Electrochemistry 5/26, IF2010=3.650 – ID=354

37.

 Lačnjevac U.,  Jović B.M., Maksimović V.M.,  Jović V.D. (2010) An attempt to produce NiFe2O4 powder from electrodeposited Fe-Ni alloy powders by subsequent recrystallization in air. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 40: 701-708 – ID=443

38.

Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Jović V.D. (2009) Morphology and composition of the Fe-Ni powders electrodeposited from citrate containing electrolytes. Electrochimica Acta 55: 535-543. Electrochemistry 4/24, IF2009=3.325 – ID=295

39.

Jović B.M., Dobrovolska Ts., Lačnjevac U., Krastev I., Jović V.D. (2009) Characterization of electrodeposited Cd-Co alloy coatings by anodic linear sweep voltammetry. Electrochimica Acta 54: 7565-7572. Electrochemistry 4/24, IF2009=3.325 – ID=296

40.

Lačnjevac U., Jović B.M., Baščarević Z., Maksimović V.M., Jović V.D. (2009) Morphology and phase composition of as-deposited and recrystallized Ni-Mo-O powders. Electrochimica Acta 54: 3115-3123. Electrochemistry 4/24, IF2009=3.325 – ID=297

Scientific meetings

1.

Tasić N., Marinković Stanojević Z., Branković Z., Lačnjevac U., Žunić M., Branković G. (2017) 3D and uniform mesoporous TiO2 films for application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs). In: The American Ceramic Society Electronic Materials and Applications 2017, ABSTRACT BOOK, January 18–20, 2017, Orlando, Florida, p. 14 – ID=1259

2.

Tasić N., Marinković Stanojević Z., Branković Z., Lačnjevac U., Žunić M., Gilić M., Branković G. (2016) Nanosize anatase particles for application in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). In: Book of Abstracts: 2nd International Meeting on Materials Science for Energy Related Applications, September 29-30, 2016, Belgrade, Serbia, p. 19 – ID=1260

 

Current projects

Project ID
Project Title
Financial Source
My Status
OI172054 Development, characterization and application of nanostructured and composite electrocatalysts and interactive supports for fuel cells and water electrolysis Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
COST action MP1407 Electrochemical processing methodologies and corrosion protection for device and systems miniaturization European cooperation in science and technology, supported by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020
451-03-3095/2014-09/26 Synthesis and characterization of Pt nanocatalysts at metal oxide based supports for fuel cells application. Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Republic of Slovenia