University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Jelena Jovanović

M.Sc. in Technology

Research Assistant

Address: Volgina 15, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: (+381) 11 2085 879

Research area

  • Biomaterials.
  • Encapsulation and controlled release of active components.
  • Development and application of ecological and natural materials in active packaging and biopesticides.
  • Development of emulsions, films and coatings based on biopolymers with encapsulated active components (essential oils, nanoparticles) for use in antimicrobial and active packaging.

Skills

Work on devices: UV-VIS spectrophotometer, FT-IR spectrometer.

  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 2020-present: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.
  • 2017-2020: Research Trainee, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

2.Education:

  • 2016-present: Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, Department of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Belgrade.
  • 2014: M.Sc. in Technology – Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade.
  • 2013: B.Sc. in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade.

3.Other professional activities

Memberships:

  • Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials

Current: 

  • “Microstructural and mechanical characteristics of concrete with recycled materials”, Bilateral project with the Republic of Croatia, (2019-2021). Status: member.

Past:

  • “Testing of modification of materials for plasticization of Al-profiles for obtaining photovoltaic coating”, (2020) Project of the Innovation Fund of the Republic of Serbia. Status: member.
  • “Active packaging: Biodegradable coatings/films based on agricultural by-products”, 1067, Project of the Innovation Fund of the Republic of Serbia (2018). Status: member.
  • “0-3D nanostructures for application in electrical engineering and renewable energy sources: synthesis, characterization, processing”, (III 45007), Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia (2017-2020). Status: member.

Peer-reviewed international journals:

  • Jovanović J., Krnjajić S., Ćirković J., Radojković A., Popović T., Branković G., Branković Z., (2020) Effect of encapsulated lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus ) essential oil against potato tuber moth Phthorimaea operculella, Crop Protection, ISSN: 0261-2194, DOI: 10.1016/j.cropro.2020.105109. IF = 2.381, 5 year IF = 2.537, Agronomy (19/91) (National category: M21).

The published international patent application:

  • Branković Z., Ćirković J., Radojković A., Branković G., Jovanović J., Krnjajić S., Veljović S.: Biopolymer emulsions for active packaging, manufactured devices and other applications, Publication Number: WO/2020/055277, Publication Date: 19.03.2020. (National category: M93).

Scientific meetings:

1) Jovanović J., Ćirković J., Radojković A., Tasić N., Branković G., Branković Z.: Influence of ZnO nanoparticles on slow release of essential oil from polimeric matrix. The 5th International Conference of the Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials: 5CSCS-2019, Belgrade, Serbia, 11-13 June 2019, Book of Abstracts, p.125 (ISBN:978-86-80109-22-0).

2) Ćirković J., Luković-Golić D., Radojković A., Dapčević A., Tasić N., Jovanović J., Čizmić M., Branković G., Branković Z.: Structural, optical and photocatalytic пroperties of BiFeO3 nanoparticles. The 5th International Conference of the Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials: 5CSCS-2019, Belgrade, Serbia, 11-13 June 2019, Book of Abstracts, p. 95 (ISBN: 978-86-80109-22-0).