University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Jelena Rakic

Master in Technology

Research Assistant

Address: Volgina 15, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: (+381) 11 2085 049

Research area

Synthesis and characterization of new binders based on Portland cement blends with high volume of fly ash. Investigation of the influence of mechanical and chemical activation of fly ash on properties of synthesized binders.


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  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 2019 – today: Research trainee in Institute for multidisciplinary research, University of Belgrade
  • 2017 – 2019: External associate in Institute for multidisciplinary research, University of Belgrade
  • 2013 – 2015: Laboratory engineer, LLC Velesstroy, Russian Federation
  • 2011 – 2011: Chemical analyst, LLC Anahem, Belgrade


  • 2015 – today: Ph.D. student, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy (department of Materials Engineering), University of Belgrade
  • 2011 – 2012: M.Sc. in Technology, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade
  • 2006 – 2010: B.Sc. in Technology, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade

3.Other professional activities


  • Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials (SSCerM)


  • “GEOPOLYMERS – Technology for converting the industrial waste into functional materials” (TR34026), Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia,
  • “Improved security through safer cementation of hazardous wastes”, NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme (SPS 985402)
  • ” Innovative use of local by-products for environmentally friendly construction products”, Eureka project (E!9980)
  1. Rakić J. Baščarević Z.: Poboljšanje svojstava veziva sa velikim udelom elektrofilterskog pepela primenom postupaka mehaničke i hemijske aktivacije, Tehnika, br. 5, 2020, pp. 553 – 559 (ISSN 0040-2176)
  2. Baščarević Z., Rakić , Petrović R.: Possibility to use spent catalyst from fluid catalytic cracking process for geopolymer synthesis, 20th International Conference on Building Materials 2018, Ibausil, Weimar, Germany, 2018, Vol. 1, pp. 985 – 992 (ISBN 978-3-00-059950-7)
  3. Rakić, Baščarević Z.: Optimization of Mechanical Activation of Fly Ash, 5th Conference of the Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials: 5CSCS-2019, Belgrade, 2019, Serbia, Book of Abstracts pp.138 (ISBN 978-86-80109-22-0)
  4. Rakić, Baščarević Z., Petrović R., Kovač S.: Possibility to use spent fluid catalytic cracking catalyst as component of Portland cement binders, 13th Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics, Novi Sad, 2019, Book of Abstracts pp. 101 (ISBN 978-86-6253-104-9)