University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Mirjana Vijatović Petrović

PhD in Multidisciplinary Science Field-Materials Science

Research Professor

Address: Volgina 15, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: (+381) 11 2085 039

Research area

  • Advanced materials for electronics
  • Ferroelectric and piezoelectric ceramics based on barium titanate as a PTCR, gas, humidity, pressure sensors
  • Chemical methods for the preparation of powders (pure and doped barium titanate, multiferroics)
  • Sintering and preparation of bulk ceramics
  • Processing and characterization of thick and flexible polymer films for energy harvesting and energy storage application.


Work in chemical laboratory, chemical and physical methods of synthesis of ceramic powders, processing of ceramic materials and processing of thick and flexible composite polymer films by hot-pressing method, X-ray diffraction of crystalline samples and structural analysis in FullProf suite toolbar, analysis of magnetic properties (VSM and Electrical steel tester MPG), characterization and analysis of dielectric, ferroelectric (Radiant), piezoelectric (Berlincourt) and impedance (Hioki tester, analysis with Z-view software) properties of materials.

  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 2016-present: Research Associate Professor, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade
  • 2011-2016: 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.


  • 2006–2010 PhD degree in Material Science, University of Belgrade. Thesis title: “The influence of dopants on structure and properties of barium titanate ceramics and films obtained by organometallic complexes“.
  • 2000-2006 B.Sc., Dipl. Eng., The Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Department: Inorganic Chemical Technology

3.Awards and certificates:

  • Special recognition of Serbian Chemical Society for 2006. for exceptional success during studies in Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade.
  • Muniment-award Panta S. Tutundžić, recieved by Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade for extraordinary success during studies and for completion of studies in 2003.
  • 3rd Best Poster Award at The Final Workshop COST 539, Electroceramics from Nanopwders Produced by Innovative Methods (ELENA), Aveiro, Portugal, 2009

4.Other professional activities

Research visits abroad:

  • 2019: Working visit within bilateral project with Italy, topic: Dielectric and anelastic properties of flexible BNBT-PVDF films used for energy harvesting.
  • 2019: Working visit within bilateral project with Austria, topic: Raman spectroscopy and ferroelectric characterization of bismuth ferrite titanate ceramics
  • 2009: Institute Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia, according to cooperation on the project COST 539. Topic: Characterization of pure and doped BaTiO3 thick films.
  • 2008: Laboratory of the Faculty of Physics, Vilnius, Lithuania, according to cooperation on the project COST 539. Topic: Dielectric behavior of pure and doped barium titanate ceramics.
  • 2007: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Laussane, Lausanne, Switzerland, according to cooperation in the project COST 539 – ELENA. Topic: Characterization of pure and doped BaTiO3 powders prepared by polymeric precursors method.

Organization of workshops:

  • Member of the organization Committee of 3rd Workshop (2007, Bled, Slovenia), 4th Workshop (2008, Genoa, Italy), 6th Workshop (2009, Madrid, Spain) and Final Workshop (2009, Aveiro, Portugal), all within COST 539, tilted “Electroceramics produced from nanopowders produced by innovative methods – ELENA”


  • 2018: Participation in the course “How to write good project proposal and get EU funds” organized by European Training Academy.
  • 2007: Participation in the course “Processing of Advanced Materials”, The Third Intensive Session of Integrated Post-Graduated School, Imperial College, London, UK, organized by KMM-NoE, “Multifunctional Materials”, FP6 project

Editorial and Reviewer’s activity (journals, books, projects):

Reviewer for the scientific journals listed below:

  • Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  • Materials Science and Engineering B
  • Materials Research Bulletin
  • ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
  • Journal of Materials Science and Technology
  • Journal of Advanced Ceramics
  • Journal of Materials Science
  • Materials Chemistry and Physics
  • Materials Letters
  • Journal of Electronic Materials
  • Processing and Application of Ceramics


  • Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials


  • 2020-present: Project program 451-03-68/2020-14/200053 financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological development Republic of Serbia.
  • 2019-2021: Bilateral Serbia-Italy, “Lead-free piezoelectric and multiferroic flexible films for nanoelectronics and energy harvesting”, leader
  • 2019-2020: Bilateral Serbia-Austria, “Lead free Aurivillius-based materials: close-line between Raman spectroscopy and ferro/multiferroic properties”, participant
  • 2020-2021: Proof of Concept program project: “Non-toxic flexible piezoelectric films for vibration energy harvesting“, leader
  • 2018-2021: COST CA17123, “Ultrafast opto-magneto-electronics for non-dissipative information technology”, (MAGNETOFON), MC member|Name:overview


  • 2015-2017: Substitute of Management Committee in COST Action: COST IC 1208 “Integrating devices and materials: a challenge for new instrumentation in ICT“.
  • 2015-2016: Participant of the Bilateral project with Slovenia: “Multiferroic composites for novel applications”.
  • 2011-2019: Leader of a subproject within the national project III45021: “Synthesis of nanopowders and processing of ceramics and nanocomposites with specific electric and magnetic properties for application in integrated passive components”, financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological development Republic of Serbia.
  • 2011-2014: Participant at COST MP0904 “Single and multiphase ferroics and multiferroics with restricted geometries – SIMUFER”.
  • 2006-2010: Researcher at the national project P142010: “Synthesis, characterization and activity of organic and coordination composition and their application in (bio) nanotechnology”, financed by the Ministry of Science, Republic of Serbia
  • 2006-2009: KMM-NoE, “Multifunctional Materials”, FP6 project
  • 2006-2010: Participant at COST 539 “Electroceramics Produced from Nanopowders by Innovative Methods-ELENA”
  1. M.M. Vijatović Petrović, A. Radojković, J.D. Bobić, A. Džunuzović, N. Ilić, B.D. Stojanović, Sensing properties of barium titanate nanoceramics tailored by doping and microstructure control, J. Mater. Sci. 54 (2019) 6038-6052,
  2. J.D. Bobić, M. Ivanov, N.I. Ilić, A.S. Dzunuzović, M.M. Vijatović Petrović, J. Banys, A. Ribic, Z. Despotovic, B.D. Stojanovic, PZT-nickel ferrite and PZT-cobalt ferrite comparative study: Structural, dielectric, ferroelectric and magnetic properties of composite ceramics, Ceram. Int. 44 (2018) 6551–6557
  3. A.S. Dzunuzovic, M.M. Vijatovic Petrovic, J.D. Bobic, N.I. Ilic, M. Ivanov, R. Grigalaitis, J. Banys, B.D. Stojanovic, Magneto-electric properties of xNi0.7Zn0.3Fe2O4 – (1-x)BaTiO3 multiferroic composites, Ceram. Int. 44 (2018) 683–694
  4. M.M. Vijatović Petrović, R. Grigalaitis, N. Ilic, J.D. Bobic, A. Dzunuzovic, J. Banys, B. Stojanovic, Interdependence between structure and electrical characteristics in Sm-doped barium titanate, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 724 (2017) 959-968
  5. M.M. Vijatović Petrović, R. Grigalaitis, A. Dzunuzovic, J.D. Bobić, B.D. Stojanović, R. Šalaševičius, J. Banys, Positive influence of Sb doping on properties of di-phase multiferroics based on barium titanate and nickel ferrite, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 749 (2018) 1043-1053
  6. J.D. Bobić, Guilhermina Ferreira Teixeira, R. Grigalaitis, S. Gyergyek, M.M. Vijatović Petrović, Maria Ap. Zaghete, B.D. Stojanovic, PZT-NZF/CF ferrites flexible thick films: structural, dielectric, ferroelectric and magnetic characterization, Journal of Advanced Ceramics, 8 (4) (2019) 545–554
  7.  Book: Magnetic, Ferroelectric, and Multiferroic Metal Oxides, Elsevier Publisher 2018, Edited by Biljana D. Stojanovic and Series Editor Ghenadii Korotcenkov, ISBN: 978-0-12-811180-2
    *Chapter 2: M.M. Vijatovic Petrovic, J.D. Bobic, Perovskite and Aurivillius: Types of ferroelectric metal oxides, Pages 35-49
    *Chapter 11: J.D. Bobic, M.M. Vijatovic Petrovic, B.D. Stojanovic Review of the most common relaxor ferroelectrics and their applications,pages 233-249
    *Chapter 26: M.M. Vijatovic Petrovic, J.D. Bobic, B.D. Stojanovic,
    Bulk composite multiferroics: BaTiO3-ferrites, pages 545-557
    *Chapter 27: B.D. Stojanovic, A.S. Dzunuzovic, N.I. Ilic, M.M. Vijatovic Petrovic Complex composites: Polymer matrix-ferroics or multiferroics, pages 559-569

Complete list of publications on the links:
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2) Scopus