University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Nevenka R. Elezovic

PhD in technical sciences

Research Professor

Address: Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy University of Belgrade, Karnegijeva 4, 11000 Belgrade, Lab 418

Telephone: (+381) 11 3303 688

Research area

Her research interests include: Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials and alloys for low temperature fuel cells and water electrolysis application – green energy production. The part of investigations is devoted to electrochemical deposition and characterization of metals, alloys and composite materials for different applications, mainly for environmental friendly power sources.

  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience

  • 1996- present, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research University of Belgrade


  • 2005: PhD thesis: “Hydrogen evolution reaction at electrodeposited Fe-Mo alloys“, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy University of Belgrade;
  • 1998: Master thesis: “Characterization of Ni-Cd and Ni-Co alloys by electrochemical techniques application“, University of Belgrade;
  • 1995: BSc degree: “Ti-Ni alloys as the electrode materials for alkaline accumulators“, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy University of Belgrade;

3.Awards and certificates:

  • The award for distinguished keynote lecture presented at the international conference: “Novel nanostructured materials for environmental friendly alternative power sources”, Frontiers in Green Energy :GREEN ENERGY FOR GREENER WORLD, October 14-16  2019, Rome | Italy.
  • The award for outstanding contribution to management and realization of the COST MP1407 action, 2017.
  • The best poster presentation award: R.Elezovic, B.M. Babic, V.R.Radmilovic, Lj.M.Gajic-Krstajic, N.V.Krstajic, “Carbon free Pt catalysts for fuel cells applications”, Fourth Regional Symposium on Electrochemistry of South-East Europe-RSE-SEE4, Ljubljana, 2013

4.Other professional activities

  • Dr Nevenka Elezovic has been served as European board member and national representative of Serbia in European Academy of Surface Technology since 2013.

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

  • Dr Nevenka Elezovic has been serving as a reviewer for the following journals at SCI list: Energy and Environmental Science, Chemical Communications, Јournal of Materials Chemistry A, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Applied Catalysis B:Environmental, Electrochemistry Communications, Electrochimica Acta, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Langmuir, Catalysis Letters, RSC Advances.
  • Adjudicative, senior reviewer for: Energy and Environmental Science, Јournal of Materials Chemistry A and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.


  • Dr Nevenka Elezovic is the member of International Society of Electrochemistry, The Electrochemical Society and Serbian Chemical Society.


  • Project of bilateral collaboration between Republic Serbia and Germany, 2020-2021, “TiO2 nanotube arrays decorated with platinum group metal nanoparticles for electrocatalysis applications”.
  • Project “Meet Electrochemistry” (The Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN), 2019-2020).


  • “Development, characterization and application nanostructured and composite electrocatalysts and interactive supports for fuel cells and water electrolysis” (Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development Republic of Serbia,(2011-2019).
  • COST 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; 2015-2019).
  • Project of bilateral collaboration between Republic Serbia and Slovenia, 451-03-3095/2014-09/26, ” Synthesis and characterization of Pt nanocatalysts at metal oxide based supports for fuel cells application“, (2014-2015);
  • ” Synthesis, characterization and application catalysts on the basis of nanoparticles at different supports, in fuel cells, water electrolysis and electro organic synthesis“ (Ministry for Science Republic of Serbia, ( 2006-2010);
  • ” Electrocatalysts on the basis of intermetalic compounds and special alloys for hydrogen evolution, hydrogen oxidation and hydrogen absorption reactions” (Ministry for Science and Environment Protection, Serbia and Montenegro, 2000-2005)
  • Project Marie Curie, MSCF-CT-2004-516594, “Micro and Nano Deposition– – MINDE” (2005-2009)
  • Electrochemical deposition and characterization alloys and composite materials” (Ministry for Science and Technology, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, 1996-2000).
  1. Elezovic N.R., Brankovic G., Zabinski P., Marzec M., Jovic V.D. (2020), Ultra-thin layers of iridium electrodeposited on Ti2AlC support as cost effective catalysts for hydrogen production by water electrolysis, J. Electroanalytical Chemistry 878: 114575, IF(2019)=3.807, 17/81, CHEMISTRY ANALYTICAL
  2. Lačnjevac U., Vasilić R., Dobrota A., Đurđić S., Tomanec O., Zbořil R., Mohajernia S., Nguyen N. T., Skorodumova N., Manojlović D., Elezović N, Pašti I., Schmuki P., (2020), High-Performance Hydrogen Evolution Electrocatalysis Using Proton-Intercalated TiO2 Nanotube Arrays as Interactive Supports for Ir Nanoparticles”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, accepted October 7th 2020. IF(2019)=11.301 (8/112, ENERGY & FUELS
  3. Elezović N. R., Zabinski P., Lačnjevac U. Č., Krstajić Pajić M. N., Jović V. D.(2020), Electrochemical deposition and characterization of iridium oxide films on Ti2AlC support for oxygen evolution reaction, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, IF za 2019=2.646 (14/27, ELECTROCHEMISTRY)
  4. Elezovic N.R., Lovic J.D., Jovic B.M., Zabinski P., Włoch G., Jovic V.D. (2019), Synthesis and characterization of AgPd alloy coatings as beneficial catalysts for low temperature fuel cells application, Electrochimica Acta, 307: 360-368, IF(2019)=6.215 (5/26, ELECTROCHEMISTRY).
  5. 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=15.548 (za 2018) (8/94 NANOSCIENCE & NANOTECHNOLOGY).
  6. Lovic J.D., Elezovic N.R., Jovic B.M., Zabinski P., Gajic-Krstajic Lj., Jovic V.D.(2018), Electrodeposited AgPd alloy coatings as efficient catalysts for the ethanol oxidation reaction, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43:18498-18508, IF(2019)= 4.939, 24/97 Energy and Fuels),
  7. 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).
  8. Elezovic N.R., Babic B.M., Ercius P., Radmilovic V.R., Vracar Lj.M., Krstajic N.V. (2013) Novel Pt catalyst on ruthenium doped TiO2 support for oxygen reduction reaction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 140-141: 206-212. IF 2013=6.007 (1/44 Engineering, Environmental).
  9. Elezovic N.R., Babic, P., Radmilovic V.R., Krstajic N.V. (2013) Synthesis andcharacterization of Pt catalysts on SnO2 based supports for oxygen reduction reaction. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol.160, Issue 10: F1151-F1158. IF 2013=2.859, 1/17) Materials Science, Coatings and Films).
  10. Elezovic N.R., Babic B.M., Ercius P., Radmilovic V.R., Vracar Lj.M., Krstajic N.V. (2012) Synthesis and characterization Pt nanocatalysts on tungsten based supports for oxygen reduction reaction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 124: 390-397. Chemistry, Physical 21/135, Engineering, Chemical 4/133, Engineering, Environmental 1/42, 5.825