University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Sanita Ahmetović

Master of Science in Physical Chemistry (M.Sc.Physical Chemistry)

Research Assistant

Address: Volgina 15, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: (+381) 11 2085 841

Research area

  • Materials Science
  • Physical Chemistry of Nanomaterials
  • Semiconductor photocatalysis
  • Solid state physics
  • Metal oxide nanofibers
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Electroceramic materials

Her research work focuses on the synthesis, characterization and investigation of semiconductors nanomaterials, especially nanofibers of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and their applications in photocatalysis, photocatalytic reactors for waste water treatment, solar cells, photovoltaics, sensors, batteries and protective surface coatings.                                                She has experience in synthesis methods (sol-gel and electrospinning process) and the morphological, structural and optical characterization of the electroceramics and metal-oxide materials (TiO2, ZnO).


  • Experimental techniques: Electrospinning system for nanofiber production, UV-Vis spectrophotometer (Shimadzu 2600 Plus).
  • Computer Science programs: PowderCell, CristalMaker, Gatan Digital Micrograph.


  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 2019(Feb)-present: Research Trainee, Department of Materials Science, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia.


  • 2018(Oct)-present: PhD student in Physical Chemistry at Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
  • 2018: Master of Science in Physical Chemistry (M.Sc degree), University of Belgrade, Serbia.
  • 2017: Faculty of Physical Chemistry (B.Sc degree), University of Belgrade, Serbia.

3.Awards and certificates:

  • 2019 (18-20.Sept.): 23rd School of Environmental Protection ‘Water Quality’ Water Workshop (Ceritificates ID: 0404-66/45) and Course Professional Development CPD (Ceritificates ID:0404-65/27) at Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Environmental Protection; Environmental Protection Association, Novi Sad,

Foundation ‘Docent dr Milena Dalmacija’.

4.Other professional activities



  • Photoreactor based on electrospun nanofibers of samarium-doped titanium dioxide. Innovation Fund of the Republic of Serbia, Project ID:5076. Project Leader: Dr Milan Žunić, Senior Research Fellow (Research Associate Professor) IMSI, University of Belgrade.


  • Zero- to Three-Dimensional Nanostructures for Application in Electronics and Renewable Energy Sources: Synthesis, Characterization and Processing. Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. Project ID: III45007. Project Leader: Dr Goran Branković, research professor, IMSI, University of Belgrade.
  1. Marković Smilja, Stojković Simatović Ivana, Ahmetović Sanita, Veselinović Ljiljana, Stojadinović Stevan, Rac Vladislav, Škapin Srečo Davor, Bajuk Bogdanović Danica, Janković Častvan Ivona, Uskoković Dragan. 2019. Surfactant-assisted microwave processing of ZnO particles: a simple way for designing the surface-to-bulk defect ratio and improving photo(electro)catalytic properties. Royal Society of Chemistry RSC ADVANCES, vol. 9 br. 30, str. 17165-17178. (М22)
  2. Sanita Ahmetović, Nikola Tasić, Milan Žunić, Aleksandra Dapčević, Zorica Branković, Goran Branković, P-56: Titania-based electrospun nanofibers and their photocatalytic performance; 5th Conference of The Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials; Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade and Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.