University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Zorica Marinković Stanojević

PhD in Materials science

Research Professor

Address: Volgina 15, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: (+381) 11 2085 841

Research area

  • General research interest: material science, solid state physics and chemistry, electroceramics, microstructural, magnetic and electrical characterization of materials.
  • Specific research interest: kinetics of high-temperature reactions in oxide systems; synthesis of ultra-dispersed functional materials from aerosols (spray pyrolysis, freeze-drying), through mechanochemical activation and solvothermal method with special emphasis on establishing the correlation between process parameters, structural characteristics and properties of materials.
  • Current research activities: multiferroic materials, sensors, photovoltaic based on TiO2.


Professional skills include operability on following instruments: DTA/DSC, XRD, UV-VIS spectrometer, SEM/EDS, Atomic Force Microscope, Impedance analyzer, multiferroic test system.

  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 2014 – Research Professor, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.
  • 2007 – 2014 Research Associate Professor, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade
  • 2000 – 2007 Research Assistant, Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade.
  • 1995 – 2000 Junior Research Assistant, Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade.


  • PhD – Materials science, University of Belgrade (2007) Thesis title: “The Influence of Mechanical Activation of the Starting Oxides on Structure and Properties of ZnCr2O4 Spinel”,
  • MSc – Materials science, University of Belgrade (2000)
  • BSc – Department of Chemical Enginering, Military Technical Faculty in Belgrade (1992)

3.Other professional activities

  • Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, UB, Board of Directors Member (2019 – )
  • Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, UB, Vice President of the Scientific Council (2011 – 2013)

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

  • Reviewer: Journal of Nanoparticle Research, Thin Solid Films, Materials Science and Engineering A, Materials Research Bulletin, Processing and Application of Ceramics


  • Serbian Society for Ceramic Materials, European Ceramic Society


  • 2011-2019 Zero-to Three-dimensional Nanostructures for Application in Electronics and Renewable Energy Sources: Synthesis, Characterization and Processing.
  • 2006-2010 Advanced Electroceramics and Thin Films.
  • 2012-2013 Perovskite-type Transition Metal Oxides with Multiferroic Properties, Serbian-Slovenia Bilateral Cooperation.
  • 2010-2014 COST Action МP0904 – Single and Multiphase Ferroics and Multiferroics with Restricted Geometries – SIMUFER.
  • 2005-2009 COST Action 539 – Electroceramics from Nanopowders Produced by Innovative Methods – ELENA.
  • 2004-2005 Advanced Procedures for obtaining Functional Ceramic Materials, Serbian-Slovenia Bilateral Cooperation.
  • 2002 – 2005 Synthesis of Functional Materials in Accordance with Tetrade „Synthesis-Structure-Properties-Application“.
  • 2001 – 2003 NEDO International project – Interface Control at High Temperature, Wettability of Solid by Liquid at High Temperatureѕ.
  • 1996 – 2001 Prognosis of Materials Properties from the Viewpoint of the Synthesis-Structure-Properties Relationship.
  1. V.Marinković Stanojević, N. Romčević, B. Stojanović: “Spectroscopic Study of Spinel ZnCr2O4Obtained from Mechanically Activated ZnO-Cr2O3 Mixtures”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society27, 2-3 (2007) 903-907
  2. V. MarinkovićL. Mančić, P. Vulić, O. Milošević: “Microstructural Characterization of Mechanically Activated ZnO-Cr2O3System”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society25, 12 (2005) 2081-2084
  3. Marinković Stanojević, Z. Branković, Z. Jagličić, M. Jagodič, L. Mančić, S. Bernik, A. Rečnik, G. Branković: „Structural and Magnetic Properties of Nanocrystalline Bismuth Manganite Obtained by Mechanochemical Synthesis“, Nanopart. Res13, 8 (2011) 3431-3439
  4. Mančić, Z. Marinković, P.Vulić, C. Moral, O. Milošević: “Morphology, Structure and Nonstoichiometry of ZnCr2O4Nanophased Powder”, Sensors 3 (2003) 415-423
  5. Luković Golić, A.Radojković, J. Ćirković, A. Dapčević, D. Pajić, N. Tasić, S. M. Savić, M. Pocuča-Nešić, S. Marković, G. Branković, Z.Marinković Stanojević, Z. Branković: Structural, ferroelectric and magnetic properties of BiFeO3 synthesized by sonochemically assisted hydrothermal and hydro-evaporation chemical methods, Journal of the European Ceramic Society36 (2016) 1623–1631
  6. Tasić, Z. Marinković Stanojević, Z. Branković, U. Lačnjevac, V. Ribić, M. Žunić, T. Novaković, M. Podlogar, G. Branković, Mesoporous films prepared from synthesized TiO2 nanoparticles and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs), Electrochimica Acta,210 (2016) 606–614
  7. Počuča-Nešić, Z. Marinković Stanojević, Z. Branković, P. Cotič, S. Bernik, M. Sousa Góes, B.A. Marinković, J.A. Varela, G. Branković: „Mechanochemical synthesis of yttrium manganite“, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 552(2013) 451-456
  8. Vuković,G. Branković, Z. Marinković Stanojević, D. Poleti, Z. Branković: „Ultra-high breakdown field varistors prepared from individually synthesized nanoprecursors“, Journalof the European Ceramic Society35, 6 (2015) 1807-1814