University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Zorka Vasiljevic

Research Associate Professor

Address: Volgina 15, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: (+381) 11 2085 306

Research area

  • Synthesis and characterization of metal oxide nanomaterials and their application in manufacturing moisture and temperature sensors
  • Sol-gel synthesis, electrospinning
  • Development of new materials based on composites metal-oxide-biopolymer for use in the food industry


  • Work in a chemical laboratory
  • deposition of thick films by screen-printing
  • FT-IR, UV-vis spectrophotometer, Electrospinning
  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 01.07.2020- present: Research Fellow, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.
  • 2013-2020, Research assistant, Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA, Belgrade
  • 2012-2013, Research trainee, Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA, Belgrade


  • 2019-Ph.D. in Materials Science, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade. Thesis title: Synthesis, structure, characterization and photoelectrochemical application of pseudobrookite, Fe2TiO5, thick layers
  • 2011-Ms.C. in chemical engineering, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade. Thesis title: Morphological characterization of erythrocyte membranes obtained by controlled hemolysis
  • 2010-Bs.C. in chemical engineering, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade.


  • III45007 “Zero- to Three-Dimensional Nanostructures for Application in Electronics and Renewable Energy Sources: Synthesis, Characterization and Processing”
  1. Milena P. Dojcinovic, Zorka Z. Vasiljevic, Vera P. Pavlovic, Dario Barisic, Damir Pajic, Nenad B. Tadic, Maria Vesna Nikolic, Mixed Mg–Co spinel ferrites: Structure, morphology, magnetic and photocatalytic properties, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 855 (2021) 157429,
  2. Maria Vesna Nikolic, Vladimir Milovanovic, Zorka Z. Vasiljevic, Zoran Stamenkovic, Semiconductor Gas Sensors: Materials, Technology, Design, and Application, Sensors 20 (2020) 6694,
  3. Vasiljevic Z. Z., Dojcinovic M. P., Vujancevic J. D., Jankovic-Castvan I., Ognjanovic M., Tadic N. B., Stojadinovic S., Brankovic G. O. and Nikolic M. V., Photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue under natural sunlight using iron titanate nanoparticles prepared by a modified sol–gel method, Royal Society open science (2020) 7200708,
  4. Zorka Z. VasiljevicMilena P. Dojcinovic, Jugoslav B. Krstic, Vesna Ribic, Nenad B. Tadic, Milos Ognjanovic, Sandrine Auger, Jasmina Vidic and Maria Vesna Nikolic, Synthesis and antibacterial activity of iron manganite (FeMnO3) particles against the environmental bacterium Bacillus subtilis, RSC Advances 10 (2020) 13879-13888,
  5. Nikolić, Maria Vesna, Zorka Ž. Vasiljević, Miloljub D. Luković, Vera P. Pavlović, Jugoslav B. Krstić, Jelena Vujančević, Nenad Tadić, Branislav Vlahović, Vladimir B. Pavlović, Investigation of ZnFe2O4 Spinel Ferrite Nanocrystalline Screenprinted Thick Films for Application in Humidity Sensing, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 16 (981-993) 2019,
  6. V. Nikolic, Z. Z. Vasiljevic, M. D. Lukovic, Vera P. Pavlovic, J. Vujancevic, M. Radovanovic, J. B. Krstic, B. Vlahovic, V. B. Pavlovic, Humidity sensing properties of nanocrystalline pseudobrookite (Fe2TiO5) based thick films, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical 277 (2018) 654–664,
  7. V. Nikolic, D. L. Sekulic, Z. Z. Vasiljevic, M. D. Lukovic, V. B. Pavlovic, O. S. Aleksic, Dielectric properties, complex impedance and electrical conductivity of Fe2TiO5 nanopowder compacts and bulk samples at elevated temperatures, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 28 (2016) 4796-4806,
  8. S. Aleksić, Z. Ž. Vasiljević, M. Vujković, M. Nikolić, N. Labus, M. D. Luković, M. V. Nikolić, Structural and electronic properties of screen-printed Fe2O3/TiO2 thick films and their photoelectrochemical behavior, Journal of Materials Science 52 (2017) 5938-5953,
  9. Zorka Z. Djuric, Obrad S. Aleksic, Maria V. Nikolic, Nebojsa Labus, Milan Radovanovic, Miloljub D. Lukovic, Structural and electrical properties of sintered Fe2O3/TiO2 nanopowder mixtures, Ceramics International 40 (2014) 15131–15141,,
  10. Zorka Z. Vasiljevic, Miloljub D.Lukovic, MariaV.Nikolic, Nikola B.Tasic, Miodrag Mitric, Obrad S. Aleksic, Nanostructured Fe2O3/TiO2 thick films: Analysis of structural and electronic properties, Ceramics International 41 (2015) 6889–6897,,