I am a materials scientist and a science communicator with a human touch. I write out of my profession only when I have inspiration. It makes me feel extra fulfilled. Then I write about complexity science, social philosophy, fractals and human relationships.

Experience

  • Associate Professor

    at University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

    January 2017 - at Present

    Central Serbia

    Department of Engineering Materials and Welding & Welding and Welded Structures Module MSc courses: • Engineering Materials 1 • Engineering Materials 2 • Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Welded Joints • Repair Welding and Surfacing • Welding Technology PhD course: • Materials Corrosion and Protection Research Focus: • Hydrogen embrittlement • Materials science and engineering • Materials characterization • Corrosion science & engineering Publications: • ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9317-9032; • ResearcherID: E-9477-2013; • Scopus Author ID: 55130310400 Team member in 9 R&D Projects (1 International), Numerous (~150) studies and reports in the field of materials science. Peer Reviewer: Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Engineering Failure Analysis, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Performance and Characterization, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology.

  • Lecturer at the Course for International Welding Engineers (IWE)

    at University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

    September 2016 - at Present

    Central Serbia

    Lecturer - chapters covered within IWE course module 4 - Fabrication, applications engineering: 4.1. Introduction to quality assurance in welded fabrication 4.7. Imperfections and Acceptance Criteria Faculty of Mechanical Engineering University of Belgrade, as an IIW Approved Training Body (ATB) assigned by International Institute of Welding (IIW), has started the Course of International Welding Engineer (IWE) in 2016. IWE course is carried in accordance with the latest version of IIW syllabus - document IIW Guideline IAB-252r3-16.

  • Participant in Hydrogen Safety Engineering Course Preparation

    at Ulster University, Northern-Ireland, United Kingdom

    December 2015 - at Present

    Glasgow City

    I am participant in preparation of Principles of Hydrogen Safety - Module within the MSc/PgD/PgC in Hydrogen Safety Engineering course.The MSc/PgD/PgC in Hydrogen Safety Engineering - part time by Distance Learning, offered by the Ulster University, is World’s first higher educational programme - course that enables graduates to specialise in this new and rapidly advancing field.

  • External Expert - Contributor

    at International Association for Hydrogen Safety, HySafe

    January 2014 - at Present

    Bruxelles-Capitale

    External expert - contributor to document titled: "Tthe Draft for Development of an International Curriculum on Hydrogen Safety Engineering"​ (http://www.hysafe.org/Curriculum), e-Academy of Hydrogen Safety, EC funded Network of Excellence (NoE), International Association for Hydrogen Safety - HySafe The Hysafe Network of Excellence (http://www.hysafe.org), is a network of 25 partners under the EC 6th framework programme working for a safe transition to hydrogen as an energy carrier, primarily for cars.

  • External Peer Reviewer for Research Projects

    at Research Foundation Flanders - FWO

    January 2014 - at Present

    Bruxelles-Capitale

    I serve as an international expert - external peer reviewer, referee who was invited to evaluate the proposal for research projects and the candidate. Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) www.fwo.be, Belgium. The Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) is an independent agency, founded in 1928, that supports and financing groundbreaking fundamental research, including mechanical engineering, in Belgium. FWO finances fundamental scientific research with full scientific independence.

  • Assistant Professor (Tenured)

    at University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Serbia

    January 2012 - January 2017

    Central Serbia

    Department of Engineering Materials and Welding (Materials Science) & Welding and Welded Structures Module

  • Member of the Board

    at Serbian Union of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering - SMEITS, Serbian Society for Processing

    June 2013 - July 2016

    Central Serbia

    In the spring of 2010 SMEITS (Serbian Union of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering) celebrates its 59th anniversary as an independent organization. Even in the first year of its independent activity, it became a large and influential society, with about 15 branches in all major cities of Serbia, and at the end of that year, the Society had exactly 2,830 registered members, engineers and technicians, predominantly of electrical and mechanical profession.

  • Guest Associate Editor

    at Frontiers in Materials Journal - Corrosion Research - Hydrogen Embrittlement topic

    April 2014 - May 2015

    Kanton Zürich

    I have been named guest associate editor in the Corrosion Research section - topic: Hydrogen Embrittlement Mechanisms of an open access "Frontiers in Materials Journal". As such, I will be responsible for building the review editorial board and overseeing the review process. Frontiers is a leader in the Open Science movement and has recently partnered with the Nature Publishing Group. Corrosion Research is devoted to the communication of ideas and results in all aspects of environmental degradation of materials. This special section reports corrosion behavior and mechanism, and broadly covers new theories, significant findings and revolutionary methods in surface physics, chemistry and engineering. Hydrogen Embrittlement Mechanisms topic is related to the hydrogen degradation phenomena of metallic materials.

  • Teaching Assistant

    at University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

    January 2003 - January 2012

    Central Serbia

    Department of Engineering Materials and Welding (Materials Science)

  • Editorial Board Member

    at Magazine Industry

    January 2007 - August 2009

    Central Serbia

    Magazine Industry is the first and the only so far magazine dedicated to all industrial branches in Serbia, starting from energy to all additional industrial activities and business deals. The Industry magazine is read within the science research and educational institutes, faculties (for industrial branches) and ministries of the Serbian government as well as in the local officials. http://www.industrija.rs/srpski/english

  • Co-Principal Investigator

    at CEATI International, Canada

    January 2006 - December 2006

    Ontario

    Co-Principal Investigator on the CEATI Project and Report No.T052700 0122, "Boiler Tube Erosion in Thermal Power Plants", Centre for Energy Advancement through Technological Innovation - CEATI International (Thermal Generation Interest Group -TGIG), Montreal, Canada,

  • Research Associate

    at University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

    January 1997 - January 2003

    Central Serbia

    Department of Engineering Materials and Welding (Materials Science)

  • Engineer for the Development of the New Technology in Power Industry

    at Holding corporation “Janko Lisjak” a.d., Serbia

    January 2000 - March 2001

    Central Serbia

    Holding corporation “Janko Lisjak” a.d. and it subsidiaries offer wide range of non uniform services related to engineering, design, manufacturing and installations of HVAC, water works and process plants. Main line of business is manufacturing and installation of: central heating and boiler plants, water supply and sewage utilities, cooling plants and cold stores and dust removal and pneumatic transport systems

Education

  • Interreg Europe - Member

    at Interreg Europe

    2017 - at Present (1 year) Île-de-France

  • Top 20 (#14) most searched and viewed article in Corrosion journal by NACE International

    at NACE International

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • External PhD Thesis Examiner

    at The University of Queensland

    2017 - at Present (1 year) State of Queensland

  • Data Citation: How can you as a researcher benefit from citing - Elsevier Publishing Campus, Certificate of Completion

    at Elsevier

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • Member - Convetit

    at Convetit

    2017 - at Present (1 year) California

  • How Reviewers become Editors - Elsevier Publishing Campus, Certificate of Completion

    at Elsevier

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • Preparing your manuscript - Elsevier Publishing Campus, Certificate of Completion

    at Elsevier

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • How to Respond to Reviewers' Comments - Elsevier Publishing Campus, Certificate of Completion

    at Elsevier

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • NACE Volunteer

    at NACE International

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • Member, Research Data Alliance (RDA), Infrastructure that promotes data-sharing and research by the European Commission

    at European Commission

    2017 - at Present (1 year) Bruxelles-Capitale

  • EUSurvey - Member

    at European Commission

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • Member - Nature Masterclasses

    at Nature Research (Publishing)

    2017 - at Present (1 year) London

  • Member - Open Science Framework

    at Center for Open Science

    2017 - at Present (1 year) Washington

  • How to review a manuscript - Elsevier Publishing Campus, Certificate of Completion

    at Elsevier

    2017 - at Present (1 year)

  • Cerrtificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing - International Journal of Hydrogen Energy by Elsevier

    at Elsevier

    2016 - at Present (2 years)

  • Article: "Hydrogen Damage of Steels: A Case Study and Hydrogen Embrittlement Model" - Engineering Failure Analysis, Volume 58 (2015) In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric

    at Altmetric

    2016 - at Present (2 years)

  • Article: "Hydrogen Embrittlement of Industrial Components: Prediction, Prevention and Models" - Corrsoion (2016), In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric

    at Altmetric

    2016 - at Present (2 years)

  • Article: "Hydrogen damage of steels: A case study and hydrogen embrittlement model"​, Engineering Failure Analysis (2015), A selected article - TRANSrisk Project, EU Horizon 2020 programme, No 642260

    at European Commission

    2016 - at Present (2 years) Bruxelles-Capitale

  • Member, REIsearch platform created by Atomium - European Institute for Science, Media and Democracy

    at European Commission

    2016 - at Present (2 years) Bruxelles-Capitale

  • Associate Member

    at EuroScience, License EuroScience Conferences and Members Platform (ESCMP)

    2016 - at Present (2 years) Île-de-France

  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing

    at Elsevier

    2016 - at Present (2 years)

  • Verified Peer Reviewer

    at Publons

    2015 - at Present (3 years) Auckland

  • Expert Member

    at ScienceOpen

    2015 - at Present (3 years) Berlin

  • Elsevier Publishing Campus Member

    at Elsevier

    2015 - at Present (3 years)

  • ORCID ID

    at ORCID

    2014 - at Present (4 years)

  • Scopus Authors ID

    at Elsevier

    2013 - at Present (5 years)

  • ResearcherID

    at Thomson Reuters

    2013 - at Present (5 years)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science

    at University of Belgrade

    2012 - at Present (6 years) Central Serbia

  • The Most Read Author From Serbia on ResearchGate

    at ResearchGate

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • Kudos Spotlight Publications

    at Kudos Innovations

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • Spotlight Publications: "Hydrogen Embrittlement of Industrial Components: Prediction, Prevention and Models"​ - Corrsoion 72(7) (2016), DOI: 10.5006/1958

    at Kudos Innovations

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) London

  • Kudos Spotlights Author

    at Kudos Innovations

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) London

  • Article: "Hydrogen Damage of Steels: A Case Study and Hydrogen Embrittlement Model" - Engineering Failure Analysis, Volume 58 (2015) in the top 25 most downloaded articles on ScienceDirect

    at Elsevier

    2015 - 2015 (1 year)

  • Elsevier Reviews Recognition

    at Elsevier

    2015 - 2015 (1 year)

  • Workshop: Financing Research Development Projects from the European Union Funds (Horizon 2020), Belgrade, 2013

    at European Right Academy Ljubljana, RR&Co Slovenia and Europe

    2013 - 2013 (1 year) Slovenj Gradec

  • The Course: Technical Requirements for Providing Quality Control in the Laboratories, Belgrade, 2006

    at Association for Development of Quality Management (ADQM)

    2006 - 2006 (1 year) Central Serbia

  • Ninth International Fracture Mechanics Summer School (IFMASS 9) - The Challenge of Materials and Weldments, Structural Integrity & Life Assessment, 19-23 September 2005, Bulgaria

    at Society for Strucrural Integrity and Life (DIVK), Begrade, Serbia

    2005 - 2005 (1 year) Sofiya

  • Seminar: ELIXIR (EU Project) - Extending Plant Life through Improved Fabrication and Advanced Repair Methodology, 2004, Miskolc, Hungary

    at Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Research

    2004 - 2004 (1 year) Budapest főváros

  • Eigth International Fracture Mechanics Summer School (IFMASS 8) - From Fracture Mechanics to Structural Integrity Assessment, 23rd to 27th June 2003, Belgrade, Serbia

    at Society for Strucrural Integrity and Life (DIVK), Begrade, Serbia

    2003 - 2003 (1 year) Central Serbia

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.), MEngSci, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science

    at University of Belgrde

    1997 - 2002 (5 years) Central Serbia

  • Reliability and FMECA Method in Practice, Belgrade, 2001

    at Dependability and Quality Management - DQM Center, Cacak, Sebia

    2001 - 2001 (1 year) Central Serbia

  • Dipl..Eng., BEng(Hons), Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Science Engineering

    at University of Belgrade

    1992 - 1997 (5 years) Central Serbia

Services offered

  • Consultant

    A specialist in the field of materials science, corrosion science and engineering; mechanical behavior of materials, environmental damage mechanisms; hydrogen embrittlement and degradation of materials and materials characterization.

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Serbian Native

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