Nikola Milašinović, Ph.D.

- Associate Professor at Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies
– Research Associate at Innovation Center of Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy

Biography
Surname : Milašinović
Forename : Nikola
Nationality : Serbian
Place of birth: Jagodina (Serbia)
Date of Birth: 08/01/1980
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EDUCATION – PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013- Assistant Professor, Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies, The Republic of Serbia.
2012 Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies, Invited Lecture: “Polymers and Polymeric Materials and their Application in Forensic Engineering” (Graduate specialist studies, Course “Forensic Engineering”).
2011- Research Associate, Innovation Centre of the FTM-UB*.
2010-2011 Research Assistant, Innovation Centre of the FTM-UB.
2004 Six weeks duration of student exchange program (IAESTE) at the University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland.
2005-2011 Ph.D. degree, Department of Organic Chemical Technology, FTM-UB.

  • Ph.D. Thesis: “The synthesis of pH- and temperature-sensitive hydrogels of itaconic acid as carriers for immobilization of lipase from Candida rugosa”.
2000-2005 B.Sc. degree, Department of Organic Chemical Technology, FTM-UB.

  • B.Sc. Thesis: “Monitoring of the kinetics of swelling and deswelling of the volume of hydrogels of N-isopropylacrylamide and copolymers of N-isopropylacrylamide with small amount of itaconic acid”.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

2013 The University Senate, Lifelong Learning Programme: “Fundamentals and Applications of Controlled Release and Drug Delivery”, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.
2012 National workshop “Successful technology licensing (STL) workshop”, World Intellectual Property Organization and the Serbian Intellectual Office, Belgrade, Serbia.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

Natural and synthetic hydrogels. Structure and properties of polymer materials and their application in medicine and pharmacy. Synthesis and characterization of (co)polymers based on itaconic acid. Hydrogels for controlled release of therapeutic substances.

Immobilization and encapsulation of enzymes and bioactive materials for specific purposes in hydrogels based on itaconic acid and their application in biotechnology.

Forensic engineering. Polymers and polymeric materials and their application in Forensics. Forensic methods for identification of polymers and polymeric materials.

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2014 Certificate of Participant of II International Scientific-Practical Conference “Forensic Science: Russian and International Experience”, Volgograd Academy of the Internal Affairs Ministry of the Russian Federation, 21-22 May Volgograd, Russia.
2010 Poster Award, 2nd place, „Nutritional Status and Components of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients on Atypical Antipsychotics Therapy”, V Congress of Pharmacists of Serbia, Belgrade .
2005-2010 Ph.D. scholarship of Ministry of Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.
2006 Awarded by Serbian Chemical Society for the overall achievement during B. Sc. studies.
2001-2005 Scholarship of the FTM-UB.
2001-2005 Five diplomas of “Panta S. Tutundžić” for outstanding achievement during undergraduate studies.
2000-2005 Scholarship of Municipality of Jagodina.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate vocational studies :

  • Methods of Forensic Identification of Persons (2013-)

Undergraduate academic studies:

  • An Introduction to Chemistry (2013-)
  • Physical Chemistry (2014-)
  • Chemical and Technological Engineering (2014-)
  • Organic and Inorganic Chemistry (2014-)
  • Contemporary Methods in Technological Engineering (2016-)

Graduate specialist studies:

  • Forensic Scientist and Forensic Laboratories (2013-2015)
  • Biometric and Forensic Identification (2013-2015)

Master studies:

  • Chemical Engineering (2013-)
  • Biochemical Engineering (2013-)
  • Technical and Technological Engineering (2013-)
  • Biotechnology (2014-)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (OTHER ACTIVITIES)

Lectures:

“Biometric Aspect of Human Gait”, Plenary Lecture. II International Scientific-Practical Conference “Forensic Science: Russian and International Experience”, Volgograd Academy of the Internal Affairs Ministry of the Russian Federation, Volgograd, Russia, 2014.

“Methods of Forensic Identification of Persons”, Invited Lecture. Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies (delegation of the Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine), Belgrade, Serbia, 2013.

“Hydrogels for the Controlled Release of Active Substances”, Lecture. Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology Section of the Serbian Chemical Society, Innovation Center of Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, 2013.

Referee in journals:

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (1), Journal of Applied Polymer Science (1), Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society (1), Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering (1), British Microbiology Research Journal (1), Bezbednost (2), Chemical Industry (1), International Journal of Polymeric Materials (1), Journal of Criminalistics and Law (2), British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (1), International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry (1), Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (1), Journal of Basic and Applied Research international (1) , Journal of Basic and Applied Research international (1), Chemical Engineering Journal (2).

Editorial Board member:
Pharmacologia (ISSN 2044-4648), 2013-2015
Journal of New Science Biotechnology (), 2014-

Organizing committee of the international scientific conferences:
Archibald Reiss Days (Belgrade, 2014), Archibald Reiss Days (Belgrade, 2015).

Languages:

English (fluent), Greek (fluent), German (basic)

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———– * Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy – University of Belgrade (FTM-UB)

 

 

Publications

  • Bojana B. Vidović,N. Milašinović, Jelena M. Kotur-Stevuljević, Sanda P. Dilber, Melina T. Kalagasidis-Krušić, Brižita I. Đorđević, Zorica D. Knežević-Jugović, “Encapsulation of α-lipoic acid into chitosan and alginate/gelatin hydrogel microparticles and its in vitro antioxidant activity”, Hemijska industrija, DOI:10.2298/HEMIND141119010V.

 

International Conference Presentations and Abstracts: International Conference Presentations

  • M. Lučič Škorć, N. Milosavljević, M. Radoičić, Z. Šaponjić, M. Radetić, N. Milašinović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Immobilization of TiO2 nanoparticles onto chitosan-based microparticles for photodegradation of C.I. Acid Orange 7, International Symposium on Amphiphilic Polymers, Networks, Gels and Membranes (2015), Budapest, Hungary, Book of Abstract, 70.
  • I. Terzić, M. Lučič Škorć, N. Milašinović, N. Milosavljević, J. Ivanović, I. Žižović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Supercritical CO2 impregnation of chitosan based xero- and aerogels with thymol, International Symposium on Amphiphilic Polymers, Networks, Gels and Membranes (2015), Budapest, Hungary, Book of Abstract, 69.
  • Trifković, K.T., Isailović, B.D., Milašinović N., Jovanović A., Knežević-Jugović Z., Djordjevic V., Bugarski B., “Mechanical properties of alginate-liposomes-based beads with encapsulated resveratrol”, IV International Congress: “Engineering, Environment and Materials in Processing Industry”, CD Proceedings, Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2015) 318-325. DOI: 10.7251/EEMEN1501318T, ISBN 978-99955-81-18-3.
  • Trifković, K.T., Milašinović N., Kalagasidis Krušić M., Knežević-Jugović Z., Milosavljević N., Djordjević V., Bugarski B., “FT-IR spectroscopy characterization of gelatin/chitosan hydrogels for encapsulation of polyphenols from Thymus Serpyllum L.” IV International Congress: “Engineering, Environment and Materials in Processing Industry”, CD Proceedings, Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2015) 326-335. DOI: 10.7251/EEMSR1501326T, ISBN 978-99955-81-18-3.
  • Bojana Vidović, Nikola Milašinović, “Recent Developments and Applications of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays in Forensic Food Analysis”, The International Scientific Conference “Archibald Reiss Days”, 3-4. March, Belgrade, Serbia (2015).
  • Nikola Milašinović, Dragutin Ratković, Ljiljana Mašković, “Biometric Aspect of Human Gait”, Plenary Lecture, II International Scientific-Practical Conference “Forensic Science: Russian and International Experience”, Volgograd Academy of the Internal Affairs Ministry of the Russian Federation, Volgograd (2014).
  • I. Terzić, J. Antić-Stanković, M. Lučić Škorić, N. Milosavljević, N. Milašinović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Antimicrobial activity of zinc ions crosslinked alginate/gelatin hydrogels, 15th International Conference Polymers and Organic Chemistry (2014), Timisoara, Romania, Book of Abstract, 119.
  • N. Milašinović, D. Ratković, Lj. Mašković, Biometric Aspect of Human Gait, II International Scientific-Practical Conference “Forensic Science: Russian and International Experience”, Volgograd Academy of the Internal Affairs Ministry of the Russian Federation, Volgograd, Russia (2014).
  • B. Vidojević, Lj. Mašković, N. Milašinović, Biometric Characteristics of Human Ear, The International Scientific Conference “Archibald Reiss Days”, 3-4. March, Belgrade, Serbia (2014)), Proceedings, Vol I, 123-134.
  • K. Trifković, N. Milašinović, Melina T. Kalagasidis Krušić, Verica B. Djordjević, Zorica D. Knežević-Jugović, Viktor A. Nedović, Branko M. Bugarski, Encapsulation of Thymus Serpyllum L. aqueous extract in chitosan microbeads, Internatonal COST conference, Action FA1001, 15-16 October, Lunteren, The Netherlands (2012).
  • K. Trifković, N. Milašinović, B. Isailović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, V. Djordjević, Z. Knežević-Jugović, B. Bugarski, Encapsulation of Thymus Serpyllum L. Aqueous extract in chitosan and alginate-chitosan microbeads, 6th Central European Congress on Food (2012), Novi Sad, Serbia, Proceedings, 1052-1058.

 

International Conference Abstracts

  • M. Lučić, N. Milašinović, N. Milosavljević, B. Vidović, J. Antić Stanković, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Chitosan-based hydrogels containing silver for antimicrobial application, “ICOSECS 8“ (2013), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 219.
  • N. Milašinović, N. Milosavljević, M. Lučić, Z. Knežević-Jugović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Chitosan/Gelatin based hydrogels for controlled release of lipase form Candida rugosa, “ICOSECS 8“ (2013), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 222.
  • M. Lučić, N. Milosavljević, N. Milašinović, J. Filipović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Superporous Hydrogels of Chitosan, Itaconic Acid and Methacrylic Acid, “YUCOMAT 2012” (2012), Herceg Novi, Montenegro, Book of Abstracts, 98.
  • M. Lučić, N. Milosavljević, N. Milašinović, J. Filipović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Synthesis of superabsrobent hydrogels based on chitosan, First International Conference of Young Chemists of Serbia (2012), Belgrade, Serbia, 75.

 

National Conference Presentations and Abstracts: National Conference Presentations

  • N. Milašinović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Knežević-Jugović, J. Filipović, The Synthesis of n-amyl-isobutirate catalyzed by Candida rugosa lipase immobilized onto copolymer hydrogel of N-isopropylacrylamide and itaconic acid, XLVIII Meeting of Serbian Chemical Society (2010), Novi Sad, Serbia, 200-203.
  • N. Milašinović, N. Milosavljević, J. Filipović, Z. Knežević, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, The effect of poli(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-itaconic acid) hydrogel on controlled release of Candida rugosa lipase, Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (2010), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 73-76.
  • M. Kalagasidis Krušić, N. Milašinović, Z. Knežević-Jugović, J. Filipović, The effect of pH and temperature on Candida rugosa lipase activity immobilized onto hydrogels of N-isopropylacrylamide and itaconic acid, XLVII Meeting of Serbian Chemical Society (2009), Belgrade, Serbia, 176-179.
  • N. Milašinović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Knežević, J. Filipović, Effect of composition of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-itaconic acid) hydrogel on immobilized Candida rugosa lipase activity, XLVI Meeting of Serbian Chemical Society (2008), Belgrade, Serbia, 63-66.
  • N. Milašinović, N. Milosavljević, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Knežević, J. Filipović, Immobilization of Candida rugosa lipase onto hydrogels of N-isopropylacrylamide and itaconic acid, XLV Meeting of Serbian Chemical Society (2007), Novi Sad, Serbia, 61-64.

 

National Conference Abstracts

  • N. Milašinović, Z. Knežević-Jugović, N. Milosavljević, M. Lučić Škorić, J. Filipović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Production of n-amyl isobutyrate using lipase from Candida rugosa immobilized into N-isopropylacrylamide and itaconic acid hydrogel, 51. Meeting of Serbian Chemical Society (2014), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstract, 83.
  • N. Milašinović, J. Filipović, Z. Knežević-Jugović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Ester production using lipase from Candida rugosa immobilized into poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-itaconic acid) hydrogel, L Meeting of Serbian Chemical Society (2012), Book of Abstracts, Belgrade, Serbia, 124.
  • N. Milašinović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Knežević, J. Filipović, The application of pH-sensitive hydrogels of itaconic acid for controlled release of lipase from Candida rugosa, “Cleaner Technologies and New Materials – Sustainable Development, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy (2008), Belgrade, Serbia, 69.
  • N. Milosavljević, N. Milašinović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, J. Filipović, Synthesis of hydrogels of itaconic acid and chitosan, XLV Meeting of Serbian Chemical Society (2007), Book of Abstracts, Novi Sad, Serbia, 114.
  • N. Milosavljević, N. Milašinović, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Knežević, J. Filipović, Immobilization of lipase onto hydrogels based on itaconic acid and N-isopropylacrylamide, XIV Symposium of macromolecular chemistry and technology (2006), Vršac, Serbia, 48.

 

Projects

2015-2019 Internal project (as Researcher), implemented with the consent of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, “Forensic methods in Criminalistics”.
2012-2015 Internal project (as Researcher), implemented with the consent of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, “Criminal-forensic processing of criminal events”.
2011-2014 Project No. III 46010, “Novel encapsulation and enzyme technologies for designing of new biocatalysts and biologically active compounds targeting enhancement of food quality, safety and competitiveness”, funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.
2006-2010 Project No. 142023, “The synthesis and characterization of polymers and polymer (nano)composites of defined molecular and supermolecular structure”, funded by the Ministry of Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

 

Contact info

Nikola Milašinović, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies
Department of Forensics
Cara Dušana 196, 11080 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel: +381 11 310 71 40
Fax: +381 11 316 21 50
E-mail: nikola.milasinovic@kpa.edu.rs
Linkedin: nikola-milasinovic
Internet: www.kpa.edu.rs
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Research Associate

Innovation Center of Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy
Department of Organic Chemical Technology
University of Belgrade
Karnegijeva 4, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia
Tel: +381 11 33 03 730
E-mail: nikolla3@tmf.bg.ac.rs
Linkedin: nikola-milasinovic
Internet: www.inocentar.tmf.bg.ac.rs

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