PhD student Jelena Spasojević

Research Trainee

Biography
Surname: Spasojević
Forename: Jelena

Nationality
: Serbian
Place of birth: Kruševac (Serbia)
Date of Birth
: 08/06/1981
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EDUCATION – PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010- Research Trainee, Laboratory for Radiation Chemistry and Physics “Gamma”, Institute of Nuclear Sciences “Vinča”, UB.
2010- Ph.D. studies, Department of Organic Chemical Technology, FTM-UB.
2007-2010 Senior Associate, Fresenius Medical Care, Vršac, Serbia.
2000-2007 B.Sc. studies, Department of Organic Chemical Technology, FTM-UB.

  • B.Sc. Thesis: “The immobilization of lipase from Candida rugosa onto hydrogels of N-isopropylacrylamide and itaconic acid”.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Engineering of polymer and nanocomposite systems. Synthetic and natural polymers. Development of new synthesis methods for nanocomposites. Gamma irradiation technique for synthesis of nanocomposites based on noble metal nanoparticles and polymeric hydrogels. Investigation of structural, optical and antimicrobial properties. Potential applications in biomedicine, pharmaceutic, optic, catalysis and biomedical engineering.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (OTHER ACTIVITIES)

Languages: English (fluent), Russian (basic)

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Publications

International Conference Presentations and Abstracts: International Conference Presentations

  • J. Spasojević, J. Krstić, A. Radosavljević, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Radiation-chemical synthesis of thermosensitive silver/poly(N-isopropylacrilamide) hydrogel nanocomposites, Golden Jubilee Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society (2012), Belgrade, Serbia, Proceedings, 86-89.
  • J. Krstić, J. Spasojević, A. Krklješ, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Non-isothermal kinetics of dehydration of Ag/PVA hydrogel nanocomposite synthesized by γ-irradiation, 11th International Conference of Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Physical Chemistry, (2012) Belgrade, Serbia, Proceedings, 212-214.
  • J. Spasojević, J. Krstić, A. Radosavljević, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Poly(NiPAAm-co-IA) hydrogels synthesized by g-irradiation: swelling behavior in water, 11th International Conference of Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Physical Chemistry (2012), Belgrade, Serbia, Proceedings, 550-552.

International Conference Abstracts

  • J. Krstić, J. Spasojević, A. Radosavljević, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Gamma irradiation technique for plasmonic nanoengineering of Ag/hydrogel nanocomposites, The 3rd International Conference of the Physics of Optical Materials and Devices ICOM 2012 (2012), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 240.
  • J. Spasojević, A. Radosavljević, J. Krstić, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Thermosensitive Ag/poly(NiPAAM-co-IA) hydrogel nanocomposites synthesized by gamma irradiation, 10th Meeting of the Ionizing Radiation and Polymers Symposium, IRaP 2012 (2012), Cracow, Poland, Book of Abstract, 157.
  • J. Spasojević, J. Krstić, A. Radosavljević, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Swelling studies of thermo- and pH-sensitive Ag-poly(NiPAAm/IA) hydrogel nanocomposites synthesized by gamma irradiation, 11th Young Researchers’ Conference ­ Materials Science and Engineering 2012 & 1st European Early Stage Researchers’ Conference on Hydrogen Storage (2012), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 108.
  • J. Krstić, J. Spasojević, A. Radosavljević, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Drug delivery paradigm of silver ions released from Ag/PVA hydrogel nanocomposites obtained by radiation chemistry nanoreactor method, 11th Young Researchers’ Conference ­ Materials Science and Engineering 2012 & 1st European Early Stage Researchers’ Conference on Hydrogen Storage (2012), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 107.
  • J. Krstić, J. Spasojević, A. Krklješ, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Swelling kinetics and antimicrobial activity of radiolytically synthesized nano-Ag/PVA hydrogels, 12th Tihany Symposium on Radiation Chemistry (2011), Zalakaros, Hungary, Book of Abstracts, 110.
  • J. Spasojević, J. Krstić, A. Radosavljević, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Thermoresponsive silver/poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogel nanocomposites synthesized by gamma irradiation, 10th Young Researchers’ Conference – Materials Science and Engineering (2011), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 44.

National Conference Abstracts

  • J. Spasojević, J. Krstić, A. Radosavljević, M. Kalagasidis Krušić, Z. Kačarević-Popović, Radiation-chemical synthesis of thermosensitive silver/poly(N-isopropylacrilamide) hydrogel nanocomposites, L Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society (2012), Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 54.

 

Projects

2011-2015 Project F22051, “Radiation Curing of Composites for Enhancing their Feature and Utility in Healthcare and Industry”, funded by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
2011-2014 Project No. III 45005, “Functional, functionalized and improved nanomaterials”, funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development.
2009-2013 Project F23028, “Nanoscale Radiation Engineering of Advanced Materials for Potential Biomedical Applications”, funded by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

 

Contact info

Jelena Spasojević


Research Trainee
Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences,
University of Belgrade
P.O. Box 522 11001 Belgrade Serbia
Tel: (+381) 34 08 291
Fax: (+381) 34 08 607
E-mail:
jelenas@vinca.rs
Internet: www.vinca.rs

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