Digital repository


Dr. Dragana Jugović, BS Phys.Chem.

Mr Dragana Jugovic

email: dragana.jugovic@itn.sanu.ac.rs; djugovic@vinca.rs



She was born on February 1st 1973 in Belgrade, Serbia. She graduated from the Faculty of Physical  Chemistry in Belgrade in 2002. She completed her M.Sc. studies at the same Faculty in 2004 with thesis „Characterization of LiMn 2-xMxO4 (M=Mn, Cr, Zn)  cathode materials obtained through ultrasonic spray pyrolysis“. She was elected a Research Assistant in 2005. She submitted her Ph.D. thesis at the Faculty of Physical  Chemistry in Belgrade. In July 2008 she defended doctoral thesis entitled "Synthesis and Characterization of Oxide Cathode Materials for Lithium Energy Sources" at the Faculty of Physical Chemistry. She was elected a Research Associate in 2009, Senior Research Associate in 2014, and Principal Research Fellow in 2019.

Fields of interest: cathode materials, fine particles, aerosol synthesis, crystallography.

She has been working at the Institute since 2002.

The paper Jugovic, D. & Uskokovic, D. 2009, "A review of recent developments in the synthesis procedures of LiFePO4 powders, Journal of Power Sources", vol. 180, no. 2, pp. 538-544, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.01.074 was the most downloaded article from this journal between April and September 2009. During the 2009/10 Academic Year (October 2009 – September 2010) it was the eighth most downloaded paper from this Journal.

The most important publications

  • D. Jugović, N. Cvjetićanin, V. Kusigerski and S. Mentus, Synthesis of LiMn2O4 by glycine-nitrate method”, J. Optoelectron. Adv. Mater., 5, 2003, pp. 343-347.
  • D. Jugović , M. Mitrić, N. Cvjetićanin, M. Miljković, V. Jokanović and D. Uskoković, “Properties of LiMn2O4 powders obtained by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis”, Materials Science Forum Vols. 453-454, 2004, pp. 387-392. D.
  • Ivana Stojković, Azarnoush Hosseinmardi, Dragana Jugović, Miodrag Mitrić, Nikola Cvjetićanin, “Rapid synthesis of LiCr0.15Mn1.85O4 by glycine–nitrate method”, Solid State Ionics 177, 2006, pp.847–850 (doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2006.02.013).
  • D. Jugović, N. Cvjetićanin, V. Kusigerski, M. Mitrić,  M. Miljković, D. Makovec, and D. Uskoković, “Structural and magnetic characterization of LiMn1.825Cr0.175O4 spinel obtained by ultrasonic spray pyrolysis”, Mat. Res. Bull. 42:3 (2007) 515-522 (DOI:10.1016/j.materresbull.2006.06.018)
  • D. Jugović, N. Cvjetićanin, M. Mitrić, S. Mentus, and D. Uskoković, “Comparison between different LiFePO4 synthesis routes”, Materials Science Forum 555 (2007) 225-230.
  • J.P. Marković, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, D. Makovec, S.K. Milonjić, D.P. Uskoković, “Nanostructured ZrO2 Microspheres Synthesized by Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis”, Surf. Rev.& Lett., 14: 5 (2007) 915-919 (DOI: 10.1142/S0218625X07010524)
  • D. Jugovic, M. Mitric, N. Cvjeticanin, B. Jancar, S. Mentus, D. Uskokovic, “Synthesis and characterization of LiFePO4/C composite obtained by sonochemical method”, Solid State Ionics 179 (2008) 415-419 (doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2008.03.014
  • V. Kusigerski, D. Marković, V. Spasojević, N. Cvjetićanin, M. Mitrić, D. Jugović, D. Uskoković, "Ground-state magnetism of chromium-substituted LiMn2O4 spinel", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 320:6 (2008) 943-949 (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2007.09.011)
  • D. Jugovic, D. Uskokovic, "A review of recent developments in the synthesis procedures of LiFePO4 powders", Journal of Power Sources 190:2 (2009) 538-544, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.01.074.
  • D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, M. Kuzmanović, N. Cvjetićanin, S. Škapin, B. Cekić, V. Ivanovski and D. Uskoković, Preparation of LiFePO4/C composites by co-precipitation in molten stearic acid, Journal of Power Sources 196 (2011) 4613–4618, doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.01.072.
  • D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, M. Kuzmanović, N. Cvjetićanin, S. Marković, S. Škapin, D. Uskoković, Rapid crystallization of LiFePO4 particles by facile emulsion-mediated solvothermal synthesis, Powder Technology, 219 (2012) 128–134, doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2011.12.028.
  • T. Barudzija, A. Gusev, D. Jugovic, M. Dramicanin, M., Zdujic, C. Jovalekic, M. Mitric, Structural and magnetic properties of mechanochemically synthesized nanocrystalline titanium monoxide. Hemijska industrija 66 (2012) 181–186 (doi:10.2298/HEMIND111027090B).
  • T. Barudžija, A. A. Gusev, D. Jugović, M. Marinović-Cincović, M. Dramićanin, M. Zdujić, Č. Jovalekić, M. Mitrić, "Structural and magnetic properties of mechanochemically synthesized nanosized yttrium titanate", Hemijska Industrija 66, 3 (2012) 309-315 (https://dx.doi.org/10.2298/HEMIND111103103B).
  • M. Milović, D. Jugović, N. Cvjetićanin, D. Uskoković, A.S. Milošević, Z.S., Popović, F.R. Vukajlović, Crystal structure analysis and first principle investigation of F doping in LiFePO4, Journal of Power Sources 241 (2013) 70–79, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.04.109
  • D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, M. Milović, B. Jokić, M. Vukomanović, D. Suvorov, D. Uskoković, "Properties of quenched LiFePO4/C powder obtained via cellulose matrix-assisted method", Powder Technology 246 (2013) 539-544, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2013.06.021.
  • M. Vujković, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, I. Stojkovic, N. Cvjetićanin, S. Mentus, "The LiFe(1-x)VxPO4/C Composite Synthesized by Gel-Combustion Method, with Improved Rate Capability and Cycle Life in Aerated Aqueous Solutions", Electrochimica Acta, 109 (2013) 835–842, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2013.07.219.
  • D. Jugović, M. Milović, V. N. Ivanovski, M. Avdeev, R. Dominko, B. Jokić, D. Uskoković, "Structural study of monoclinic Li2FeSiO4 by X-ray diffraction and Mössbauer spectroscopy", Journal of Power Sources 265 (2014) 75-80, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.04.121. (full text post-print)
  • M. Kuzmanović, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, B. Jokić, N. Cvjetićanin, D. Uskoković, "The use of various dicarboxylic acids as a carbon source for the preparation of LiFePO4/C composite", Ceramics International, 41, 5 (2015) 6753-6758, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.01.121.
  • M. Milović, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, R. Dominko, I. Stojković-Simatović, B. Jokić, D. Uskoković, "The use of methylcellulose for the synthesis of Li2FeSiO4/C composites", Cellulose, 23, 1 (2016) 239-246, https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-015-0806-9.
  • D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, M. Milović, N. Cvjetićanin, B. Jokić, A. Umićević, D. Uskoković, "The influence of fluorine doping on the structural and electrical properties of the LiFePO4 powder", Ceramics International, 43 (2017) 3224–3230, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.11.149.
  • N. Ignjatovic, S. Markovic, D. Jugovic, D. Uskokovic, " Molecular designing of nanoparticles and functional materials", Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 2017, https://doi.org/10.2298/JSC1612070011I.
  • M. Bratić, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, N. Cvjetićanin,"Insertion of lithium ion in anatase TiO2 nanotube arrays of different morphology", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 712 (2017) 90-96. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.04.065)
  • J. Milikić, M. Vasić, L. Amaral, N. Cvjetićanin, D. Jugović, R. Hercigonja, B. Šljukić, NiA and NiX zeolites as bifunctional electrocatalysts for water splitting in alkaline media, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 43 (2018) 18977–18991, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.08.063.
  • M. D. Milović, D.D. Vasić Anićijević, D. Jugović, V. J. Anićijević, L. Veselinović, M. Mitrić, D. Uskoković, "On the presence of antisite defect in monoclinic Li2FeSiO4 – A combined X-Ray diffraction and DFT study", Solid State Sciences 87 (2018) 81–86, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2018.11.008.
  • D. Jugović, M. Milović, M. Popović, V. Kusigerski, S. Škapin, Z. Rakočević, M. Mitrić, Effects of fluorination on the structure, magnetic and electrochemical properties of the P2-type NaxCoO2 powder, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 774 (2019) 30–37, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.372.
  • R. Georgijević, M. Vujković, S. Gutić, M. Aliefendić, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, V. Đokić, S. Mentus, "The influence of synthesis conditions on the redox behaviour of LiFePO4 in aqueous solution", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 776 (20190 475-485, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.10.246.
  • D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, M. Milović, V. N. Ivanovski, S. D. Škapin, B. Dojčinović, D. Uskoković, "Structural and electrochemical properties of the Li2FeP2O7/C composite prepared using soluble methylcellulose", Journal of Alloys and Compounds 786 (2019) 912–919, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.01.392.
  • J. Aleksić, T. Barudžija, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, M. Bošković, Z. Jagličić, D. Lisjak, L. Kostić, "Investigation of structural, microstructural and magnetic properties of YbxY1-xF3 solid solutions", Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 142 (2020) 109449, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpcs.2020.109449.
  • N. L. Ignjatović, S. Marković, D. Jugović, V. Uskoković, D. P. Uskoković, D.P., From molecules to nanoparticles to functional materials - Authors’ review. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 85 (2020) 1383–1403. https://doi.org/10.2298/JSC200426035I
  • L. Rakočević, S. Štrbac, J. Potočnik, M. Popović, D. Jugović, I. Stojković-Simatović, The NaxMnO2 materials prepared by a glycine-nitrate method as advanced cathode materials for aqueous sodium-ion rechargeable batteries. Ceramics International, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.10.025.
  • D. Jelić, S. Zeljković, D. Jugović, S. Mentus, "Thermogravimetric insight in the reduction of xCuO – (1-x)MoO3 oxide system (0.1 ? x ? 0.9) by hydrogen", International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 96 (2021) 105480, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2021.105480.
  • M. Milović, M. Vujković, D. Jugović, M. Mitrić, "Electrochemical and structural study on cycling performance of ?-LiV2O5 cathode", Ceramics International 47 (2021) 17077–17083, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.03.016.
  • M. Milović, D. Jugović, M. Vujković, M. Kuzmanović, A. Mraković, M. Mitrić, "Towards a green and cost-effective synthesis of polyanionic cathodes: comparative electrochemical behaviour of LiFePO4/C, Li2FeP2O7/C and Li2FeSiO4/C synthesized using methylcellulose matrix", Bulletin of Materials Science 44 (2021) https://doi.org/10.1007/s12034-021-02397-3.
  • D. Jugović, M. Milović, V.N. Ivanovski, D. Škapin, T. Barudžija, M. Mitrić, "Microsized fayalite Fe2SiO4 as anode material: the structure, electrochemical properties and working mechanism", Journal of Electroceramics, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10832-021-00260-9.
  • D. Jugović, "Synthesis and structural characterization of some cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries", in: Advanced Ceramics and Applications. De Gruyter, 2021, pp. 123–154. https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9783110627992-011


Copyright © 2020 Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA