Dr. Jelena Vujančević


Fields of research

P003 Chemistry

P401 Electrochemistry

P260 Condensed matter: electronic structure, electrical, magnetic and optical properties, supraconductors, magnetic resonance, relaxation, spectroscopy

T152 Composite materials


Biography and education

Born in 1985, in Petrovac na Mlavi

  • BSc thesis (master’s equivalent): 2011 - University of Belgrade, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy
    Title: Adsorption of anionic dyes from aqueous solutions of functionalized acid activated sepiolite 


Research and academic titles

2021– Research Associate  

2018-2021 Research Assistant

2015-2018 Research Assistant  

2014-2015 Junior Researcher Assistant

Dr. Jelena Vujančević has been working in the Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA since 1 April 2014.


Research areas

The research of Dr. Jelena Vujančević is oriented towards the synthesis and physicochemical characterization of nanostructured semiconductor materials used in photocatalysis, photodiodes, as antimicrobial agents and for adsorption of heavy metals.

Keywords: TiO2 nanotubes, anodization, composite materials, photocatalysis, perovskite photodiode, antimicrobial properties


Support to research career development

  • 2021: Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering Management - Course: Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering


National and international projects


Scholarly publishing activities

  • Peer-reviewer for the journals АCS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Science of Sintering and Catalysts.


Membership and service

Committees, councils, etc

Secretary of the Research Council of the Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA

Learned societies
  • Member of the Serbian Ceramic Society
  • Member of the American Ceramic Society


Selected publications

  • Vasiljević, Z. Ž.; Dojčinović, M. P.; Vujančević, J. D.; Spreitzer, M.; Kovač, J.; Bartolić, D.; Marković, S.; Janković-Čaštvan, I.; Tadić, N. B.; Nikolić, M. V. Exploring the Impact of Calcination Parameters on the Crystal Structure, Morphology, and Optical Properties of Electrospun Fe2TiO5 Nanofibers. RSC Adv. 2021, 11 (51), 32358–32368. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1RA05748K.
  • Kosanovic, D.; Zivojinovic, J.; Vujancevic, J.; Peles, A.; Blagojevic, V. Point Defects and Their Effect on Dielectric Permittivity in Strontium Titanate Ceramics. Sci Sintering 2021, 53 (3), 285–299. https://doi.org/10.2298/SOS2103285K.
  • Dojcinovic, M. P.; Vasiljevic, Z. Z.; Krstic, J. B.; Vujancevic, J. D.; Markovic, S.; Tadic, N. B.; Nikolic, M. V. Electrospun Nickel Manganite (NiMn2O4) Nanocrystalline Fibers for Humidity and Temperature Sensing. Sensors 2021, 21 (13), 4357. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21134357.
  • Vasiljevic, Z. Z.; Dojcinovic, M. P.; Vujancevic, J. D.; Jankovic-Castvan, I.; Ognjanovic, M.; Tadic, N. B.; Stojadinovic, S.; Brankovic, G. O.; Nikolic, M. V. Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue under Natural Sunlight Using Iron Titanate Nanoparticles Prepared by a Modified Sol–Gel Method. R. Soc. open sci. 2020, 7 (9), 200708. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.200708.
  • Nikolic, M. V.; Labus, N. J.; Pavlovic, V. P.; Markovic, S.; Lukovic, M. D.; Tadic, N. B.; Vujancevic, J. D.; Vlahovic, B.; Pavlovic, V. B. Nanocrystalline Zn2SnO4/SnO2: Crystal Structure and Humidity Influence on Complex Impedance. J Electroceram 2020, 45 (4), 135–147. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10832-021-00232-z.
  • Bjelajac, A.; Petrović, R.; Vujancevic, J.; Veltruska, K.; Matolin, V.; Siketic, Z.; Provatas, G.; Jaksic, M.; Stan, G. E.; Socol, G.; Mihailescu, I. N.; Janaćković, D. Sn-Doped TiO2 Nanotubular Thin Film for Photocatalytic Degradation of Methyl Orange Dye. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 2020, 147, 109609. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpcs.2020.109609.
  • Vujančević, J.; Andričević, P.; Bjelajac, A.; Đokić, V.; Popović, M.; Rakočević, Z.; Horváth, E.; Kollár, M.; Náfrádi, B.; Schiller, A.; Domanski, K.; Forró, L.; Pavlović, V.; Janaćković, Đ. Dry-Pressed Anodized Titania Nanotube/CH3NH3PbI3 Single Crystal Heterojunctions: The Beneficial Role of N Doping. Ceramics International 2019, 45 (8), 10013–10020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2019.02.045.
  • Pavlović, V. P.; Vujančević, J. D.; Mašković, P.; Ćirković, J.; Papan, J. M.; Kosanović, D.; Dramićanin, M. D.; Petrović, P. B.; Vlahović, B.; Pavlović, V. B. Structure and Enhanced Antimicrobial Activity of Mechanically Activated Nano TiO2. J Am Ceram Soc 2019, 102 (12), 7735–7745. https://doi.org/10.1111/jace.16668.
  • Nikolic, M. V.; Vasiljevic, Z. Z.; Lukovic, M. D.; Pavlovic, V. P.; Krstic, J. B.; Vujancevic, J.; Tadic, N.; Vlahovic, B.; Pavlovic, V. B. Investigation of ZnFe2O4 Spinel Ferrite Nanocrystalline Screen‐printed Thick Films for Application in Humidity Sensing. Int J Appl Ceram Technol 2019, 16 (3), 981–993. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijac.13190.
  • Vujancevic, J.; Bjelajac, A.; Cirkovic, J.; Pavlovic, V.; Horvath, E.; Forró, L.; Vlahovic, B.; Mitric, M.; Janackovic, D.; Pavlovic, V. Structure and Photocatalytic Properties of Sintered TiO2 Nanotube Arrays. Sci Sintering 2018, 50 (1), 39–50. https://doi.org/10.2298/SOS1801039V.