Dr. Marina Vuković


Fields of research

  • Т 151 Optical materials
  • Т 350 Chemical technology and engineering


Biography and education

Born in 1983, in Kraljevo

  • 2017. PhD Degree in Material Science, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade;
    Ph.D. Thesis: Preparation of zinc oxide varistors with submicronic grain size and ultra-high breakdown field
  • 2009. M.Sc. Degree in Biotechnology and biochemical engineering, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade


Research titles

2022- Senior Research Associate

2018-2022 Research Associate

2012-2017 Research Assistant

2011-2012 Junior Research Assistant


Research areas

Dr. Marina Vuković's research is focused on the synthesis and characterization of optically active materials, and correlation of determined crystallographic, morphological and thermal featured of these materials with their optical characteristics  

Key words: photoluminescence, synthesis, optical characterization, nanoparticles


National and international projects

  • 2021-2025. COST Action CA20130 European MIC Network – New paths for science, sustainability and standards

  • 2017-2019. Rational design and synthesis of biologically active and coordination compounds and functional materials, relevant for (bio)nanotechnology, OI172035 Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia

  • 2011-2017. Zero- to Three-Dimensional Nanostructures for Application in Electronics and Renewable Energy Sources: Synthesis, Characterization and Processing, III45007 Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia


Scholarly publishing activities

  • Peer-reviewer for the journal Processing and Application of Ceramics


Membership and service

Conference bodies
  • Advanced Ceramic and Application, organizing  committee
Learned societies
  • Serbian Ceramic Society


Selected publications

  • Stamenković, T.; Dinić, I.; Vuković, M.; Radmilović, N.; Barudžija, T.; Tomić, M.; Mančić, L.; Lojpur, V. Effect of Bi3+co-Doping on the up-Converting and Photocatalytic Properties of SrGd2O4:Yb3+/Ho3+ Phase. Ceramics International 2023, 49 (23), 37758–37767. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2023.09.103.
  • Vukovic, M.; Dinic, I.; Jardim, P.; Marković, S.; Veselinović, L.; Nikolić, M.; Mancic, L. The Low-Temperature Sonochemical Synthesis of up-Converting β NaYF4:Yb,Er Mesocrystals. Advanced Powder Technology 2022, 33 (2), 103403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apt.2021.103403.
  • Dorm, B. C.; Iemma, M. R. C.; Neto, B. D.; Francisco, R. C. L.; Dinić, I.; Ignjatović, N.; Marković, S.; Vuković, M.; Škapin, S.; Trovatti, E.; Mančić, L. Synthesis and Biological Properties of Alanine-Grafted Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles. Life 2022, 13 (1), 116. https://doi.org/10.3390/life13010116.
  • Dinic, I.; Vukovic, M.; Nikolic, M.; Tan, Z.; Milosevic, O.; Mancic, L. Up-Converting Nanoparticles Synthesis Using Hydroxyl–Carboxyl Chelating Agents: Fluoride Source Effect. The Journal of Chemical Physics 2020, 153 (8), 084706. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0016559.
  • Ignjatović, N. L.; Mančić, L.; Vuković, M.; Stojanović, Z.; Nikolić, M. G.; Škapin, S.; Jovanović, S.; Veselinović, L.; Uskoković, V.; Lazić, S.; Marković, S.; Lazarević, M. M.; Uskoković, D. P. Rare-Earth (Gd3+,Yb3+/Tm3+, Eu3+) Co-Doped Hydroxyapatite as Magnetic, up-Conversion and down-Conversion Materials for Multimodal Imaging. Sci Rep 2019, 9 (1), 16305. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52885-0.