IHTM PLAVI
Scientific Institution

Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy

grb BUUniversity of Belgrade

Maja D. Obradović, Ph.D.

Full Research Professor (Principal Research Fellow)

 

 

 

 

 

Address:

Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade
Department of Electrochemistry
11000 Beograd 6, PAK 125213, Serbia

Laboratory:
Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy,
Karnegijeva 4, 4rd floor, room 443, 11120 Belgrade 35, Pak 135804, Serbia Telephone: +381 11 3303702
+381 11 3370389
Fax: +381 11 3370389
GSM: +381 64 18 20 201
E-mail: obradovic@ihtm.bg.ac.rs

Education:

1989 Gymnasia "Mladost", Priboj
1995 B. Sc., Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade
1999 M. Sc., Center for multidisciplinary studies, University of Belgrade: "Electrochemical Deposition and Characterization of Zn-Ni Alloys"
2004 Ph. D., Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade: "Electrochemical deposition and characterization of Ni-W alloys"

Research Ranks:

1999 Research Assistant
2004 Research Associate
2010 Senior Research Associate
2015. Full Research Professor / Principal Research Fellow

Memberships:

Serbian Chemical Society,
International Society of Electrochemistry

Professional Experience:

March 1996 – March 1997 Teaching Fellow (Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade)
1998 – Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy – Department of Electrochemistry, University of Belgrade
Jun 2005 – January 2007, Postdoctoral fellow (Queen’s University, Department of Chemistry, Kingston, Ontario, Canada)

Research Interests:

Kinetics and mechanism of electrochemical reactions: oxygen reduction reaction, hydrogen and small organic molecules oxidation reaction; Electrochemical deposition and characterization of metals and alloys.

Language Skill: English and Russian.

Citations: 520 (460 without self citations of all authors), jun 2016; h-indeks = 13.

Projects:

International:
2001–2003 Electrochemical deposition of alloys, bilateral scientific cooperation of Polish Academy of Science and Serbian Academy of Science and Art
2004–2006 Electrocatalytical processes on nanoparticles of platinum metals, bilateral scientific cooperation of Polish Academy of Science and Serbian Academy of Science and Art
2014–2015 Synthesis and characterization of Pt nanocatalysts at metal oxide based supports for fuel cells application,
Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Republic of Slovenia, No 451-03-3095/2014-09/26
2015–2019 Electrochemical processing methodologies and corrosion protection for device and systems miniaturization, European cooperation in science and technology COST Action MP1407.

National:
1998 – 2000 Forming of Metals and Their Alloys by Electrochemical and Metallurgical Processes, Ministry for Science and Technology of Serbia.
2001 – 2005 Electrodeposition and characterization of alloys, composites and microstructured materials Ministry of Science, Technology and Development of the Republic of Serbia, contract No. H 1821.
2001 – 2005 Electrocatalysis on nanoparticles: from model system to supported catalysts, Ministry of Science, Technology and Development of the Republic of Serbia, contract No. H 1796.
2006 – 2010 Composite materials based on carbon, metals and metal oxides in electrocatalysis and energy storage processes, Ministry of Science, Technology and Development of Serbia, contract No. 142048.
2006 – 2010 New materials for application in PEM fuel cell, Ministry of science and technological development of the Republic of Serbia, contract No. 142056.
2011 – 2014 Development, characterization and application nanostructured and composite electrocatalysts and interactive supports for fuel cells and water electrolysis, Ministry of Education and science of the Republic of Serbia, contract No. 172054.

Published papers:

  1. M.D. Obradović, Z.M. Stančić, U.Č. Lačnjevac, V.V. Radmilović, A. Gavrilović-Wohlmuther, V.R. Radmilović, S.Lj. Gojković, " Electrochemical oxidation of ethanol on palladium-nickel nanocatalyst in alkaline media ", Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 189 (2016) 110-118.
  2. M. D. Obradović, U. Č. Lačnjevac, B. M. Babić, P. Ercius, V. R. Radmilović, N. V. Krstajić, S. Lj. Gojković, "RuxTi1–xO2 as the support for Pt nanoparticles: Electrocatalysis of methanol oxidation", Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 170–171 ( 2015) 144-152.
  3. M. D. Obradović, S. Lj. Gojković, "Pd black decorated by Pt submonolayers as an electrocatalyst for the HCOOH oxidation", J. Solid State Electrochem., 18 (2014) 2599-2607.
  4. M. D. Obradović, S. Lj. Gojković, "HCOOH oxidation on thin Pd layers on Au: Selfpoisoning by the subsequent reaction of the reaction product", Electrochim. Acta 88 (2013) 384-389.
  5. M. N. Krstajić, M. D. Obradović, B. M. Babić, V. R. Radmilović, U. Č. Lačnjevac, N. V. Krstajić, S. Lj. Gojković, "Electrochemical oxidation of methanol on Pt/(RuxSn1-x)O2 nanocatalyst", J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 78 (2013) 1703–1716.
  6. M. D. Obradović, B. M. Babić, N. V. Krstajić, S. Lj. Gojković, "Uticaj volfram-karbida u nosaču Pt nanočestica na elektrohemijsku redukciju kiseonika u kiselom rastvoru ", Hem. Ind., 67 (2013) 301-311.
  7. J. D. Lović, M. D. Obradović, D. V. Tripković, K. Dj. Popović, V. M. Jovanović, S. Lj. Gojković, A. V. Tripković, "High activity and stability of Pt2Bi catalyst in formic acid oxidation", Electrocatal., 3 (2012) 346-352.
  8. M. D. Obradović, B. M. Babić, V. R. Radmilović, N. V. Krstajić, S. Lj. Gojković,  "Core-shell structured tungsten-tungsten carbide as a Pt catalyst support and its activity for methanol electrooxidation", Int. J. Hydrogen Energ., 37 (2012) 10671-10679.
  9. M. D. Obradović, S. Lj. Gojković, N. R. Elezović P. Ercius, V. R. Radmilović, Lj. D. Vračar, N. V. Krstajić,  "The Kinetics of the Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction on WC/Pt catalyst with low content of Pt nano-particles", J. Electroanal. Chem., 671 (2012) 24-32.
  10. M. D. Obradović, S. Lj. Gojković, "Electrochemical instability of Pt nanoparticles probed by formic acid oxidation ", J. Electroanal. Chem., 664 (2012) 152-155.
  11. M. D. Obradović, J. R. Rogan, B. M. Babić, A. V. Tripković, A. R. Gautam, V. R. Radmilović, S. Lj. Gojković, "Formic acid oxidation on Pt-Au nanoparticles: relation between the catalyst activity and the poisoning rate", J. Power Sources., 197 (2012) 72-79.
  12. M. D. Obradović, A. V. Tripković, S. Lj. Gojković, "Oxidation of carbon monoxide and formic acid on bulk and nanosized Pt-Co alloys", J. Solid State Electrochem., 16 (2012) 587–595.
  13. G. D. Vuković, M. D. Obradović, A. D. Marinković, J. R. Rogan, P. S. Uskoković, V. R. Radmilović, S. Lj. Gojković, "Ethylenediamine-modified multiwall carbon nanotubes as a Pt catalyst support", Mater. Chem. Phys., 130 (2011) 657-664.
  14. M. D. Obradović, J. Lessard, G. Jerkiewicz, "Cyclic-Voltammetry Behavior of Pt(111) in aqueous HClO4 + C6H6: Influence of C6H6 Concentration, Scan Rate and Temperature", J. Electroanal. Chem., 649 (2010) 248-256.
  15. M. D. Obradović, "The electrochemical properties of carbon nanotubes and carbon XC-72R  
    and their application as Pt support", J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 75 (2010) 1435–1439.
  16. M. D. Obradović, A. V. Tripković, S. Lj. Gojković, "The origin of high activity of Pt-Au surfaces in the formic acid oxidation", Electrochim. Acta, 55 (2009) 204–209.
  17. M. D. Obradović, G. D. Vuković, S. I. Stevanović, V. V. Panić, P. S. Uskoković, A. Kowal, S. Lj. Gojković, "A comparative study of the electrochemical properties of carbon nanotubes and carbon black", J. Electroanal. Chem, 634 (2009) 22-30.
  18. G. Vuković, A. Marinković, M. Obradović, V. Radmilović, M. Čolić, R. Aleksić, P.S. Uskoković, " Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxicity of covalently amino-functionalized highly dispersed multi-walled carbon nanotubes", Appl. Surf. Sci., 255 (2009) 8067-8075.
  19. J. Lessard, M. Obradović, G. Jerkiewicz, "New Insight into the Electrocatalytic Hydrogenation of Model Unsaturated Organic Compounds" in Chemical Industries (Catalysis of Organic Reactions, Ed. M. Prunier, CRC Press-Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, 123 (2009) 149-158 (Proceedings of the 22nd Organic Reactions Catalysis Society Conference on Catalysis of Organic Reactions, Richmond, Virginia, USA, March 30 - April 3, 2008).
  20. M. D. Obradović, B. M. Babić, A. Kowal, V. V. Panić, S. Lj. Gojković, "Electrochemical properties of mixed WC and Pt-black powders", J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 73 (2008)) 1197–1209.
  21. M. D. Obradović, B. N. Grgur, S. Lj. Gojković, Lj. M. Vračar, "Enhancement of the electrochemical reduction of oxygen at platinum by nickel underpotential deposition", J. Solid State Electrochem., 11 (2007) 77-83.
  22. M. D. Obradović, B. N. Grgur, S. Lj. Gojković, "Kinetic of corrosion reactions in acid and neutral solutions on electrochemically deposited Ni-W alloys" (in Serbian), Materials protection, 47 (2006) 3-11.
  23. M. D. Obradović, G. Z. Bošnjakov, R. M. Stevanović, M. D. Maksimović, A. R. Despić, "Pulse and direct durrent plating of Ni-W alloys from ammonia-citrate electrolyte", Surf. Coat. Tech., 200 (2006) 4201-4207.
  24. M. D. Obradović, D. R. Đurović, A. Kowal, B. M. Petrović, M. V. Stojanović, M.D. Maksimović, R.M. Stevanović, A.R. Despić, "Properties of Ni-W alloys electrochemically deposited by direct and pulse current" (in Serbian), Materials protection, 46 (2005) 5-12.
  25. M. N. Dešić, M. M. Popović, M. D. Obradović, Lj. M. Vračar and B. N. Grgur, "Study of gold-platinum and platinum-gold surface modification and its influence on hydrogen evolution and oxygen reduction", J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 70 (2005) 231-242.
  26. M. D. Obradović, B. N. Grgur, Lj. M. Vračar, "Comparative Potentiodynamic Study of Nickel and Hydrogen Underpotential Deposition at Polycrystalline Platinum Electrode in Weak Acid and Neutral Solutions", Mater. Sci. Forum, 494 (2005) 241-246.
  27. M. D. Obradović, B. N. Grgur, Lj. M. Vračar, "Apparent Enthalpies of Activation for Oxygen Reduction at Pt3Co Electrode in Alkaline Solution", Materials Science Forum, 453-454  (2004) 109-115.
  28. M. D. Obradović, B. N. Grgur, Lj. M. Vračar, "Adsorption of oxygen containing species and their effect on oxygen reduction on Pt3Co electrode", J. Electroanal. Chem, 548 (2003) 69-78.
  29. M. D. Obradović, R. M. Stevanović, A. R. Despić, "Electrochemical deposition of Ni-W alloys from ammonia-citrate electrolyte", J. Electroanal. Chem, 552C (2003) 185-196.
  30. M. Obradović, J. Stevanović, A. Despić, R. Stevanović, J. Stoch, "Characterization and corrosion properties of the electrodeposited Ni-W alloy", J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 66 (2001) 899-912.
  31. M. Obradović, J. Stevanović, R. Stevanović and A. Despić, "A contribution to the knowledge of electrochemical deposition of W induced by Ni", J. Electroanal. Chem, 491 (2000) 188-196.
  32. M. Obradović, R. Stevanović, A. Despić, J. Stevanović, "Electrochemical Deposition and Phase Structure of Electrodeposited Ni-W Alloys", J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 64 (1999) 245-257.
  33. S. Lj. Gojković, S. K. Zečević, M. D. Obradović, D. M. Dražić, "Oxygen reduction on a duplex stainless steel", Corros. Sci., 40 (1998) 849-860.
  34. J. Stevanović, S. Gojković, M. Obradović, A. Despić, and V. Nakić, "Hydrogen evolution at Zn-Ni alloys", Electrochim. Acta, 43 (1998) 705.