Scientific Institution

Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy

grb BUUniversity of Belgrade

Dušan Tripković, Ph.D.

Principal Research Fellow







Njegoševa 12, 11000 Beograd, Srbija
Telephone: 0113370389
Fax: 0113370389
GSM: 0641380874
E-mail: dusan@ihtm.bg.ac.rs


2003 B.Sc degree-Chemical engineer, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy - University of Belgrade
2005 M.Sc thesis Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy - University of Belgrade
2008 Ph.D thesis Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy - University of Belgrade

Research Ranks:

2003 Research Trainee
2005 Research Assistant
2008 Senior Research Associate
2013 Principal Research Fellow


International Society of Electrochemistry
Serbian Chemical Society

Professional Experience:

2003 - 2005 experimental part of master thesis - Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Krakow, Poland
2005 - 2015 experimental part of Ph.D thesis and post doc - Argonne National Laboratory
2003 - ICTM/department of Electrochemistry

Research Interests:

Surface characterization using electrochemical spectroscopic and microscopic techniques
Development of new catalysts for the reactions in fuel cells

Professional Skills: STM and AFM expertise, SEM, I-beam lithography

Citations: 1472, 06 2016; h index = 17

Language Skills: English, French



  1. 2004-2006 Electrocatalytic processes on nanoparticles of platinum metals
    (ICTM-Department of Electrochemistry, Belgrade - Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Krakow, Poland)
  2. 2007-2009 New anodes for fuel cells: electrocatalytic processes on Pt-Bi alloys
    (ICTM-Department of Electrochemistry, Belgrade - Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Krakow, Poland)

Basic Research:

  1. 2001-2004 Electrocatalysis on nanoparticles: from model system to supported catalysts
    (Ministry of Science, Technology and development, Serbia)
  2. 2005-2007 Hydrogen energy and hydrogen storage
    (University of Chicago, Argonne and US Department
  3. 2005-2007 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
    (US Department of Energy)
  4. 2006-2010 Advanced Materials for PEM Fuel Cell Applications
    (Ministry for Science and Technology, Serbia)
  5.  2009-2011 Energy and Fuels from multifunctional electrochemical interfaces
    (Basic Energy Science)
  6. 2011-2015 New approach in designing materials for energy conversion and energy storage systems (Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Serbia)

Applied Research:

  1. 2009-2012 Effect of shape of nanoparticles on stability of cathode catalysts for the ORR

Major Publications:

Subbaraman, R., Tripkovic, D., Strmcnik, D., Chang, K.-C., Uchimura, M.ac, Paulikas, A.P., Stamenkovic, V., Markovic, N.M.

Enhancing hydrogen evolution activity in water splitting by tailoring Li+-Ni(OH)2-Pt interfaces

Science, 334 (6060), pp. 1256-1260, 2011


Subbaraman, R., Tripkovic, D., Chang, K.-C., Strmcnik, D., Paulikas, A.P., Hirunsit, P., Chan, M., Greeley, J., Stamenkovic, V., Markovic, N.M.

Trends in activity for the water electrolyser reactions on 3d M(Ni,Co,Fe,Mn) hydr(oxy)oxide catalysts

Nature Materials 11 (6), pp. 550-557 , 2012


Van Der Vliet, D.F., Wang, C., Tripkovic, D., Strmcnik, D., Zhang, X.F., Debe, M.K., Atanasoski, R.T., Markovic, N.M., Stamenkovic, V.R

Mesostructured thin films as electrocatalysts with tunable composition and surface morphology

Nature Materials 11, (12), pp. 1051-1058, 2012


Genorio, B., Strmcnik, D., Subbaraman, R., Tripkovic, D., Karapetrov, G., Stamenkovic, V.R., Pejovnik, S., Marković, N.M.

Selective catalysts for the hydrogen oxidation and oxygen reduction reactions by patterning of platinum with calix[4]arene molecules

Nature Materials  9, (12), Pages 998-1003, 2010


Lović, J.D., Tripković, A.V. , Gojković, S.L., Popović, K.D., Tripković, D.V., Olszewski, P., Kowal, A.

Kinetic study of formic acid oxidation on carbon-supported platinum electrocatalyst 

Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 581, (2), 1, Pages 294-302, 2005


Ram Subbaraman, N. Danilovic, P. P. Lopes, D. Tripkovic, D. Strmcnik, V. R. Stamenkovic, and N. M. Markovic

Origin of Anomalous Activities for Electrocatalysts in Alkaline Electrolytes,

J. Phys. Chem. C, 116 (42), pp 22231–22237, 2012


Chao Wang, Miaofang Chi, Dongguo Li, Dusan Strmcnik, Dennis van der Vliet,Guofeng Wang,Vladimir Komanicky, Kee-Chul Chang, Arvydas P. Paulikas, Dusan Tripkovic, John Pearson,Karren L. More, Nenad M. Markovic, and Vojislav R. Stamenkovic

Design and Synthesis of Bimetallic Electrocatalyst with Multilayered Pt-Skin Surfaces, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133 (36), 14396-403, 2011


D. V. Tripkovic, D. Strmcnik, D. van der Vliet, V. Stamenkovic and N. M. Markovic: 

The role of anions in surface electrochemistry

Faraday Discuss., 140, 25-40, 2008


Dongguo Li, Chao Wang, Dusan Tripkovic, Shouheng Sun, Nenad M. Markovic, and Vojislav R. Stamenkovic

Surfactant Removal for Colloidal Nanoparticles from Solution Synthesis: The Effect on Catalytic Performance

ACS Catal., 2 (7), pp 22231-22237, 2012


Vladislava M. Jovanovic, Dusan Tripkovic, Amalija Tripkovic, Andrzej Kowal, Jerzy Stoch:

Oxidation of formic acid at platinum electrodeposited on polished and oxidized glassy carbon Electrochem. Comm., 7, 1039-1044, 2005