Dr. Ljiljana Gajic-Krstajic was born on October 4th, 1952 in Belgarde. She graduated from the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy in Belgrade in 1978, and completed her MSc studies in the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies of the University of Belgrade in 1988 with the thesis titled Electrochemical behaviour of aluminium in chloride-water solution. In 1997, she took her PhD degree at the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy in Belgrade with the thesis Electrochemical separation of oxygen from the binary oxides of nickel and iron in alkaline solutions. She was elected a Research Associate in 2000 and Senior Research Associate in 2004 at the Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy in Belgrade. She was elected a Principal Research Fellow in 2012.
Fields of interest: kinetics and mechanisms of electrochemical reactions in hydrogen separation, electrochemical reaction in reduction and oxidation of polysaharides (primarily glucose reduction).
On April 17th 2005, she received City of Belgrade Award for the Inventor in the Field of Science for 2004 (joint invention with MSc Nataša Trišović, Prof. Dr. Nedeljko Krstajić, and Dr. Tomislav Trišović).
She has been working at the Institute since 1981.