Dr. Maja Kuzmanović


Fields of research

P 400 Physical chemistry

P 401 Electrochemistry 


Biography and education

Born in 1977, Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • MSc thesis: 2007, University of Belgrade -  Faculty of Physical Chemistry
    Title: Synthesis of the intercalate compound Sb2Co by the citrate process 
  • BSc thesis: 2004, University of Belgrade - Faculty of Physical Chemistry
    Thesis: Synthesis of cathode material LiZnxMn2-xO4 for lithium batteries via the glycine-nitrate method


Research titles

2018- Research associate

2013-2016 Research assistant

2009-2013 Research assistant

2006-2009 Research trainee

Working in the Institute since 1 October 2008


Research areas

The research of Dr. Kuzmanović is focused on the synthesis and physicochemical characterization of materials that find their application in various fields, especially in the field of biomaterials and electrode materials for use in batteries.

Keywords: nanomaterials, material synthesis, instrumental analysis, electrochemical properties


National and international projects


Membership and service

Learned societies
  • Society of Physical Chemists of Serbia


Selected publications

  • Milović, M.; Jugović, D.; Vujković, M.; Kuzmanović, M.; Mraković, A.; Mitrić, M. Towards a Green and Cost-Effective Synthesis of Polyanionic Cathodes: Comparative Electrochemical Behaviour of LiFePO4/C, Li2FeP2O7/C and Li2FeSiO4/C Synthesized Using Methylcellulose Matrix. Bull Mater Sci 2021, 44 (2), 144. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12034-021-02397-3.
  • Stevanović, M.; Lukić, M. J.; Stanković, A.; Filipović, N.; Kuzmanović, M.; Janićijević, Ž. Biomedical Inorganic Nanoparticles: Preparation, Properties, and Perspectives. In Materials for Biomedical Engineering; Elsevier, 2019; pp 1–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102814-8.00001-9.
  • Lukić, M. J.; Kuzmanović, M.; Sezen, M.; Bakan, F.; Egelja, A.; Veselinović, L. Inert Atmosphere Processing of Hydroxyapatite in the Presence of Lithium Iron Phosphate. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 2018, 38 (4), 2120–2133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2017.12.023.
  • Ignjatović, N. L.; Penov-Gaši, K. M.; Wu, V. M.; Ajduković, J. J.; Kojić, V. V.; Vasiljević-Radović, D.; Kuzmanović, M.; Uskoković, V.; Uskoković, D. P. Selective Anticancer Activity of Hydroxyapatite/Chitosan-Poly(d,l)-Lactide-Co-Glycolide Particles Loaded with an Androstane-Based Cancer Inhibitor. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2016, 148, 629–639. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2016.09.041.
  • Kuzmanović, M.; Jugović, D.; Mitrić, M.; Jokić, B.; Cvjetićanin, N.; Uskoković, D. The Use of Various Dicarboxylic Acids as a Carbon Source for the Preparation of LiFePO4/C Composite. Ceramics International 2015, 41 (5), 6753–6758. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.01.121.
  • Jugović, D.; Mitrić, M.; Kuzmanović, M.; Cvjetićanin, N.; Marković, S.; Škapin, S.; Uskoković, D. Rapid Crystallization of LiFePO4 Particles by Facile Emulsion-Mediated Solvothermal Synthesis. Powder Technology 2012, 219, 128–134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2011.12.028.
  • Jugović, D.; Mitrić, M.; Kuzmanović, M.; Cvjetićanin, N.; Škapin, S.; Cekić, B.; Ivanovski, V.; Uskoković, D. Preparation of LiFePO4/C Composites by Co-Precipitation in Molten Stearic Acid. Journal of Power Sources 2011, 196 (10), 4613–4618. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.01.072.
  • Nikolić, P. M.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Nikolić, M. V.; Vujatović, S. S.; Pavlidou, E.; Zorba, T. T.; Ivetić, T.; Stamenovic, B.; Labus, N.; Jović, M.; Ristić, M. M. Far Infrared Properties of Sintered Pb0.9Sn0.1Te Doped with Palladium. Powder Metall Met Ceram 2009, 48 (5–6), 353–357. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11106-009-9122-y.
  • Nikolić, P. M.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Djukic, S. R.; Vujatović, S. S.; Labus, N. J.; Zorba, T. T.; Jović, M.; Nikolić, M. V.; Bojcic, A.; Blagojević, V.; Stamenovic, B.; König, W. Far Infrared Study of Impurity Local Modes in Palladium-Doped PbTe and PbSnTe. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2009, 475 (1–2), 930–934. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2008.08.069.
  • Jović, M.; Dašić, M.; Holl, K.; Ilić, D.; Mentus, S. Gel-Combustion Synthesis of CoSb2O6 and Its Reduction to Powdery Sb2Co Alloy. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 2009, 74 (1), 53–60. https://doi.org/10.2298/JSC0901053J.