Ivana Perović

Senior Research Associate

Research interest: electrochemistry, hydrogen energy, electrolysis, fuel cells, supercapacitors, energy storage, synthesis of catalytic materials, CBRN forensics.


PhD in Physical Chemistry (2018). University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, PhD thesis title: “Influence of the application of ionic activators based on d-metals Zn, Co, Cu, Ni, Mo and laser radiation on the energy efficiency of hydrogen generation from alkaline electrolysis”.

MSc in Physical Chemistry (2011), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, MSc thesis title: “Increasing the energy efficiency of the process of electrolytic production of hydrogen from an alkaline solution using catalysts based on nickel and tungsten”.

BSc in Physical Chemistry (2009), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, BSc thesis title: “Groundwater organic matter load in some localities in Vojvodina”.


2011 – present, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences

2009. – 2011. CONSECO Agency – Consulting and Management in Environmental Protection

2008. – 2009. MOL Institute, Stara Pazova
Active projects:

Program topic: Fundamental and applied aspects of electrocatalysis in energy systems and green technologies (2021 – present); participant.

Program topic: Development and implementation of new materials, methods and protocols in the field of prevention, protection and effective response to potential CBRN accidents (2021- present); participant.

List of five selected publications:

  1. I. Perović, S. Mitrović, S. Brković, N. Zdolšek, M. Seović, G. Tasić, I. Pašti , On the use of WO42- as a third component to Co–Mo ionic activator for HER in alkaline water electrolysis, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 64 (2024) 196–204,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2024.03.267
  2. S. Mitrović, S.M. Brković, S. Živković, N. Zdolšek, M. Seović, J. Georgijević, I.M. Perovic, From E-Waste to Hydrogen Evolution: Harnessing Recycled Precious Metals for Catalytic Efficiency in Hydrogen Evolution ReactionsMaterials, 16 (2023) 6795.https://doi.org/10.3390/ma16206795
  3. Nikola Zdolšek, Ivana Perović, Snežana Brković, Gvozden Tasić, Miloš Milović, Milica Vujković, Deep Eutectic Solvent for Facile Synthesis of Mn3O4@N-Doped Carbon for Aqueous Multivalent-Based Supercapacitors: New Concept for Increasing Capacitance and Operating Voltage, Materials, 2022, 15, 8540.https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15238540
  4.  I.M. Perovic, D.D. Acimovic, G.S. Tasić, S.D. Karic, P.Z. Lausevic, M.P.M. Kaninski, V.M. Nikolić, Efficient hydrogen production using ternary Ni-Cu-Mo ionic activator, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40 (2015) 6270-6275. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.03.003
  5. V.M. Nikolic, I.M. Perovic, N.M. Gavrilov, I.A. Pašti, A.B. Saponjic, P.J. Vulic, M.P.M. Kaninski, On the tungsten carbide synthesis for PEM fuel cell application–Problems, challenges and advantages, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2014) 11175-11185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.05.078