Marija Živković

Principal technical associate

Research interest: indoor and outdoor air pollution, particulate matter, VOC, PAHs, OC/EC


BSc in Environmental Chemistry (2010), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry, BSc thesis title: “Organic geochemical characteristics of liquid products of pyrolysis and catalyzed pyrolysis of the kerogen type II/III (Valjevo-Mionica basin)”.

PhD student (2010 – present). University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry, PhD thesis title: “Composition of indoor and outdoor air pollution in school environments in Serbia”.


2010 – 2021, Department of Thermal Engineering and Energy, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Vinča

2021 – present, Department of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Vinča

Active projects:

Program topic: Indoor and outdoor air pollution – measurement and modeling of the spatiotemporal distribution of air pollution and exposure assessment (2021- present); participant.

Program topic: Development and validation of new technologies in building construction with the aim of increasing the energy efficiency of buildings and improving the quality of urban environments (2021- present); participant.

International project H2020-WIDESPREAD-05-2020, VIDIS Grant Agreement no 952433. 3 partners from Europe (VINCA Institute (Serbia), ENEA (Italy) and NILU (Norway)) and one from Australia (QUT). Title of project: “ VIRTUAL CENTRE FOR DISTRIBUTED ATMOSPHERIC SENSING FOR REDUCTION OF POLLUTION PRESSURES“, (2022-2023);  participant.

International project HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ACCESS-02, WeBaSOOP  Grant Agreement no 101060170. Serbia coordinator (VINCA) and partners institution (IRMB,PHIB) and the internationally leading partners (NILU, CSIC, UNG, DEAKIN): „Research Reinforcing in the Western Balkans in Offline and Online Monitoring and Source Identification of Atmospheric Particles“ (2022-2025), participant.

Project “Schools for better air quality” implemented by UNICEF, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia and with financial support of the Government of Norway (2022-2023), participant.

 List of five selected publications:

  1. Marija Živković, Milena Jovašević-Stojanović, Anka Cvetković, Ivan Lazović, Viša Tasić, Žana Stevanović, Ivan Gržetić, PAHs levels in gas and particle-bound phase in schools at different locations in Serbia, Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly (2014), doi:10.2298/CICEQ140206016Z
  2. Marina Jovanović, Biljana Vučićević, Valentina Turanjanin, Marija Živković, Vuk Spasojević , Investigation of indoor and outdoor air quality of the classrooms at a school in Serbia, Energy (2014),
  3. Renata Kovaćević, Viša Tasić, Marija Živković, Nenad Živković, Amelija Đorđević, Dragan Manojlović, Milena Jovašević-Stojanović, Mas concentrations and indoor-outdoor relationships of PM in selected educational buildings in Niš, Serbia, Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly (2014), doi:10.2298/CICEQ140207013K
  4. Rastko Jovanović & Marija Živković, Risk of Children and Adults Exposed to the Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons – PAHs in Primary School Environment in Serbia, Model Development and Validation. Computational and Experimental Approaches in Materials Science and Engineering, 2019, pp 203-220, Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020, ISBN 978-3-030-30853-7 (eBook),
  5. Ivan Lazović, Žarko Stevanović, Valentina Turanjanin, Sandra Stefanović, Marija Živković, Characteristics of the Energy Envelope Features and Indoor Air Quality. Research in the Elementary School “Ljubica Radosavljevic-Nada” in Zaječar, Serbia, Termotehnika (2012), 3, 3, pp. 317 – 325