Snežana (ex Miulović) Brković

Research associate

Research interest: electrochemistry, electrocatalysis, synthesis and characterization of catalytic materials, green energy, hydrogen energy, electrolyzers, PEM fuel cells, supercapacitors, HBRN forensics


MSc in Physical Chemistry (2010), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, MSc thesis title: “Hydrogen production by alkaline electrolysis – the possibility of saving energy by using activators based on Co and W”.

PhD in Physical Chemistry (2020). University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, PhD thesis title: “Investigation of non-stoichiometric oxides and carbides of tungsten as additives and carriers of anode catalysts for PEM fuel cells”.


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

Active projects:

Program topic: Fundamental and applied aspects of electrocatalysis in energy systems and green technologies (2020 – present); project leader from 2022.

Program topic: Development and implementation of new materials, methods and protocols in the field of prevention, protection and effective response to potential CBRN accidents (2022- present); participant.

List of five selected publications:

  1. Aleksandar D. Maksic, Snezana M. Miulovic, Vladimir M. Nikolic, Ivana M. Perovic, Milica P. Marceta Kaninski, Energy consumption of the electrolytic hydrogen production using Ni–W based activators — Part I, Applied Catalysis A: General, 405 (2011) 25-28. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2011.07.017.
  • Snezana M. Miulovic, Sladjana Lj. Maslovara, Ivana M. Perovic, Vladimir M. Nikolic, Milica P. Marceta Kaninski, Electrocatalytic activity of ZnCoMo based ionic activators for alkaline hydrogen evolution–Part II, Applied Catalysis A: General, 451 (2013) 220-26. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2012.09.056.
  • Snežana М. Brković, Vladimir M. Nikolić, Milica P. Marčeta Kaninski, Igor A. Pašti. Pt/C catalyst impregnated with tungsten-oxide – Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction vs. CO tolerance, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 44 (2019 ) 13364-72. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.03.270.
  •  Snežana M. Brkovic, Milica P. Marceta Kaninski, Petar Z. Lausevic, Aleksandra B. Saponjic, Aleksandra M. Radulovic, Aleksandra A. Rakic, Igor A. Pasti, Vladimir M. Nikolic, Non-stoichiometric tungsten-carbide-oxide-supported Pt–Ru anode catalysts for PEM fuel cells – From basic electrochemistry to fuel cell performance, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 45 (2020) 13929–38. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.03.086.

Nikola Zdolsek, Milica Vujkovic, Onder Metinc, Snezana Brkovic, Ana Jocic,  Aleksandra Dimitrijevic, Tatjana Trtic-Petrovic, Biljana Sljukic, Boosting electrocatalysis of oxygen reduction and evolution reactions with cost-effective cobalt and nitrogen-doped carbons prepared by simple carbonization of ionic liquids, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 47 (2022) 14847 – 58. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2022.02.225.