Suzana Veličković

Principal research fellow

Research interest: Mass Spectrometry, Laser desorption/ionization, High-temperature chemistry, Ionization energy, Homogeneous and heterogeneous metal clusters, “Superalkalis”, Corrosion


BSc in Physical Chemistry (1996), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, BSc thesis title: “Influence of catalysts and stabilizers on reaction time and quality of polyurethane foam”.

MSc in Physical Chemistry (2004), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, MSc thesis title “Mass spectrometric determination of the ionization energy of hypervalent Li2Cl and Na2Cl molecules using the surface ionization method”.

PhD in Physical Chemistry (2008). University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, PhD thesis title: “Study of formation conditions and determination of ionization energy of hypervalent lithium clusters with halogen elements by mass spectrometry method.”


1999 – present, Department of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Vinča

Active projects:

Program topic: Optical emission (OE) and mass spectrometry (MS) for the characterization of plasma, clusters and polymeric materials (2022- and beyond); participant.

Program topic: Experimental and theoretical investigation of thermo-chemical conversion of waste material in order to obtain a higher yield of bio-gas (synthetic gas) (2022- and beyond); participant.

 List of five selected publications:

  1. M. Mitić, M. Milovanović, F. Veljković, A. Perić-Grujić, S. Veličković, S. Jerosimić, Theoretical and experimental study of small potassium-bromideKnBr(0,1+) (n =2-6) and KnBrn-1(0,1+) (n= 3-5) clusters, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 835 (2020) 155301-155312.
  • S. P. Dimitrijević, B. D. Vurdelja, S. B. Dimitrijević, F. M. Veljković, Ž. J. Kamberović and S. R. Veličković, Complementary methods for characterization of the corrosion products on the surface of Ag60Cu26Zn14 and Ag58.5Cu31.5Pd10 brazing alloys, Corrosion Reviews, 38 (2020) 111-125.
  • S. B. Dimitrijević, S. R. Veličković, A. T. Ivanović, F. M. Veljković, M. M. Jovanović, Ž. Kamberović, S. P. Dimitrijević, Recovery of tungsten trioxide from waste diamond core drilling crowns by nitric acid leaching, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 101 (2021) 10569
  • M. Milivanović, S. Veličković, F. Veljković, S. Jerosimić, Structure and stability of small lithium-chloride LinClm(0,1+) (n < m, n = 1–6, m = 1–3) clusters, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, (2017) 19 (45) 30481-30497.
  • R. Masnikosa, M. M. Milutinović, I. Crnolatac, A. Tote, S. Veličković, Ž. Bojić-Trbojević, A. Rilak-Simović, Anti-adhesive action of novel ruthenium(II) chlorophenyl terpyridine complexes with a high affinity for double-stranded DNA: in vitro and in silico, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 208 (2020) 111090-111103.