Senior Teaching Assistant, MA in Chemistry

Research field: Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Bioinformatics

Senior Teaching Assistant at the University of Banja Luka, employed at Chemistry Department, and active researcher with a focus on material science, green chemistry, polymer chemistry and bioinformatics. Part of different national and international projects, actively participates in the promotion of Chemistry Department, as well as the popularization of chemistry and science to the young generations. Emphasize the importance of the interdisciplinarity at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, as a co-author of several publications, which include chemistry and mathematics/informatics, with a focus on the interpretation of complex protein networks of living organisms.

Office: Chemistry Anex
Phone: +387 51 319 142

Consultations: Tuesday 10.00-12.00

University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • 2020- present Senior Teaching Assistant
  • 2016-2020 Teaching Assistant
  • Physical Chemistry 1
  • Physical Chemistry 2
  • Physical Chemistry 3
  • Instrumental methods
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics and catalysis
  • Chemistry, Organic chemistry
  • 2018. Master of Chemistry (University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics), Synthesis and characterization of ZnO nanoparticles and ZnO nanoparticles doped with silver. Mentor: prof. Dijana Jelic
  • 2015 Graduated Chemist (University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics)
  • DePol20 – Development of new polymer additives for different applications. Government of Republic of Srpska and Government of Republic of Slovenia
  • Mechanochemistry for Sustainable Industry CA 18112 COST Association
  • Hybrid Metallic/Carbon Nanomaterials Made from Mining Industry Sludge and Their Applications in Adsorption/Catalysis Treatment of Emerging Pharmaceuticals in Water UNESCO
  • Study on the presence and content of heavy metals (Pb, Cd, As, Co, Ni, Cr, Hg) and preservatives in cosmetic products on the market of Republic of Srpska by using AAS, HPLC, UV / VISspectrophotometry
  • Transfer of knowledge from EU countries to Republic of Srpska: Improving methodologies of professional practice in the field of materials science
  • Development of new polymer additives for high performance hybrid solar cells
  • Examination of the quality of essential oil of wood greenery and coniferous fruits from the territory of Republic of Srpska
  • Staff exchange (UNESCO project) at Eastern Finland University, Kuopio, Finland, October-November 2018.
  • M. Grbić, A. Kartelj, S. Janković, D. Matić, V.Filipović: Variable neighborhood search for partitioning sparse biological networks into the maximum edge-weighted $k$-plexes. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics IN PRESS 2020 (IF: 2.896)
  • M. Grbić, D. Matić, A. Kartelj, S. Vračević, V. Filipović: A three-phase method for identifying functionally related protein groups inweighted PPI networks. Computational Biology and Chemistry 86: IN PRESS 2020 (IF: 1.581)
  • S. Gotovac Atlagić, M. Stanisavljević, S. Janković, D. Milisavić, M. Čađo, Z. Kukrić, D. Stević, R. Kukobat, P. Ilić, D. Međed, M. Parlinska-Wojtan: Novel Nanoporous Carbon/Iron Oxide Catalyst for SO2 Degradation. Materials today: proceedings 7:920-929 2019 (IF: 0.970)
  • Savka Janković, Dragana Milisavić, Dijana Jelić, Tanja Okolić: Synthesis of ZnO-Ag nanoparticles by sol-gel method, Contemporary Materials, X−1 (2019) 22-27, DOI 10.7251/COMEN1901022J
  • Savka Janković, Dragana Milisavić, Tanja Okolić, Dijana Jelić: Preparation and characterization of ZnO nanoparticles by solvent free method, Contemporary materials, IX-I (2018) 48-52. DOI: 7251COMENI1801048J
  • Member of „Improving STEM skills in Republika Srpska, B&H“ project team
  • Chemistry STEM trainer for pupils
  • Participant of the summer camp “Connect 2018” (Tuzla / Neum)
  • Organization and participation at national Festival of science, representing Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Participation in European Researchers’ Night, representing Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics