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Aleksandar R. Popović, Ph.D.

full professor
Faculty of Chemistry, Studentski trg 12-16, Beograd
Chair of Applied Chemistry

Phone:   011-3336727

Phone (local):   727

Office:   643

Laboratory:   642

E-mail:   apopovic AT chem · bg · ac · rs

Personal data

Aleksandar Popović was born in 1971 in Belgrade.

Education and qualifications

1993: Bachelor of science studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

1996: Master of science studies - Chemistry / Florida State University - Department of Chemistry (Tallahassee, Florida, United States)

2002: Doctoral academic (PhD) studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

History of employment

1997: Assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2003: Assistant professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2008-2013: Associate professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2013: Full professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2013: Full professor / Univerzitet u Beogradu (Belgrade, Serbia)

Scientific interest

Chemical processes and transformations of pollutants in the environment.

Reusage of waste materials.

Other activities

Minister of Science and Environmental Protection of Republic of Serbia from 2004 to 2007.

Minister of Mining and Energy of Republic of Serbia from 2007 to 2008.

Educational activities

Projects

  • 172001 ()
    project - Ministry of Science and Technological Development (Belgrade, Serbia)
  • 43009 ()
    project - Ministry of Science and Technological Development (Belgrade, Serbia)

Representative references

Knjige i revijalni radovi / Books and reviews:

  1. Adnadjevic, Borivoj; Popovic, Aleksandar; Jovanovic, Jelena. Summary of Achieved Results in Application of New Catalytic Processes in Environmental Protection. New Challenges in Catalysis III, edited by P. Putanov, pp. 119-135, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Art, Branch in Novi Sad, Novi Sad, 2002 (ISBN # 86-81125-55-9).
  2. Polic, Predrag S.; Ilic, Marina R.; Popovic, Aleksandar R. Environmental Impact Assessment of Lignite Fly Ash and Its Utilization Products as Recycled Hazardous Wastes on Surface and Ground Water Quality. Environmental Impact Assessment of Recycled Wastes on Surface and Ground Waters- Chemodynamics, Toxicology and Modeling, The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Volume 5, Part F, Volume 2, edited by T.A.T. Aboul-Kassim, K.J. Williamson, pp. 61-110, Spinger-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2005 (ISBN # 3-540-00268-5).
  3. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana; Relic, Dubravka; Vukmirovic, Zorka; Mihajlidi-Zelic, Aleksandra; Polic Predrag. Speciation of Heavy Metals in Geological Matter of the Serbian National Parks, Protected Areas and Cities Within the Danube River Basin After the War Conflict in 1999. Environmental Consequences of War and Aftermath, The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Volume 3, Part 3U, edited by T.A. Kassim, D. Barcelo, pp. 283-320, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2009 (ISBN # 978-3-540-87961-9).
  4. Popović, Aleksandar; Đorđević, Dragana. Relić, Dubravka; Đinović-Stojanović, Jasna. Termoelektrane kao mogući izvori zagađivanja površinskih i podzemnih voda", Energetika i životna sredina, urednik Marko Anđelković, s. 373-401, Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti, Beograd, 2013 (ISBN # 978-86-7025-607-1).

Izabrani radovi/ Selected papers
  1. Polic, Predrag; Jovancicevic, Branimir; Popovic, Aleksandar; Radmanovic, Dubravka; Djordjevic, Dragana; Mikasinovic, Branko. Polluted sediments and soil: risk assessment for aquatic systems in Serbia after the ’99 conflict. New trends in water and environmental engineering for safety and life, edited by U. Maione, B. Maione-Lehto, R. Monti, book on CD- ROM, paper # 64, 8 pages, Balkema Publishers, Rotterdam, 2000 (ISBN # 9-058-09138-4).
  2. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana; Polic, Predrag. Leaching of Trace and Major Elements in Coal Ash Dumps. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry (2000), 75(2), 141-150.
  3. Radmanovic, Dubravka, Djordjevic, Dragana; Grsic, Zoran; Radenkovic, Mirjana; Popovic, Aleksandar; Jovancicevic, Branimir; Polic, Predrag. Speciation of Fe, Ni, Pb and Cd in Soil and Sediment Samples from Pancevo and Deliblatska Pescara (National Park in the Danube Area, Northern Serbia). Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology (2001), 2(1), 199-207.
  4. Adnadjevic, Borivoj; Popovic, Aleksandar; Polic, Predrag. New Prospects of Using of Coal Ash from Power Plant: Manufacturing of Zeolite Type A. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology (2001), 2(1), 232-237.
  5. Popovic, Aleksandar; Polic, Predrag. Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium Associated Elements in Dump Coal Ash Leached with Solutions of Different pH. Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology (2001), 2(1), 238-243.
  6. Popovic, Aleksandar; Micic, Miodrag; Jovic, Vidojko; Zivancevic, Branko; Markovic, Dragan; Polic, Predrag; Leblanc, Roger. Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM) Characterization of Coal Ash Particles from “Nikola Tesla” Power Plant (Serbia). Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology (2001), 2(1), 244-249.
  7. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana; Polic, Predrag. Trace and Major Element Pollution Originating from Coal Ash Suspension and Transport Processes. Environment International (2001), 26(4), 251-255.
  8. Popovic, Aleksandar; Radmanovic, Dubravka; Djordjevic, Dragana; Polic, Predrag. Leaching of Selected Elements From Coal Ash Dumping. Environmental Chemistry- Green Chemistry and Pollutants in Ecosystems, edited by E. Lichtfouse, J. Schwarzbauer, D. Robert, Chapter 14, pp. 145-151, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2005.
  9. Relic, Dubravka; Djordjevic, Dragana; Popovic, Aleksandar; Blagojevic, Tamara. Speciation of trace metals in Danube alluvial sediments within an oil reffinery. Environment International (2005), 31(5), 661-669.
  10. Razic, Slavica; Onjia, Antonije; Djogo, Svetlana; Slavkovic, Latinka; Popovic, Aleksandar. Determination of metal content in some herbal drugs- Emprical and chemometric approach. Talanta (2005) 67(1), 233-239.
  11. Terzic, Oliver; Krstic, Jugoslav; Popovic, Aleksandar; Dogovic, Nikola. Synthetic Activated Carbons for the Removal of Hydrogen Cyanide from Air. Chemical Engineering and Processing (2005), 44(11), 1181-1187.
  12. Razic, Slavica; Djogo, Svetlana; Slavkovic, Latinka; Popovic, Aleksandar. Inorganic analysis, of herbal drugs. Part I: Metal determination in herbal drugs originating from medical plants of the family Lamiacae. Journal of Serbian Chemical Society (2005), 70(11), 1347-1355.
  13. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana. Speciation of Selected Trace and Major Elements in Lignite Used in "Nikola Tesla A" Power Plant (Obrenovac, Serbia). Journal of Serbian Chemical Society (2005), 70(12), 1497-1513.
  14. Popovic, Aleksandar, Djinovic, Jasna. Influence of Coal Ash and Slag Dumping on the Quality of Dump Waste Waters of the Kostolac Power Plants (Serbia). Energy Sources- Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2006), 28(13), 1189-1201.
  15. Mihajlidi-Zelic, Aleksandra; Dersek-Timotic, Ivana; Relic, Dubravka; Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana. Contribution of marine and continental aerosols to the content of major ions in the precipitation of the central Mediterranean. The Science of Total Environment (2006), 370(2-3), 441-451.
  16. Djinovic, Jasna M.; Popovic, Aleksandar R. In Situ Influence of Coal Ash Dump on the Quality of Neighboring Surface and Ground Waters by Applying Correlation Statistic Analysis. Fuel (2007), 86(1-2), 218-226.
  17. Anicic, Mira; Frontasyeva, Marina V.; Tomasevic, Milica; Popovic, Aleksandar. Assessment of Atmospheric Deposition of Heavy Metals and Other Elements in Belgrade Using the Moss Biomonitoring Technique and Neutron Activation Analysis. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (2007), 129(1-3), 207-219.
  18. Kostic, Aleksandar; Jovanovic, Jelena; Adnadjevic Borivoj; Popovic, Aleksandar. Kinetics of Cu2+ Binding to the Poly(acrylic Acid) Hydrogel. Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2007), 81(9), 1374-1379.
  19. Kostic, Aleksandar; Adnadjevic, Borivoj; Popovic, Aleksandar; Jovanovic, Jelena. Comparison of the Swelling Kinetics of a Partially Neutralized Poly(Acrilyic Acid) Hydrogel in Distilled Water and Physiological Solution. Journal of Serbian Chemical Society (2007), 72(11), 1139-1153.
  20. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana. Distribution of Trace Elements in Lignite and Products of Its Combustion-Leaching Experiments and Cluster Analysis. Environmental Technologies, New Developments, edited by E.B.O. Gungor, Chapter 9, pp. 133-146, I-Tech Education and Publishing, Vienna, 2008.
  21. Sremac, Snezana; Popovic, Aleksandar; Todorovic, Zaklina; Cokesa, Djuro; Onjia, Antonije. Interpretative Optimization and Artificial Neural Network Modeling of the Gas Chromatographic Separation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. Talanta (2008), 76(1), 66-71.
  22. Djinovic, Jasna; Popovic, Aleksandar; Jira, Wolfgang. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Traditional and Industrial Smoked Beef and Pork Ham from Serbia. European Food Research and Technology (2008), 227(4), 1191-1198.
  23. Adnadjevic, Borivoj; Popovic, Aleksandar. Influence of Crystal Form and Morphological Characteristics of CaCO3 Particles on Kinetic of Combustion Gases Desulfurization. Fuel Processing Technology (2008), 89(8), 773-776.
  24. Djinovic, Jasna; Popovic, Aleksandar; Jira, Wolfgang. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Different Types of Smoked Meat Products from Serbia. Meat Science (2008), 80, 449-456.
  25. Djinovic, Jasna; Popovic, Aleksandar; Spiric, Aurelija; Turubatovic, Lazar; Jira, Wolfgang. 16 prioritetnih policikličnih aromatičnih ugljovodonika (PAH jedinjenja) u dimu drveta i dimljenoj pršuti. Tehnologija mesa (2008), 49(5-6), 181-187.
  26. Anicic, Mira; Tasic, Mirjana; Frontasyeva, Marina V.; Tomasevic, Milica; Rajsic, Slavica; Mijic Zoran; Popovic, Aleksandar. Active Moss Biomonitoring of Trace Elements with Sphagnum Girgensohnii Moss Bags in Relation to Atmospheric Bulk Deposition in Belgrade, Serbia. Environmental Pollution (2009), 157, 673-679.
  27. Anicic, Mira; Tasic, Mirjana; Frontasyeva, Marina Vladimirovna; Tomasevic, Milica; Rajsic, Slavica; Strelkova, Lyudmila Pavlovna; Popovic, Aleksandar; Steinnes, Eiliv. Active Biomonitoring with Wet and Dry Moss:A Case Study in an Urban Area. Environmental Chemistry Letters (2009), 7(1), 55-60.
  28. Adnadjevic, Borivoj; Popovic, Aleksandar. Hydrothermal Transformation of Sawdust into Sythetic Coke- Mechanism and Influence of Experimental Parameters. Energy Sources- Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2009), 31(10), 807-813.
  29. Adnadjevic, Borivoj; Popovic, Aleksandar; Mikasinovic, Branko. Prevention of Trace and Major Element Leaching from Coal Combustion Products by Hydrothermally Treated Coal Ash. Energy Sources- Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2009), 31(15), 1387-1396.
  30. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana. pH-Dependent Leaching of Dump Coal Ash- Retrospective Environmental Analysis. Energy Sources- Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2009), 31(17), 1553-1560.
  31. Djinovic, Jasna; Popovic, Aleksandar; Ristic, Milan; Freudenreich, Peter; Spiric, Aurelija; Saicic, Snezana. Fatty Acid Composition of Traditional Beef and Pork Ham from Serbia. Fleischwirtschaft (2009), 24(4), 52-55.
  32. Djinovic, Jasna; Popovic, Aleksandar; Jira, Wolfgang. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Wood Smoke used for Production of Traditional Smoked Meat Products in Serbia. Mitteilungsblatt der Fleischforschung Kulmbach (2009), 48(185), 123-132.
  33. Anicic, Mira; Tasic, Mirjana; Frontasyeva, Marina Vladimirovna; Tomasevic, Milica; Rajsic, Slavica; Strelkova, Lyudmila Pavlovna; Popovic, Aleksandar; Steinnes, Eiliv. Monitoring of Trace Element Atmospheric Deposition Using Dry and Wet Moss Bags: Accumulation Capacity Versus Exposure Time. Journal of Hazardous Materials (2009), 171(1-3), 182-188.
  34. Zivadinovic, Ivan; Ilijevic, Konstantin; Grzetic, Ivan; Popovic, Aleksandar. Long Term Changes of the Danube River Ecochemical Status in the Region of Serbia. Journal of Serbian Chemical Society (2010), 75(8), 1125-1148.
  35. Relic, Dubravka; Djordjevic, Dragana; Popovic, Aleksandar; Jadranin, Milka; Polic, Predrag. Fractionation and Potential Mobility of Trace Metals in Danube Alluvial Aquifer within Industrialized Zone. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (2010), 171(1-4), 229-248.
  36. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana; Relic, Dubravka; Mihajlidi-Zelic, Aleksandra. Speciation of Trace and Major Elements from Coal Combustion Products of Serbian Power Plants (I)- "Kostolac A" Power Plant. Energy Sources - Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2011), 33(21), 1960-1968.
  37. Relic, Dubravka; Djordjevic, Dragana; Popovic, Aleksandar. Assessment of the Pseudo Total Metal Content in Alluvial Sediments from Danube River, Serbia. Environmental Earth Sciences (2011), 63(6), 1303-1307.
  38. Popovic, Aleksandar; Djordjevic, Dragana; Relic, Dubravka; Mihajlidi-Zelic, Aleksandra. Speciation of Trace and Major Elements from Coal Combustion Products of Serbian Power Plants (II)- "Obilic" Power Plant. Energy Sources- Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2011), 33(24), 2309-2318.
  39. Ilijevic, Konstantin; Grzetic, Ivan; Zivadinovic, Ivan; Popovic, Aleksandar. Long Term Seasonal Changes of the Danube River Ecochemical Status in the Region of Serbia. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (2012), 184(5), 2805-2828.
  40. Nikolic, Vladimir; Velickovic, Sava; Popovic, Aleksandar. Amine Activators Influence on Grafting Reaction Between Methacrylic Acid and Starch. Carbohydrate Polymers (2012), 88(4), 1407-1413. 
  41. Djinovic, Jasna M.; Popovic, Aleksandar R.; Spiric, Aurelija T.; Turubatovic, Lazar R.; Jira, Wolfgang M. Emission of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) from Beech Wood Combustion. Energy Sources- Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2013), 35(4), 328-336.
  42. Popovic, Aleksandar; Relic, Dubravka; Djordjevic, Dragana. Associations and Pollution Potential of Selected Trace and Major Elements in Filter Lignite Ash from the "Nikola Tesla A" Power Plant (Obrenovac, Serbia) (I)- Leaching Experiments. Energy Sources- Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects (2013), 35(6), 529-537.
  43. Relic, Dubravka; Djordjevic, Dragana; Sakan, Sanja, Andjelkovic, Ivan; Pantelic, Ana; Stankovic, Radomir; Popovic, Aleksandar. Conventional, Microwave and Ustrasound Sequential Extrations for the Fractionation of Metals in Sediments within the Petrochemical Industry, Serbia. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (2013), 185(9), 7627-7645.
  44. Vukovic, Gordana; Anicic-Urosevic, Mira; Razumenic, Ivana; Goryainova, Zoya; Frontasyeva, Marina; Tomasevic, Milica; Popovic, Aleksandar. Active Moss Biomonitoring of Small Scale Spatial Distribution of Airborne Major and Trace Elements in the Belgrade Urban Area. Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2013), 20(8), 5461-5470.
  45. Nikolic, Vladimir; Velickovic, Sava; Antonovic, Dusan; Popovic, Aleksandar. Biodegradation of Polymer-graft-Starch and Poly(methacrylic acid)-graft-Starch Copolymer in Model River Water. Journal of Serbian Chemical Society (2013), 78(9), 1425-1441.
  46. Djinovic-Stojanovic, Jasna; Spasic, Jelena; Popovic, Aleksandar; Vranic, Danijela; Nikcevic, Miroslav; Hegedis, Aleksandar; Nikolic, Dragica. Distribucija organohlornih pesticida i polihlorovanih bifenila u dve vrste riba iz Dunava. Tehnologija mesa (2013), 54(1), 69-78. 
  47. Pergal, Miodrag M.; Popovic, Aleksandar R; Tesic, Zivoslav Lj. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Temperature Driven Formation and Behaviour during Coal Combustion in a Coal-Fired Power Plant. Energy & Fuels (2013), 27(10), 6273-6278.
  48. Vukovic, Gordana; Anicic Urosevic, Mira; Razumenic, Ivana; Kuzmanoski, Maja; Pergal, Miodrag; Skrivanj, Sandra; Popovic, Aleksandar. Air Quality in Urban Parking Garages (PM10, Major and Trace Elements, PAHs): Instrumental Measurements vs. Active Moss Biomonitoring. Atmospheric Environment (2014), 85(1), 31-40.
  49. Nikolic, Vladimir; Velickovic, Sava; Popovic, Aleksandar. Influence of Amine Activators and Reaction Parameteres on Grafting Reaction Between Polystyrene and Starch. Journal of Polymer Research (2014), 21(2), article 363, 1-10.
  50. Pergal, Miodrag M; Relic, Dubravka; Tesic, Zivoslav Lj, Popovic, Aleksandar. Leaching of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Power Plant Lignite Ash-Influence of Parameters Important for Environmental Pollution. Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2014), 21(5), 3435-3442.

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