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Milica VELIMIROVIC, Dr.

milica.velimirovic@univie.ac.at

Room Number: 2C477
Tel.: +43-1-4277-53372
Fax: +43-1-4277-853372


Research Interests:

In-situ remediation technologies, mechanisms of environmental oxidation-reduction processes, use of injectable zerovalent iron particles for remediation of organic compounds, fate of zerovalent iron particles in natural systems and its transport mechanisms in the porous media.


Curriculum Vitae:

Since December 2013: Post Doc at University of Vienna, Department of Environmental Geosciences.

2009 – 2013: PhD studies at University of Antwerp, Faculty of Science, Department of Bioscience Engineering.
Thesis: Use of injectable Fe-based particles for in-situ treatment of contaminated groundwater. Graduation: July 2013.

2009 – 2013: Researcher at the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) in AQUAREHAB project (Development of rehabilitation technologies and approaches for multi-pressured degraded waters and the integration of their impact in river basin management).

2007 – 2009: Young Researcher at Technical Faculty ‘‘Mihajlo Pupin’’, University of Novi Sad.

2006 – 2008: Master of Science in Chemistry – Quality Control and Environmental Management, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad.
Thesis: Characterization and risk assessment of the metals-polluted sediment.

2002 – 2006: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry – Quality Control and Environmental Management, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad.
Thesis: Advanced processes of removing natural organic matter with coagulation and flocculation.


Publications:

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Micic Batka, V., Schmid, D., Bossa, N., Gondikas, A., Velimirovic, M., von der Kammer, F.,... Hofmann, T. (2017). Impact of Sodium Humate Coating on Collector Surfaces on Deposition of Polymer-Coated Nanoiron Particles. Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), 51 (16), 9202-9209. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01224
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Velimirovic, M., Larsson, P-O., Simons, Q., & Bastiaens, L. (2017). Effect of boron on reactivity and apparent corrosion rate of microscale zerovalent irons. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 5(2), 1892–1898. DOI: 10.1016/j.jece.2017.03.029
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Velimirovic, M., Schmid, D., Wagner, S., Micic Batka, V., von der Kammer, F., & Hofmann, T. (2016). Agar agar-stabilized milled zerovalent iron particles for in situ groundwater remediation. Science of the Total Environment, 563-564, 713-723. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.11.007
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Luna, M., Gastone, F., Tosco, T., Sethi, R., Velimirovic, M., Gemoets, J.,... Bastiaens, L. (2015). Pressure-controlled injection of guar gum stabilized microscale zerovalent iron for groundwater remediation. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 181, 46-58.
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Velimirovic, M., Simons, Q., & Bastiaens, L. (2015). Use of CAH-degrading bacteria as test-organisms for evaluating the impact of fine zerovalent iron particles on the anaerobic subsurface environment. Chemosphere, 134, 338–345. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.04.068
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Flores Orozco, A., Velimirovic, M., Tosco, T., Kemna, A., Sapion, H., Klaas, N.,... Bastiaens, L. (2015). Monitoring the injection of microscale zero-valent iron particles for groundwater remediation by means of complex electrical conductivity imaging. Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), 49, 5593-5600. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b00208
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Velimirovic, M., Tosco, T., Uyttebroek, M., Luna, M., Gastone, F., De Boer, C.,... Bastiaens, L. (2014). Field assessment of guar gum stabilized microscale zerovalent iron particles for in-situ remediation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 164, 88-99. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2014.05.009
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Velimirovic, M., Carniato, L., Simon, Q., Schoups, G., Seuntjens, P., & Bastiaens, L. (2014). Corrosion rate estimations of microscale zerovalent iron particles via direct hydrogen production measurements. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 270, 18-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.01.034
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Velimirovic, M., Simons, Q., & Bastiaens, L. (2014). Guar gum coupled microscale ZVI for in situ treatment of CAHs: Continuous-flow column study. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 265, 20-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.11.020
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Velimirovic, M., Larsson, P-O., Simons, Q., & Bastiaens, L. (2013). Impact of carbon, oxygen and sulfur content of microscale zerovalent iron particles on its reactivity towards chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons. Chemosphere, 93(9), 2040-2045. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.07.034
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Velimirovic, M., Larsson, P-O., Simons, Q., & Bastiaens, L. (2013). Reactivity screening of microscale zerovalent irons and iron sulfides towards different CAHs under standardized experimental conditions. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 252-253, 204-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.02.047
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Velimirovic, M., Chen, H., Simons, Q., & Bastiaens, L. (2012). Reactivity recovery of guar gum coupled mZVI by means of enzymatic breakdown and rinsing. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 142-143, 1-10. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2012.09.003
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Velimirovic, M., Prica, M. D., Dalmacija, B. D., Rončević, S. D., Dalmacija, M. B., Bečelić, M. D., & Tričković, J. S. (2011). Characterisation, availability, and risk assessment of the metals in sediment after aging. Water, Air and Soil Pollution: an international journal of environmental pollution, 214(1-4), 219-229. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-010-0418-9
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