Research Scientist, Lab Manager

Room Number: 2C476 | Tel.: +43-1-4277-53386

Fax: +43-1-4277-853386

Research interests

Water and sediments quality and management, Environmental forensics, Environmental pollution, Environmental remediation, Natural attenuation, Danube River

Curriculum vitae

Academic background

2007–2011: PhD in Natural Science, Department of Environmental Geosciences, University of Vienna,Austria

2004–2006: MSc. in Applied Environmental Geoscience, University of Tübingen, Germany

2002: Dipl. Ing. in Geology, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Academic career

2017–present: Research Scientist, Lab Manager, Department of Environmental Geosciences, University of Vienna

2013–2017: Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Environmental Geosciences, University of Vienna

Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Environmental Geosciences, Austrian Institute of Technology

Feb. 2010: Visiting scientist Montclair State University, Department of Earth and Environmental Studies, USA

2009–2011: University assistant and PhD student, Department of Environmental Geosciences, University of Vienna 

PhD research related to “Joint Danube Survey 2”, University of Vienna, Department of Environmental Geosciences

March-April 2004: Visiting scholar, Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg

International relations officer at the Directorate for Water, Serbian Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management and
Serbian delegate in the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR)

Scientific associate at the Serbian Academy of Science and Art and University of Belgrade

Advanced training

2012: WIFI Project Manager, Economic Development Institute of the Vienna Chamber of Commerce (WIFI), Austria


  • Member of the European Association of Organic Geochemists (EAOG)
  • Member of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)
  • Member of the Austrian Association for Contaminated Sites Management (ÖVA)
  • Member of the European Geosciences Union (EGU)


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Micic Batka, V, Köster, J, Kruge, M, Engelen, B & Hofmann, T 2015, 'Bacterial wax esters in recent fluvial sediments' Organic Geochemistry, vol. 89-90, pp. 44-55.

Elsner, M, Schreglmann, K, Calmano, W, Bergmann, A, Vieth-Hillebrand, A, Wilke, FDH, Wollin, K-M, Georgi, A, Schmidt, W, Hofmann, T, Micic Batka, V, Vengosh, A & Mayer, B 2015, 'Comment on the German Draft Legislation on Hydraulic Fracturing: The Need for an Accurate State of Knowledge and for Independent Scientific Research' Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), vol. 49, no. 11, pp. 6367-6369. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01921

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