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  Dr Marija Vicevic
BSc (University of Belgrade)
PhD (Newcastle University)

Teaching Fellow
 
       
 

Research Interests

  • Process intensification, green chemistry, polymerisations, crystallisation, reaction kinetics

  • Catalytic rearrangement of a-pinene oxide in a spinning disc reactor (SDR)

  • Adipic acid crystallisation in a spinning disc reactor (SDR)

  • Kinetics and mechanisms of rapid radical polymerisations in spinning disc reactors (SDRs)

 

 
 

Publications

 

Journal papers

1.   M. Vicevic, K. Novakovic, K.V.K. Boodhoo and J. Morris, Free-radical Polymerisation of Styrene: II. Kinetic Study in a Spinning Disc Reactor (SDR) (Submitted to Chem. Eng. Sci.)

2.  M. Vicevic, K. Novakovic, C. Dobbie, K.V.K. Boodhoo and J. Morris, Free-radical Polymerisation of Styrene: I. Mixing and Kinetic Studies in a batch reactor (Submitted to Chem. Eng. Sci.)

3.  K.V.K. Boodhoo, M. Vicevic, C.D. Cartwright, T. Ndlovu and E.C. Toogood, Intensification of gas–liquid mass transfer using a rotating bed of porous packings for application to an E. coli batch fermentation process , Chem. Eng. J., 2008, 135(1-2),p141-150.

4.  M. Vicevic, K. Novakovic, K.V.K. Boodhoo and J. Morris, Kinetics of Styrene Free Radical Polymerisation in the Spinning Disc Reactor, Chem. Eng. J., 2008, 135(1-2), p78-82.

5.   M. Vicevic, K.V.K. Boodhoo and K. Scott, Catalytic Isomerisation of alpha-pinene oxide to campholenic aldehyde using silica supported zinc triflate catalysts: II. Performance of immobilised catalysts in a continuous Spinning Disc Reactor, Chem. Eng. J., 2007, 133, p.43-57.

6.   M. Vicevic, K.V.K. Boodhoo and K. Scott, Catalytic isomerisation of alpha-pinene oxide to campholenic aldehyde using silica supported zinc triflate catalysts: I. Kinetic and thermodynamic studies, Chem. Eng. J., 2007, 133, p.31-41.

7.  K.V.K. Boodhoo, W.A.E. Dunk, M. Vicevic, R.J.  Jachuck, V. Sage, D.J. Macquarrie and J.H. Clark, Classical cationic polymerization of styrene in a spinning disc reactor using silica-supported BF3 catalyst, J. Appl. Pol. Sci., 2006, 101(1), p.8-19.

8. M. Vicevic, R.J.J. Jachuck, K. Scott, J. H. Clark and K. Wilson, Rearrangement of alpha-pinene oxide using supported catalyst in a spinning disc reactor, Green Chem., 2004, 6(10), p.533-537.

 

Conference papers

 1. M. Vicevic, K. Novakovic, K.V.K. Boodhoo and A.J. Morris, Kinetics of Methyl Methacrylate Free Radical Polymerisation in the Spinning Disc Reactor, 17th International Congress of Chemical & Process Engineering (CHISA), Prague - Czech Republic, August 2006.

 2. M. Vicevic, R.J.J. Jachuck and C. Ramshaw, Adipic acid crystallisation using Spinning Disc Reactor (SDR), 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, July 2005, p.329.

 3. M. Vicevic, R.J.J. Jachuck and K. Scott, Process intensification: application of the spinning disc reactor (SDR) for catalytic isomerisation of alpha-pinene oxide, 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, 2005, p.379.

 4. M. Vicevic, R.J.J. Jachuck and K. Scott, Application of SDR for Green Chemistry Process, Green Chemistry Network Symposium, 4th April 2002, University of York.

 5. M. Vicevic, R.J.J. Jachuck and K. Scott, Process Intensification for Green Chemistry: rearrangement of alpha-pinene oxide on the Spinning Disc Reactor, 4th International Conference on Process Intensification for the Chemical Industry, Brugge – Belgium, 10-12 September 2001, p.201-213.

 6. M. Vicevic, R.J.J. Jachuck and K. Scott, Opportunities offered by catalytic spinning disc reactors, AIChE Conference, April 2001, USA.

 7. M. Vicevic, R.J.J. Jachuck and K. Scott, Process Intensification: Organic catalytic reactions on the Spinning Disc Reactor, Younger Chemists' Meeting – The Royal Society, SET for Britain and Chemistry 2000, 21st November 2000.

 

 
 

Publications

List of publications available here.

 

Contact details

Email: marija.vicevic1@ncl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)191 208 7285

 

 

 

 Last modified: 04-Aug-2017