Dr. Stojilovic

Dr. Nenad Stojilovic
Assistant Professor
Office: Halsey 351
Phone: (920) 424-4431
E-Mail: stojilovicn@uwosh.edu

POSITIONS HELD

  • Assistant Professor (July 2009-present)
    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (Department of Physics and Astronomy)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor (August 2007-July 2009)
    John Carroll University (Department of Physics)
  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist (December 2005-July 2007)
    Columbia University (Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics)

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, 2005
  • M.S. in Physics, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, 2002
  • B.S. in Theoretical Physics, The University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, 2000

AWARDS

  • Outstanding Ph.D. Student – Research, Department of Physics, The University of Akron (2004)
  • Best Poster Presentation , Conference on Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research, The University of Akron (October 2004)
  • Outstanding Ph.D. Student – Research, Department of Physics, The University of Akron (2005)
  • AVS Graduate Student Research Award, AVS Science & Technology Society (2005) (Boston, November, 2005)
  • The University of Akron Outstanding Student Research Award, (Akron, November, 2005)
  • Householder Physics Award, Department of Physics, The University of Akron (2006)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • PH 451 Spectroscopy (UWO)
  • PH 507 Optics (UWO)
  • PH 125 General Physics I (JCU)
  • PH 126 General Physics II (JCU)
  • EP 217 Mathematical Methods of Physics and Engineering (JCU)
  • PH 317 Mathematical Physics (JCU)
  • PH 246 Modern Physics (JCU)
  • EP 260 DC/AC Circuits and Electronics (JCU)
  • PH 495 Spectroscopy (JCU)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Nanofibers and Nanotechnology
  • IR, UV-vis, and Electron Spectroscopy of Single Crystals
  • Biomaterials
  • Monte Carlo Simulations of Polymer Melts and Blends

COLLABORATORS

  • S.V. Dordevic (The University of Akron)
  • G.G. Chase (The University of Akron)
  • M.W. Kovacik (Summa Health System)
  • C. Petrovic (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
  • J. Luettmer-Strathmann (The University of Akron)

REFEREED RESERACH ARTICLES

[1]  N. Stojilovic, Y.C. Kang, R.D. Ramsier, “Ammonia adsorption on Zr(0001): effect of electron bombardment on hydrogen production” Surface and Interface Analysis 33 (2002) 945.
[2]  N. Stojilovic, D.W. Weber, R.D. Ramsier, “Interaction of methanol with Zr(0001)” Applied Surface Science 218 (2003) 188.
[3]  N. Stojilovic, J.C. Tokash, R.D. Ramsier, “Auger electron spectroscopy investigation of SO2/Zr(0001)” Surface Science 553 (2004) 23.
[4]  N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “High-temperature desorption of benzene from zirconium surfaces” Solid State Communications 130 (2004) 623.
[5]  N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “Organic molecules on zirconium surfaces” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 22 (2004) 1631.
[6]  R. Teye-Mensah, V. Tomer, W. Kataphinan, J.C. Tokash, N. Stojilovic, G.G. Chase, E.A. Evans, R.D. Ramsier, D.J. Smith, D.H. Reneker, “Erbia-modified electrospun titania nanofibers for selective infrared emitters” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 16 (2004) 7557.
[7]  N. Stojilovic, J.C. Tokash, R.D Ramsier, “Behavior of benzene on Zr(0001): Effect of electron bombardment on benzene desorption profiles” Surface Science 565 (2004) 243.
[8]  N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “Effects of electron bombardment on the thermal desorption of cyclic hydrocarbons from zirconium surfaces” Chemical Physics Letters 399 (2004) 53.
[9]  V. Tomer, R. Teye-Mensah, J.C. Tokash, N. Stojilovic, W. Kataphinan, E.A. Evans, G.G. Chase, R.D. Ramsier, D.J. Smith, D.H. Reneker, “Selective emitters for thermophotovolataics: erbia-modified electrospun titania nanofibers” Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 85 (2005) 477.
[10]  J.C. Tokash, N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, M.W. Kovacik, R.A. Mostardi, “Surface analysis of prosthetic wear debris” Surface and Interface Analysis 37 (2005) 379.
[11]  N. Stojilovic, J.C. Tokash, S.P. McGinnis, R.D. Ramsier, “Temperature programmed desorption study of C6H12/Zr(0001)” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 23 (2005) 1013.
[12]  E.A. Yamokoski, B.W. Buczynski, N. Stojilovic, J.W. Seabolt, L.M. Bloe, R. Foster, N. Zito, M.M. Kory, R.P. Steiner, R.D. Ramsier “Influence of Exposure Conditions on Bacterial Adhesion to Zirconium Alloys” Journal of ASTM International (JAI) 2(7) (2005) 1.
[13]  N. Stojilovic, E.T. Bender, R.D. Ramsier, “Surface chemistry of zirconium” (Invited Review Article) Progress in Surface Science 78 (2005) 101.
[14]  N. Stojilovic, E.T. Bender, R.D. Ramsier, “High-temperature Auger electron spectroscopy of Zircaloy-4” Applied Surface Science 252 (2005) 1806.
[15]  N. Stojilovic, E.T. Bender, R.D. Ramsier, “Oxidation of Zircaloy-4 by oxygen and production of water” Journal of Nuclear Materials 348 (2006) 79.
[16]  N. Stojilovic, J.D. Ehrman, E.T. Bender, J.C. Tokash, R.D. Ramsier, M.W. Kovacik, R.A. Mostardi, “Analysis of prosthetic knee wear debris extracted from synovial fluid” Applied Surface Science 252 (2006) 3760.
[17]  N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “Adsorption of water on sulfur dioxide pre-exposed Zircaloy-4 surfaces” Surface and Interfaces Analysis 38 (2006) 139.
[18]  N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “Surface Oxidation of Zircaloy-4 at 600 K” Journal of Nuclear Materials 350 (2006) 163.
[19]  N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “Oxidation of Zircaloy-4 by H2O followed by molecular desorption” Applied Surface Science 252 (2006) 5839.
[20]  N. Stojilovic, J.D. Ehrman, R.D. Ramsier, “Adsorption of sulfur dioxide on Zircaloy-4 at 300 K” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 24 (2006) 1460.
[21]  J.D. Ehrman, E.T. Bender, N. Stojilovic, T. Sullivan, R.D. Ramsier, B.W. Buczynski, M.M. Kory, R.P. Steiner “Microbial adhesion to zirconium alloys” Colloids and Surfaces B-Biointerfaces 50 (2006) 152.
[22]  N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “Interaction of SO2 with Zircaloy-4 surfaces at various temperatures” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 24 (2006) L7.
[23]  M.W. Kovacik, I.A. Gradisar, J.C. Tokash, N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, “An introduction of various spectroscopic methods to identify metal wear in total knee arthroplasty” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 84A (2008) 1068. 
[24] N. Stojilovic, N. Farkas, R.D. Ramsier, “AES study of CO2 adsorption on Zircaloy-4 surfaces” Applied Surface Science 254 (2008) 2866.
[25]  T.-L. Chen, M. B. Yilmaz, D. Potapenko, A. Kou, N. Stojilovic, R. M. Osgood, Jr., “Chemisorption of tert-butanol on Si(100)” Surface Science 602 (2008) 3432.
[26] S. V. Dordevic, L. W. Kohlman, N. Stojilovic, Rongwei Hu, C. Petrovic “Signatures of Electron-Boson Coupling in half-metallic ferromagnet Mn5Ge3: study of electron self-energy Σ(ω) obtained from infrared spectroscopy” Physical Review B 80 (2009) 115114.
[27] A.F. Lotus, R.K. Feaver, L.A. Britton, E.T. Bender, D.A. Perhay, N. Stojilovic, R.D. Ramsier, G.G. Chase “Formation of TiO2-Al2O3 Composite Fibers Using Sog-Gel and Electrospinning” (submitted, 2009).
[28] A. F. Lotus, S.N. Tacastacas, M.J. Pinti, L.A. Britton, N. Stojilovic*, R.D. Ramsier, G.G. Chase “Fabrication and Characterization of TiO2-ZnO Composite Nanofibers” (submitted, 2009).