Prof. Ljubisa Radovic

Prof. Ljubisa Radovic2018-07-05T12:59:39+00:00

Prof. Ljubisa Radovic, Principal Researcher, Biomaterials Department

lradovic(at)udec.cl / +56 41 220 3654

Lines of research:

  • Properties and applications of carbonaceous (bio)materials.
  • Sustainable use of fossil fuels.
  • Surface chemistry of graphenes.

Education

  • Materials Science (Fuel Science), PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY. United States of America, 1982
  • Chemical Engineering, University of Belgrade. Yugoslavia, 1977

Professional Experience

  • Professor
    Penn State University, Fuel Science, University Park, PA, United States of America
    January 1986 – Present date
  • Professor
    University of Concepción, Engineering, Concepción, Chile
    January 2006 – Present date
  • Professor
    Polytechnic University, New York, United States of America
    January 1984 – January 1985
  •  Assistant Professor
    University of Concepción, Concepción, Chile
    January 1983 – January 1984
  • Junior researcher
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    January 1977 – January 1979

OYARZÚN, A.; SALGADO, A.; GARCÍA, X.; RADOVIC, L.: Kinetics of oxygen transfer reactions on the graphene surface: Part I. NO vs. O2. Carbon, 99, 472-484 (2016).

VALLEJOS, F.; DÍAZ, N.; SILVA, Á.; JIMÉNEZ, R.; GARCÍA, X.; RADOVIC, L.: On the structural and reactivity differences between biomass- and coal-derived chars. Carbon, 109, 253-263 (2016).

ARTEAGA, L.; SEGURA, C.; ESPINOZA, D.; RADOVIC, L.; JIMENEZ, R.: Torrefaction of Pinus radiata andEucalyptus globulus: A combined experimental and modeling approach to process synthesis. Energy for Sustainable Development, 29, 13-23 (2015).

OYARZÚN, A.; RADOVIC, L.; KYOTANI, T.: An update on the mechanism of the graphene–NO reaction. Carbon, 86, 58-68 (2015).

ARTEAGA, L.; CASAS, Y.; PRINS, W.; RADOVIC, L.R.: Thermodynamic predictions of performance of a bagasse integrated gasification combined cycle under quasi-equilibriaum conditions. Chemical Engineering Journal, 258, 402 – 411 (2014).

CARRASCO, C.; INZUNZA, C.; CAMURRI, C.; RODRÍGUEZ, C.;  RADOVIC, L.R.;  SOLDERA, F.; SUAREZ, S.: Optimization of mechanical properties of Al-metal matrix composite produced by direct fusion of beverage cans. Materials Science & Engineering, 617, 146 – 155 (2014).

RADOVIC, L.R.; SILVA-VILLALOBOS, A.; SILVA-TAPIA, A.; VALLEJOS-BURGOS, F.: On the mechanism of nascent site deactivation in graphene. Carbon. 49, 3471-3487 (2011).

RODRÍGUEZ, S.; ZÚÑIGA, A.; CASTAÑO, J.; RADOVIC, L.R.:  Comparative study of maleated polypropylene as a coupling agent for recycled low-density polyethylene/wood flour composites.Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 122(3), 1.731-1.741 (2011).

SEPÚLVEDA, C.; LEIVA, K.; GARCÍA, R.; RADOVIC, L.R.; GHAMPSON, I.; DESISTO, W.; GARCÍA, J.; ESCALONA, N.: Hydrodeoxygenation of 2- methoxyphenol over Mo2N catalysts supported on activated carbons. Catalysis Today. 172(1), 232-239 (2011).

SUAREZ, A.M.; RADOVIC, L.R.; BAR-ZIV, E.; SOFO, J.: Gate voltage  control of oxygen diffusion on graphene. Physical Review Letters. 106(14), 146802 (1-4) (2011).

FUJIMORI, T.; RADOVIC, L.R.; SILVA, A.; ENDO, M.; KANEKO, K.: Structural importance of Stone–Thrower–Wales defects in rolled and flat graphenes from surface-enhanced Raman scattering.Carbon. 50, 3274-3279 (2012).

GHAMPSON, I.; SEPÚLVEDA, C.; GARCÍA, R.; RADOVIC, L.; GARCÍA, J.; DESISTO, W.; ESCALONA, N.: Hydrodeoxygenation of Guaiacol over Carbon-Supported Molybdenum Nitride Catalysts: Effects of Nitriding Methods & Support Properties. Applied Catalysis A: General. 439-440, 111-124 (2012).

RADOVIC, L.; SILVA-TAPIA, A.; VALLEJOS, F.: Oxygen migration on the graphene surface. 1. Origin of epoxide groups. Carbon. 49, 4218-4225 (2011).

RADOVIC, L.; SUAREZ, A.; VALLEJOS, F.; SOFO, J.: Oxygen migration on the graphene surface. 2. Thermochemistry of oxygen diffusion (hopping) Carbon. 49, 4226-4238 (2011).

SILVA-TAPIA, A.; GARCÍA, X.; RADOVIC, R.: Similarities and differences in O2 chemisorption on graphene nanoribbon vs. carbon nanotube. Carbon. 50, 1152-1162 (2012).

VALLEJOS, F.; UTSUMI, S.;  HATTORI, Y.; GARCÍA, X.; GORDON, A.; KANOH, H.; KANEKO, K.; RADOVIC, L.: Pyrolyzed phthalocyanines as surrogate carbon catalysts: Initial insights into oxygen-transfer mechanisms. Fuel. 99, 106-117 (2011).

RIOSECO, F.; RADOVIC, L.; GARCÍA, X.; GORDON, A.; PECCHI, G.: Effect of Ag addition on the thermal stability and catalytic properties of LaFeO3 perovskite. Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society 55 44-49, (2010).

RADOVIC,  L.;  GARCIA, R.: On themethane adsorption capacity of activated carbons: in search of a correlation with adsorbent properties. J Chem Technol Biotechnol, Vol. 84, pp. 1736-1741, (2009).

RADOVIC, L.: Active Sites in Graphene and the Mechanism of CO2 Formation in Carbon Oxidation. J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol. 131,  pp 17166–17175, (2009).

GARCÍA, R.; SOTO, G.; ESCALONA, N.; SEPÚLVEDA, C.; ORELLANA, M.; MORALES, N.; RADOVIC, L.; BUITRAGO, R.; RODRIGUEZ, F.; SEPÚLVEDA, A.: Methane dry reforming over Ni supported on pine sawdust activated carbon: effects of support surface properties and metal loading. Quim. Nova, Vol. 38, No. 4, 506-509, 2015.

SALGADO, A.; RADOVIC, L.R.: Quantum chemistry of lithium-graphene interactions: catalytic activity of the phenolate. Proceedings of Carbon 2014 World Conference on Carbon, Jeju Island, Korea, 131 – 132,  July 2014.

SALGADO, A.; RADOVIC, L.R.; GARCIA, X.: Quantum chemistry of lithium-graphene interactions: catalytic activity of the phenolate. Proceedings of The First Latino-American Workshop on Carbon Materials for Energy and the Environment, Vol. 1,167 – 168 (2014).

MORA, C.; RADOVIC, L.R.; GARCIA, X.: Graphene preparation from natural graphite: importance of the oxidizing agent. Proceedings of The First Latino-American Workshop on Carbon Materials for Energy and the Environment. Punta del Este, Uruguay, Vol. 1, 169-170, November 17 – 20, 2014.

OYARZÚN, A.; GARCÍA, X.; RADOVIC, L.R.: An Update on the Thermochemistry and Kinetics of the Carbon-NO Reaction. Proceedings of The First Latino-American Workshop on Carbon Materials for Energy and the Environment. Punta del Este, Uruguay, Vol. 1, 131 – 132 (2014).

OYARZÚN, A., GARCÍA, X., RADOVIC, L.R.: The graphene-NO reaction: initial Insights from computational quantum chemistry. Proceedings of Carbon 2013 World Conference on Carbon, Río de Janeiro, Brasil, July 14 – 19, 2013.

MORA-VILCHES, C., BULJAN, A., RADOVIC, L.R.: Alkali phenolates in graphene: electronic and geometric effects in catalytic carbon gasification. Proceedings of Carbon 2013 World Conference on Carbon, Río de Janeiro, Brasil, July 14 -1 9, 2013.

RADOVIC, L.: Libro: Carbon Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems, capítulo 5, Surface Chemical and Electrochemical Properties of Carbons. Editors  F. Beguin and E. Frackowiak ,  CRC Press/EEUU, pp. 163-219, 2009.

RADOVIC, L.: Libro: Physicochemical properties of carbon materials: a brief overview Carbon Materials for Catalysis Philippe Serp and Jose Luis Figueiredo, Jhon Wiley and Sons/EEUU, pp. 1-44, 2009.

RIOSECO, F., RADOVIC, L., GARCÍA, X., GORDON, A., PECCHI G.: Thermal stability and catalytic activity during the complete combustion of ethyl acetate in a LaFeO3 perovskite doped with Ag. XXI Iberoamerican Symposium on Catalysis-SICAT 2008, June 2008.

CONTRERAS, M.; MEDINA, C.; RADOVIC, L.R.; ESCALONA, N.; GARCÍA, X.: Retention of industrial liquor organic matter in activated carbons: Influence of surface functional groups and texture. Book of Abstracts, V Chilean Conference on Catalysis and Adsorption, Talca, Chile, pp. 46-47, November 20-21, 2008.

VALLEJOS-BUROGS, F.; GORDON, A.L.; GARCÍA, X.; KANOH, H.; KANEKO, K.; RADOVIC, L.R.: Effect of porosity of the carbon support in the gasification with O2 catalyzed by Co and Cu. Book of Abstracts, V Chilean Conference on Catalysis and Adsorption, Talca, Chile, pp. 29-30, November 20-21, 2008.