Institution name and department

University of Montenegro, Faculty of Metallurgy and Technology

Position held


Full Professor



Dzordza Vasingtona bb

81000 Podgorica, Montenegro



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Key words 


shape memory alloys

PCM materials



mechanical alloying





Areas of Research/Expertise


Study on shape memory alloys (casting, heat treatment, deformation, processing, X-ray characterization, mechanical properties, microstructural characterization of Cu-based shape memory alloys).

Kinetics and mechanism of phase transformation in different materials (shape memory alloys, aluminum alloys, steels etc.).

Investigation of corrosion behavior of aluminum alloys and Cu-based shape memory alloys.

Synthesis and characterization of the phase change materials for heat thermal energy storage.

Environmental protection (waste management).

5 Most representative publications related to mechanochemistry 


5 Most representative publications non-related to Mechanochemistry 

1.    Asanović V., Delijić K., Radusinović I., Bošnjak B., “The Effects of Thermomechanical Treatments on the Microstructure and Properties of Cu-Zn-Al Alloy,” High Temperature Materials and Processes, Vol. 21, No 5 (2002) pp. 269-280. Freund Publishing House, England.  


  1. Asanović V., Delijić K., Leka Z., “Aging Effects in Cu-Zn-Al Shape Memory Alloy,” Materials Science Forum: Progres in Advanced Materials and Processes , Vol. 453-454, (2004) pp. 187-193, Trans.Tech. Publication, Switzerland. (ISBN: 0-87849-940-7) DOI: 10.4028/
  2. Asanović V., Delijić K., Jauković N., “A Study of Transformations of b-phase in Cu-Zn-Al Shape Memory Alloys,”Scripta Materialia, Vol 58., Issue 7, 599-601 (2008) DOI:

4.    Scepanovic J., Asanovic V., Radonjic D., Vuksanovic D., Herenda S., Korac F., Bikic F., “Mechanical properties and corrosion behaviour of Al–Si alloys for IC engine,” J. Serb. Chem. Soc., Vol. 84, Issue 5, 2019, pp.  503–516. DOI:10.2298/JSC190306030S

5.    Scepanovic J., Asanovic V., Herenda S., Vuksanovic D., Radonjic D., Korac F., “Microstructural Characteristics, Mechanical Properties, Fracture Analysis and Corrosion Behavior of Hypereutectic Al–13.5Si Alloy”, International Journal of Metalcasting, Vol 13, Issue 3, July 2019, pp. 700-714.


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Primary focus in mechanochemical research (enter as bullet points)

·         Development of the mechanochemical routes for preparing the AZ alloys as phase change materials first at a laboratory scale and production of different metal materials.

  • The design of the mechanochemical protocols for synthesis various metal materials. 
  • Development of equipment and procedures for in situ real time ball milling.
  • Structural transformations during mechanochemical synthesis of alloys.

Contact Info

  • Université de Montpellier & Institut Charles Gerhardt de Montpellier (UMR 5253)
    c/o 8, Rue de l’Ecole Normale
    34296 Montpellier, Cedex 5 (France)

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COST Overview


EU COST is supported by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020.



COST Action CA18112