Zoran Petrovic, PhD

Research associate

Coordinator of the Institute’s Management System

Institute of meat Hygiene and Technology (INMES)

Kaćanskog 13, 11040 Belgrade, Serbia
Mob:      +381 63 26 33 71
Tel:         +381 11 26 50 655
Fax:     +381 11 26 51 825
E-mail: zoran.petrovic@inmes.rs

 

EDUCATION

2013 – Doctor of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade,

(“Assessment of the bio-monitor potential of rabbit (Lepus europaeus) on the basis of the accumulation of heavy metals in the tissues”)

2008 – Specialist in Quality Management, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Belgrade

2007 – Master of Science in multidisciplinary scientific field – the protection and improvement of the environment,

University of Belgrade – Study Group for Multidisciplinary Studies

2007 – Master of Science in multidisciplinary scientific field – the protection and improvement of the environment, University of Belgrade

2006 – License for Chief/responsible designer of technological processes, Engineering Chamber of Serbia, license number 371 D 545 06

2004 – Professional exam as a technology engineer, Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia, Belgrade

1994 – Graduated engineer of chemical technology, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2014 – Research associate, INMES

2008 – 2014 – Research assistant, INMES,

1997 – 2007 – Associate, INMES

1996 – 1997 – Research trainee, INMES,

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2010 – Coordinator of the management system of the Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology

2007 – 2009 – Independent designer in the Department of technological design and Head of the Department

2001 – 2006 – Head of the Department for testing of packaging and chief analyst for testing of heavy metals in the Department for testing of residues of the Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology

1996 – 2000 Associate in the Department for testing the packaging of the Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology

1994- 1995 Institute “Kirilo Savić” – Department of Environment protection and Technological Engineering

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Serbian Chamber of Engineers – Member of the Section of chief/responsible designers in the field of technology;

Institute for Standardization of Serbia – Chairman of the Committee for materials in contact with food, dishes and utensils – Committee KS 194E

Member of the Committee KS E 034 -17 – Food safety management systems

EHEDG – European Hygienic Engineering Design Group – Subgroup – Meat Processing, member of the Section of the European Association for the sanitary design of equipment for the meat industry

 

AREA OF SCIENTIFIC INTEREST

Testing of functional properties of the packaging and the packaging materials in the meat industry, the bio-monitoring of heavy metals, systems of management in the field of food quality and safety

 

SELECTED SCIENTIFIC PAPERS

Nastasijevic I., Tomasevic I., Smigic N., Milicevic D., Petrovic Z., Djekic I. (2016). Hygiene assessment of Serbian meat establishments using different scoring systems, Food Control, 62 (193-200).

Zoran Petrović, Vlado Teodorović, Spomenka Djurić, Dragan Milićević, Danijela Vranić, Mirjana Lukić (2014) Cadmium and mercury accumulation in European hare (Lepus europaeus): age-dependent relationships in renal and hepatic tissue vol 21 issue (24) 14058-14068. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Dragan Milićević, Danijela Vranić, Zoran Mašić, Nenad Parunović, Dejana Trbović, Jelena Nedeljković-Trailović, Zoran Petrović (2014) The role of total fats, saturated/unsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol content in chicken meat as cardiovascular risk factors. Lipids in Health and Disease, 13:42 

Zoran Petrović, Vlado Teodorović, Mirjana Dimitrijević, Sunčica Borozan, Miloš Beuković, Dragan Milićević. Environmental Cd and Zn Concentrations in Liver and Kidney of European Hare from Different Serbian Regions: Age and Tissue Differences, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 90, Issue 2 (2013), 203-207.

Kataranovski M., Mirkov I., Belij S., Popov.A,  Petrovic Z., Gacic Z. and Kataranovski D. Intestinal helminths infection of rats (Ratus norvegicus) in the Belgrade area (Serbia): the effect of sex, age and habitat, Journal de la Societe Francaise de Parasitologie, Vol. 18 (2011). No.2, 189-196;

Dragan Milićević, Milijan Jovanović, Verica Jurić, Zoran Petrović and Srđan Stefanović. Toxicological Assessment of Toxic Element Residues in Swine Kidney and Its Role in Public Health Risk Assessment,  International  Journal of Environmental  Research and Public Health 6, (2009), 3127-3142

Milićević, D., Verica Jurić,  M. Jovanović, Stefanović, S., Dubravka Vuković, Petrović, Z. Occurrence of ochratoxin A and heavy metals in tissues associated with porcine nephropathy in Serbia, World Mycotoxin Journal, Vol. 2, (2009), 347-356.