Dr Zoran Zujovic

BSc/MSc/PhD (Belgrade)

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Senior Research Fellow

Research | Current

My current research interests focus on solid-state NMR spectroscopy which is a powerful and versatile non-destructive technique for the elucidation of molecular and supramolecular structures, packing arrangements, and molecular dynamics. My research is interdisciplinary, and it is directed at studying structure and dynamics of a wide range of solid materials and correlation of solid-state NMR data to results obtained by other techniques. For noncrystalline and insoluble solids solid-state NMR may be the only method providing structural information at the atomic-level detail.

I have been engaged in the structural investigations of inorganic and organic solid systems such as polymers, nanomaterials, polymer blends, conducting polymers, minerals, hybrid polymers, pharmaceuticals, plant cell walls, zeolites, geopolymers, glasses etc. Also, I am interested in the self-assembly and the formation mechanisms of nanostructured materials.

For more about solid-state NMR at the University of Auckland, you can find here.

Additional websites:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Zoran_Zujovic

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=RJu6HiYAAAAJ&hl=en

Current projects

  • Solid-state NMR of antimicrobial materials
  • Solid-state NMR of perlites
  • Structural investigations of eggshells
  • Solid-state NMR of ultra-hard materials
  • Fluorinated alumina materials
  • Solid-state NMR of moxifloxacin (an antibiotic) co-crystals and physical mixtures

 

Teaching | Current

  • CHEM 210 – Physical and Materials Chemistry / Chemical Kinetics (Lecturer)
  • CHEM 750 - Advanced Topics in Chemistry 1 & 2 /Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy (Lecturer and Course Director)
  • CHEM 710 - Structural and Computational Chemistry/ Quantum Mechanics of NMR (Lecturer and Course Director)

Responsibilities

  • Senior Research Fellow in Physical Chemistry/Materials Science/Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy
  • Solid-state NMR spectroscopist in the NMR Centre, Faculty of Science
  • Lecturer and Course Director

Areas of expertise

  • Solid-state NMR spectroscopy of inorganic and organic materials
  • Nanostructured materials - self-assembly

 

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Correct location:
SCIENCE CENTRE 301
Level 4, Room 301-422
23 SYMONDS ST
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
Level 9, Room 923
23 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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