Zoran Tomić, PhD

Full Research Professor
Institute of Nuclear Sciences ‘Vinča’, Belgrade

Date and place of birth: August 29, 1963, Trstenik, Serbia.
e-mail: zorant@vin.bg.ac.rs


  • 1989. BSc in Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Belgrade
  • 1993. Mr.sci. in Chemistry, Chemical Faculty, University of Belgrade
    (Mr.sci. Thesis: ” Structural trans-effect of carboxylate group of aminocarboxylate chelat ring on the Co-NO2 distance in cobalt(III) complexes “)
  • 2005. PhD (Chemistry) Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Novi Sad
    (PhD Thesis: ” Analysis of factors influencing the stereohemistry of Copper(II) complexes”)

Scientific positions

  • 1990. Postgraduate Research Fellow at The Institute of Nuclear Sciences ‘Vinča’, Belgrade.
  • 1994. Research Assistant at The Institute of Nuclear Sciences ‘Vinča’, Belgrade.
  • 2006. Associate Research Professor at The Institute of Nuclear Sciences ‘Vinča’, Belgrade.
  • 2013. Full Research Professor at The Institute of Nuclear Sciences ‘Vinča’, Belgrade.

Research interests

  • Single crystal X-ray crystallography
  • Noncovalent interactions and its role in the molecular aggregation.
  • Correlations between the structural and physicochemical properties

Selected references

  1. Zoran D. Tomić, Vukadin M. Leovac, Srđan V. Pokorni, Dieter Zobel, Snežana D. Zarić: ”Crystal Structure of Bis[acetone-1-naphthoylhydrazinato(-1)]copper(II) and Investigations of Intermolecular Interactions’’, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (2003), 1222-1226.
  2. Zoran D. Tomić, Sladjana B. Novaković, Snežana D. Zarić: ‘’Intermolecular Interactions between Chelate Rings and Phenyl Rings in Square-Planar Copper(II) Complexes’’,European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry(2004), 2215-2218.
  3. Zoran D. Tomić, Dušan Sredojević, and Snežana D. Zarić, ”Stacking Interactions between Chelate and Phenyl Rings in Square-Planar Transition Metal Complexes”,Crystal Growth & Design, (2006), 6, 29 – 31.
  4. Jason M. Keith, Zoran D. Tomić, Snežana D. Zarić, Michael B. Hall, ‘’ Oxygen atom transfer catalysis: Ligand effects on the key reaction barrier in  molybdenum (VI) dioxo systems’’, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 324, (2010), 15-23.
  5. Berta Hollo, Marko V. Rodić, Oskar Bera,  Mirjana Jovičić, Vukadin M. Leovac, Zoran D. Tomić, Katalin Messzaros Szecsenyi: ’’ Cation- and/or anion-directed reaction routes. Could the desolvation pattern of isostructural coordination compounds be related to their molecular structure?’’, Structural Chemistry, (2013) 2193-2201.
  6. Hollo Berta, Magyari Jozsef, Ivkovic-Radovanovic Vukosava,  Vuckovic Gordana N,  Tomic Zoran D,  Szilagyi Imre Miklos, Pokol Gyorgy, Szecsenyi Katalin Meszaros: ” Synthesis, characterisation and antimicrobial activity of bis(phthalazine-1-hydrazone)-2,6-diacetylpyridine and its complexes with Co-III, Ni-II, Cu-II and Zn-II”,Polyhedron, (2014), 80,  142-150.