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Dr. INGRID MILOŠEV, Head of Department, Chief scientist ( Slovensko )



Department of Physical and Organic Chemistry
Jožef Stefan Institute
Jamova 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia


+386 1 4773 452, +386 1 4773 426


+ 386 1 251 9385




  • Ph. D. in chemistry, 1993 University of Ljubljana

  • M. Sc. in chemistry, 1991 University of Ljubljana

  • B. Sc. in chemical technology, 1986 University of Zagreb, Croatia


  • 1987– employed at the Jožef Stefan Institute (JSI)

  • 2001– employed at the Valdoltra Orthopaedic Hospital (additional part-time employment)

Scientific and professional carrier

  • 2010 – scientific adviser at JSI

  • 2001 – 2010 – senior research associate at JSI

  • 1997 – 2001 – research associate at JSI

  • 1994 – 1997 – postdoctoral assistant at JSI

  • 1987 – 1993 – MSc and PhD student at JSI

  • 2005 – head of the Department of Physical and Organic Chemistry at JSI

  • 2007 – member of the Scientific Council at JSI

  • 2001 – assistant general manager for research and education

Research studies abroad

  • Department of Chemistry, University of Sherbrooke, Canada, 1991 (3 months)
  • Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, University of Düsseldorf, Germany, 1992 – 2002 ( total 21 months)

Supervising and teaching

Scientific interests

  • Corrosion protection and functionalization of metallic materials (corrosion inhibitors, conversion coatings, sol-gel coatings, self-assembled coatings, etc.)

  • Electrochemical processes on metallic materials in various electrolytes and materials characterization

  • Study and modifications of metallic materials for biomedical applications

  • Wear and corrosion processes on orthopedic implants (retrieval analysis) and periprosthetic biological samples


  • Individual awards

    • 2016: Pregl Award of the National Institute of Chemistry for Exceptional Achievements
      2011: Zois Certificate of Recognition for significant achievements in research of biocompatible materials and experimental orthopaedics (conferred to researchers in the Republic of Slovenia for their achievements and lasting contribution to scientific, research and development activities)
      2011: Ingrid Milošev: Recognition of the Valdoltra Orthopedic Hospital for exceptional achievements

    Group awards

    • 2016: golden recognition for mentorship at the 50th Meeting of young researchers of Slovenia 2015 for the research project with the Secondary school Novo mesto
      2015: golden recognition for mentorship at the 49th Meeting of young researchers of Slovenia 2015 for the research project with the Secondary school Novo mesto
      2013: Best innovative project within public research organizations for the economy, Sixth International Technology Transfer Conference & Innovation Day, contribution »Corrosion protection with hybrid sol-gel coatings: TMZ coating – the most recent approach of protection«, coworkers P. Rodič, J. Iskra, B. Kapun, I. Milošev
      2012: Rector's award for best innovation of University of Ljubljana, contribution »Hybrid sol-gel coatings for protection against corrosion of aluminium and its alloys«, third place, coworkers P. Rodič, J. Iskra, B. Kapun, I. Milošev

Personal bibliograhy

  • Personal bibliography can be obtained from Cobiss.si; click here and wait a bit.

Selected publications

  1. I. Milošev, P. Rodič
    Cerium chloride and acetate salts as corrosion inhibitors for AA7075-T6 in sodium chloride solution
    Corrosion, 2016, vol. 72, p. 1021-1034

  2. I. Milošev, N. Kovačević, J. Kovač, A. Kokalj
    The roles of mercapto, benzene and methyl groups in the corrosion inhibition of imidazoles on copper: I. experimental characterization
    Corrosion Science, 2015, vol. 98, p. 107-118

  3. G. Žerjav, I. Milošev
    Protection of copper against corrosion by simulated urban rain by the combined action of benzotriazole, 2-mercaptobenzimidazole and stearic acid,
    Corrosion Science, 2015, vol. 98, p. 180-191

  4. I. Milošev, B. Kapun, P. Rodič, J. Iskra
    Hybrid sol-gel coatings based on zirconium(IV) propoxide and epoxysilane
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 2015, vol. 74, p. 447-459

  5. M. Kulkarni, A. Mazare, E. Gongadze, Š. Perutkova, V. Kralj-Iglič, A. Iglič, I. Milošev, P. Schmuki, M. Mozetič
    Titanium nanostructures for biomedical applications
    Nanotechnology, 2015, vol. 26 (2015) p. 062002 (18 pages)

  6. P. Rodič, J. Iskra, I. Milošev
    Hybrid organic-inorganic sol-gel coatings for protection of AA7075-T6 alloy against corrosion in Harrison’s solution
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 2014, vol. 70, p. 90-103.

  7. P. Rodič, I. Milošev
    Corrosion properties of UV cured hybrid sol-gel coatings on AA7075-T6 investigated under simulating aircraft conditions
    J. Electrochem. Soc., 2014, vol. 161, p. C412-C420

  8. I. Milošev, G. Žerjav, J.M. Calderon Moreno, M. Popa
    Electrochemical properties, chemical composition and thickness of passive film formed on novel Ti20Nb10Zr5Ta alloy
    Electrochim. acta , 2013, vol. 99, p. 176-189

  9. I. Milošev, J. Hmeljak, A. Cör
    Hyaluronic acid stimulates the formation of calcium phosphate on CoCrMo alloy in simulated physiological solution
    J. Mater. Sci., Mater. Med., 2013, vol. 24, no. 3, p. 555-571

  10. I. Milošev
    The effect of biomolecules on the behaviour of CoCrMo alloy in various simulated physiological solutions
    Electrochim. acta, 2012, vol. 78, p. 259-273.

  11. I. Milošev, Ž. Jovanović, J. B. Bajat, R. M. Jančić-Heinemann, V. B. Mišković-Stanković,
    Surface analysis and electrochemical behavior of aluminum pretreated by vinyltriethoxysilane films in mild NaCl solution
    J. Electrochem. Soc., 2012, vol. 159, no. 7, p. C303-C311

  12. I. Milošev, M. Metikoš-Huković, Ž. Petrović
    Influence of preparation methods on the properties of self-assembled films of octadecylphosphonate on Nitinol : XPS and EIS studies
    Mater. sci. eng., C, Biomim. mater., sens. syst., 2012, vol. 32, no. 8, p. 2604-2616.

  13. A. Kokalj, N. Kovačević, S. Peljhan, M. Finšgar, A. Lesar, I. Milošev
    Triazole, benzotriazole, and naphthotriazole as copper corrosion inhibitors. I., Molecular electronic and adsorption properties
    ChemPhysChem, 2011, vol. 12, no. 18, p. 3547-3555.

  14. I. Milošev
    Metallic materials for biomedical applications : laboratory and clinical studies
    Pure appl. chem., 2011, vol. 83, no. 2, p. 309-324

  15. A. Kokalj, S.Peljhan, M. Finšgar, I. Milošev
    What determines the inhibition effectiveness of ATA, BTAH, and BTAOH corrosion inhibitors on copper?
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, vol. 132, no. 46, p. 16657-16668