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Dr Svetlana Stevanovic

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Engineering

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

Research interests

air quality

airborne contaminants

filtration systems

sensory networks

emissions 

nano-particles

environmental health

personal exposure

Teaching interests

Environmental and Mehanical Engineering

Environmental Science

Atmospheric Science

Research groups

AQI Air Quality Engineering Group

FATE Flow, Aerosols & Thermal Energy (FATE) Group

Publications

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2023

Combustion characteristics of microalgae-based dioctyl phthalate biofuel during ambient, preheated and hot engine operation

F Lodi, A Zare, P Arora, S Stevanovic, Z Ristovski, R Brown, T Bodisco

(2023), Vol. 331, pp. 1-15, Fuel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2022

Morphological and Nanostructural Characteristics of Diesel Exhaust Soot Particles at Different Engine Operating Conditions

Priyanka Arora, Puneet Verma, Faisal Lodi, Mohammad Jafari, Ali Zare, Svetlana Stevanovic, Timothy Bodisco, Richard Brown, Zoran Ristovski

(2022), Vol. II, pp. 409-417, Advancement in Materials, Manufacturing and Energy Engineering, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

An experimental investigation of diesel soot thermal-induced oxidation based on the chemical structure evolution

Y Guo, E Horchler, N Fairley, S Stevanovic, J Shang, Z Ristovski

(2022), Vol. 188, pp. 246-253, Carbon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Gaseous and particulate emissions analysis using microalgae based dioctyl phthalate biofuel during cold, warm and hot engine operation

Faisal Lodi, Ali Zare, Priyanka Arora, Svetlana Stevanovic, Zoran Ristovski, Richard Brown, Timothy Bodisco

(2022), Vol. 312, pp. 1-14, Fuel: the science and technology of fuel and energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Particulate number emissions during cold-start with diesel and biofuels: A special focus on particle size distribution

A Zare, T Bodisco, P Verma, M Jafari, M Babaie, L Yang, M Rahman, A Banks, Z Ristovski, R Brown, S Stevanovic

(2022), Vol. 51, pp. 1-11, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Multi-criteria prioritization of the renewable power plants in Australia using the fuzzy logic in decision-making method (FMCDM)

A Aryanfar, A Gholami, P Ghorbannezhad, B Yeganeh, M Pourgholi, M Zandi, S Stevanovic

(2022), Vol. 6, pp. 780-798, Clean Energy, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article
2021

Cold-start NOx emissions: Diesel and waste lubricating oil as a fuel additive

A Zare, T Bodisco, M Jafari, P Verma, L Yang, M Babaie, M Rahman, A Banks, Z Ristovski, R Brown, S Stevanovic

(2021), Vol. 286, Fuel, C1

journal article

Role of semi-volatile particulate matter in gas-particle partitioning leading to change in oxidative potential

N Gali, S Stevanovic, R Brown, Z Ristovski, Z Ning

(2021), Vol. 270, Environmental Pollution, England, C1

journal article

Soot particle morphology and nanostructure with oxygenated fuels: A comparative study into cold-start and hot-start operation

P Verma, M Jafari, A Zare, E Pickering, Y Guo, C Osuagwu, S Stevanovic, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2021), Vol. 275, Environmental Pollution, England, C1

journal article

Characteristics of Particle Number and Particle Mass Emissions of a Diesel Engine during Cold-, Warm-, and Hot-Start Operation

Faisal Lodi, Ali Zare, Priyanka Arora, Svetlana Stevanovic, Puneet Verma, Mohammad Jafari, Zoran Ristovski, Richard Brown, Timothy Bodisco

(2021), pp. 1-20, SAE Technical Papers, Warrendale, PA., C1

journal article

Analysis of cold-start NO2 and NOx emissions, and the NO2/NOx ratio in a diesel engine powered with different diesel-biodiesel blends

A Zare, S Stevanovic, M Jafari, P Verma, M Babaie, L Yang, M Rahman, Z Ristovski, R Brown, T Bodisco

(2021), Vol. 290, Environmental Pollution, England, C1

journal article
2020

Comparison of light absorption and oxidative potential of biodiesel/diesel and chemicals/diesel blends soot particles

Y Kuang, Y Guo, J Chai, J Shang, J Zhu, S Stevanovic, Z Ristovski

(2020), Vol. 87, pp. 184-193, Journal of environmental sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

The impact of chemical composition of oxygenated fuels on morphology and nanostructure of soot particles

P Verma, M Jafari, S Rahman, E Pickering, S Stevanovic, A Dowell, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2020), Vol. 259, Fuel, C1

journal article

The effect of diesel fuel sulphur and vanadium on engine performance and emissions

T Chu-Van, N Surawski, Z Ristovski, C Yuan, S Stevanovic, S Ashrafur Rahman, F Hossain, Y Guo, T Rainey, R Brown

(2020), Vol. 261, Fuel, C1

journal article

Comparison of fine particulate matter level, chemical content and oxidative potential derived from two dissimilar urban environments

M Jovanović, J Savić, R Kovačević, V Tasić, Ž Todorović, S Stevanović, D Manojlović, M Jovašević-Stojanović

(2020), Vol. 708, Science of the Total Environment, Netherlands, C1

journal article

The correlation between diesel soot chemical structure and reactivity

Y Guo, Z Ristovski, E Graham, S Stevanovic, P Verma, M Jafari, B Miljevic, R Brown

(2020), Vol. 161, pp. 736-749, Carbon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Emissions and performance with diesel and waste lubricating oil: A fundamental study into cold start operation with a special focus on particle number size distribution

A Zare, T Bodisco, P Verma, M Jafari, M Babaie, L Yang, M Rahman, A Banks, Z Ristovski, R Brown, S Stevanovic

(2020), Vol. 209, Energy Conversion and Management, C1

journal article

Relationship between atmospheric PM-Bound reactive oxygen species, their half-lives, and regulated pollutants: investigation and preliminary model

Reece Brown, Svetlana Stevanovic, Steven Bottle, Hao Wang, Ziyuan Hu, Changda Wu, Boguang Wang, Zoran Ristovski

(2020), Vol. 54, pp. 4995-5002, Environmental science & technology, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

The diurnal characteristics of PM-bound ROS and its influencing factors at urban ambient and roadside environments

N Gali, S Stevanovic, P Brimblecombe, R Brown, Z Ristovski, Z Ning

(2020), Vol. 244, Atmospheric Research, C1

journal article

Engine performance and emissions analysis in a cold, intermediate and hot start diesel engine

F Lodi, A Zare, P Arora, S Stevanovic, M Jafari, Z Ristovski, R Brown, T Bodisco

(2020), Vol. 10, Applied Sciences (Switzerland), C1

journal article

Assessing the effect of reactive oxygen species and volatile organic compound profiles coming from certain types of Chinese cooking on the toxicity of human bronchial epithelial cells

Lina Wang, Linyuan Zhang, Zoran Ristovski, Xinran Zheng, Hongli Wang, Li Li, Jun Gao, Farhad Salimi, Yaqin Gao, Shengao Jing, Lin Wang, Jianmin Chen, Svetlana Stevanovic

(2020), Vol. 54, pp. 8868-8877, Environmental science & technology, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Combustion Analysis of a Diesel Engine during Warm up at Different Coolant and Lubricating Oil Temperatures

F Lodi, A Zare, P Arora, S Stevanovic, M Jafari, Z Ristovski, R Brown, T Bodisco

(2020), Vol. 13, Energies, C1

journal article

Structural characterisation of soot particles for cold-start and hot-start operation of a diesel engine

P Arora, F Lodi, P Verma, M Jafari, A Zare, S Stevanovic, T Bodisco, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2020), pp. 1-4, AFMC 2020 : Proceedings of the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, E1

conference
2019

Spirometry for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to inhalation of smoke from indoor fires used for cooking and heating

J Shaw, A Vaughan, E Smith, C Fong, S Stevanovic, I Yang

(2019), pp. 306-326, Revolutionizing tropical medicine: point-of-care tests, new imaging technologies and digital health, Hoboken, N.J., B1-1

book chapter

The effect of diesel emission exposure on primary human bronchial epithelial cells from a COPD cohort: N-acetylcysteine as a potential protective intervention

Annalicia Vaughan, Svetlana Stevanovic, Mohammad Jafari, Mostafizur Rahman, Rayleen Bowman, Kwun Fong, Zoran Ristovski, Ian Yang

(2019), Vol. 170, pp. 194-202, Environmental research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Primary human bronchial epithelial cell responses to diesel and biodiesel emissions at an air-liquid interface

Annalicia Vaughan, Svetlana Stevanovic, Mohammad Jafari, Rayleen Bowman, Kwun Fong, Zoran Ristovski, Ian Yang

(2019), Vol. 57, pp. 67-75, Toxicology in vitro, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

An experimental study of the role of biodiesel on the performance of diesel particulate filters

Y Guo, S Stevanovic, P Verma, M Jafari, N Jabbour, R Brown, L Cravigan, J Alroe, C Osuagwu, R Brown, B D'Anna, Z Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 247, pp. 67-76, Fuel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Influence of fuel-oxygen content on morphology and nanostructure of soot particles

P Verma, E Pickering, M Jafari, Y Guo, S Stevanovic, J Fernando, D Golberg, P Brooks, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 205, pp. 206-219, Combustion and flame, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

An instrument for the rapid quantification of PM-bound ROS: The Particle into Nitroxide Quencher (PINQ)

A Brown, S Stevanovic, S Bottle, D Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 2387-2401, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, C1

journal article

Quantification of particle-bound organic radicals in secondary organic aerosol

Steven Campbell, Svetlana Stevanovic, Branka Miljevic, Steven Bottle, Zoran Ristovski, Markus Kalberer

(2019), Vol. 53, pp. 6729-6737, Environmental science & technology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article

Experimental analysis of the morphology and nanostructure of soot particles for butanol/diesel blends at different engine operating modes

P Verma, M Jafari, Y Guo, E Pickering, S Stevanovic, T Bodisco, J Fernando, D Golberg, P Brooks, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 33, pp. 5632-5646, Energy and fuels, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

An overview of the influence of biodiesel, alcohols, and various oxygenated additives on the particulate matter emissions from diesel engines

P Verma, S Stevanovic, A Zare, G Dwivedi, T Van, M Davidson, T Rainey, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 12, Energies, C1

journal article

The cytotoxic, inflammatory and oxidative potential of coconut oil-substituted diesel emissions on bronchial epithelial cells at an air-liquid interface

A Vaughan, S Stevanovic, A Banks, A Zare, M Rahman, R Bowman, K Fong, Z Ristovski, I Yang

(2019), Vol. 26, pp. 27783-27791, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Effect of Oxygenated Functional Groups in Essential Oils on Diesel Engine Performance, Emissions, and Combustion Characteristics

S Rahman, T Mahila, A Ahmad, M Nabi, M Jafari, A Dowell, M Islam, A Marchese, J Tryner, P Brooks, T Bodisco, S Stevanovic, T Rainey, Z Ristovski, R Brown

(2019), Vol. 33, pp. 9828-9834, Energy and Fuels, C1

journal article

Effect of cold start on engine performance and emissions from diesel engines using IMO-Compliant distillate fuels

T Chu Van, A Zare, M Jafari, T Bodisco, N Surawski, P Verma, K Suara, Z Ristovski, T Rainey, S Stevanovic, R Brown

(2019), Vol. 255, Environmental Pollution, England, C1

journal article

Application of a fluorescent probe for the online measurement of PM-bound reactive oxygen species in chamber and ambient studies

R Brown, S Stevanovic, Z Brown, M Cai, S Zhou, W Song, X Wang, B Miljevic, J Zhao, S Bottle, Z Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 19, Sensors (Switzerland), Switzerland, C1

journal article

Multivariate analysis of performance and emission parameters in a diesel engine using biodiesel and oxygenated additive

M Jafari, P Verma, T Bodisco, A Zare, N Surawski, P Borghesani, S Stevanovic, Y Guo, J Alroe, C Osuagwu, A Milic, B Miljevic, Z Ristovski, R Brown

(2019), Vol. 201, Energy Conversion and Management, C1

journal article

Diurnal profiles of particle-bound ROS of PM2.5 in urban environment of Hong Kong and their association with PM2.5, black carbon, ozone and PAHs

S Stevanovic, N Gali, F Salimi, R Brown, Z Ning, L Cravigan, P Brimblecombe, S Bottle, Z Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 219, Atmospheric Environment, C1

journal article

Measurements of oxidative potential of particulate matter at belgrade tunnel; comparison of BPEAnit, DTT and DCFH assays

M Jovanovic, J Savic, F Salimi, S Stevanovic, R Brown, M Jovasevic-Stojanovic, D Manojlovic, A Bartonova, S Bottle, Z Ristovski

(2019), Vol. 16, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2018

Characterizing pollutant emissions from mosquito repellents incenses and implications in risk assessment of human health

L Wang, X Zheng, S Stevanovic, Z Xiang, J Liu, H Shi, J Liu, M Yu, C Zhu

(2018), Vol. 191, pp. 962-970, Chemosphere, England, C1-1

journal article

Characterization particulate matter from several Chinese cooking dishes and implications in health effects

L Wang, X Zheng, S Stevanovic, X Wu, Z Xiang, M Yu, J Liu

(2018), Vol. 72, pp. 98-106, Journal of Environmental Sciences (China), Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Investigating particles, VOCs, ROS produced from mosquito-repellent incense emissions and implications in SOA formation and human health

S Zhu, X Zheng, S Stevanovic, L Wang, H Wang, J Gao, Z Xiang, Z Ristovski, J Liu, M Yu, L Wang, J Chen

(2018), Vol. 143, pp. 645-651, Building and Environment, C1-1

journal article

Emissions of particulate matter, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides from the residential burning of waste paper briquettes and other fuels

M Xiu, S Stevanovic, M Rahman, A Pourkhesalian, L Morawska, P Thai

(2018), Vol. 167, pp. 536-543, Environmental Research, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Impact of fuel oxygen on morphology and nanostructure of soot particles from a diesel engine

P Verma, M Jafari, E Pickering, Y Guo, S Stevanovic, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2018), pp. 1-4, AFMC 2018: Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, E1-1

conference
2017

Assessing impacts of factors on carbonyl compounds emissions produced from several typical Chinese cooking

Z Xiang, H Wang, S Stevanovic, S Jing, S Lou, S Tao, L Li, J Liu, M Yu, L Wang

(2017), Vol. 125, pp. 348-355, Building and environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Particle exposure level and potential health risks of domestic Chinese cooking

B Du, J Gao, J Chen, S Stevanovic, Z Ristovski, L Wang, L Wang

(2017), Vol. 123, pp. 564-574, Building and environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Role of Chinese cooking emissions on ambient air quality and human health

L Wang, Z Xiang, S Stevanovic, Z Ristovski, F Salimi, J Gao, H Wang, L Li

(2017), Vol. 589, pp. 173-181, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Oxidative potential of gas phase combustion emissions - an underestimated and potentially harmful component of air pollution from combustion processes

S Stevanovic, A Vaughan, F Hedayat, F Salimi, M Rahman, A Zare, R Brown, R Brown, H Wang, Z Zhang, X Wang, S Bottle, I Yang, Z Ristovski

(2017), Vol. 158, pp. 227-235, Atmospheric environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

On-road vehicle emissions and their control in China: a review and outlook

Y Wu, S Zhang, J Hao, H Liu, X Wu, J Hu, M Walsh, T Wallington, K Zhang, S Stevanovic

(2017), Vol. 574, pp. 332-349, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Investigation of the performance of after-treatment devices on diesel and biodiesel particles

Y Guo, S Stevanovic, M Jafari, P Verma, R Brown, C Osuagwu, B D Anna, Z Ristovski

(2017), Vol. 2017-December, ASPACC 2017 : Proceedings of the 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Sydney, New South Wales, E1-1

conference
2016

Influence of oxygen content of the certain types of biodiesels on particulate oxidative potential

F Hedayat, S Stevanovic, A Milic, B Miljevic, M Nabi, A Zare, S Bottle, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2016), Vol. 545-546, pp. 381-388, Science of the Total Environment, Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2015

Insights into the growth of newly formed particles in a subtropical urban environment

F Salimi, L Crilley, S Stevanovic, Z Ristovski, M Mazaheri, C He, G Johnson, G Ayoko, L Morawska

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 13475-13485, Atmospheric chemistry and physics, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Particle emissions from microalgae biodiesel combustion and their relative oxidative potential

M Rahman, S Stevanovic, M Islam, K Heimann, M Nabi, G Thomas, B Feng, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 1601-1610, Environmental science: processes and impacts, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Effect of atmospheric aging on volatility and reactive oxygen species of biodiesel exhaust nano-particles

A Pourkhesalian, S Stevanovic, M Rahman, E Faghihi, S Bottle, A Masri, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 9099-9108, Atmospheric chemistry and physics, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Characterisation of a commercially available thermodenuder and diffusion drier for ultrafine particles losses

S Stevanovic, B Miljevic, P Madl, S Clifford, Z Ristovski

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 357-363, Aerosol and air quality research, Taoyuan, Taiwan, C1-1

journal article

Review-evaluating the molecular assays for measuring the oxidative potential of particulate matter

F Hedayat, S Stevanovic, B Miljevic, S Bottle, Z Ristovski

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 201-210, Chemical industry and chemical engineering quarterly, [Serbia], C1-1

journal article
2014

Particle emissions from biodiesels with different physical properties and chemical composition

M Rahman, A Pourkhesalian, M Jahirul, S Stevanovic, P Pham, H Wang, A Masri, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2014), Vol. 134, pp. 201-208, Fuel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Influence of fuel molecular structure on the volatility and oxidative potential of biodiesel particulate matter

A Pourkhesalian, S Stevanovic, F Salimi, M Rahman, H Wang, P Pham, S Bottle, A Masri, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2014), Vol. 48, pp. 12577-12585, Environmental and science amd technology, Washington, D. C., C1-1

journal article

To sonicate or not to sonicate PM filters: reactive oxygen species generation upon ultrasonic irradiation

B Miljevic, F Hedayat, S Stevanovic, K Fairfull-Smith, S Bottle, Z Ristovski

(2014), Vol. 48, pp. 1276-1284, Aerosol science and technology, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2013

Engine performance characteristics for biodiesels of different degrees of saturation and carbon chain lengths

P Pham, T Bodisco, S Stevanovic, M Rahman, H Wang, Z Ristovski, R Brown, A Masri

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 188-198, SAE international journal of fuels and lubricants, Warrendale, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Influence of oxygenated organic aerosols (OOAs) on the oxidative potential of diesel and biodiesel particulate matter

S Stevanovic, B Miljevic, N Surawski, K Fairfull-Smith, S Bottle, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2013), Vol. 47, pp. 7655-7662, Environmental science & technology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article

Influence of different alternative fuels on particle emission from a turbocharged common-rail Diesel engine

M Rahman, S Stevanovic, R Brown, Z Ristovski

(2013), Vol. 56, pp. 381-386, BSME 2012 : Proceedings of the 5th BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, E1-1

conference
2012

Application of profluorescent nitroxides for measurements of oxidative capacity of combustion generated particles

S Stevanovic, Z Ristovski, B Miljevic, K Fairfull-Smith, S Bottle

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 653-659, Chemical industry and chemical engineering quarterly, Leskovac, Serbia, C1-1

journal article

The use of a nitroxide probe in DMSO to capture free radicals in particulate pollution

S Stevanovic, B Miljevic, G Eaglesham, S Bottle, Z Ristovski, K Fairfull-Smith

(2012), Vol. 2012, pp. 5908-5912, European journal of organic chemistry, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2011

Physicochemical characterization of particulate emissions from a compression ignition engine: the influence of biodiesel feedstock

N Surawski, B Miljevic, G Ayoko, S Elbagir, S Stevanovic, K Fairfull-Smith, S Bottle, Z Ristovski

(2011), Vol. 45, pp. 10337-10343, Environmental science and technology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Secondary aerosol formation from engine exhaust emissions

Zoran Ristovski, Dr Branka Miljevic, Prof Richard Brown, Dr Svetlana Stevanovic

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2020: $7,000
  • 2019: $14,000

Industry and Other Funding

Otway environmental monitoring for carbon sequestration.

Prof Wendy Timms, Dr Svetlana Stevanovic, A/Prof Damien Callahan

CO2CRC Limited

  • 2022: $169,260
  • 2021: $173,214
  • 2020: $176,891

Investigation into suitable additives for a universal tractor oil based on super high oleic safflower oil

Dr Tim Bodisco, Dr Svetlana Stevanovic, Dr Ali Zare

Go Resources Limited

  • 2021: $50,000

Dust Filtration System for application in iron ore mines

Dr Svetlana Stevanovic, Dr Tim Bodisco

Hyzon Motors Australia Pty Ltd

  • 2021: $12,583

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2021

Faisal Lodi

Thesis entitled: Combustion and emissions analysis of a cold, warm and hot-start diesel engine

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering