Milada Pezo

Associate Research Professor


Institute of Nuclear Sciences VINCA

Laboratory for Thermal Engineering and Energy

University of Belgrade




PhD in Mechanical Engineering, 2011, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,  Department of Thermal Power Engineering (Doctoral thesis: Numerical Simulations of Boiling Crises Mechanism in Evaporation Pipes)


MSc in Mechanical Engineering, 2004, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,  Department of Thermal Power Engineering (Master thesis: Numerical Simulation and Analysis of Two Phase Flow in Kettle Reboiler) 


BSc in Mechanical Engineering, 1997, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Automatic Control


International cooperation

Serbian - Slovenian International bilateral project for period 2020-2022

Development of Advanced Numerical Modelling Approaches of Multiphase Flows and Heat Transfer for Industrial Applications

EU Project, FP6, 2004 – 2008 RECOFUEL

Demonstration of direct solid recovered fuel (SRF) co-combustion in pulverised fuel power plants and implementation of a sustainable waste-to-energy technology in large-scale energy production, Implementation of the SRF co-combustion technology in the Balkan region.


Large Eddy Simulation of Reacting Flows, Summer School, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2004


First International Course COMPUTATIONAL ENGINEERING sponsored by DAAD, Germany, Pamporovo, Bulgaria, 2005



Milada Pezo, Vladimir D. Stevanović, Žarko Stevanović (2006); A two-dimensional model of the kettle reboiler shell side thermal-hydraulics; International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer; 49(-); 1214-1224;

V. Turanjanin, V. Bakic´, M. Jovanovic´, M. Pezo (2009); Fossil fuels substitution by the solar energy utilization for the hot water production in the heating plant ‘‘Cerak’’ in Belgrade; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy; 34(16); 7075-7080;

Marina Jovanovic, Valentina Turanjanin, Vukman Bakic, Milada Pezo, Biljana Vucicevic (2011); Sustainability estimation of energy system options that use gas and renewable resources for domestic hot water production; Energy; 36(4); 2169-2175;

Milada Pezo, Vladimir Stevanovic (2011); Numerical prediction of critical heat flux in pool boiling with the two-fluid model; International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer; 54(15-16); 3296–3303;

Vukman Bakic, Milada Pezo, Zana Stevanovic, Marija Zivkovic, Borislav Grubor (2012); Dynamical simulation of PV/Wind hybrid energy conversion system; Energy; 45(1); 324-328;

Milada Pezo, Vukman Bakić (2014); Numerical Determination of Drag Coefficient for Guyed Mast Exposed to Wind Action; Engineering Structure; 62-62(-); 98-104;

Aca Jovanović, Milada Pezo, Lato Pezo, Ljubinko Lević (2014); DEM/CFD Analysis of Granular Flow in Static Mixers; Powder Technology; 266(-); 240-248;

Lato Pezo, Aca Jovanović, Milada Pezo, Radmilo Čolović, Biljana Lončar (2015); Modified Screw Conveyor-Mixers-Discrete Element Modeling Approach-; Advanced Powder Technology; 26(5); 1391-1399;

Milada Pezo, Lato Pezo, Aca Jovanović, Biljana Lončar, Radmilo Čolović (2016); DEM/CFD Approach for Modeling Granular Flow in the Revolving Static Mixer; Chemical Engineering Research and Design; 109(-); 317-326;

Vojislav Banjac, Lato Pezo, Milada Pezo, Đuro Vukmirović, Dušica Čolović, Radmilo Čolović, Aleksandar Fišteš (2017); Optimization of the classification process in the zigzag air classifier for obtaining a high protein sunflower meal - Chemometric and CFD approach; Advanced Powder Technology; 28(3); 1069-1078;

Milada Pezo, Vladimir Stevanović (2016); Numerical Prediction of Nucleate Pool Boiling Heat Transfer Coefficient Under High Heat Fluxes; Thermal Science; 20(Suppl. 1); S113-S123;

Milada L. PEZO, Vukman V. BAKIĆ, Zoran J. MARKOVIĆ (2016); STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF GUYED MAST EXPOSED TO WIND ACTION; Thermal Science; 20(Suppl. 5); S1473-S1483;

M.Pezo, V.Stevanović, Ž.Stevanović (2006); Simulations of the Kettle Reboiler Shell Side Thermal-Hydraulics with Different Two-Phase Flow Models; Thermal Science; 10(13); 127-140;


Vukman V. BAKIĆ, Milada L. PEZO, Marina P. JOVANOVIĆ, Valentina M. TURANJANIN, Biljana S. VUČIĆEVIĆ, Nikola S. MIRKOV (2012); TECHNICAL ANALYSIS OF PV/WIND SYSTEMS WITH HYDROGEN STORAGE; Thermal Science; 15(4); 1081-1093;

Lato Pezo, Milada Pezo, Aca Jovanović, Nenad Kosanić, Aleksandar Petrović, Ljubinko Lević (2016); GRANULAR FLOW IN STATIC MIXERS BY COUPLED DEM/CFD APPROACH; Hemijska Industrija; 70(5); 539-546;

Vukman V. Bakić, Milada L. Pezo, Saša M. Stojković (2016); Technical and economic analysis of grid-connected PV/WIND energy stations in Serbia under varying climatic conditions; FME Transactions; 44(1); 71-82;

Lato Pezo, Milada Pezo, Aca Jovanović, Radmilo Čolović, Đuro Vukmirović, Vojislav Banjac, Olivera Đuragić (2018); Joint Mixing Action of the Static Pre-mixer and the Rotating Drum Mixer - Discrete Element Method Approach; Advanced Powder Technology; 29(9); 1734-1741;

Milada Pezo, Lato Pezo, Aca Jovanović, Anja Terzić, Ljubiša Andrić, Biljana Lončar, Predrag Kojić (2018); Discrete Element Model of Particle Transport and Premixing Action in Modified Screw Conveyors; Powder Technology; 336(-); 255-264;

Danka M. Dragojlović, Lato L. Pezo, Dušica S. Čolović, Strahinja Ž. Vidosavljević, Milada L. Pezo, Radmilo R. Čolović, Bojana M. Kokić, Olivera M. Đuragić (30.12.2019.); Application of soybean oil and glycerol in animal feed production, ANN model; Acta Periodica Technologica; 50(-); 51-58;

Lato Pezo, Milada Pezo, Vojislav Banjac, Aca Jovanović, Jelena Krulj, Jovana Kojić, Predrag Kojić (19.8.2020.); Blending performance of the coupled Ross static mixer and vertical feed mixer - Discrete element model approach; Powder Technology; 375(-); 20–27;

Anja Terzić, Dragan Radulović, Milada Pezo, Jovica Stojanović, Lato Pezo, Zagorka Radojević, Ljubiša Andrić (19.8.2020.); Prediction model based on artificial neural network for pyrophyllite mechano-chemical activation as an integral step in production of cement binders; Construction & Building Materials; 258(-); 119721;

Oblasti istraživanja

Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer, CFD 

Heat Exchangers, Evaporators, Critical Heat Flux (CHF)

Structural Analysis, FEM

Granular and Powder Materials, DEM 


Serbian - Slovenian International bilateral project for period 2020-2022

Development of Advanced Numerical Modelling Approaches of Multiphase Flows and Heat Transfer for Industrial Applications

OI 174014 - Advanced analytical, numerical and methods of analysis of applied fluid mechanics and complex systems
Napredne analitičke, numeričke i metode analize primenjene mehanike fluida i kompleksnih sistema
TR 33036 – Development of a new meteorological mast for the characterization of turbulent wind parameters
Razvoj novog meteorološkog mernog stuba za karakterizaciju turbulentnih parametara vetra

III42008 - Improvement of energy characteristics and indoor air quality in educational facilities in Serbia with health effects 
Unapređenje energetskih karakteristika i kvaliteta unutrašnjeg prostora u zgradama obrazovnih ustanova u Srbiji sa uticajem na zdravlje