About the editor – Computer-Aided Applications in Pharmaceutical Technology

About the editor

Dr Jelena Djuris (maiden name Petrovic) is currently Teaching and Research Assistant at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Cosmetology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She is an active researcher in the field of computer-aided development and characterization of pharmaceutical products and processes, presenting and publishing mainly on neural computing.

Following graduation from the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University at Belgrade in 2007, Jelena Djuris enrolled on the PhD studies course in pharmaceutical technology at the same University. She defended her PhD thesis entitled Characterization of hydrophilic and lipid matrix tablets using in silico methods in 2010. She has also successfully attended an academic specialization course in industrial pharmacy and graduated in 2011 with the thesis entitled Application of Quality by Design concepts in fluidized bed granulation process.

Jelena Djuris performed part of her research at the Industrial Pharmacy Lab (IPL) at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Basel, Switzerland, where she also attended a course on modern solid dosage form process design and development in 2008. She was awarded a fellowship for postdoctoral studies from the Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Serbia, which she conducted at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology at the School of Pharmacy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2011. Jelena Djuris received an award for the best doctoral dissertation granted from the Belgrade Chamber of Commerce in 2011.

Jelena Djuris has more than 35 publications and presentations in peer- reviewed journals and at (inter)national conferences. She is a member of professional organizations, peer-reviewer for scientific journals, collaborator in national scientific projects, and an active promoter of science in general.

The editor may be contacted at:

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Cosmetology Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade Vojvode Stepe 450, 11221 Belgrade Serbia

e-mail: jelena.djuris@pharmacy.bg.ac.rs