Ksenija Babic holds a Ph.D. degree in chemistry from University of Belgrade (Serbia) and postdoctorate from Rice University, Tex, USA. Since 2005, Babic has been employed by Baker Hughes—a leading global oilfield service company with operations in over 90 countries worldwide. Her technical expertise and management role includes new technology development and innovation in areas of materials, corrosion, and chemical process solutions for refinery, petrochemical, fuel, and field operations. Prior to joining the industry sector, her academic assignment was associated with the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade, for 12 years and the Chemistry Department at Rice University from 2003 to 2005. Her interests and expertise cover broad areas of inorganic materials and metal complexes development and functionalization, research of application properties of new materials, electrochemical and thermal properties, molecular spectroscopy, and corrosion. Her publications include about 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 35 conference publications. Moreover, she serves as a Reviewer for several scientific journals such as Electrochimica Acta, Materials Chemistry and Physics, and Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry. She is the author of 6 industry patents and has authored a chapter in the book The Chemistry of Metal Enolates published by John Willey & Sons, Ltd., UK, in 2009. She is a Member of the professional societies National Association of Corrosion Engineers International (NACE), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and American Chemical Society (ACS).
Biography Updated on 20 December 2011