Jelena Petrovic, finished MS studies at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Novi Sad in 2011. Doctoral studies at the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade she ended in 2017. Since 2013., Jelena Petrović has been employed at the Institute for Technology of Nuclear and Other Raw Mineral Materials. Her investigations are based on the implementation and optimization of the hydrothermal carbonization process in order to valorize the agricultural residues into value-added products. As an author or coauthor, she published over 80 publications in the form of scientific papers and conferences.