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prof. dr. sc. Davor Kovačević
Title:Full Professor
Location: 217
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 135
Internal phone number:6135
E-mail: E-mail
Department : Division of Physical Chemistry

Teaching duties

university undergraduate

university graduate

university integrated undergraduate and graduate

university doctoral

Biography

Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Chemistry, 1993); Master degree thesis (Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, 1996); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, 2000).

Affiliation: Head of the Division of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Assistant (1993-2003), Assistant professor (2003-2008), Associate professor (2008-2014), Full professor (2014-…). Teaching: lectures in general physical chemistry, electrochemistry, physical chemistry of macromolecules and laboratory courses (undergraduate and graduate programs).

ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6446-3459

Visits to foreign research and education institutions: Institut für Angewandte Physikalische Chemie, Jülich, Germany (8 visits as guest-researcher; total time 9 months (1993 – 2000); post-doc fellowship (1 year) in Laboratory of Physical Chemistry and Colloid Science, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands (2001).

Research interest: physical chemistry of macromolecules; polyelectrolyte multilayers, polyelectrolyte complexes, etc.; physical chemistry of colloids and interfaces (electrical interfacial layer, interfacial equilibria, adsorption, electrokinetics, adhesion, etc.); experimental methods: optical reflectometry, electrophoresis, calorimetry, potentiometry, conductometry.

Scientific papers: Author of 56 scientific paper (47 cited in Current Contents database) and 5 book chapters. Number of citations: ~880.

Awards and recognitions: Vice dean of the Faculty of Science for international relations (2010.-2014.); Head of the Division of Physical Chemistry (2015.-), Member of the editorial board of the journal "Croatica Chemica Acta"; Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the XX. Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Zagreb, 2007; Member of the Organizing Committee of the Discussion Meeting: Surface Reactions & EIL, Experiments and Models, Towards a Common Basis, Opatija, October 2007. Annual award for young scientists of the Society of University Teachers, Scholars and Other Scientists – Zagreb, 1999.

Participation in research projects: Project leader: Network coordinator of the CEEPUS network Colloids and nanomaterials in education and research CIII-HR-1108-01-1718 (2017. - ), Management Committee member of the COST Action CA15216 European Network of Bioadhesion Expertise: Fundamental Knowledge to Inspire Advanced Bonding Technologies (2016. - ), Local coordinator of the CEEPUS network Training and research in environmental chemistry and toxicology, CIII-SI-0905-01-1415 (2014. - )Management Committee member of the Action CM1101 Colloidal Aspects of Nanoscience for Innovative Processes and Materials (2011 - 2016) Bilateral Croatian-Slovenian project “Soft Nanotechnology: Properties and Applications of Polyelectrolytes” with dr. Klemen Bohinc, University Ljubljana, Slovenia (2014 – 2015) Project sponsored by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Art "Polyelectrolyte-protein complexes" (2012 - 2013) “Advanced Techniques for Arsenic Removal from Water“, NATO Collaborative Linkage Grant, in collaboration with Prof. Dimitris Petridis (Demokritos Institute, Athens, Greece) and Prof. Imre Dekany (University of Szeged, Hungary) (2009 – 2012) Bilateral Croatian-Slovenian project “Physico-chemical properties of polyelectrolytes” with dr. Klemen Bohinc, University Ljubljana, Slovenia (2009 – 2010) Management Committee member of the COST Action D43 Colloid and Interface Chemistry for Nanotechnology (2006 - 2011) Project participant: Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: "Physical chemistry of colloids and interfaces" (2007- 2013); Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: "Colloids, interfaces and electrolytes" (2002-2007). Institut für Angewandte Physikalische Chemie, Forschungszentrum Jülich "Interactions of the toxic metals and organic compounds in the soil" (1997-2000); Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia project "Equilibria and Kinetics in Colloid and Electrolyte Systems" (1996-2002); Institut für Angewandte Physikalische Chemie, Forschungszentrum Jülich "Interaction of Pesticides and Other Organic Substances with Soil Colloids" (1995-1997); Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia project "Physical chemistry of colloids, interfaces and electrolytes" (1993-1996).

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