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|Department:||Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry|
Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Chemistry, 1984.); Master thesis (Chemistry, Inorganic and structural chemistry, 1987.); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Inorganic and structural chemistry, 1991.).
Affilation and current position: Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Full professor tenure (2012. –).
Previous positions: Professor (2007. – 2012.); Associate Professor (2002. – 2007.); Assistant Professor (1997. – 2002.); Senior research assistant (1991. – 1997.); Assistant (1987. – 1991.); Younger Researcher (1984. – 1987.).
Teaching: Undergraduate study programmes: General Chemistry (from 1997. – 2002.), Laboratory of General Chemistry (1991. – 1997.) Inorganic chemistry (2002. – today); Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry (2002. – 2013.) Graduate study programmes: Magnetochemistry (2005. – ), Reaction mechanisms in inorganic chemistry (2013. –); Doctoral study programmes: Synthesis, identification and application of inorganic compounds (2005. – 2012.); Inorganic reaction mechanisms (2013. – 2016.); Supervision: 7 doctoral theses, over 70 diploma theses, assistant-mentor in 30 diploma theses, different students work (e. g. for Rectors award); Included in doctoral study on Faculty of Science, University of Sarajevo, BIH (2013. –).
Research interest: synthesis of organic and metal-organic compounds of transition metals; developing a new synthetic procedures and methodologies; chemical, spectroscopic and thermal characterization of prepared compounds.
Scientific papers: co-author of 102 scientific papers in journals indexed in Current Contents databases.
Awards and recognitions and memberships: Head of Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry (2012. –); Head of University Postgraduate Study in Chemistry (2008. – 2013.); Vice dean of the Faculty of Science (for science and studies programme (2010. – 2012.); Vice dean of the Faculty of Science (for students and studies programme) (2008. – 2010.); Member of the Council for Natural Sciences of the University of Zagreb (2005. – 2009.); A associate memeber of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (2010. –); Member of the editorial board of the journal "Croatica Chemica Acta" (2005. – 2020.); Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the XX. Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Split (Trogir) (2008.); Award for excelence in scientific work- received from Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport (2008.); recognition as most popular teacher in 2007. – received from students of Faculty of Science; recognition for organisation of studies – received from Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science (2005.); Memberships in American Chemical Society (since 2000.), Royal Society (since 2000.) Croatian Chemical Society (since 1987.) and Croatian Crystallographic Association (since 1997. - 2016. ).
Participation in research projects: Researcher on the project Metallosupramolecular architectures and inorganic-organic polyoxometalate based hybrides (2017.-2021.); Member of Management Committee of COST project CM1203 PoCheMon: Polyoxometalate Chemistry for Molecular Nanoscience (2013. – 2017.); Head of the project New complexes and materials-chemical and biological catalysts, funded by the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (hereinafter: MZOS) (2007. – 2013.); Head of the project Synthesis and structure of complex-catalysts in chemical and biological reactions, funded by MZOS (2002. – 2007.); Researcher on the project Synthesis and identification of new inorganic compounds and minerals – relation between their structure and properties, Croatia – Austria collaboration (2002. – 2005.); Researcher on the project New chemical compounds of catalytic and biological interest, funded by MZOS (1996. – 2002.); Researcher on the project Compounds of specific properties-synthesis and structure, funded by MZOS (1991. – 1996.).
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