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prof. dr. sc. Tajana Begović
Title:Full Professor
Location: 228
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 154
Internal phone number:6154
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, 1995); Master degree thesis (Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, 1999); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, 2001).  

Affiliation and current position: Full professor, Division of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb (2016 -)  

Previous positions: Associate Professor (2011-2016), Assistant Professor (2006-2011); Senior Assistant (2003-2006); Assistant (1999-2003), Division of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.  

Visits to foreign research and education institutions: 2009- Alternate Sponsored Fellowship (ASF), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) "Pathways for Redox Transformation of Semiconducting Minerals", Richland, USA  2007- PostDoc Fellowship Croatian Science Foundation "Influence of phase transformation of aluminum (hydr)oxide minerals on adsorption properties: experiment and modelling". Karlsuhe Institute of Tehnology, Karlsuhe, Germany  

Research interest: physical chemistry of interfaces, colloid and nano particles, electrical interfacial layer, surface complexation, adsorption equilibrium, thermochemistry. Experimental methods: potentiometry, conductometry, calorimetry, electrophoresis, dynamic light scattering, UV-Vis-NIR spectrometry.  

Scientific papers: co-author of 67 scientific papers in journals indexed in Current Contents database, 5 scientific paper in journals indexed in WoS  

Awards and recognitions and memberships:  2001- Annual award for young scientists of the Society of University Teachers, Scholars and Other Scientists – Zagreb.  From 2013: Member of the Council for Natural Sciences, University of Zagreb  From 2014: Deputy of the Head of the Department  2007-2009: Member and chair of the committee for conducting quality assurance survey.  Member of the Croatian Chemical Society, Royal Chemical Society, American Chemical Society  

Participation in research projects:  

Principal investigator: Project sponsored by Croatian Science Foundation: Electrical charging of solid/aqueous electrolyte interfaces

Principal investigator: Project sponsored by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts" Surface properties of cerium oxide nanoparticles in aqueous electrolyte solutions" (2014-)  

Project participant:  International project of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Art and Hungarian Academy of Sciences "Surface properties of nanostructured gold and their biofunctionalised derivatives". (2010-);  U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project: "Pathways for Redox Transformation of Semiconducting Minerals" (2009-2010);  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" (1995-1996).

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