About employee

Antun Barišić, dr. sc.

Title: Postdoctoral student
Location: 224
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 152
Internal phone number:6152
E-mail: E-mail
Department: Division of Physical Chemistry
Graduation year:2016
PhD graduation year:2020
Employed in this institution since:2016

Teaching duties




Graduated in 2016. at the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science under the mentorship of doc. dr. sc. Gordan Horvat. PhD in 2020 at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science. Doctoral dissertation entitled: "Thermodynamics of processes at inert matter – aqueous electrolyte solution interface" prepared under the mentorship of prof. dr. sc. Tajana Begović.

In the period from 2016 to 2020, employed at the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science as an assistant doctoral student within the HRZZ project (IP-2014-09-6972; Electrical compaction of interfaces at the solid phase / aqueous electrolyte solution). Since 2020 he has been employed as a postdoctoral fellow within the HORIZON 2020 project (Mara-based industrial low-cost identification assay) at the same department.

Scientific activity primarily consists of: thermodynamic research of chemical reactions and physical processes, physical characterization of colloidal particles and flat surfaces, and computer research using molecular dynamics. During his scientific work, he developed a thermodynamic model that describes the reactions and processes that lead to the electric charging of the aqueous interfacial layer formed at the inert substance - aqueous electrolyte solution boundary. The model was validated using a variety of electrochemical, thermodynamic, and computational methods. He is currently working on the development of new technology for the development of fast and cheap testers for the detection of pathogens in a water sample.

He is co-author of three scientific papers cited in the Current Contents database and 8 conference papers at domestic and international scientific conferences.

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

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List of select publications

  1. A. Barišić, J. Lützenkirchen, N. Bebić, Q. Li, K. Hanna, A. Shchukarev, T. Begović, Experimental Data Contributing to the Elusive Surface Charge of Inert Materials in Contact with Aqueous Media. Colloids Interfaces 2021, 5, 6. https://doi.org/10.3390/colloids5010006

  2. A. Barišić, J. Lützenkirchen, G. Lefevre, T. Begović, The influence of temperature on the charging of polytetrafluoroethylene surfaces in electrolyte solutions, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 2019, 579, 123616. (DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.123616)

  3. J. Lützenkirchen, A. Barišić, G. Lefevre, T. Begović, Electrokinetic mobility, pH and conductance/conductivity data for aqueous silica and PTFE suspension of controlled composition for selected temperature ranges, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochem. Eng. Aspects, 2019, 25, 104354. (DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2019.104354)

List of select projects

Project collaborator:

  • European project HORIZON 2020 (2020-2022): Mara-based industrial low-cost identification assay (MARILIA) (leader: Prof. B. Bertoša, PhD)
  • Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Foundation Project (2021): Calixarene amide derivatives as efficient receptors for metal cations in solution (leader: Prof. Dr. G. Horvat)
  • Croatian Science Foundation project (2015-2019): IP-2014-09-6972 Electrical compaction of interfaces at the solid phase / aqueous electrolyte solution boundary (leader: Prof. T. Begović, PhD)