Title: Associate Professor
university integrated undergraduate and graduate
Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Teacher of physics and chemistry, 1985); Master degree thesis (Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, 1987); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, 1994).
Affiliation and current position: Associate professor, Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb (2012-)
Previous positions: Assistant Professor (2001 – 2012); Senior Assistant (1996 -2001); Assistant (1985 – 1996), Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
Research interest: X-ray crystallography of small molecules with potential pharmacological activity (derivatives of azithromycine, lorazepame...), organometallic compounds; X-ray powder diffraction; chemistry education research and practice
Awards and recognitions and memberships:
Rector's award of the University of Zagreb for the year 1985
(2004 - ) Committee for Teaching methods, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, member and head of the task group;
(2005-2015) State Matura in chemistry, National Centre for the External Evaluation of Education (head of the task group 2013-2015);
(2004- ) Member of the National Committee for Student's Competitions and Reviews in Chemistry (head 2012-), Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of Republic of Croatia, Education and Teacher Training Agency of Croatia and Croatian Chemical Society;
Member of the Croatian Chemical Society, Croatian Association of Crystallographers
Participation in research projects:
Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia project ''Evaluation, development and modernization of teaching and learning of chemistry in Croatia'' (2007–2010)
Project participant (Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia projects):
2007 – 2013 ''Structural investigation of biological macromolecules by X-ray diffraction''
2002 – 2005 ''Development of new therapeutic and diagnostic substances for gene therapy of cancer''
1985 – 2002 ''Compounds of special properties - synthesis and structure''