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Luka Fotović, dr. sc.

Location: 109
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 373
Internal phone number:6373
E-mail: E-mail
Department: Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry
Graduation year:2018
PhD graduation year:2022
Employed in this institution since:2018

Biography

Education at Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Chemistry and Biology, 2018) and Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Inorganic and Structural Chemistry, 2022).

Affiliation and current position: Division of Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: assistant (2018–).

Teaching: Undergraduate studies (General and Inorganic Chemistry -  laboratory work) and graduate studies (seminars: Physical Inorganic Chemistry)

Research interest: crystallography, cocrystallization, mechanochemistry, halogen and hydrogen bonding, organic, metalloorganic and supramolecular synthesis

Scientific papers: co-author of 10 scientific papers indexed in the Current Contents database.

Awards: 

2017 - Rector’s Award for the project Symposium of Students Chemists (SySC)

Participation in research projects: 

Associate researcher on the project New building blocks for the supramolecular design of complex multi-component molecular crystals based on halogen bonds (financed by the Croatian Science Foundation, 2020– )

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

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List of select publications

1. L. Fotović, N. Bedeković, V. Stilinović, Evaluation of Halogenopyridinium Cations as Halogen Bond Donors, Cryst. Growth Des. 22 (2021), 6889–6901.

2. L. Fotović, N. Bedeković, V. Stilinović, Isostructural Halogen Exchange and Halogen Bonds: The Case of N-(4-Halogenobenzyl)-3-halogenopyridinium Halogenides, Cryst. Growth Des. 22 (2022), 1333-1344.

3. L. Fotović, V. Stilinović, Halogenide anions as halogen and hydrogen bond acceptors in iodopyridinium halogenides, CrystEngComm 22 (2020), 4039-4046.

4. L. Fotović, V. Stilinović, Halogen Bonding in N-Alkyl-3-halogenopyridinium Salts, Crystals  11 (2021), 1240-1253.

List of select projects

2018. – 2019., associate researcher on the project: Crystal engineering of multicomponent halogen bonded metal-organic materials: towards supramolecular control over structure and properties (financed by the Croatian Science Foundation)

2020. – , associate researcher on the project:  New building blocks for the supramolecular design of complex multi-component molecular crystals based on halogen bonds (financed by the Croatian Science Foundation)