Title: Full Professor
university integrated undergraduate and graduate
Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Chemistry, 1992); Master degree thesis (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, 1995); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, 1999).
Affiliation and current position: Division of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Full Professor (2016–).
Previous positions: Associate Professor (2011–2016), Assistant Professor (2003–2011); Senior Assistant (2001–2003); Assistant (1992–2001), Division of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
Visits to foreign research and education institutions: 2000/2001 (one year) – postdoctoral fellow, Laboratory for mass spectrometry, University of Liege, Belgium (Research fellowship of the Belgian Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs); 2012, 2011 – visiting professor, short visits to Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia; 2013 – visiting professor, short visit to Department of Physical and Macromolecular Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.
Research interest: Structural analysis, solution chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, complexes, metal-ion determination. Experimental methods: UV-Vis spectrometry, IR spectroscopy, spectrofluorimetry, mass spectrometry.
Scientific papers: Co-author of 32 scientific papers in journals indexed in Current Contents database and 2 review articles. Number of citations: ~700.
Awards and recognitions and memberships: From 2013 member of the Council for Natural Sciences, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; From 2012 member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Spectroscopy (former Spectroscopy: An International Journal); From 2011 head of the Division of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry; coordinator for CEEPUS network Teaching and Learning Bioanalysis for Croatia; 2010 Member of Scientific and Organizing Committee of 10th International Symposium and Summer School on Bioanalysis, Zagreb, Croatia; 2005 Member of Scientific and Organizing Committee of XIX Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Opatija, Croatia; From 1992 member of Croatian Chemical Society.
Participation in research projects: 2007–2013 Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: Electrolites and coordination reactions in solution; 2007–2013 Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: Interactions and design of bioactive molecules; 2002–2006 Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: Analytical systems – development of principles and methods; 2000–2001 project supported by the ARC (Actions de Recherche Concertées/ /Communauté Française de Belgique); 1992-2002 Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: Development of new analytical methods.
Leader of research project: 2016 – Croatian Science Foundation: Aromatic hydrazones: synthesis, structural analysis, biological activity and analytical application
1998–2002 - project for young scientists supported by Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia, Schiff bases: synthesis and analytical application;