Title: Associate Professor
university integrated undergraduate and graduate
Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Chemistry, 1998); Master degree thesis (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry,1992.); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, 2001).
Affiliation and current position: Division of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Associate professor ( 2015-) .
Previous positions: Assistant (1988-1993), Research assistant (1993–2006), Assistant professor (2006-2015) Division of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
Teaching: lecturer in general analytical chemistry, instrumental analytical methods, elemental speciation, analytical atomic spectrometry (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs)
Visits to foreign research and education institutions: Institut für Analitische Chemie, Universität Wien, Austria (3 visits: one year 1993/94., three months 1995, three months 1995/1996.); one month fellowship Karl-Franzens-Universität, Graz, and Technishe Universität, Graz, Austria (2010, 2015, 2016).
Research interest: analytical atomic spectrometry based on plasma sources; elemental speciation; applied analytical chemistry in the fields of environment, geological, biological, nanomaterials and archaeometric studies
Scientific papers: Author of 31 scientific papers (23 in journals indexed in Current Contents database), 8 professional papers
Awards and recognitions and memberships: Supervisor of student work for Rector's award of the University of Zagreb for the year 2001/2002; Member of TO47 Croatian State Office for Metrology(2000-2005); Member of Organizing Committee “Grand Prix Chimique” (2005-2013); Member of Organizing Committee “10th International Symposium and Summer School on Bioanalysis”, Zagreb, 2010; Member of the Croatian Chemical Society.
Participation in research projects: COST, TD 0903: „Understanding and manipulating enzymatic and proteomic processes in biomineralization“ (D. Medaković, 2009-2014); Faculty of Science No: 705042 “ Analyses” (2000-) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), TC project number MON 08/002: “Modernization of Instruments for the Analysis of Mineral Resources in Mongolia” (2009); Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: “Interaction and design of bioactive molecules” (P. Novak, 2007-2013); Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: “Analytical systems- approaching and methods development” (Z.Meić, 2002-2007); Institut für Analytische Chemie-Universität Wien: “LC-ICP Kopplung: Methode zur Bestimmung von Element Spezies” (Prof. Dr. sc. J.F.K. Huber, 1994/1995); Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia, (M. Herak, 1993-1996; B. Tamhina, 1996-2002).