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19th International Chromatography School

Zagreb, Croatia, 9. and 10. June 2016.

Zagreb, Croatia.
10 - 11 June 2019


About employee

prof. dr. sc. Krešimir Košutić

Public phone number:
01 4597 232
Internal phone number:
Department of Physical Chemistry
Graduation year:
mr.sc. graduation year:
PhD graduation year:



"Fran Bošnjaković" Award of the University of Zagreb for 2016 for outstanding results in the field of scientific and professional activities, for the promotion of scientific discipline and profession, and for a special contribution to the transfer of knowledge and the education of young experts in the field of technical sciences.


University of Zagreb - Rector special award to Alegra Vezjak Fluksi, a student of the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, for her international success in scientific and professional work achieved by co-authoring the paper: S. Morović, A. Vezjak Fluksi, S. Babić, K. Košutić, Impact of Polymer Chain Rearrangements in the PA Structure of RO Membranes on Water Permeability and N-Nitrosamine Rejection, published in journal Molecules (https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules28166124)

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

List of select publications

Scientific papers: >70 complete scientific works, of which 54 are in the WoS database, 46 are in the CC, and 57 are in the Scopus database

2 chapters in the book, 1 chapter in the textbook

Professional papers: 6 professional papers and 4 expert studies

The most cited works (Scopus):

1. K. Košutić, L. Furač, L. Sipos, B. Kunst, Removal of arsenic and pesticides from drinking water by nanofiltration membranes, Sep. Purif. Technol., 42 (2) (2005) 137-144, Q1 (207citations)

2. K. Košutić, D. Dolar, D. Ašperger, B. Kunst, Removal of antibiotics from model wastewater by RO/NF membranes, Sep. Purif. Technol., 53 (3) (2007) 244-249, Q1 (202 citations)

3. K. Košutić, B. Kunst, Removal of organics from aqueous solutions by commercial RO and NF membranes of characterized porosities, Desalination, 142 (1) (2002) 47-56, Q1 (135 citations)

4. D. Dolar, K. Košutić, B. Vučić, RO/NF Treatment of wastewater from fertilizer factory -removal of fluoride and phosphate, Desalination, 265 (1-3) (2011) 237-241, Q1 (108 citations)

5. K. Košutić, L. Kaštelan-Kunst, B. Kunst, Porosity of some commercial reverse osmosis and nanofiltration polyamide thin-film composite membranes, J. Membr. Sci., 168 (1-2) (2000) 101-108, Q1 (94 citations)

Citation of works:

WoSCC:  >1650,  h-index 23

Scopus: >1950, h-index 26

Google Scholar:  >2700, h-index 30, i10-index 41

ResearchGate:  >2150, h-index 27

Professional memberships

Professional societies 

Member: European Desalination Society

Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and Technologists

Association of graduate engineers and friends of chemical technology studies in Zagreb

Working groups

Member of the Committee for Scientific and Artistic Work of FKIT Students from 2005/2006. until today

Member of the FKIT Ethics Committee: 2013-2017.

Reviewer in foreign and domestic journals

1. Journal of Membrane Science

2. Desalination

3. Separation and Purification Technology

4. Journal of Hazardous Materials

5. Materials Chemistry and Physics

6. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly Journal

7. Desalination and Water Treatment

8. Chemosphere

9. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification

10. Environmental Technology

11. Croatian waters

12. Chemistry in Industry

Past employments

From 1990 to the present, employed at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb

1990 - 1992 - Technical associate

1992 - 2002 - Research fellow

2002 - 2007 Assistant Professor

2007 - 2011 Associate Professor

2011 - 2016 Full Professor

2016 - Full professor tenure