10 - 11 June 2019
Marica Ivanković is full professor tenure at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology (FCET). She received her M.Sc. in Engineering Chemistry (1988) and Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering (1994) from the University of Zagreb. She spent three years (1991-1993) at the Department of Materials and Production Engineering, University of Naples, Italy.
She currently teaches undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level courses: Physical Chemistry; Physical Chemistry of Polymers; Polymer Chemistry and Engineering, Polymer Composite Materials. Her research interests include synthesis and characterization of polymer matrix composites, organic-inorganic hybrids and nanocomposites, thermodynamics of polymer solutions, curing kinetics and chemorheology of thermosets and thermoset matrix composites, biomaterials.
She has been active in organising national and international conferences and summer schools. She was a national representative of Division of Polymers of the Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers (HDKI) in European Polymer Federation (2007-2016).
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
1985-May award (today Rector's award) of the University of Zagreb
1991 – 1993 -Scholarships for training and research at University of Naples, Department of Materials and Production Engineering (obtained from Ministry of Science, Technology and Informatics of the Republic of Croatia , University of Naples and International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy).
2015-National Annual Science Award from Croatian Parliament
2022-Fran Bošnjaković Award of the University of Zagreb (2022).
1997 - 2007 -Member and president (2003-2007) of the Doctoral Study Committee of the University of Zagreb
2006 -2008-Deputy Head of the Section for Petrochemistry of the Petroleum Scientific Council of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
2009 - 2017-National representative in the European Polymer Federation
2009-2017-Member of the Scientific Field Committee for chemical engineering, mining, petroleum and geological engineering, metallurgy, textile technology and graphic technology, Agency for Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Croatia
2011-2012:The Croatian Science Foundation, Member of the Evaluation Committee for the applied projects (programme Postdoc)
2014 Evaluator of scientific and professional activities of the Institutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences
2022-Member of the Election Committee of the L’Oreal-UNESCO National Scholarship Program “For Women in Science”
At the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb:
2001-2005-Member of the Teaching Committee
2001-2009-Member of the Development Plan and Program Committee
2008-Member of the Committee for Evaluation and Compilation of Self-Analysis
2009-2013, 2017-2021-Member of the Election Committee
Projects of the European structural and investment funds:
"Biodegradable 3D printed structures for bone augmentation" (KK.01.1.1.07.0014), (2020-2023) , the European Regional Development Fund
Croatian-Slovenian bilateral scientific projects:
“Polymer/montmorillonite nanocomposites”, 2005-2006; ”
"The preparation of polymeric nanocomposites using layered silicates modified by polyions”,2007-2008
“Polymer Blends and Polymer Composites for Biomedical Applications”, 2016-2017
"Development of Biocompatible Hydroxyapatite Based Materials for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications," HRZZ, IP-2014-09-3752 (2017-2021)
“Bioceramic, Polymer and Composite Nanostructured Materials” (2007-2014)
"Novel Materials for Specific Purposes”, 2002-2006
2010 – now -Full professor tenure
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology (FCET)
2005 – 2010 -Full professor, FCET
2000 – 2005 -Associate professor, FCET
1995 – 2000 -Assistant professor, FCET