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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. Marica Ivanković

Public phone number:
01 4597 230
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Department of Physical Chemistry
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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).


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

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

List of select projects

Projects of the European structural and investment funds:

"Biodegradable 3D printed structures for bone augmentation" (KK., (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

National projects:

"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

Past employments


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