|Čunko, Ružica, Prof. PhD.
Department of Textile Technology
Emeritus of the Academy (admitted 1998)
B.Sc. Textile Technology (1970), M.Sc. Textile Technology (1976), Ph.D. (1980) all from the Faculty of Textile Technology, University of Zagreb
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Prilaz baruna Filipovića 28a, 10000 Zagreb
tel: +385 1 3712523, fax: +385 1 3712599,
Development of New Textile Materials, Methodes of Objective Evaluation of
Textile Materials, Textile Quality-assurance and Management
Member of the HATZ Scientific Council (2013 – 2017) (2017 – 2021)
1. Čunko, R.: Genetically modified BT cotton and global changes in the production of cotton fibers. Tekstil 62 (2013) 1-2, 14-30.
2. Ercegović Ražić, S.; Čunko, R.; Svetličić, V.; Šegota, S.: Application of AFM for identification of fibre surface changes after plasma treatments. Materials Technology 26 (2011) 3, 146 – 152.
3. Ercegović Ražić, S.; Čunko, R.; Bukošek, V.; Matica, B.: Antimicrobial modification of cellulose fabrics using low-pressure plasma and silver compounds. Tekstil 60 (2011) 9, 427-440.
4. Pezelj, E.; Čunko, R.: Influence of Ozone as an Air Pollutant on Polypropylene Fiber Properties. Textile Research Journal 70 (2000) 6, 537-541.
5. Čunko, R.; Gambiroža-Jukić, M.; Pezelj, E.: The influence of light on the thermal decomposition of polypropylene fibers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 71 (1999) 13, 2237-2244.
6. Čunko R.: Textile testing (University of Zagreb, Faculty of Technology, 1989)
7. Čunko R.: The man-made fibres processing (University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, 1993)
8. Čunko R. and Pezelj E.: Textile materials (Faculty of Textile Technology & Zrinski, 2002)
9. Čunko R. and Andrassy M.: Fibres (Zrinski, 2005)
10. Čunko R.: Quality of textile products (Faculty of Textile Technology & Zrinski, 2009)
Selected scientific projects:
Ecological aspects of textile fibres properties and textile quality (Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia, 1997 -2001)
Synthetic fibres of modified properties (Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia, 1991 -1996)
Investigation of manufacturing process of polyester fibres; research task in regional research project P39/VŽ1,2, Republic Fund for scientific work & Vartilen, 1984-1986
Activity and work of common professional meaning:
Collaborator of the Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography over many years
Editor, reviewer-editor and author of many articles in field of textile fibres, materials and quality labelling
Projects:Croatian Encyclopedia, vol. 1 to vol. 11 (1999-2009); Lexicon of Technique A-Ž (2007); Technical Encyclopedia, vol.12 and vol. 13 (1992, 1997); Croatian Common Lexicon A-Ž, 1996.
Chief Editor of magazines Tekstil – journal for textile and clothing technology (1993 – 1997)
Reviewer of several university textbooks, professional and scientific books (11) and of numerous scientific and professional articles published in a several journals and a several book of proceedings