Professor, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology
Year of birth: 1965
HATZ Department affiliation: Department of Chemical Engineering
HATZ membership status: associate, year of first election to the HATZ membership: 2017
Years and institutions of obtaining BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees: BSc 1991, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology. MSC 1994, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology. PhD 1998., University of Zagreb.
Affiliation: Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology
Postal address: Marulićev trh 19, HR-10000 Zagreb
Phone and fax: +385 1 4597 200, +385 1 4597 260
e-mail address: email@example.com
Personal web page if you have one: http://www.fkit.unizg.hr/stanislav.kurajica
|Research field(s) key words (up to five):
Materials, nanotechnology, ceramics, advanced synthesis methods, solid-state reactions
The most important papers by personal choice:
S Kurajica, E Tkalcec, J Schmauch, CoAl 2 O 4–mullite composites prepared by sol–gel processes, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 27 (2007), 951-958.
S Kurajica, E Tkalcec, J Sipusic, G Matijasic, I Brnardic, I Simcic, Synthesis and characterization of nanocrystalline zinc aluminate spinel by sol–gel technique using modified alkoxide precursor, Journal of Sol-Gel
S Kurajica, J Popović, E Tkalčec, B Gržeta, V Mandić, The effect of annealing temperature on the structure and optical properties of sol–gel derived nanocrystalline cobalt aluminate spinel, Materials Chemistry and Physics 135 (2012), 587-593
S Kurajica, A Bezjak, E Tkalcec, Resolution of overlapping peaks and the determination of kinetic parameters for the crystallization of multicomponent system from DTA or DSC curves: I. Non-isothermal kinetics, Thermochimica acta 288 (1996), 123-135
S Kurajica, E Tkalčec, B Gržeta, D Iveković, V Mandić, J Popović, D. Kranželić, Evolution of structural and optical properties in the course of thermal evolution of sol–gel derived cobalt-doped gahnite, Journal of alloys and compounds 509 (2011), 3223-3228.
Leadership of scientific and technological projects:
Croatia-Slovenia cooperation in science and technology, NMR characterization of aluminium sec-butoxide modified with ethyl acetoacetate at different ratios, 2014.-2015.
Science project MZOŠ RH, 125-1252970-2981, Ceramic nanocomposites obtained by sol-gel process, 2007. – 2014.
Technology project MZT RH, TP-03/0125-24, Transparent nanocrystalline glass-ceramics, 2003. – 2005.
Incentive project MZT RH, 125-026, Crystallization in systems obtained by sol-gel process, 1998. – 2000.
EU IPA 2007 programme, Technical Assistance for Strengthening Legal Framework and Institutional Infrastructure for Protection from Dangerous Chemicals, 2010. – 2012. (member of steering committee)
Special achievements in your scientific and professional fields or particular functions not mentioned previously:
Autorship of university textbook: S. Kurajica, S. Lučić Blagojević, Introduction to nanotechnology, Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers, Zagreb, 2017.
Rewiever for numerous journals, most prominent: Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology (Q1, Q2), Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids (Q1), Journal of American Ceramic Society (Q1), Materials Chemistry and Physics (Q2,Q1), Applied Surface Science (Q1,Q2), Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Q1), Materials Research Bulletin (Q2,Q1), Ceramics International (Q1)
Dean of Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology 2009-2011 and 2011-2013
Organization of international scientific meetings: POLYCHAR 20, World forum on advanced materials, Dubrovnik, 2012, chairman of congress and member of scientific-organization committee.
Plenary lecture: S. Kurajica, Nanoutopia or nanodystopia, XI. Meeting of Young Chemical Engineers, Zagreb, 2016. Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers.
„Fran Bošnjaković“ award, 2014, University of Zagreb.
„Franjo Hanaman“ award, 2016, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb