Krešimir Molčanov

Krešimir Molčanov

Ph.D.

research associate
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Laboratory of Chemical and Biological Crystallography
Department of Physical Chemistry
Rudjer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia

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Education

Primary school 1985-1993 ,,Ivan Gundulić'', Zagreb

High school 1993-1997 II. gimnazija, Zagreb

Undergraduate study 1997-2002 chemitsty, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb;
  Graduate thesis Influence of pH on kinetics of hydrothermal crystallisation of HfO2, under supervision of doc. Ernest Meštrović, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Graduated 17. December 2002.

Postgraduate study 2003.-2008. Inorganic and Structural Chemistry at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
 Doctoral thesis Structure and dynamics of hydrogen bonds in crystals of substituted quinones, under supervision of dr. Biserka Kojić-Prodić), Laboratory of Chemical Crystallography and Biocrystallography, Rudjer Bošković Institute. Graduated 21. November 2008.

Projects

Leader, Novel metal-organic systems based on the oxalate and quinoid ligands with tuned properties suitable for applications, Croatian Science Foundation, 2015.-2019.

Leader, Interactions of semiquinone radicals in the solid state as a basis for preparation of novel magnetic materials, Croatian-French bilateral collaboration, leaders dr. Krešimir Molčanov (Croatia) and dr. Christian Jelsch (France)

Leader, Design, preparation and characterisation of novel functional materials based on the quinoid ring, grant by Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2014.

Collaborator, Study of intermolecular interactions by X-ray charge density analisys, grant by Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2014, leader doc. Vladimir Stilinović.

Leader, Semiquinone radical anions as novel functional materials: preparation and characterisation, grant by Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2013.

Leader, Correlation of structural characteristics and physical properties of quinoid rings leads to novel functional materials, Croatian-Slovenian bilateral collaboration, 2012-2013, leaders dr. Krešimir Molčanov (Croatia) and dr. Jernej Stare (Slovenia)

Collaborator, Enzyme catalysis-model systems: proton transfer in low barrier hydrogen bonds, Croatian-Slovenian bilateral collaboration, 2007-2009, leaders dr. Biserka Kojić-Prodić (Croatia) and prof. Anton Meden (Slovenia)

Collaborator, Novel bioflavonoids: (bio)chemical characterisation, structure/activity correlation and biotechnological application, Croatian-Indian bilateral collaboration, 2006-2008, leaders: dr. Biserka Kojić-Prodić (Croatia) and prof. Padma S. Vankar (India)

Classes

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb:

Laboratory of General and Inorganic Chemistry (for undergraduate study of chemistry), 2006/07 - 2009/10

Selected topics of X-ray structural analysis (for Ph.D. study of chemistry), since 2014/2015

Featured Publications

Reviews and Essays

K. Molčanov, V. Stilinović, Chemical Crystallography Before X-ray Diffraction, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 53 (2014), 638-652; Die chemische Kristallographie vor der Röntgenbeugung, Angew. Chem., 126 (2014), 650-665.
B. Kojić-Prodić*, K. Molčanov, The Nature of Hydrogen Bond: New Insights Into Old Theories, Acta Chim. Slov., 55 (2008), 692-708.

Research papers

K. Molčanov*, V. Stilinović, A. Šantić, N. Maltar-Strmečki, D. Pajić, B. Kojić-Prodić, Cryst. Growth. Des., u tisku.

M. Jurić, K. Molčanov*, D. Žilić, B. Kojić-Prodić, RSC Adv., 6 (2016), 62785–62796.

K. Molčanov*, J. Stare, B. Kojić-Prodić, C. Lecomte, S. Dahaoui, C. Jelsch*, E. Wenger, A. Šantić, B. Zarychta, CrystEngComm, 17 (2015), 8645-8656.

K. Molčanov*, M. Jurić, B. Kojić-Prodić, Dalton Trans., 43 (2014), 7208-7218.
K. Molčanov, J. Stare*, M. V. Vener, B. Kojić-Prodić*, G. Mali, J. Grdadolnik, V. Mohaček-Grošev, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16 (2014), 998-1007.
K. Molčanov, D. Babić, B. Kojić-Prodić*, J. Stare, N. Maltar-Strmečki, L. Androš, Acta Crystallogr. B, B70 (2014), 181-190.
K. Molčanov*, M. Jurić, B. Kojić-Prodić, Dalton Trans., 42 (2013), 17756-17765.
K. Molčanov*, B. Kojić-Prodić, D. Babić, J. Stare, CrystEngComm, 15 (2013), 135-143.
K. Molčanov, B. Kojić-Prodić*, D. Babić, D. Pajić, N. Novosel, K. Zadro, CrystEngComm, 14 (2012), 7958-7964.
K. Molčanov*, B. Kojić-Prodić, Acta Crystallogr. B, B68 (2012) 57-65.
K. Molčanov*, B. Kojić-Prodić, D. Babić, D. Žilić, B. Rakvin, CrystEngComm, 13 (2011), 5170-5178.
N. Biliškov, B. Kojić-Prodić*, G. Mali, K. Molčanov, J. Stare, J. Phys. Chem. A, 115 (2011), 3154-3166.
K. Molčanov, I. Sabljić, B. Kojić-Prodić*, CrystEngComm, 13 (2011), 4211-4217.
K. Molčanov, B. Kojić-Prodić*, CrystEngComm, 12 (2010), 925-939.
K. Molčanov, B. Kojić-Prodić*, A. Meden, Croat. Chem. Acta, 82 (2009), 387-396.
K. Molčanov, B. Kojić-Prodić*, A. Meden, CrystEngComm, 11 (2009), 1407-1415.
K. Molčanov, B. Kojić-Prodić*, M. Roboz, Acta Crystallogr. B, B62 (2006), 1051-1060.
K. Molčanov, B. Kojić-Prodić*, N. Raos, Acta Crystallogr. B, B60 (2004), 424-432.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Chemical Society

Croatian Crystallographic Association