Neven Soić

senior scientist
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Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb
Croatia

Education

- primary school in Varaždin (1973.-1981.)

- secondary school of mathematics and informatics Varaždin (1981.-1985.)

- physics study at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, bachelor of science (B.Sc.) in experimental nuclear physics, thesis title: “Resonances in the nuclear processes 7Li+p”, April 1991.

- postgraduate studies at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, master of science (M.Sc.) in experimental nuclear physics, thesis title: “Nuclear reactions 7Li+7Li“, December 1994.

- philosophiae doctor (Ph.D.) in experimental nuclear physics, thesis title: “Nuclear reactions induced by 7Li and clustering in light nuclei”, University of Zagreb, July 1999.

Projects

- one of the three proposers, Project manager and member of the Project Management Board of the Horizon 2020 ERA Chair project "Expanding Potential in Particle and Radiation Detectors, Sensors and Electronics in Croatia"

- member and one of the proposers of National Scientific Centre of Excellence for materials and sensors, subunit "Physics and Technology of Ion Beams", Nov 2014. - Nov 2019.

- one of the three proposers and spokesperson of part of the proposed research on research grant of Croatian Science Foundation (Hrvatska zaklada za znanost - HrZZ) "Nuclear structure and reactions - experiments towards the neutron drip line" project no. 7194, Sep 2014 - Aug 2018.

- one of the three proposers, member of the Project Management Board and silicon detector workpackage leader of the FP7 REGPOT project "Upgraded Facility for Development of Silicon and Diamond Particle Detector Systems" - Particle Detectors, project funded by European Commission with 1,319,612.70 €, August 2010. - August 2013.

- principal investigator of the project "Experimental nuclear physics inputs for thermonuclear runaway" – NuPITheR involved in international collaborative project "Physics of compact objects: explosive nucleosynthesis and evolution" - EXNUC which is participating in the EuroGENESIS programme of EUROCORES scheme of the European Science Foundation, project funded by Croatian Science Foundation with 149,432.75 €, April 2010. - March 2013.

- coordinator of the FP7 REGPOT project "Clustering phenomena in nuclear physics: strengthening of the Zagreb - Catania - Birmingham partnership" – CLUNA, project funded by European Commission with 370,000.00 €, May 2008. - July 2011.

- one of the three proposers, and leader of part of research on light nuclei structure and reactions, and nuclear astrophysics on the research grant "Experimental Research of Atomic Nucleus: Structure and Reactions" funded by Croatian Ministry of Science, January 2007. - present

Featured Publications

List of publications

Miscellaneous

Academic and Research Experience:

- Senior Scientist (corresponds to Professor at University) at Rudjer Boskovic Institute,Zagreb, Croatia;  Feb 2015. - present

- Senior Research Associate (corresponds to Associate Professor at university)at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb Croatia: November 2006. - January 2015.

- Research Associate (corresponds to Assistant Professor at university)at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb Croatia: September 2002. - November 2006.

- Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom: September 2000. - September 2002.

- Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb Croatia: October 1999. - September 2002.

- Research Assistant at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb Croatia: December 1994. - October 1999.

- Graduate Assistant at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb Croatia: May 1991. - December 1994.

- Assistant at the Institut Paul Scherrer, Villigen Switzerland: July 1995. - February 1996.

- visiting researcher at the Laboratori Nazionali del Sud INFN, Catania Italy: in total 9 months in 5 visits from 1996. until 2000.

- lecturer at the Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, University of Zagreb; 2005/06. - 2009/10.