Željka Petrović

Željka Petrović

Ph.D.

Senior research associate

1756

Krilo 10/A-105

Institute Ruđer Bošković
Bijenička cesta 54
10002 Zagreb

Education

2008    Ph.D., Natural sciences, Chemistry, Physical Chemistry; University of Zagreb Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology

2003    Master in Chemical Engineering; University of Zagreb Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology

Awards and Achievements

2011    Award for the best poster presentation

Self-assembled monolayers of organic molecules on metallic substrates: fundamental and applied investigations

by authors Ž. Petrović, S. Omanović, M. Metikoš-Huković, presented at XXII Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers,Zagreb, Croatia, 13-16 February 2011.

Classes

Undergraduate and graduate courses (laboratory exercise and seminars) at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology University of Zagreb: Electrochemistry, Electrochemical and corrosion engineering, Electrochemical organic processes, Electrochemical inorganic processes, Electrochemical engineering and products.

Doctoral course (laboratory exercise) at the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology University of Zagreb: Mechanisms of electrochemical corrosion and corrosion protection.

Doctoral course (laboratory exercise) at the Faculty of Science University of Zagreb: Selected chapters of electrochemistry.

Featured Publications

1. Ž. Petrović, M. Ristić, S. Musić, The effect of sodium polyanethol sulfonate on the precipitation of zinc oxide, Journal of alloys and compounds 694(2017) 1331-1337.

 2. Ž.Petrović, M. Ristić, M. Marciuš, M. Ivanda, V. Đurina, S. Musić, Hydrothermal processing of electrospun fibers in the synthesis of 1D ZnO nanoparticles, Materials Letters 176 (2016) 278-281.

3. Ž. Petrović, M. Ristić, M. Marciuš, B. Sepiol, H. Peterlik, M. Ivanda, S. Musić, Formation of RuO2 nanoparticles by thermal decomposition of Ru(NO)(NO3)3, Ceramics International 41 (2015) 7811-7815.

4. Ž. Petrović, M. Ristić, S. Musić, Development of ZnO microstructures produced by rapid hydrolysis of zinc acetylacetonate,

Ceramics International 40 (2014) 10953-10959.

5. M. Ristić, M. Marciuš, Ž. Petrović, S. Musić, Dependence of NiO microstructure on the electrospinning conditions,

Ceramics International 40 (2014) 10119-10123.

6. Ž. Petrović, M. Metikoš-Huković, R. Babić, The electrochemical transfer reactions and the structure of the iron|oxide layer|electrolyte interface, Electrochimica Acta75 (2012) 406-413.

7. Ž. Petrović, M. Metikoš-Huković, J. Harvey, S. Omanović, Enhancement of structural and charge-transfer barrier properties of n-alkanethiol layers on a polycrystalline copper surface by electrochemical potentiodynamic polarization, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics12 (2010) 6590-6593.

8. Ž. Petrović, M. Metikoš-Huković, R. Babić, J. Katić, M. Milun, A multi-technique study of gold oxidation and semiconducting properties of the compact α-oxide layer, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 629 (2009) 43-49.

9. Ž. Petrović, M. Metikoš-Huković, R. Babić, Potential-assisted assembly of 1-dodecanethiol on polycrystalline gold, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry623 (2008) 54-60.

10. M. Metikoš-Huković, R. Babić, Ž. Petrović, D. Posavec, Copper Protection by a Self-Assembled Monolayer of Alkanethiol: Comparison with Benzotriazole, Journal of Electrochemical Society 154 (2007) 138-143.

Membership in professional associations / societies

2003-              Member of Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers

2008-              Member of Electrochemical Society

2010-              Member of International Society of Electrochemistry

Miscellaneous

2017: Member of the organizing committee of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on the Applications of the Mӧssbauer Effect, MECAME 2017, Jerusalem, Israel, 3-5 June 2017

2016: Member of the organizing committee of the2nd Mediterranean Conference on the Applications of the Mӧssbauer Effect, MECAME 2016, Cavtat, Croatia, 31 May -3 June 2016

2015: Member of the organizing committee of the Mediterranean Conference on the Applications of the Mӧssbauer Effect, MECAME 2015, Zadar, Croatia, 7-10 June 2015

2013:   Member of the organizing committee of the International Conference on the Applications of the Mӧssbauer Effect, ICAME 2013, Opatija, Croatia, 1-6 September 2013

2006:   Member of the organizing committee of the 13th Young Investigators’ Seminar on Analytical Chemistry, International conference, Zagreb, Croatia, 5-8 July 2006