Nadica Ivošević DeNardis

Nadica Ivošević DeNardis


+385 1 456 1128


+385 1 4680 242
Senior Research Associate

Krilo 3/207

Laboratory for bioelectrochemistry and surface imaging
Division for Marine and Environmental Research
Ruđer Bošković Institute
POB 180, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia


  • 1997, Ph. D. in chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Thesis: "Wetting and spreading of organic droplets at a charged, conductive interface"
  • 1995, M. Sc. in oceanograpy, Graduate Study in Oceanography, University of Zagreb. Thesis: "Organic particles in seawater: Interaction with the mercury electrode"
  • 1993, B. Sc. in chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Thesis: "Interaction of droplets of organic liquids at a charged, conductive interface"


Croatia-France Program Cogito Partners Hubert Curien, 2013/2014: Electrotransfer of plasmid DNA in vesicles and cells by application of atomic force microscopy, electrochemical methods and mathematical modeling (project leaders N. Ivošević DeNardis, Marie-Pierre Rols,Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale, Toulouse, France)

Croatia-Montenegro bilateral cooperation in science, technology, 2013/2014: Impact assesment and determination of organic pollutants in the waters of the Boka Kotorska (project leaders: N. Ivošević DeNardis, Zoran Kljaić, Institute of Marine Biology, Kotor, Montenegro)

Croatia-Slovenia cooperation in Science and Technology, 2010/2011: Adhesion of liposomes at electrode (project leaders: N. Ivošević DeNardis, Primož Ziherl, Institute Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Featured Publications

N. Ivošević DeNardis, S. Šegota, V. Svetličić, G. Pletikapić, Z. Kljajić, Persistence of dispersed diesel fuel in water column in the Boka Kotorska bay: Case study. Studia Marina 27 (2014).43-64.

N. Ivošević DeNardis,S. Šegota, V. Svetličić, A. Castelli, Z. K ljajić, Characterization of marine organic matter in the bay of the Boka Kotorska bye lectrochemical and atomic forcemicroscopy imaging, Studia Marina 26 (2013) 5-22.

N. Ivošević DeNardis, I. Ružić, J. Pečar-Ilić, S. El Shawish, P. Ziherl, Reaction kinetics and mechanical models of liposome adhesion at charged interface. Bioelectrochemistry 88 (2012) 48–56. 

N.IvoševićDeNardis, V. Žutić, V. Svetličić, R. Frkanec, Adhesion signals of phospholipid vesicles at an electrified interface, J. Membrane Biol. 245 (2012) 573-582.

V.Svetličić, N. Ivošević, S. Kovač, V. Žutić, Charge displacement by adhesion and spreading of a cell: Amperometric signals of living cells, Langmuir, 16 (2000) 8217-8220. 

F. Baldi, N. Ivošević, A. Minacci, M. Pepi, R. Fani, V. Svetličić, V. Žutić, Adhesion of Acinetobacter venetianus to diesel fuel droplets studied by in situ electrochemical and molecular probes, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65 (1999) 2041-2048.

N. Ivošević, V. Žutić, Spreading and detachment of organic droplets at an electrified interface, Langmuir 14 (1998) 231-234.

Membership in professional associations / societies

International Society of Electrochemistry

Croatian Chemical Society

Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers

Croatian Biophysical Society


Research abroad

2002, Fellowship, Department of Biochemistry,  Biophysics and Chemistry of Macromolecules, University of Trieste, Italy

1999-2000,  Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship, Department of Marine Science, University of Connecticut, CT, USA