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"

Research Areas

Biophysics and Medical Physics, Physical Chemistry, Marine Science


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

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

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.

N. Ivošević DeNardis, V. Žutić, V. Svetličić, R. Frkanec, J. Tomašić, In situ amperometric characterization of liposome suspensions with concomitant oxygen reduction, Electroanalysis 19 (2007) 2444-2450. 

I. Ružić, J. Pečar-Ilić, N. Ivošević DeNardis, Mathematical model for kinetics of organic particle adhesion at an electrified interface, J. Electroanal. Chem. 642 (2010) 120-126.

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

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.

Membership in professional associations / societies

International Society of Electrochemistry

Croatian Chemical Society

Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers

Croatian Biophysical Society


Research abroad

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

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