Goran Štefanić

Goran Štefanić

Dr. sc.

Senior Scientist

Krilo 7/105

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička c. 54

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1997. Ph. D. Thesis: “Chemical and structural properties of ZrO2 and the systems ZrO2-M2O3, M = Al, Fe, Cr”, University of Zagreb

1992. B. Sc. Thesis: “Enthalpy and entropy of the reactions at the metal oxide/aqueous interfaces”, University of Zagreb

Research Areas



Teaching at the Faculty of Chemical Technology, Zagreb - course: "Analysis of ceramic materials using diffraction methods", postgraduate program

Featured Publications

Goran Štefanić*, Stjepko Krehula, Ivka Štefanić, The high impact of a milling atmosphere on steel contamination, Chem. Commun. 49 (2013) 9245-9247. Front cover picture article.

Yujing Liu, Goran Štefanić, Jiří Rathousky, Oliver Hayden, Thomas Bein, Dina Fattakhova-Rohlfing*, Assembly of mesoporous indium tin oxide electrodes from nano-hydroxide building blocks, Chem. Sci. 3 (2012) 2367–2374.

Goran Štefanić*, Svetozar Musić, Mile Ivanda, Effect of Cu2+ ion incorporation on the phase development of ZrO2-type solid solutions during the thermal treatments, J. Alloy. Compd. 491 (2010) 536-544.

Vesna Müller, Matthias Rasp, Goran Štefanić, Jianhua Ba, Sebastian Günther, Jiri Rathousky, Markus Niederberger and Dina Fattakhova-Rohlfing*, Highly Conducting Nanosized Monodispersed Antimony-Doped Tin Oxide Particles Synthesized via Nonaqueous Sol-Gel Procedure, Chem. Mater. 21 (2009) 5229-5236.

Goran Štefanić*, Svetozar Musić, Andreja Gajović, “Structural and microstructural changes in monoclinic ZrO2 during the ball-milling with stainless steel assembly”, Mater. Res. Bull. 41 [4] (2006) 764-777.

Ken Gall*, Martin Dunn, Yiping Liu, Goran Štefanić,; Davor Balzar, "Internal stress storage in shape memory polymer nanocomposites", Appl. Phy. Lett.. 85 (2004) 290-292.

Goran Štefanić*, Biserka Gržeta, K. Nomura, Rudolf Trojko and Svetozar Musić, “The influence of thermal treatment on the phase development in ZrO2-Fe2O3 and HfO2-Fe2O3 systems”, J. Alloys Comp. 327 (2001) 151.

Goran Štefanić*, Stanko Popović and Svetozar Musić, “Influence of pH on the hydrothermal crystallization kinetics and crystal structure of ZrO2”, Thermochim. Acta. 303 (1997) 31-39.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Crystallographic Society

Croatian Chemical Society


Visiting Professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado (school year 2002/2003).