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Dr. Davor Margetić

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Faculty of Chemical Technology, Organic Syntheses, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Zagreb; B.Sc. Thesis "Synthesis of several N-heteroaryl-4-pyridones", supervised by Professor Krešimir Jakopčić


University of Zagreb; M.Sc. Thesis, Theoretical and physical organic chemistry, "Ionic Hydrogenation of Aromatic Ethers and Sulfides", supervised by Professor Mirjana Eckert-Maksić


University of Zagreb; Ph.D. Thesis, Theoretical and physical organic chemistry, "Diepoxy decahydronaphthalene-4a,8a-lactones - precursors of oxa analogues of sesquinorbornenes", supervised by Professor Mirjana Eckert-Maksić


” ’Host-guest’ interactions in policyclic systems” Croatian ministry of education, science and sport, Croatia (098-0982933-3218)

Awards and Achievements

1986    Rector’s award


Books and book chapters

Authored books

Books and book chapters

Book chapters

Journal articles

Scientific and review papers

Conference proceedings papers

Scientific conference proceedings papers


Doctoral dissertation

  • Margetić, D. (1993) 'Diepoxy decahydronaphthalene-4a, 8a-lactones- precursors of oxa analogues of sesquinorbornenes', doktorska disertacija, Institut Ruđer Bošković, Zagreb.

Master thesis

  • Margetić, D. (1990) 'Ionic Hydrogenation of Aromatic Ethers and Sulfides', magistarski rad, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Hrvatsko kemijsko društvo (HKD), Croatian Chemical Society

Hrvatsko društvo kemijskih inženjera i tehnologa (HDKI), Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and Technologists


  • Synthesis and investigation of theoretically interesting molecules,
  • Study of reaction mechanisms,
  • Computational organic chemistry,
  • The development of environmentally friendly methods in organic synthesis (microwave, mechanochemistry, high pressure)

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