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Ph. D. Željko Penava, Assoc. Prof.
   
Telephone: +385 1 3712 576
Location: room 14, Prilaz baruna Filipovića 28a, Zagreb
E-mail: zpenava@ttf.hr
     
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 Academic education
  • 1989. - B.sc., University of Zagreb, Faculty of Technology, Study of Textile Technology
  • 1993. - M.sc., Postgraduate study, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Technology; title of the master thesis: A computer program designing for the continuous analysis of thin places in the yarn (mentor: Petar Perić, Ph.D., assistant professor)
  • 2004. - PhD, Doctoral thesis, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology; title of the dissertation: The investigation of physical characteristics of the yarn in order to detect the weakest places (mentor: Krste Dimitrovski, Ph.D., associate Professor)

 Employment and titles
  • 1989. – 1993. - University of Zagreb, Faculty of Technology, Department of Textile mechanical technology of the Institute of Textiles and Clothing - young researcher
  • 1993. – 2000. - University of Zagreb, Faculty of Technology – assistant
  • 2000. – 2006. - director of the company PENG d.o.o.
  • 2001. – 2006. - Faculty of Textile Technology - part-time hired as an assistant
  • 2006. – 2011. - Faculty of Textile Technology - assistant professor
  • 2011. – today - Faculty of Textile Technology - associated professor

 Teaching activity

 Mentorship

 Research activity
  • field of technical sciences, area - textile technology, branch - textile mechanical engineering

 Area of special research interest
  • smart textiles
  • CAD/CAM in textiles
  • fabric designing
  • testing and determining the mechanical properties of textiles

 Scientific-professional work

 Projects (chief researcher)
  • Support (chief researcher) - TP1.88: Compression textiles, 2014.

 Projects (collaborator)
  • Improvement of Yarn Preparation and Quality for the Spinning Process - (code: 2-14-031, project manager Prof. Miroslav Srdjak, Ph.D.), 1991.-1995., research project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia
  • CAC-CAM in the Textile Mechanical Technology - (code: 117017, project manager prof. Vladimir Orešković, Ph.D.), 1996.-2002., research project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia
  • Application of fuzzy logic in dying process and colour measuring - (code: 117004, project manager prof. Đurđica Parac-Osterman, Ph.D.), 2002.-2007., research project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia
  • Advanced Technical Woven Fabrics and Processes - (code: 117-0000000-1376, project manager Stana Kovačević, Ph.D. assistant professor), 2005.-2011., research project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia
  • Interface Phenomena of Active Multifunctional Textile Materials - (code: 117-1252971-1367, project manager prof. Ana-Marija Grancarić, Ph.D.), 2005.-2011., research project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia
  • Bilateral project T2Net - (project manager prof. Ana-Marija Grancarić, Ph.D.), 2006.-2007., Project of the Flemish Government and Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia
  • Project Manager FP7-REGPOT-2008-1-229801:T-Pot, Unlocking the Croatain Textile Research Potentials, T-Pot, 2009.-2011., project Coordinator: Sandra Bischof Vukušić

 Work in scientific and professional associations
  • Croatian Association of Textile Engineers (HIST) – member - since 1989.
  • AMCA TTF – Association of Alumni and Friends of Croatian Universities - member - since 2005.
  • Head of the Department of Textile Design and Management at TTF - from 2012. to 2014.
  • Editorial Board of Croatian scientific and professional journal Textiles - member - since 2008.
  • Editor of the Proceedings of Textile Science and Economy (TZG) - since 2007.
  • Websites editor at the Faculty of Textile Technology - since 2007.
  • Associate in the Croatian Academy of Engineering, Department of Textile Technology - since 2014.

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