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Prof. Edita Vujasinović, Ph. D.

Department

Department of Materials, Fibres and Textile Testing

 Personal data

  • Date of birth July 18th 1979., Zagreb


 Academic education

  • 1988 B.Sc. in Textile technology - Textile mechanical engineering, Faculty of Technology University of Zagreb
  • 1996 M.Sc. in Technical science - Textile engineering, Faculty of Textile Technology University of Zagreb
  • 2003 Ph.D. in Technical science - Textile technology, Faculty of Textile Technology University of Zagreb


 Employment and titles

  • 1989 - young researcher at the Faculty of Technology
  • 1994 - young assistant at the Faculty of Textile Technology
  • 1998 - assistant at the Faculty of Textile Technology
  • 2004 - assistant professor at the Faculty of Textile Technology
  • 2009 - associated professor at the Faculty of Textile Technology


 Scientific specialisation and research stays abroad

  • SCIENTIFIC SPECIALIZATION
  • Training: Polymer Materials, Zagreb, 1993
  • Training: Smart textiles and Technical Textiles, Ghent, Belgium, February 2006
  • Training: CE-directive on textile labeling; Functional specifications, Fabric testing; CE-rules for testing and labeling of protective clothing, Ghent, Belgium, September 2006
  • Training: High performance fibres, Ghent, Belgium, June 2007
  • Training: Technical Textiles, Textile Recycling, Chemnitz, Germany, December 2009
  • Training: The role of innovations in particular for textile clothing and ICT sectors, Zagreb, September 2009
  • Training: On Textile Technology, Leitat, Terrassa, Spain, September 2009
  • Training: Innovation management, Zagreb, May 2011
  • Workshop on Defence and Protection of Cities from CBRN Threats, 13 – 19 April 2013, Cavtat, Croatia
  • RESEARCH STAYS ABROAD
  • CEEPUS course at the Faculty of Textile Technics University of Liberec, Czech Republic, (1 month), 1998
  • CEEPUS course at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering University of Maribor, Slovenia, (7 months), 2000-2009
  • Scientific education at the University of Ghent University, Belgium, (3 weeks), 2006, 2007
  • Scientific education at the GZE, Montelupo, Italy, (one week), 2010


 Teaching activity

  • Fibres I – undergraduate study TTE
  • Fibres II - undergraduate study TTE, graduate study TTE
  • Textile fibres and materials - undergraduate study FD
  • High performance fibres - graduate study TTE
  • Fibres from new polymers - graduate study TTE
  • Fibre reinforced composites - graduate study TTE
  • Smart materials - graduate study TTE
  • Recycling of textile materials - undergraduate study TTE
  • Restoration and conservation of textile and clothes - graduate study
  • Advanced Fibres Identification Methods - graduate study TTE
  • Objective evaluation of textile and clothes - graduate study TTE
  • Mechanic of fibrous composites – postgraduate study TST
  • Fibres in forensic science – postgraduate study TST


 Mentorship

  • graduate thesis (12)
  • undergraduate thesis (5)
  • papers for Rector`s award (2)
  • papers for  "Tehnologijada " (6)


 Research activity

  • Scientific area: Technical Science
  • Scientific field: Textile Technology
  • Scientific branch: Textile Chemistry


 Area of special research interest

  • Textile fibres and materials
  • Structure and properties of fibres & fibre reinforced composites
  • Objective evaluation of textile and clothes
  • Non-destructive textile identification methods
  • Restoration and conservation of textile and clothes
  • Textile recycling


 Scientific-professional work

  • Book chapter (4)
  • Scientific paper in journals(26)
  • Invited lectures (2)
  • Scientific papers in the conferences proceedings (51)
  • Other papers in the conferences proceedings (7)
  • Abstracts (8)
  • Unpublished conference papers (5)


 List of key scientific papers

  • Vujasinovic, E. et al: Micro & Macro Construction Features of Technical Textiles for Sailmaking, DAAAM International Scientific Book 2004, B. Katalinic (Ed.), pp. 645-670, Pub. DAAAM International, ISBN 3-901509-38-0, Vienna, Austria (2004)
  • Dragcevic, Z.; Vujasinovic, E.; Orehovec, Z.: Protective Clothing against Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats, in Functional Protective Textiles, Bischof Vukusic, S (Ed.), Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, 2012, pp 329-374; ISBN 978-953-7105-45-7
  • Vujasinovic, E.: Recycling in the area of High-Performance textile materials & Protective clothing, in Functional protective clothing Bischof Vukusic, S (Ed.), Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, 2012, pp 439-466; ISBN 978-953-7105-45-7
  • Vujasinovic, E.; Rogale, D.: Properties and performance of welded or bonded seams, in Joining textiles: Principles and applications, Jones, I; Stylios, G. (Ed.), Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2013, pp 327-359; ISBN 978-1-84569-627-6
  • Vujasinovic E., Andrassy M.: Investigation of the influence of medulla on wool density, Tekstil 49(2000)6, 277-286
  • Vujasinovic E., Janković Z., Dragcevic Z., Pertunic I. & Rogale D.: Investigation of the strength of ultrasonically welded sails, International journal of clothing science and technology, 19(2007)3-4, 204-214
  • Vujasinovic E., Gersak J., Dragcevic Z.: Objective evaluation of denim fabric treated by enzymes, Tekstil, 59(2010)6, 228-244
  • Pavunc M., Vujasinovic E.: Recycling of high performance and smart textile materials, Tekstil 62(2013)1-2, 45-54
  • Vujasinovic E., Gersak J., Cunko R.: The application of the KES system in Objective Measurement of Sailcloth Quality Parameters, Proceedings of the 4st International Conference Innovation and Modelling of Clothing Engineering processes – IMCEP 2003, Maribor, Slovenia, 09-11 October 2003, 180-189
  • Vujasinovic E., Soljacic I.: Projection of possible domestic wool waste disposal in line with the sustainable development guidelines, Book of proceeding from the Waste Treatment Technologies Conference, Salopek, B. (Ed.), Zagreb, Croatian Academy of Engineering, 2006, 63-71


 Projects (chief researcher)

  • Bilateral HR-SI project Implementation of new materials objective measurements and evaluation system in design of technical and smart textile (1st January 2006 - 31st December 2008)
  • Bilateral HR-SI project Development of functional clothes based on nanotechnology (1st January 2008 - 31st October 2008)
  • Adsorption properties of medullated wool, project for young scientists, Croatian Ministry of science and technology (1998-2002)


 Projects (collaborator)

  • Young scientist - Project 1.04.07.00.00 Production, finishing and processing of textiles - development and rationalization (coordinator prof. Ivo Soljacic, Ph.D.), sub-project Fibres characteristics and properties of textiles (coordinator prof. Dubravka Raffaelli, Ph.D.), Croatian Ministry of Science (1986-1990)
  • Researcher - Project 2-14-036 Domestic wool - chemical, physical and dyeing properties (coordinator prof. Dubravka Raffaelli, Ph.D.), Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (1990-1995)
  • Researcher - Project 117 005 Domestic wool, leather and fur and their processing (coordinator prof. Dubravka Raffaelli, Ph.D.), Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (1996-2000)
  • Researcher - Project 117 011 Ecological aspects of fibre properties and textile quality (coordinator prof. Ruzica Cunko, Ph.D.), Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (1997-2002)
  • Researcher - Project 117 001 Alternative application of fibres in nonwoven and composite materials (coordinator prof. Maja Andrassy, Ph.D.), Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (2002-2006)
  • Researcher - Project TP-01/0117-06 Development of testing methodology and evaluation of technical textiles specific properties (coordinator assist.prof. Emira Pezelj, Ph.D.), Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (2002-2006)
  • Researcher - Project T2Net, (coordinator prof. Ana Marija Grancaric, Ph.D.), Flemish government of the Belgium and Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport (2006–2007)
  • Researcher - Project Multifunctional textile material for personal protection (coordinator prof.Emira Pezelj, Ph.D), Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport (2006-2014)
  • Researcher - Project 117-1171419-1415 High performance textile materials and high added value fibres (coordinator prof. Maja Andrassy, Ph.D.), Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport (2006 - 2012)
  • Researcher - Project E!4178 APTEX Improving of the Application and Durability of Surface Functionalization on Textile Fabric (Croatin coordinator prof. Tanja Pusic, Ph.D.), EUREKA project (1st January 2008-1st January 2010)
  • Researcher - Project FP7-SME-2007-2 SMILES, Sustainable Measures for Industrial Laundry Expansion Strategies: Smart Laundry – 2015 (Croatin coordinator prof. Tanja Pusic, Ph.D.), FP7 project (2008-2010)
  • Researcher - Task leader - Project FP7-REGPOT-2008-1: Unlocking the Croatian Textile Research Potentials (T-Pot); (coordinator prof. Sandra Bischof Vukusic, Ph.D.), FP7 project (2009-2011)
  • Researcher - Project 9967 Advanced textile materials by targeted surface modification, (coordinator prof. Sandra Bischof, Ph.D.), Croatian Science Foundation – research projects (1st September 2014 - 31st August 2018)
  • Researcher - Project support KFPI1 511 High added value eco-textiles from domestic resources, (coordinator prof. Maja Andrassy, Ph.D.), University of Zagreb, 2013
  • Researcher - Project support TP1.87 High performance clothing system - effective protection for accidental situation (coordinator assist.prof.Anica Hursa Sajatovic, Ph.D.) University of Zagreb, 2014


 Research and development accomplishments

  • Project: Development of soldiers boots for the Croatian Ministry of Defence, 2009- 2010, Sub-project: Development of summer soldiers boots - water impermeable and vapour permeable (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of soldiers boots for the Croatian Ministry of Defence, 2009- 2010, Sub-project: Development of summer soldiers boots desert style - water impermeable and vapour permeable (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of soldiers boots for the Croatian Ministry of Defence, 2009- 2010, Sub-project: Development of winter soldiers boots - water impermeable and vapour permeable (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of professional clothes and footwear for the Croatian Ministry of Internal Affairs, 2010- 2011, Sub-project: Development of high winter shoes - water impermeable and vapour permeable (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of professional shoes for the Croatian Ministry of Defence employees with test samples, Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, June 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of Croatian Navy soldier boots with trial samples, Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, March 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of black soldier footwear for Croatian Navy with trial samples, Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, June 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of new modular combat vest, Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, June 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of new soldier backpacks (45l & 50l), Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, June 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of boots for Croatian Air Force pilots, Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, June 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of functional underwear for Croatian Army, Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, December 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)
  • Project: Development of Croatian Army officers jackets, Croatian Ministry of Defence, Zagreb, November 2013 (prototype, trial series, 0 series, commercial production)


 Work in scientific and professional associations

  • SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS
  • FS - Fiber Society (from 2002)
  • HATZ - Croatian Academy of Engineering - Collaborating Member (from 2012)
  • MEMBER OF THE EDITORIAL BOARD
  • Journal Tekstil (from 2002)
  • MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
  • Member - Young Researchers`s and Scientific International Committee for 2004, 15st DAAAM International Symposium – Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation: Globalisation-Technology-Men-Nature, Vienna, Austria, October 2004
  • Member - Young Researchers`s and Scientific International Committee for 2005, 16st DAAAM International Symposium – Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation: Focus on young researchers, Opatija, Croatia, October 2005
  • Member - Scientific Committee of the Intetnational workshop „AGILTEX Design Program of Excelance in Research CEEX, The Gh. Asachi Technical University, Iasi, Romania, 31st August – 3rd September 2007
  • Member - DAAAM International program Committee for 2011
  • Member - International Science Committee for 2011, VII CBMTS Industry “World Congres on the CBRN Threat and Terroism”, Cavtat, Croatia, April 2011
  • Member - International Science Committee for 2013, CSCM – World congress on CBRNe, Science & Consequence Management, Cavtat, Croatia, April 2013
  • PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • DITT - The Society of Textile Engineers
  • HIST - Croatian Society of Textile Engineers
  • HDKI - Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers
  • DSN - The society of university teachers, scholars and other scientists
  • AMCA - Croatian Society of Alumni and Friends of the Faculty of Textile Technology – member
  • Member of Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports professional committee for determining compliance of school books with curriculum and book Standard
  • Evaluator for EU FP7 projects


 Acknowledgments and rewards

  • Gold medal DAAAM International for the best paper presentation (poster) at the 15st DAAAM International Symposium – Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation: Globalization-Technology-Men-Nature, Vienna, Austria, October 2004
  • DAAAM Certificate for excellence in research, 20st DAAAM International, Vienna, Austria, October 2009
  • DAAAM International (Vienna) for excellent organization of the International textile, clothing and design conference ITC&DC 2002
  • DAAAM International (Vienna) for excellent organization of the International textile, clothing and design conference ITC&DC 2006
  • University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Reward for excellent organization of the International textile, clothing and design conference, Zagreb, January 2009
  • DAAAM International (Vienna) for excellent organization of the International textile, clothing and design conference ITC&DC 2010
  • DAAAM International (Vienna) for excellent organization of the International textile, clothing and design conference ITC&DC 2012
  • University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Acknowledgement for systematic contribution and development of the Faculty of Textile Technology, 2012

Prof. Edita Vujasinović, Ph. D.