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Assist. Prof. Lea Botteri, Ph. D.

Department

Department of Textile Chemistry and Ecology

Personal data

  • 16th August 1977, Zagreb, Croatia

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 Academic education

  • 2000. - Ing.: University of Zagreb,Faculty of Textile Technology, Technology of textile chemistry; “Pectinase in pretreatment of cotton”; mentor: Prof. Ana Marija Grancarić
  • 2005. - B.Sc. – Dipl. Ing.: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, textile chemistry; “Multifunction treatment of cotton”, mentor: Prof. Ana Marija Grancarić
  • 2015. - PhD. University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, University of Zagreb,"Investigation of Silicone-Based Flame Retardants for Cotton", mentor: Prof. emerita dr. sc. Ana Marija Grancarić
  • 2018. - Pedagogic-psychological-didactic-methodical education for Teacher, University of Josipa Jurja Strossmayera, Osijek


 Employment and titles

  • 2006. - 2015. University of Zagreb Faculty of Textile Technology, young scientist- assistant
  • 2014. - 2015. Head of the committee for the organization of the Tribunež
  • 2015 - 2019. University of Zagreb Faculty of Textile Technology, postdoctoral
  • 2015. - 2018. Head of the Public Relations Committee
  • 2016. Research associate
  • 2019. Assistant Professor

 

 Scientific specialisation and research stays abroad

  • 2014. COST MP1105 1st Training School „Flame Retardant Solutions for Fibre Reinforced Composites“ , INEGI –Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management, 26.- 28. 03.2014., Porto, Portugal
  • 2014. Short Term Scientific Mission: „Improving the fire retardancy of cotton with silicone-based compounds“, Politecnico di Torino, Dipartimento di Scienza Applicata e Tecnologia, 28. 04.- 11. 05. 2014., Alessandria, Italia
  • 2014. COST MP 1105 Training School “Fire testing according to European/ International Standards, University of Bolton, 22. - 24. 10. 2014., Bolton, UK


 Teaching activity

  • Bologna study - 1st
  • lab work and lectures: "Textile Finishing Processes" (3+2)
  • lab work:  "Basics of of textile finishing" (2+1)
  • Bologna sutdy - 2nd
  • lab work: "Theory of Textile Finishing" (2+2)
  • labw ork: "Textile Auxiliaries in Finishing" (2+1 optional)
  • ERASMUS – incoming students
  • lab work: „Textile Finishing“


 Mentorship

  • 1 thesis -1st level Bologna study
  • 1 leading diploma thesis - 2 nd level Bologna study (mentor: A. Tarbuk)
  • 1 leading diploma thesis - 1st level Bologna study (mentor: A. Tarbuk) 


 Research activity

  • Scientific Area: Technical Sci.
  • Scientific Field: Textile Technology
  • Scientific Branch: Textile Chemistry


 Area of special research interest

  • zeolite nanoparticle treatment
  • optical brigthening and fluorescence
  • UV Protection
  • Antimicrobial Protection
  • Flame retardant finishing


 Scientific-professional work

  • 3 original scientific papers published in journal quoted in SCI and SCI-EXpanded
  • 7 original scientific paper published in other journals
  • 25 scientific papers published in International Conference Proceedings
  • 2 scientific papers published in Domestic Conference proceedings
  • 13 presentations at scientific workshops
  • 4 public presentation


 List of key scientific papers

  • Grancarić, A.M., L. Marković, A. Tarbuk: Aktivni multifunkcijski pamuk obrađen nanočesticama zeolita, Tekstil 56 (2007) 9; 543(SCI)
  • Grancarić, A.M., Rybicki, E., Tarbuk, A., Pavlović, G., Botteri L.: Nanočestice srebra u antimikrobnoj obradi tekstila, Tekstil 60 (2011) 12, 630 (SCI)
  • Grancarić, A., Tarbuk, A., Botteri, L.: Light Conversion and Scattering in UV Protective Textiles, AUTEX research journal. 14 (2014) , 4; 247(SCI)
  • Grancarić, A. M.; Tarbuk, A.; Marković, L.: UV Protection with Zeolite Treated Cotton Knitted Fabric - The Influence of Yarn Linear Density; Buletinul Institutului Politehnic din Iasi. LIII (LVII) (2007) , 5; 441-446
  • El Bouchti, M., Grancarić A.M., Botteri, L., Hannache, H., Cherkaoui, O.: Removal of Pb2+ and Cu2+ from their aqueous solutions by functionalized polyamide 6.6 yarns with N-allyliminodiacetic acid. Journal of Materials and Environmental Science, 6 (2015) , 1; 146-154
  • Grancaric, A. M., Botteri, L., Alongi J., Malucelli, G.: Synergistic effects occurring between water- glasses and urea/ammonium dihydrogenphosphate pair for enhancing the flame retardancy of cotton, Cellulose. 22 (2015) , 4; 2825-2835
  • Grancarić, A. M., Colleoni, C., Guido, E., Botteri, L., Rosace, G.:Thermal behaviour and flame retardancy of monoethanolamine-doped sol-gel coatings of cotton fabric. Progress in organic coatings. 103 (2017) ; 174-181  DOI:10.1016/j.porgcoat.2016.10.035


 Projects (collaborator)

  • Interface Phenomena of Active Multifunctional Textile Materials,(117-1252971-1367): Ministry of Science Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia, Zagreb (2007-2012), Coordinator: Prof. Ana Marija Grancaric
  • Flemish - Croatian Textile Training Network: T2Net; (2006.-2008), Partner: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Coordinator: Prof. Ana Marija Grancaric
  • COST Action FLARETEX (MP1105) - Sustainable flame retardancy for textiles and related materials based on nanoparticles substituting conventional chemicals, (2012-2016), Partner: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Coordinator: Prof. Ana Marija Grancaric
  • LLP projekt TIED SHOE Training in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design for the Footwear Industry 2011-1-PT1-LEO05-08590, Partner: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Coordinator: Prof. Ana Marija Grancaric 01.12.2011.- 29.11.2013.
  • MAPICC 3D - One-shot Manufacturing on large scale of 3D up graded panels and stiffeners for lightweight thermoplastic textile composite structures,( FP7-NMP-2010-LARGE-4) FP7, Croatian partner prof. dr. sc. Ane Marije Grancarić, 1.12.2011.-30.11.2015.
  • COST Action FLARETEX (MP1105) - Sustainable flame retardancy for textiles and related materials based on nanoparticles substituting conventional chemicals, Croatian leader prof. A. M. Grancarić. 2012. – 2016.
  • ERASMUS + projekt Knowledge Platform for Transferring Research and Innovation in Footwear Manufacturing (K4F) (2015-1-RO01-KA203-015198),  Croatian leader prof. A. M. Grancarić. 2015. – 2018.
  • COST Action IMAAC (CA 16227) - Investigation and Mathematical Analysis of Avant-garde Disease Control via Mosquito Nano-Tech-Repellents, Croatian leader prof. A. M. Grancarić,  2017. – 2021.
  • Modernizacija infrastrukture Znanstveno-istraživačkog centra za tekstil (MI-TSRC), KK.01.1.1.02.0024 leader: Sandra Bischof,  (EFRR)  2014. – 2020., 16. 5.2018. - 16.3.2021
  • iz programa Ministarstva znanosti i obrazovanja „Bilateralni znanstveno-istraživački projekti u sklopu zajedničke hrvatsko-srpske suradnje, 1. 5. 2019. - 31. 12. 2021.; hrvatski voditelj izv. prof. dr. sc. Anita Tarbuk, partner: Univerzite u Nišu, Tehnološki fakultet u Leskovcu; voditelj prof. dr. sc. Dragan Đorđević


 Work in scientific and professional associations

  • AMCA TTF
  • HUBO


 Acknowledgments and rewards

  • Acknowledgement of AMCA TTF for contribution; AMCA TTF 2008.
  • DAAAM International AWARD for the Best Poster Presentation at the 18th DAAAM International Symposium, 26th October 2007.
  • Dean's Award for publishing a paper in the journal with the largest impact factor, on the occasion of the Faculty Day, January 25, 2016.
  • Dean's Award for exceptional commitment in the promotion of the Faculty of Textile Technology on the occasion of the Faculty Day, January 26, 2018.

Assist. Prof. Lea Botteri, Ph. D.