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Assoc. Prof. Željko Knezić, Ph. D.

Department

Study in Varaždin

 Personal data

  • Date and place of birth: 16. 6.1958., Sisak


 Web links

  • http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=131970


 Academic education

  • 1983 University of Zagreb Faculty of Technology, Study of Textile Technology
  • 2010 Postgraduate study, master thesis:  "Determination of Energy Consumption Depending on the Parameters of the Loom and Fabric in the Weaving Process ", University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, mentor: Ž. Penava, Ph.D.
  • 2012 Doctoral thesis: The Impact of Weaving Machines Operating Parameters on Electric Energy Consumption ", University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, mentor: Ž. Penava, Ph. D.


 Teaching activity

  • The program and the introduction of new subjects: Smart Footwear (Professional Study of Footwear Design)
  • UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES, PROFESSIONAL STUDY: Textile Materials, Fundamentals of Textile Production, Smart Footwear, Work and Cost Study, Hand Weaving, Yarn Preparation Technology, Weaving Technology, Woven Fabrics Computer Design, Jacquard Weaving, Embroidery and Fabric Construction
  • BOLOGNA GRADUATE STUDIES: CAD/CAM for textiles, Jacquard Woven Fabric Design, Woven Fabric Construction, Smart Textile


 Mentorship

  • Final thesis: Amela Avdušinović: "Analysis of Macroeconimic Status Indicators and the Trends of Textile and Footwear Industry in the Republic of Croatia“ defended 25.02.2014. the committee: Jadranka Akalović, Željko Knezić, Ph.D., Miroslav Tratnik, Ph.D.


 Research activity

  • Area – technical sciences, field – textile technology, branch – textile mechanical engineering


 Area of special research interest

  • Smart textiles
  • Smart footwear
  • CAD/CAM in textiles
  • fabric designing
  • testing and determining the mechanical properties of textiles
  • traditional hand-weaving
  • energy efficiency, development and application of technical and scientific achievements in the textile and clothing industry
  • organization and increasing of productivity of resources in textile and clothing industry


 Scientific-professional work

  • 3 original scientific papers according to SCI
  • 4 scientific paper published in journal cited in secundary publications
  • 1 scientific paper published in national journal out of CC and SCI and other significant bases
  • 8 scientific reviewed papers, published in the proceedings of international conferences
  • 10 scientific papers reviewed, published in the proceedings of national scientific conferences
  • 1 chapter in a book
  • 6 professional papers published in national journals
  • 14 professional papers published in the proceedings of national conferences
  • 1 paper published in national professional journal
  • 1 technical advancement
  • 52 projects, studies and expertise


 List of key scientific papers

  • Knezić Ž.; Penava Ž.; Dimitrovski K.: Analysis of Electric Power Consumption in Weaving Terry Cloth, Tekstil, 59 (2010) 7, 287-295, ISSN 0492-5882,
  • Penava Ž.; Šimić D.; Knezić Ž.: Determination of the Elastic Constants of a Plain Woven Fabrics by Tensile Test in Various Directions, Fibres & Textiles in Eastern Europe, 22 (2014) 2, 57-63, ISSN 1230-3666,
  • Penava Ž.; Knezić Ž.; Kujundžić M.: Determination of the Elastic Constants of a Plain Woven Fabrics by Tensile Test in Various Directions, Tekstil, 63 (2013) 5 - 6, 207-214, ISSN 0492-5882,
  • Knezić Ž.; Kovačević S.; Penava Ž.; Preis D.: Selected Stages of the Operation of Terry Fabric Weaving Machines, Proceedings of 4th International Ergonomics Conference, Ergonomics 2010., Mijović, B. (Ed.), 151-156, Stubičke Toplice, Zagreb, Croatia, June 30th – July 3rd 2010., ISBN 978-953-98741-5-3
  • Knezić Ž.; Penava Ž.; Rogale D.: Weaving Machine Consumption of Electricity Depending on Weaving Speed, Proceedings of 5th International Textile, Clothing & Design Conference – Magic World of Textiles, Dragčević, Z. (Ed.), 235-240, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 03rd to October 06th 2010., ISSN 1847-7275
  • Vojnović I.; Šurina R.; Gudlin Schwarz I.; Knezić Ž.; Marić G.; Tomljenović A.: Preparation of Flax Fibres for Composite Materials Reinforcements, Proceedings of International Conference MATRIB 2013, materials/tribology/recycling / Alar Ž.; Jakovljević S.; Šolić, S. (Ed.). 434-443, Croatian Society for Materials and Tribology, Zagreb, 2013. ISSN 1848-5359
  • Knezić Ž., Penava Ž., Stojanović M.: Active Rationalization of Electrical Energy Consuption in Zlatna igla – Siscia d.o.o., 4th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Ujević, D. (Editors), 259-264, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Tecnology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2011., ISBN 978-953-7105-39-6
  • Knezić Ž., Kovačević S., Penava Ž.: Hand Weaving – A Thread of Preserve Tradition in Croatia, 4th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Ujević, D. (Editors), 97-100, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2011., ISBN 978-953-7105-39-6
  • Penava Ž., Milenković M., Knezić Ž.: Linking and Connecting Electronics in E-Textile, 5th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Ujević, D. (Editors), 301-306, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2012., ISSN 1847-2877
  • Knezić Ž., Penava Ž., Tratnik M.: Impact of The Production Plan and The Activities of The Weaving Machine Operator on Productivity, 5th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Ujević, D. (Editors), 245-250, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2012., ISSN 1847-2877
  • Knezić Ž., Kovačević S., Saraf A.: A Contribution to the Preservation of Hand Weaving in Part of the Sisak-Moslavina County, 5th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Ujević, D. (Editors), 95-98, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2012., ISSN 1847-2877
  • Knezić Ž., Penava Ž., Tratnik M.: Impact of The Production Plan and The Activities of The Weaving Machine Operator on Productivity , 6th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Gudlin Schwarz, I. (Editors), 23-28, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2013., ISSN 1847-2877
  • Penava Ž., Šimić D., Knezić Ž.: Analysis of the Yarn Pull-Out Force from Fabric, 6th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Gudlin Schwarz, I. (Editors), 81-84, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2013., ISSN 1847-2877
  • Penava Ž., Katinić D., Knezić Ž.: Analysis of Primary Woven Fabric for Hand Tufting Carpet, 6th International Symposioum of Textile Science and Economy, Penava, Ž. & Gudlin Schwarz, I. (Editors), 77-80, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, Zagreb, Croatia, 2013., ISSN 1847-2877
  • Knezić Ž.; Penava Ž.; Rogale D.; Švaljek A.: Good Quality Plant Maintenance in Function of Production Process , Tekstil, 62 (2013) , 9-10; 370-379, ISSN 04925882
  • Knezić Ž., Flinčec Grgac S., Penava Ž., Brlečić M., Tkalec M.: Textile Floor Coverings as Dangerous Substances - a Potential Danger in Space , Xth Firefighters Professional Meetings, Croatian Firefighting Association and Firefighting Association of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Opatija, Croatia, April 10th - 11th 2014


 Projects (collaborator)

  • Advanced Technical Woven Fabrics and Processes, 117-00000001376, project manager: S. Kovačević, Ph.D., professor
  • IPA project „Citadela – Centar za socijalno zapošljavanje osoba s invaliditetom Grant Contract No. IPA4.1.2.1.01.02.c12


 Work in scientific and professional associations

  • Coratian Association of Textile Engineers (HIST), Zagreb, Republic of Croatia (member)
  • Associatin of Textile Engineers, Zagreb (member)


 Acknowledgments and rewards

  • 1986 – award for technical advancement, Unitas Thread Factory, Zagreb

Assoc. Prof. Željko Knezić, Ph. D.