About employee

dr. sc. Nikola Bedeković

Title: Expert associate
Location: -029
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 378
Internal phone number:6378
E-mail: E-mail
Department: Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry
Graduation year:2016
PhD graduation year:2020
Employed in this institution since:2017




integrated undergraduate and graduate


Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: B.Sc. (2014), M.Sc. (2016). and Ph. D. (2020).
Affiliation and current position: Division of Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: expert associate (2017–).
Research interest: organic, metalloorganic and supramolecular synthesis, crystal engineering, quantum-chemical calculations.
Scientific papers: co-author of 12 scientific papers in journals indexed in Current Contents database
Awards and recognitions and memberships: 

2020 - "Brdo 2020." for the best assistant at the Department of Chemistry, awarded by the Student Association of the Faculty of Science

2016 - Rector’s award, University of Zagreb
2016 - Medal for academic excellence awarded by the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

2013 - Special Rector’s award, University of Zagreb

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

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List of select publications

1. Nemec, V.; Lisac, K; Bedeković, N.; Fotović, L.; Stilinović, V.; Cinčić, D. Crystal engineering strategies towards halogen-bonded metal–organic multi-component solids: salts, cocrystals and salt cocrystals. CrystEngComm, 2021, 23, 3063–3083.

2. Bedeković, N.; Stilinović, V.; Piteša, T. Aromatic versus Aliphatic Carboxyl Group as a Hydrogen Bond Donor in Salts and Cocrystals of An Asymmetric Diacid and Pyridine Derivatives. Cryst. Growth Des., 2017, 17 (11), 5732–5743.

3. Bedeković, N.; Stilinović, V.; Friščić, T.; Cinčić, D. Comparison of isomeric meta- and para-diiodotetrafluorobenzene as halogen bond donors in crystal engineering. New J. Chem., 2018, 42, 10584–10591.

4. Fotović, L.; Bedeković, N.; Stilinović, V. Evaluation of halogenopyridinium cations as halogen bond donors. Cryst. Growth Des. 2021, 21, 6889–6901.

5. Martinez, V.; Bedeković, N.; Stilinović, V.; Cinčić, D. Tautomeric equilibrium of an asymmetric beta-diketone in halogen-bonded cocrystals with perfluorinated iodobenzenes. Crystals, 2021, 11, 699.

List of select projects

2020. - , investigator on the project New building blocks for the supramolecular design of complex multi-component molecular crystals based on halogen bonds


2018. - ; investigator on the project Crystal engineering of multicomponent halogen bonded metal-organic materials: towards supramolecular control over structure and properties (Croatian science foundation)