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izv. prof. dr. sc. Jana Pisk

Title: Associate Professor
Function:Associate Professor
Location: 112
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 350
Internal phone number:6350
E-mail: E-mail
Department: Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry
Graduation year:2007
PhD graduation year:2012
Employed in this institution since:2007

Teaching

undergraduate

graduate

integrated undergraduate and graduate

Biography

Born in Zagreb, finished 1. gymnasium.

Education at Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Physics and Chemistry, 2007); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Inorganic and Structural Chemistry, 2012).

Affiliation and current position: 
Assistant Professor (from 2018-now) Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

Previous positions:

Senior research assistant (2013–2018); Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

Assistant (2007 – 2013); Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

Visits to foreign research and education institutions: 5th – 16th February 2012 Epoxidation of olefins under solvent free conditions by using organic-inorganic hybrids based on the Lindqvist type of polyoxometalate as (pre)catalyst, LCC Toulouse, IUT Paul SabatierToulouse III, Castres, France. 1st October 2010 – 30th June 2011 PhD fellowship for the project Execution of the programs Dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins and Dioxomolybdenum(VI) and oxovanadium(V) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins, LCC Toulouse, IUT Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, Castres, France, founded by Croatian Ministry of Science and French Embassy. 1st October 2010 – 1st April 2011 PhD fellowship for the project Execution of the programs Dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins and Dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins, LCC Toulouse, IUT Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, Castres, France, founded by Croatian Science Foundation. 19th July – 31st July 2009 Participation in summer school “The 3rd Residential Summer School on Conservation Science, Erasmus Intensive Program. Application of analytical methods in conservation sciences”, Aristoteles University, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Research interest: chemistry of coordination polymers and polyoxometalates, solidstate chemistry of organic and inorganic compounds, synthesis of organic-inorganic compounds, NMR, UV-Vis Spectroscopy, TG analysis, organic solvent-free catalysis on different substrates, preparation of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts.

Scientific papers: co-author of >40 scientific papers

Master students mentoring: 9

Awards and recognitions and memberships: Member of the Croatian Chemical Society, Croatian Crystallographic Association

Participation in research projects: Researcher on the project: Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: "New complexes and materials - chemical and biological catalysts" (2007-2013) Postdoctoral fellowship for the project "Diligent search for chemical bio-sources: Solventfree homogeneous and heterogeneous oxidation processes catalysed by polyoxometalates (PomFree)", Newfelpro and Marie Curie Cofound (March 2015 - July 2016) PhD fellowship for the project "Dioxomolybdenum(VI) and oxovanadium(V) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins", French Embassy and Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia (October 2010 – June 2011) PhD fellowship for the project "Dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins" 03.01/ O-3511-2010, Croatian Science Foundation (October 2010 – April 2011)

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List of select publications

Publications with students:

Pisk, Jana; Šušković, Mia; Topić, Edi; Agustin, Dominique; Judaš, Nenad; Pavić, Luka, Molybdenum Complexes Derived from 2-Hydroxy-5-nitrobenzaldehyde and Benzhydrazide as Potential Oxidation Catalysts and Semiconductors // International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 25(9) (2024), 4859.

Sarjanović, Josipa; Topić, Edi; Rubčić, Mirta; Androš Dubraja, Lidija; Pavić, Luka; Pisk, Jana Evaluation of vanadium coordination compounds derived from simple acetic acid hydrazide as non-conventional semiconductors // Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 12 (2024), 4013-4025, 13. doi: 10.1039/D4TC00433G

Sarjanović, Josipa; Stojić, Martina; Rubčić, Mirta; Pavić, Luka; Pisk, Jana, Impedance Spectroscopy as a Powerful Tool for Researching Molybdenum-Based Materials with Schiff Base Hydrazones // Materials, 16 (2023), 1064, 14 doi:10.3390/ma16031064 .

Bafti, Arijeta; Razum, Marta; Topić, Edi; Agustin, Dominique; Pisk, Jana; Vrdoljak, Višnja, Implication of oxidant activation on olefin epoxidation catalysed by Molybdenum catalysts with aroylhydrazonato ligands: Experimental and theoretical studies // Molecular catalysis, 512 (2021), 111764, 12 doi:10.1016/j.mcat.2021.111764

Mihalinec, Josipa; Pajski, Matea; Guillo, Pascal; Mandarić, Mirna; Bebić, Nikol; Pisk, Jana; Vrdoljak, Višnja, Alcohol Oxidation Assisted by Molybdenum Hydrazonato Catalysts Employing Hydroperoxide Oxidants //  Catalysts, 11 (2021), 8; 881, 14 doi:10.3390/catal11080881.

Mrkonja, Silvija; Topić, Edi; Mandarić, Mirna; Agustin, Dominique; Pisk, Jana, Efficient Molybdenum Hydrazonato Epoxidation Catalysts Operating under Green Chemistry Conditions: Water vs. Decane Competition // Catalysts, 11 (2021), 7; 756, 14 doi:10.3390/catal11070756.

List of select projects

Principal investigator: COGITO bilateral project 2023-2024: Sustainable polyesters using Mo and V catalysts (SusPolMoV), CRO-FR 

Principal investigator: CNRS: International Emerging Actions bilateral project 2023.-2024.: Solvent-sober Processes - Organic solvent-free polyterpenes oxidation assisted by mechanochemically synthesized catalysts (SoSoPro), CRO-FR

Collaborator: Implementation and improvement of professional practice at the Faculty of Science - Prosper PMFUP.03.1.1.04.0049, European structural fonds.

Collaborator: "Metallosupramolecular architectures and inorganic-organic polyoxometalate based hybrides", IP-06-2016-4221, Croatian Science Foundation (2017 – 2021)

Collaborator: Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia: "New complex compounds and materials - chemical and biological catalysts" (2007-2013) 

Project  "Diligent search for chemical bio-sources: Solvent-free homogeneous and heterogeneous oxidation processes catalysed by polyoxometalates (PomFree)", Newfelpro and Marie Curie Cofund (March 2015 - July 2016)

Fellowship for the project "Dioxomolybdenum(VI) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins" 03.01/ O-3511-2010, Croatian Science Foundation (October 2010 – April 2011)

Fellowship for the project "Dioxomolybdenum(VI) and oxovanadium(V) complexes with ligands containing pyridoxal moiety – epoxidation of olefins", French Embassy and Ministry of Science, Republic of Croatia, October 2010 – June 2011

Past employments

2023-now Associate Professor, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry

2018-2023. Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry

2015-2016 Post-doctornad, CNRS-LCC Toulouse, Toulouse, France

2013-2018 Post-doctornad, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry

2007-2013 Assistant, Doctorand, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry