Ana Baričević is ReWire Project Coordinator. She works as Assistant Professor at the Department of Materials. During her work she participated in a number of national (HRZZ, ESF, IRI, Bicro, MZOS) and international (Bilateral, Horizon2020, FP7, FP6, CIP Eco-Innovation, COST) research projects. In parallel with ReWire, she is leading 1 bilateral collaborative research project between Austria and Croatia, involving training and exchange of young researchers. Her references include research in the field of development of innovative and sustainable materials, durability of building materials, and condition assessment and repair of structures. In 2019, she received an award for the best young researcher at Faculty Civil Engineering University of Zagreb for the academic years 2017/2018 & 2018/2019.
Marija Jelčić Rukavina is Assistant professor at Department of materials, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She participated in several national (HRZZ, ESIF and MZOS) and international (Erasmus+, Eureka, Horizon2020, FP7 and COST) research projects. Her fields of interest include research of sustainable materials and technologies, fire behaviour of building materials and applications of the fire safety engineering methods.
Marina Frančić Smrkić was born in 1986. in Zagreb. She graduated in 2010. from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering, where she also received her PhD in 2017. From 2011. to 2018. she works as a research assistant and from 2018. as a post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Engineering Mechanics at the Faculty of Civil Engineering in Zagreb, where she participates in domestic and foreign research projects. In the Structural testing laboratory she works as an examiner of accredited testing methods and participates in the expert work of the Department of Engineering Mechanics.
Ivana Carevic graduated in 2009. from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering, where she also received her PhD in 2020. Since 2012 she has been employed as a collaborator in the implementation of EU and scientific projects at the Department of Materials. She has actively participated in the scientific and professional projects related to construction materials, mechanical properties and durability of materials and structures, waste utilization for material purposes, improvement of waste management systems and their future implementation in construction industry. She is highly qualified to perform advanced analytical methods and microstructural analysis.
Katarina Didulica earned her bachelor’s degree at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Rijeka. She continued her studies at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering, where she successfully defended her Master’s thesis at the Department of Materials in September 2020. During her Master’s studies, she deepened her knowledge of locally available materials and was awarded the Rector’s Award for the research entitled “Development of sustainable binders based on locally available materials” in the academic year 2019/2020. She is currently a PhD student in the ReWire project.
Branka Mrduljaš graduated from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering, in the Department of Materials in 2015. During her Master’s studies, she expanded her knowledge in the field of construction materials by working on a research titled “Characterization of properties of concrete exposed to high temperatures” during the academic year 2014/2015, for which she was awarded the Rector’s Prize. From her graduation until joining the ReWire research team as a PhD student, Branka worked in the private sector.
Antonija Ocelić received her Bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Civil Engineering in Osijek in September 2013. She continued her graduate studies – Structural Engineering programme – at the same university and successfully completed it in September 2018 with a Master’s thesis entitled “Seismic vulnerability assessment of selected church buildings in Osijek”. During her undergraduate studies, she received a scholarship for talented students. After graduation, she worked in an engineering company and gained experience in the private sector. Currently, she is a PhD student in the project “Development of new technologies and services in the field of special construction works”, coordinated by Spregra Ltd.