Damir KovačićDocent
    OPĆE

    Damir Kovačić
    Docent, istraživač
    Odjel za fiziku
    Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Sveučilište u Splitu, Hrvatska
    Telefon: +385 21 619 233
    Lokacija: soba B3-08, Ruđera Boškovića 33, Split
    Osobna stranica: www.kovaciclab.org
    E-mail: Damir.Kovacic@pmfst.hr
    Researcher ID: D-4970-2017
    Google Scholar: Damir.Kovacic@pmfst.hr
    Znanstveno područje: Prirodne znanosti
    Znanstveno polje: Fizika
    Znanstvena grana: medicinska fizika i biofizika

    Područja znanstvenog interesa
    • Biofizika i medicinska neuroelektronika
    • Kohlearni implantati (umjetne pužnice)
    • Istraživanja slušanja i govora
    • Auditorna neurofiziologija
    Članstva
    • Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
    • Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO)
    • Society for Neuroscience

    Znanstveno usavršavanje i studijski boravci
    2011 Gostujući znanstvenik na Katholieke Universiteit Leuven i IMEC Leuven, Belgija
    2010 Istraživač na IMEC, Leuven (Group for neuro-electronic interfaces)
    2008-2010 Postdoktorand (Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship), Laboratory for Auditory Neurophysiology, Department of Neurosciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    2003-2010 Znanstveni novak – asistent; Poliklinika SUVAG
    2000-2007 PhD student – Odjel za kognitivnu neuroznanost, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy
    2010 rujan 1-dnevni specijalistički tečaj “Electrophysiology Masterclass III” at Cochlear Academy, Mechelen
    2010 rujan 1-dnevni specijalistički tečaj “Electrophysiology Masterclass I” at Cochlear Academy, Mechelen
    2010 svibanj 3-dnevni specijalistički tečaj “Training Course for Framework 7 Advisors” by Hyperion Ltd (Dr.Sean McCarthy)
    2010 ožujak 2-dnevni specijalistički tečaj “Introductory cochlear implant (CI) course” at Cochlear academy, Mechelen, Belgium
    2008 rujan Jedno-semestralni predmet i položeni ispit “Laboratory Animal Science” at KU Leuven, Belgium
    2004 srpanj Gostujući znanstvenik (4 tjedna). The Cooperative Research Centre for Cochlear Implant, Speech & Hearing Research and The Bionic Ear Institute, Melbourne, Australia (project leaders: dr. Andrew Vandali and dr. Peter Seligman)
    2004 ožujak 3-dnevni specijalistički tečaj Neuroscan SynAmp2 system (32 channels) for evoked potential recordings, Zagreb, Croatia
    2001 prosinac 3-dnevni specijalistički tečaj EGI system (128 channels) for evoked potential recordings, Trieste, Italy.
    2001 srpanj 14-dnevni Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, USA (director: Michael Gazzaniga)
    2001 lipanj 3-dnevni specijalistički tečaj Statistical Parametric Mapping (SPM), Brighton, UK (director: Karl Friston, UCL, London)
    2000 listopad 14-dnevni znanstveni posjet Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, C.N.R.S, Paris. Training in the optical topography and ERP (Dr. Marcela Pena, Professor Jacques Mehler)
    1996 siječanj 6-mjesečni boravak: Department of Biophysics, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Nizozemska, radi izrade diplomskog rada “Spontaneous Otoacoustic Emissions Simulated by Two Coupled Van der Pol Oscillators” . Mentori Prof.dr. Hendrikus Duifhuis i doc.dr. Selma Supek.

    Priznanja i nagrade
    2015 Slobodna Dalmacija & University of Split – Godišnja nagrada za znanost “Kruno Prijatelj”
    2011 Marie Curie CIG Fellow
    2008 Marie Curie IEF Fellow
    1998 Oticon Focus on People Awards
    1997 Rektorova nagrada za izvanredni studentski rad ‘Dynamics of Coupled van der Pol Oscillators as Generators of Otoacoustic Emissions’
    1996 Volta Scholarship Award of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf
    1996 Second Century Award of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

    Obrazovanje
    2000-2007 PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy
    1992-1999 Diplomirani inženjer fizike, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu
    1988-1992 Prirodoslovno-matematička XV gimnazija (MIOC), Zagreb
    1980-1988 Osnovna škola Nikola Tesla, Zagreb

    Radno iskustvo
    2016-danas Docent medicinske fizike i biofizike, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet Sveučilišta u Splitu (100% radnog vremena)
    2015 Docent medicinske fizike i biofizike, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Splitu (55% radnog vremena) i Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet Sveučilišta u Splitu (45% radnog vremena)
    2013 Docent medicinske fizike i biofizike, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Splitu
    2012 Osnivač i voditelj Laboratorija za istraživanje slušanja i govora, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Splitu
    2010 Viši asistent – znanstveni novak – postdoc, Medicinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Splitu
    2011 Gostujući znanstvenik na Katholieke Universiteit Leuven i IMEC Leuven, Belgija
    2010 Istraživač na IMEC, Leuven (Group for neuro-electronic interfaces)
    2008-2010 Poslijedoktorand (Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship), Laboratory for Auditory Neurophysiology, Department of Neurosciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    2003-2010 Znanstveni novak – asistent; Poliklinika SUVAG
    2000-2007 PhD student – Odjel za kognitivnu neuroznanost, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy

    ZNANSTVENA DJELATNOST

    Projekti

    Godina Naziv projekta Vrsta potpore Izvor potpore
    2016 EvoNA – Istraživačke stipendije za profesionalni razvoj mladih istraživača i poslijedoktoranada u području medicinske neuroelektronike Structural grant European Commission HR.3.2.01-0320 Structural grant

    European Commission HR.3.2.01

    2015-2016 STRIPMED – Jačanje kapaciteta Sveučilišta u Splitu za istraživanje, razvoj i inovacije u području medicinske neuroelektronike Jačanje kapaciteta za istraživanje, razvoj i inovacije – ) RC.2.2.08.-0059 Strukturni fond za znanost i inovacije
    2013-2014 CortexSTIM Science Innovation Investment Fund (SIIF) IPA IIIc
    2012-2013 Auditory neuro-electronic interfaces Proof of Concept IV BICRO – Poslovno inovacijska agencija d.d.
    2012-2014 BrainCI: Neural basis of auditory processing in young congenitally deaf subjects with cochlear implants

     FP7-PEOPLE-2011-CIG-303927

    Research Career Integration Grant European commission
    2010 Spiral ganglion cells on chip Research fellowship and consumables imec
    2008-2010 Neurophysiological correlates of the anatomically discrete organization of the auditory nerve FP7 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship European Commission
    2008 Neurophysiological correlates of the anatomically discrete organization of the auditory nerve Postdoc fellowship National Science Foundation of Croatia
    2006-2007 Pitch and size information in cochlear implant users Research equipment, project consumables Foundation of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
    2006 Pitch Extraction from Voices: Behavioral and Event Related Potentials (ERP) Studies In Children With Cochlear Implants Research fellowship for Damir Kovačić Central European Initiative Science and Technology Network
    2004-2005 Cognition, Language and Auditory Performance in Pediatric Cochlear Implant Users between 3-12 years of age Research fellowship for Damir Kovačić Central European Initiative Science and Technology Network (May 2 2004 – December 31 2005).

     

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