Ivica AvianiFull Professor
    GENERAL

    Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Mathematics University of Split, Croatia
    Phone: +385 21 619 225 , Location: room B3-23, Ruđera Boškovića 33, Split
    Personal web page: http://aviani.ifs.hr/ , E-mail: ivica.aviani@pmfst.hr

    Znanstveno područje: Prirodne znanosti , Znanstveno polje: Fizika

    Područja znanstvenog interesa

    • Solid state physics
    • Biophysics
    • Physics education

    Memberships

    • Croatian Physical Society
    • American Association of Physics Teachers
    • Steering Committee of the ICAM (Institute for Complex Adaptive Material) Mid-European node
    • Managing Board of the Prirodopolis Association
    • Expert working group for creating the Proposal of the National Curriculum for the Area of Natural Sciences
    • Expert working group for creating the Proposal of the National Curriculum for Physics
    • Commission for determining the appropriate educational qualifications of physics teachers for acquiring the right to teach physics in schools of the Republic of Croatia
    • Committee for the establishment of the Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (C2AMN), 2012 – 2013
    • Jury for the Competition of School Lab and FameLab of British Council, 2011 – 2012.
    • Management Committee of the COST Action P16 “ECOM” Emergent behaviour in correlated matter, 2007-2010.
    • Academic Committee of the 41st International Physical Olympiad, Zagreb, 2010.
    • Organizing Committee of the National Competition in Physics, 2009.
    • Managing Board of the Croatian Physical Society, 2004 – 2008.

     

    Scientific training and study visits

    2011. Institute of Physical Chemistry, Vienna, Austria
    2009. Institute of Physical Chemistry, Vienna, Austria
    2007. University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, England
    2003. Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France
    2001. C.N.R.S. – Lab. Magnetisme Louis Néel, Grenoble, France
    1999. – 2000. C.N.R.S. – Lab. Magnetisme Louis Néel, Grenoble, France
    1996. J.W. Goethe University, Physikalishes Institut, Frankfurt am M., Germany

    Education

    • 1995 – 1999 PhD degree in Physics, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, PhD thesis – ” Magnetic properties of cerium intermetalics: electronic correlations and crystal field“, Supervisor prof. PhD Veljko Zlatić
    • 1990 – 1994 MS degree in Physics, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, MS thesis – “Stoichiometry and thermal properties of superionic Cu-Se system“, Supervisor prof. PhD Zvonimir Ogorelec
    • 1974 – 1980 Graduate degree Physics, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, graduate thesis – “Accurate heat capacity measurements using DTA instrumentation”, Supervisor prof. PhD Zvonimir Ogorelec

    Work experience

    • 2012. – present, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Split
    • 2012. – present, Senior Research Associate, Institute of Physics, Zagreb
    • 2002. – 2012., Research Associate, Institute of Physics, Zagreb
    • 1999. – 2001., Senior Research Assistant, Institute of Physics, Zagreb
    • 1994. – 1998., Research Assistant, Institute of Physics, Zagreb
    • 1980. – 1993., Research Associate, Institute of Physics, Zagreb
    SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

    Matični broj znanstvenika : 76256
    ReasercherID : F-5059-2017
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    Projects

    • 2014 – 2018, „ Ultra-Low Power, Collective-State Device Technology Based on Electron Correlation in Two-Dimensional Atomic Layers“, CRO-NSF project 1/2014, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia Croatia grant – Principal Investigator
    • 2015 – 2016, „STEMp – The development of modern study programs for physics teachers based on the development of the Croatian Qualifications Framework “, EU Social Fund grant – Collaborator
    • 2014 – 2016, „Strengthening the Capacities for Application and Technology Transfer of Microelectromehanical Systems at the University of Split “ (MEMSplit), EU Structural Funds Project RC.2.2.08.-0052, EU Commission and Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 2013 – 2014, “Materials with electronic structure modelled by modern preparation techniques”, Project 035-0352827-2841, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia – Principal Investigator
    • 2011 – 2014, „Transport and nonequilibrium effects in strongly correlated multilayered nanostructures“, CRO-NSF project 1/2011 Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia Croatia grant – Principal Investigator
    • 2007 – 2013, “Thermoelectric and thermomagnetic properties of materials with strong correlations”, Project 035-00352843-284, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 2012 – 2013, „ Conceptual teaching thermodynamics in primary and secondary school“, Croatian Education and Teacher Training Agency and Institute of Physics grant – Project Manager
    • 2007 – 2012 “Materials with electronic structure modelled by modern preparation techniques”, Project 035-0352827-2841, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 2010 – 2011, „Electron correlations in novel materials for thermoelectric applications“, Croatian-Austrian bilateral project, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia and Austrian Ministry of Science and Research grant – Collaborator
    • 2008 – 2010, “Thermoelectric properties of strongly correlated materials”, Croatian-Austrian bilateral project, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia and Austrian Ministry of Science and Research grant – Collaborator
    • 2007 – 2010 E-school Physics of the Croatian Physical Society, Educational program kl. 007-02/07-04/00107, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia grant – Project Manager
    • 2009 – 2010, “Demonstration Kit for Magnetism”- educational project, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia grant – Project Manager
    • 2005 – 2009 Emergent Behaviour in Correlated Matter (ECOM), COST Action P16 grant – Collaborator
    • 2007 – 2008, „ Physics Teachers and Scientists Meetings“, Croatian Education and Teacher Training Agency grant – Project manager
    • 2002 – 2006, “Properties of Strongly Correlated Metals Interesting for Application”, Project: 00350011, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Republic of Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 2005 – 2005 “Beauties of physics”, workpackage of FP6 project #516938 WYP2005: Celebrating World Year of Physics 2005, EU Commission grant – Project Manager
    • 2003 – 2004 Thermodynamic and thermoelectric propeties of heavy fermions, SCOPES project no. 7KRPJ065554, Swiss National Science Foundation grant – Collaborator
    • 2003 – 2004, „Magnetism-Interactive Modules“, Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 1996 – 2001, “Electronic properties of locally correlated systems”, Project 00350105, Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 1991 – 1995, “Investigation of strongly correlated electron systems”: Project 1-03-104, Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 1991 – 1995, “Correlated subsystems in superionic conductors and semiconductors”, Project: 1-03-057, Ministry of Science, Technology and Informatics, Republic of Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 1987 – 1990, “Physical properties of semiconductors and superionic conductors”, Task 2.02.01.00.21, SIZ-I of science of SR Croatia grant – Collaborator
    • 1983 – 1986, “Physical properties of semiconductors and superionic conductors”, Task I-24.4, SIZ-I of science of SR Croatia grant – Collaborator

    Collaborations

    • University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    • CNRS – Laboratoire Louis Néel, Grenoble, France
    • University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory
    • Institute of Physical Chemistry, Vienna, Austria
    • ETH, Zürich
    • University J.W. Goethe, Physikalishes Institut, Frankfurt am M.

    Invited lectures

    • XXXV. republic seminar on teaching physics, Šabac, Serbia, 2017.
      11th Conference of the Society of Physicists of Macedonia 2016, Ohrid, Makedonija, 2016.
    • XXXIV. republic seminar on teaching physics, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2016.
    • International Conference on the position of physics in secondary schools in the region, Aleksinac, Serbia 2016.
    • XXXIII. republic seminar on teaching physics, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2015.
    • International Conference on the position of physics in secondary schools in the region, Aleksinac, Serbia , 2015.
    • Croatian-Japanese Workshop on Materials Science, Zagreb, Croatia, 2009.

    Reviewer

    • Physical Review Physics Education Research, American Physical Society, 2014 – present

    Editorial Committee Member

    • E-school Physics of the Croatian Physical Society, editor, 2006. – present
    • International Research Workshop „Spin, charge and energy transport in novel materials“, Hvar, Croatia, 2017.
    • XIII. Croatian Symposium on Physics Education, Zadar, Croatia, editor, 2017.
    • 24th Annual Meeting of the Croatian Microscopy Society, Split, Croatia, 2016.
    • International Research Workshop „New thermoelectic materials“, Split, Croatia, 2013.
    • Workshops 1.– 4. of the Applied and Industial Physics Section of the Croatian Physical Society, Zagreb, Croatia, 2009 – 2013.
    • NATO Advanced Research Workshop, „New materials for thermoelectric applications: theory and experiment“, Hvar, Croatia, 2011.
    • International Research Workshop „New materials for thermoelectric applications: theory and experiment“ Hvar, Croatia, 2010.
    • ARW Workshop on Properties and Applications of Thermoelectric Materials and Conference on Concepts in Electron Correlation, Hvar, Croatia, 2008.
    • Workshop on Correlated Thermoelectric Materials and Conference on Concepts in Electron Correlation Hvar, Croatia, 2005.
    COURSES

    Undergraduate

    Statistical physics I, Faculty of Science, University of Split, 2017 – present
    Fundamental concepts in physics, Faculty of Science, University of Split 2013 – 2015.
    Multimedia presentations, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, 2008 – 2015.
    General Physics I, The Conservation-Restoration studies, Arts Academy of the University of Split, 2011 – 2013.
    Computer in Experiment, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, 2008 – 2011.

    Graduate

    Solid State Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Split, 2012. – present
    Teaching Methods in Physics III, Faculty of Science, University of Split, 2015. – present
    Teaching Methods in Physics II, Faculty of Science, University of Split, 2015. – present
    Teaching Methods in Physics I, Faculty of Science, University of Split, 2015. – present
    Seminar on Teaching Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Split, 2016. – present
    Magnetic Materials and Applications, University of Rijeka, Graduate Study in Engineering and Physics of Materials, 2012.-2013.
    Experimental Physics Seminar, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, 1996. – 1997.
    Laboratory in Fundamentals of Electronics, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, 1980.-1982.

    Postgraduate

    Selected chapters of physics teaching methods, University of Sarajevo, 2014. – present

    Mentor

    Undergraduate thesis

    1. Ante Šimić (2017). “Batteries of the future”, Faculty of Science, University of Split
    2. Juraj Novak (2017). „Basic cooling principles – on the way to absolute zero“, Faculty of Science, University of Split
    3. Dunja Šimićić (2015). „X-ray scattering investigation of materials”, Faculty of Science, University of Split

    Graduate thesis

    1. Antonia Stojan (2017). „Using Geogebra in inquiry-based teaching physics”, Faculty of Science, University of Split
    2. Marko Grgić (2017). „Teaching and learning physics with Algodoo – a simple tool for simulations”, Faculty of Science, University of Split
    3. Dunja Šimićić (2017). „Mechanistic Insights into Potential Toxicity of Tattoo Inks”, Faculty of Science, University of Split
    4. Dino Butulija (2011). „A methodical approach to teaching periodic motion by video analysis“, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
    5. Neva Margetić (2011). „A methodical approach to teaching kinematics by video analysis”, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
    6. Petra Puntijar (2005). „Specific heat of the Yb0.5Y0.5InCu4 system of alloys”, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

    Mentor – Undergraduate and graduate thesis

    PhD thesis

    1. Nataša Erceg (2011). „Students’ strategies for solving non-traditional physics problems“, Faculty of Science, University of Sarajevo

    Mentor – PhD thesis

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