doc.dr.sc. Duško Čakara

Odjel za biotehnologiju Zavod za medicinsku kemiju

Obrazovanje

1.4.2000. - 30.9.2004. Dr.sc. Doktorat iz kemije Sveučilište u Ženevi
1.9.1991. - 7.12.1999. dipl. ing. kemije Sveučilišni studij kemije PMF Zagreb
1.9.1986. - 1.6.1990. SSS Kemijsko tehnološki obrazovni centar, Zagreb

Radno iskustvo

7.11.2011. - Docent Docent, voditelj Laboratorija za fizikalnu kemiju Područje rada: Fizikalna kemija, koloidna i međupovršinska fizikalna kemija, kemija vodenih otopina polielektrolita Sveučilište u Rijeci, Centar za mikro i nano znanosti i tehnologije, voditelj Laboratorija za koloide, polielektrolite i međupovršine Sveučilište u Rijeci, Odjel za biotehnologiju
1.1.2009. - 7.11.2011. Viši asistent Sveučilište u Rijeci, Odjel za biotehnologiju
1.6.2008. - 31.12.2008. Viši asistent Sveučilište u Rijeci - Medicinski fakultet
1.8.2006. - 31.1.2007. postdoktorand Bayer Schering Pharma, Berlin
1.10.2004. - 28.2.2006. postdoktorand Ecole SUperieure de Physique et de Chimie Indutrielles, Paris
1.9.2001. - 30.9.2004. Asistent, doktorand Sveučilište u Ženevi, CH
1.4.2000. - 31.8.2001. Asistent, doktorand Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

Nagrade i priznanja

1.4.2011. Nagradna stipendija Švicarske nacionalne zaklade za znanost za kratki istraživački boravak za projekt ”Resolution of the Microscopic Proton Binding Enthalpies for Acrylic Acid Oligomers”
1.6.2004. Nagradna postdoktorska stipendija za izgledne znanstvenike Švicarske nacionalne zaklade za znanost. Nagrada je dodijeljena za samostalni projekt pod naslovom ”Charge-induced conformational changes of ionic polymers at charged surfaces”. Br. projekta: PBGE2-106924
1.5.1997. Rektorova nagrada Sveučilišta u Zagrebu za rad ”Kalorimetrijsko određivanje kinetike otapanja soli u kompleksirajućim otapalima”

Članstva

1.1.2012. - Član upravnog odbora (management committee) za COST MP1106 Akciju ”Smart and green interfaces - from single bubbles and drops to industrial, environmental and biomedical applications ”
1.1.2011. - Član upravnog odbora (management committee) za COST CM1101 Akciju ”Colloidal Aspects of Nanoscience for Innovative Processes and Materials”
1.1.2007. - Član Europskog društva za koloide i međupovršine (European colloid and interface society)
1.1.2007. - Član Međunarodnog udruženja koloidnih i međupovršinskih znanstvenika (International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists)

Znanstvena i umjetnička djelatnost

Znanstveni radovi

1. Borkovec, Michal; Cˇakara, Dusˇko; Koper, Ger JM;
Resolution of Microscopic Protonation Enthalpies of Polyprotic Molecules by Means of Cluster Expansions
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 116 4300-4309 - 2012.

2. Zarth, Cíntia Salomao Pinto; Zemljič, Lidija Fras; Čakara, Duško; Bračič, Matej; Pfeifer, Annett; Stana-Kleinschek, Karin; Heinze, Thomas;
Charging Behavior and Stability of the Novel Amino Group Containing Cellulose Ester Cellulose-4-[N-methylamino] butyrate Hydrochloride
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 213 1669-1676 - 2012.

3. Fras-Zemljič, Lidija; Kokol, Vanja; Čakara, Duško;
Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of chitosan-based viscose fibres enzymatically functionalized with flavonoids
Textile Research Journal 81 1532-1540 - 2011.

4. Zemljič, Lidija Fras; Čakara, Duško; Michaelis, Nico; Heinze, Thomas; Kleinschek, Karin Stana;
Protonation behavior of 6-deoxy-6-(2-aminoethyl) amino cellulose: a potentiometric titration study
Cellulose 18 33-43 - 2011.

5. Čakara, Duško; Fras, Lidija; Bračič, Matej; Kleinschek, Karin Stana;
Protonation behavior of cotton fabric with irreversibly adsorbed chitosan: a potentiometric titration study
Carbohydrate polymers 78 36-40 - 2009.

6. Čakara, Duško; Kobayashi, Motoyoshi; Skarba, Michal; Borkovec, Michal;
Protonation of silica particles in the presence of a strong cationic polyelectrolyte
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 339 20-25 - 2009.

7. Slim, Cyrine; Ktari, Nadia; Cakara, Dushko; Kanoufi, Frédéric; Combellas, Catherine;
Polyaniline films based ultramicroelectrodes sensitive to pH
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 612 53-62 - 2008.

8. Cakara, Dusko; Borkovec, Michal;
Microscopic protonation mechanism of branched polyamines: Poly (amidoamine) versus poly (propyleneimine) dendrimers
Croatica chemica acta 80 421-428 - 2007.

9. Cakara, Dusko; Chassagne, Claire; Gehin-Delval, Cécile; Borkovec, Michal;
Protonation of carboxyl latex particles in the presence of a strong cationic polyelectrolyte
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 294 174-180 - 2007.

10. Čakara, Duško; Borkovec, Michal;
Microscopic Protonation Mechanism of Branched Polyamines: Poly (amidoamine) versus Poly (propyleneimine) Dendrimers*
Croatica Chemica Acta 80 421-428 - 2007.

11. Kobayashi, Motoyoshi; Skarba, Michal; Galletto, Paolo; Cakara, Dusko; Borkovec, Michal;
Effects of heat treatment on the aggregation and charging of Stöber-type silica
Journal of colloid and interface science 292 139-147 - 2005.

12. Cakara, Dusko; Kleimann, Jörg; Borkovec, Michal;
Microscopic protonation equilibria of poly (amidoamine) dendrimers from macroscopic titrations
Macromolecules 36 4201-4207 - 2003.

13. Kallay, Nikola; Čakara, Duško;
Reversible charging of the ice–water interface: I. Measurement of the surface potential
Journal of colloid and interface science 232 81-85 - 2000.

14. Čakara, Duško; Borkovec, Michal;
Charging behavior of polyamines in solution and on surfaces

Kongresna priopćenja

1.
D. Čakara
pH-dependent Charging at Constant Ionic Strength: Dendrimers, Surfaces with Adsorbed Polyelectrolytes and Spherical Brushes oralna prezentacija 13th IACIS International Conference on Surface and Colloid Science and the 83rd ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium Columbia University, New York, USA - 1.1.2009.
2.
D. Čakara
Charging Behavior of Colloidal Particles in the Presence of Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes oralna prezentacija 78th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium Yale University, SAD - 1.1.2004.

Znanstveni projekti

1. 1.1.2013. -
FP7 MC ITN Organic Bioelectronics (OrgBio); voditelj radnog paketa; FP7 - EU; ;

Mentorstvo doktorandima

1. 1.10.2014. - 1.10.2017.
Gaurav Pathak; Doktorat Radni naslov: Optical and electrochemical studies of the (semi)conducting thin organic films used in organic bioelectronics; Fizika, smjer biofizika, PMF, Sveučilište u Zagrebu; --;

Znanstveni skupovi

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Recenzije

1. 2013. Recenzent za časopis Colloids and Surfaces A: Physichochemical and engineering aspects (i.f. 2.108)
2. 2013. Recenzija članka za časopis Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (impact factor 3.829)
3. 2010. Recenzent za časopis Current organic synthesis (i.f. 2.038)
4. 2009. Recenzent za časopis Monatshefte fuer Chemie (i.f. 1.629)
5. 2007. Recenzent za časopis Croatica Chemica Acta
6. 2004. Recenzent za časopis Colloids and Surfaces A: Physichochemical and engineering aspects (i.f. 2.108)