University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Neven Antunac, PhD

Prof. Neven Antunac, PhD

Department of Dairy Science
Office location: 2nd Pavilion, 2nd floor, room number: 022
phone: +385 1 239 3847
e-mail: antunac ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: Thursday from 12:30 pm to 13:30 pm

Academic qualifications

  • 1989 - 1994: Doctor of Biotechnical Sciences
  • 1985 - 1989: Master of Biotechnical Sciences
  • 1977 - 1982: Graduated Agricultural Engineer

Employment and work experience

  • 1983 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture

Teaching

Research interests

  • Type of milk (cow, goat, ewe, mare, donkey)
  • sensory evaluation of milk and dairy products
  • quality management system, according standard HR EN ISO/IEC 17025.

Training and research experience

  • 06. 10. 2017. - 07. 10. 2017.: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    13th CROLAB Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2017. Poreč
  • 30. 05. 2017. - 02. 06. 2017.: Pomurje Fair (expert)
    55th International Fair of Agriculture and Food. Gornja Radgona, Slovenia.
    Member of the commission for the sensoric evaluation of milk and dairy products.
  • 09. 11. 2016. - 12. 11. 2016.: Croatian Dairy Union (expert)
    42nd Croatian dairy experts symposium with international participation. Lovran. Croatia.
  • 19. 10. 2016. - 22. 10. 2016.: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    12nd International Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2016. Vinkovci. Croatia.
  • 31. 05. 2016. - 03. 05. 2016.: Pomurje Fair (expert)
    54th International Fair of Agriculture and Food. Gornja Radgona, Slovenia.
    Member of the commission for the sensoric evaluation of milk and dairy products.
  • 02. 06. 2015. - 05. 06. 2015.: Pomurje Fair (expert)
    53rd International Fair of Agriculture and Food. Gornja Radgona, Slovenia.
    Member of the commission for the sensoric evaluation of milk and dairy products.
  • 21. 04. 2015. - 22. 04. 2015.: Agricultural Fair, Novi Sad (expert)
    82nd International Agricultural Fair. Novi Sad. Serbia.
    Member of the commission for the sensoric evaluation of milk and dairy products.
  • 09. 11. 2014. - 11. 11. 2014.: Croatian Dairy Union (scientific)
    41st Croatian dairy experts symposium with international participation. Lovran. Croatia.
  • 15. 10. 2014. - 18. 10. 2014.: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    10th International Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2016. Šibenik. Croatia.
  • 03. 06. 2014. - 05. 06. 2014.: Pomurje Fair (expert)
    52nd International Fair of Agriculture and Food. Gornja Radgona, Slovenia.
    Member of the commission for the sensoric evaluation of milk and dairy products.
  • 08. 11. 2013. - 09. 11. 2013.: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    9th International Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2013. Opatija. Croatia.
  • 29. 09. 2013. - 01. 10. 2013.: University of Hohenheim (scientific)
    Autumn Academy Food Chain Quality and Safety. Hohenheim. Germany.
  • 06. 06. 2013. - 07. 06. 2013.: Pomurje Fair (expert)
    51st International Fair of Agriculture and Food. Gornja Radgona, Slovenia.
    Member of the commission for the sensoric evaluation of milk and dairy products.
  • 21. 10. 2012. - 24. 10. 2012.: Croatian Dairy Union (scientific)
    40th Croatian dairy experts symposium with international participation. Lovran. Croatia.
  • 10. 10. 2012. - 13. 10. 2012.: CROLAB - croatian laboratories (expert)
    8th Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2012. Šibenik. Croatia.

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Potencijal mikroinkapsulacije u proizvodnji sireva Operativni program konkurentnost i kohezija 2014.-2020. in progress
Optimizacija tempereture toplinske obrade mlijeka za proizvodnju ovčjeg jogurta Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Arheogenetika goveda u Hrvatskoj; ekstrakcija i priprema aDNA do sekvenciranja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Zaštita, planiranje i upravljanje ruralnim krajobrazom Republike Hrvatske National finished
Elementi ekološke proizvodnje i analitičke metode za dokazivanje izvornosti sira MZOS finished
Koagulacijska svojstva kozjeg mlijeka ovisno o koncentraciji uree Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Tehnološki parametri proizvodnje tradicijskih sireva u funkciji njihove zaštite MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Unaprjeđenje tehnologije proizvodnje kozjeg mlijeka utvrđivanjem fiziološkr granice koncentracije uree VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

Publications

  • Zamberlin, Š., Antunac, N., Havranek, J., Samaržija, D. (2012) Mineral elements in milk and dairy products, 62, 111-125.
  • Bendelja, D., Prpić, Z., Mikulec, N., Ivkić, Z., Havranek, J., Antunac, N. (2011)
    Milk urea concentration in Holstein and Simmental cows, 61, 45-55.
  • Mikulec, N., Kalit, S., Havranek, J., Antunac, N., Horvat, I., Prpić, Z. (2008)
    Characteristics of traditional Croatian ewe's cheese from the island Krk, 61, 126-132.
  • Antunac, N., Mioč, B., Pavić, V., Lukač Havranek, J., Samaržija, D. (2002) The effect of stage of lactation on milk quantity and number of somatic cells in sheep milk, 57, 310-311.
  • Pavić, V., Antunac, N., Mioč, B., Ivanković, A., Lukač-Havranek, J. (2002) Influence of stage of lactation on chemical composition and physical properties of sheep milk 47, 80-84.
  • Antunac, N., Samaržija, D., Lukač- Havranek, J., Pavić, V., Mioč, B. (2001) Effects of stage and number of lactation on the chemical composition of goat milk, 46, 548-553.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/118470?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?hl=en&pli=1&user=ypyf22UAAAAJ

Other professional activities

  • 2012 - 2015: Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Dairy Science, Head of DDS
    Head of Department of Dairy Science
  • 2010 - 2014: Croatian Institute of Standards,
    President of Technical Committee TO HZN/TO 566 Agriculture and Food. Milk and Dairy products.
  • 2008 - 2015: CROLAB,
    Member of the Board of The Society of Croatian Laboratories (CROLAB).
  • 2002 - 2017: Croatian Dairy Union, member of Editorial board of journal "Mljekarstvo"
  • 2002 - 2015: Croatian Dairy Union, Zagreb. Chairman
    Chairman of the Board of Croatian Dairy Union.
  • 1982 - 2017: Croatian Dairy Union, Zagreb, member