University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Samir Kalit, PhD

Prof. Samir Kalit, PhD

Department of Dairy Science
Office location: III Pavilion
phone: +385 1 239 3879
e-mail: skalit ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian and English
Consultations: Every day between 13,00 and 14,00 h

Academic qualifications

  • 1999 - 2003: Biochemical processes during ripening of Tounj cheese
    Doctoral Thesis , University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
  • 1995 - 1999: Somatic cells and their influence on production and ripening of Podravec cheese
    Master Thesis, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
  • 1989 - 1995: Somatic cells and their influence on chemical composition, physical and technological properties of milk
    Bachelor Thesis, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Employment and work experience

  • 1995 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Full Professor

Teaching

Research interests

  • Cheese ripening, Cheese technology, Autochthonous cheese production, Milk quality

Training and research experience

  • 21. 09. 2010. - 23. 09. 2010.: University of Wisconsin, Sjedinjene Američke Države (scientific)
    Participation in the program entitled Cheeses and Fermented Milks from the Eastern Mediterranean and participation with presentation entitled Hard Cheeses of the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • 23. 04. 2001. - 27. 04. 2001.: University of Guelph, Ontario, Kanada (expert)
    Participation in the program entitled Cheesemaking Technology Course.
  • 20. 02. 1999. - 05. 03. 1999.: ETH Swiss Federal Institut of Technology; Zurich, Švicarska (scientific)
    Working on a method of determination of the ripening of cheese using the method of Urea-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis and densitometry.
  • 16. 02. 1998. - 20. 03. 1998.: IPC Livestock Oenker, Nizozemska (expert)
    Training the trainers in the field of dairy farm management.

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Optimizacija tempereture toplinske obrade mlijeka za proizvodnju ovčjeg jogurta Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Izbor mikrobne kulture za proizvodnju ovčjeg jogurta Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Izrada i primjena matematičkog modela standardizacije mlijeka u proizvodnji tradicionalnih sireva Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Elementi ekološke proizvodnje i analitičke metode za dokazivanje izvornosti sira MZOS finished
Tehnološki parametri proizvodnje tradicijskih sireva u funkciji njihove zaštite MZOS finished

Publications

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=259500

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=n4ZvGoMAAAAJ&hl=hr

Other professional activities

  • 2014 - 2014: Wisconsin Cheese Maker Assotiation, Madison, Sjedinjene Američke Države
    Judging on the 2014 World Championship Cheese Contest.
  • 2012 - 2012: Wisconsin Cheese Maker Assotiation, Madison, Sjedinjene Američke Države
    Judging on the 2012 World Championship Cheese Contest.