Assist. Prof. Goran Fruk, PhD

Assist. Prof. Goran Fruk, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Department of Pomology
Office location: Pavilion 1, 1st floor, room number 013 (Temporary: Pavilion 3, 2nd floor)
Phone: +385 1 239 3842
Email: gfruk ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Tuesday from 12:00 to 14:00

Academic qualifications

  • 2010 - 2014: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    The role of heat treatments and pectin compounds in the occurrence of chilling injury in nectarine fruit (Prunus persica var. nectarina Ait.) during storage
  • 2002 - 2008: dipl. ing. agr.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Improving nectarine fruit storage potential using heat treatments

Employment and work experience

  • 2016 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant Professor
  • 2015 - 2016: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Young Researcher - Postdoc
  • 2009 - 2015: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Young Researcher - Assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Postharvest handling and Fruit storage
  • Postharvest treatments
  • Postharvest physiological dissorders
  • Fruit quality
  • Preharvest factors and storage potential of fruits
  • Chilling injuries of fruits

Training and research experience

  • 2014/09/01 - 2015/05/30: University of Zagreb University Computing Centre (SRCE) (mixed)
    Courses on Statistical software SAS
  • 2013/10/07 - 2014/04/06: University of Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty (scientific)
    Scientific training in Postharvest fruit storage, bilateral scholarships of the Republic of Slovenia
  • 2012/06/12 - 2012/06/12: Ministry of Economy Republic of Croatia (expert)
    Introduction to protection of new plant varieties in European Union
  • 2011/09/26 - 2011/09/30: University of Novi Sad Faculty of Agriculture (scientific)
    Management of field gene banks for germplasm conservation
  • 2008/08/18 - 2008/08/22: University of Rijeka Technical faculty (mixed)
    Temperature Acquisition by Thermocouple FieldPoint (National Instruments, USA)
  • 2008/07/07 - 2008/07/11: University of Rijeka Technical faculty (mixed)
    Temperature Acquisition by Thermocouple FieldPoint (National Instruments, USA)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Neretvanska mandarina-kemijska karakterizacija i inovativni tretmani poslije berbe Croatian science foundation 2021/01/11 - 2026/01/11 coordinator
Low pesticide IPM in sustainable and safe fruit production LIFE+ 2014/06/16 - 2017/12/06 coordinator
Optimizacija čuvanja breskve i nektarine tretmanima poslije berbe MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

development

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Očuvanje, održivo korištenje i razvoj genetskih izvora u poljoprivredi Europski poljoprivredni fond za ruralni razvoj 85%, Republika Hrvatska 15% 2018/01/01 - 2021/12/31 coordinator

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond 2020/03/09 - 2023/03/09 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Održanje kakvoće breskve i nektarine poslije berbe toplinskim tretmanom potapanja u toplu vodu Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator

Publications

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