Prof. Neven Antunac, PhD

Prof. Neven Antunac, PhD

Full Professor
Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Dairy Science
Office location: 2nd Pavilion, 2nd floor, room number: 022
Phone: +385 1 239 3847
Email: 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

  • 2017/10/06 - 2017/10/07: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    13th CROLAB Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2017. Poreč
  • 2017/05/30 - 2017/06/02: 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.
  • 2016/11/09 - 2016/11/12: Croatian Dairy Union (expert)
    42nd Croatian dairy experts symposium with international participation. Lovran. Croatia.
  • 2016/10/19 - 2016/10/22: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    12nd International Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2016. Vinkovci. Croatia.
  • 2016/05/31 - 2016/05/03: 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.
  • 2015/06/02 - 2015/06/05: 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.
  • 2015/04/21 - 2015/04/22: 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.
  • 2014/11/09 - 2014/11/11: Croatian Dairy Union (scientific)
    41st Croatian dairy experts symposium with international participation. Lovran. Croatia.
  • 2014/10/15 - 2014/10/18: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    10th International Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2016. Šibenik. Croatia.
  • 2014/06/03 - 2014/06/05: 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.
  • 2013/11/08 - 2013/11/09: CROLAB - Croatian laboratories (expert)
    9th International Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2013. Opatija. Croatia.
  • 2013/09/29 - 2013/10/01: University of Hohenheim (scientific)
    Autumn Academy Food Chain Quality and Safety. Hohenheim. Germany.
  • 2013/06/06 - 2013/06/07: 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.
  • 2012/10/21 - 2012/10/24: Croatian Dairy Union (scientific)
    40th Croatian dairy experts symposium with international participation. Lovran. Croatia.
  • 2012/10/10 - 2012/10/13: CROLAB - croatian laboratories (expert)
    8th Conference: The Laboratory Competence 2012. Šibenik. Croatia.

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Potencijal mikroinkapsulacije u proizvodnji sireva Operativni program konkurentnost i kohezija 2014.-2020. 2019/12/20 - 2022/12/20 coordinator
Standardizacija tradicionalnih sireva Hrvatske i Crne Gore MZOS 2013/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator
Elementi ekološke proizvodnje i analitičke metode za dokazivanje izvornosti sira MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Tehnološki parametri proizvodnje tradicijskih sireva u funkciji njihove zaštite MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unaprjeđenje tehnologije proizvodnje kozjeg mlijeka utvrđivanjem fiziološke granice koncentracije uree VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2014/07/01 - 2015/07/01 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Optimizacija temperature toplinske obrade mlijeka za proizvodnju ovčjeg jogurta Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Arheogenetika goveda u Hrvatskoj; ekstrakcija i priprema aDNA do sekvenciranja Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Koagulacijska svojstva kozjeg mlijeka ovisno o koncentraciji uree Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator
Zaštita, planiranje i upravljanje ruralnim krajobrazom Republike Hrvatske National 2013/10/01 - 2014/06/30 coordinator

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
  • 2008 - 2015: CROLAB,
    Member of the Board of The Society of Croatian Laboratories (CROLAB).
  • 2010 - 2014: Croatian Institute of Standards,
    President of Technical Committee TO HZN/TO 566 Agriculture and Food. Milk and Dairy products.
  • 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

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