Assoc. Prof. Stjepan Sito, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Stjepan Sito, PhD

Associate Professor
Division for Agricultural Engineering
Department of Agricultural Technology, Storage and Transport
Office location: 4th Pavilion, ground floor, room number 027
Phone: +385 1 239 3716
Email: ssito ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, german, english
Consultations: tuesday from 10am to 12am

Academic qualifications

  • 1995 - 1999: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Mechanized harvesting and processing of pumpkin seeds
  • 1989 - 1994: M.Sc.
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Effect of drying conditions on some physical properties of corn maize
  • 1984 - 1989: B.Sc.
    University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Comparative illustration of energy balance of classical and modified drying for corn maize

Employment and work experience

  • 2012 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Associate professor
  • 2003 - 2012: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant professor
  • 1996 - 2003: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Senior teaching assistant
  • 1994 - 1996: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Teaching assistant
  • 1992 - 1994: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
    Junior teaching assistat
  • 1990 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Teaching

Research interests

  • Precision agriculture in horticultural production
  • Application of machines for the application of pesticides and fertilizers in horticultural production
  • Performance and energy consumption of soil maintenance machines in permanent crops
  • Mechanical harvesting of fruits and grapes
  • Mechanical harvesting of vegetables, medicinal and herbs
  • Machines and equipment in winery

Training and research experience

  • 2002/07/15 - 2002/08/15: University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca (scientific)
  • 2002/01/20 - 2002/02/15: College of Nyiregyhaza, Faculty of Engineering an Agriculture, Nyiregyhaza (expert)
  • 2001/12/18 - 2002/01/15: Faculty of Food Science, Budapes (scientific)
  • 2001/11/15 - 2001/12/15: Szent Istvan University of Agricultural Sciences, Gödöllö (scientific)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Korištenje granjevine i rozgve iz trajnih nasada kao energija za sušenje voća MZO 2007/01/01 - 2009/12/31 coordinator
Reduciran način održavanja plodnosti tla u nasadu šljive i jabuke MZO 2002/08/22 - 2005/12/13 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Uvođenje nove tehnike sušenja za proizvodnju čipsa od jabuke VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2008/01/01 - 2009/12/31 coordinator
Tehnika uzgoja i ubiranja jagodastog voća VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2003/10/07 - 2005/12/31 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Mogućnosti smanjenja emisije ispušnih plinova kod traktorskih motora Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Energetska svojstva posliježetvenih ostataka novih sorata soje - proizvodnja bioplina Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Iskoristivost ostataka buče kao komponente u proizvodnji bioplina za potrebe obnovljivih izvora energije Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • Bilandžija, N., Jurišić, V., Voća, N., Leto, J., Matin, A., Sito, S., Krička, T. (2017) Combustion properties of Miscanthus x giganteus biomass – optimization of harvest time. Journal of the energy institute. 90 (4); 528-533.
  • Bilandžija, N., Fabijanić, G., Sito S., Kiš, D. (2017) Effect of precision drill forward speed on in-Row seed spacing accuracy of red beet. Tehnički vjesnik. 24 , 3; 963-966.
  • Jatoi, Mushtaque A., Jemrić, T., Sito, S. (2017) Mechanized pre & post-harvest practices of berry crops cultivation. Glasnik zaštite bilja. 40 (4); 94-104.
  • Sito, S., Bilandžija, N., Očić, V., Karoglan, M., Brkić, R., Škvorc, M. (2016) Operating parameters of different harvesters for grape harvesting. Agronomski glasnik. 78 (1); 41-50.
  • Sito, S., Bilandžija, N., Šket, B., Hrvojčec, H., Kraljević, A., Ivandija, M. (2016) Fuel consumption and machinery performance in permanent crops production. Proceedings of the 51st Croatian and 11th International Symposium on Agriculture, Opatija, 512-516.
  • Sito, S., Kovačić, F., Krznarić, K., Bilandžija, N., Džaja, V., Šket, B., Grubor, M. (2016) UAS application in horticultural production. Proceedings of the 51st Croatian and 11th International Symposium on Agriculture, Opatija, 507-511.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=174244

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=IHqpULkAAAAJ&gmla=AJsN-F4rDy8R4B1Y60D1LFv3y6-5TmftuV92QuRRXgaXvhwVD31FU-BeeswD_5HFVJB_YJtLJLnI0JGvaHWh4Vnq_JmDE5QJifHiULOJNUz7Ny3_zYBQ-EQ

Other professional activities

  • 2017 - : Agritechnica, Hannover
  • 2017 - : SIMA - SIMAGENA 2017, International Agribusiness Show, Paris
  • 2017 - : Agromehanika, Kranj
  • 2017 - : Šolski centar Šentjur, Šentjur
  • 2016 - : Antonio Carraro, Padova
  • 2016 - : Kmetijski Inštitut Slovenije, Ljubljana
  • 2016 - : AGRA, Gornja Ragona
  • 2016 - : Fakulteta za kmetijstvo in biosistemske vede, Maribor
  • 2015 - : Agritechnica, Hannover
  • 2015 - : John Deere, Manheim,
  • 2015 - : John Deere, Bruchsal
  • 2007 - : Intervitis-interfructa Messe, Stuttgart
  • 2004 - : Intervitis-interfructa Messe, Stuttgart
  • 2006 - : European Society for Agricultural Engineers (EurAgEng), member

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