Prof. Neven Voća, PhD

Prof. Neven Voća, PhD

Professor
Division for Agricultural Engineering and Technology
Department of Agricultural Technology, Storage and Transport
Office location: 6th Pavilion Room 333
Phone: +385 1 239 3698
Email: nvoca ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English

Teaching

Research interests

  • Biomass and biofuel
  • Waste management
  • Postharvest technology

Training and research experience

  • 2003/09/07 - 2003/10/03: Kansas State University (scientific)
    Feed and biofuel production
  • 1999/09/27 - 1999/10/01: Scoula di Management BIC (expert)
    Training Course on Management Issues

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Zbrinjavanje mulja kroz proizvodnju energetskih kultura Croatian science foundation 2018/11/01 - 2022/10/31 coordinator
Growing Advanced industrial Crops on marginal lands for biorEfineries – GRACE Horizon 2020 2017/06/01 - 2022/06/01 partner
Pretvorba ostataka poljoprivredne proizvodnje i energetskih kultura u energiju i proizvode dodane vrijednosti – proizvodnja bioulja i biougljena Croatian science foundation 2014/10/15 - 2018/10/14 coordinator
Saniranje tehnoloških nusproizvoda iz proizvodnje biodizela do energije MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Potencijal energetske kulture Sida Hermaphrodita na ekološkom poljoprivrednom gospodarstvu VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2015/11/05 - 2017/11/05 coordinator
Uvođenje trave Miscanthus kao energetske kulture za grijanje plastenika na OPG-u VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi 2012/11/13 - 2014/11/13 coordinator

development

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Održiva proizvodnja bioplina zamjenom kukuruzne silaže poljoprivrednim energetskim kulturama Europski strukturni i investicijski fondovi, Operativni program Konkurentnost i kohezija 2020/12/24 - 2023/12/24 coordinator
Dizajn naprednih biokompozita iz energetski održivih izvora (BIOKOMPOZITI) Europski fond za regionalni razvoj - program Konkurentnost i Kohezija 2014. - 2020 2019/12/20 - 2022/12/20 partner

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Waste Education Initiative Erasmus+ 2017/01/01 - 2019/12/31 partner

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
Energetska svojstva posliježetvenih ostataka novih sorata soje Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 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

  • Voća, N.; Pezo, L.; Peter, A.; Šuput, D.; Lončar, B.; Krička, T. (2021): Modelling of corn kernel pre-treatment, drying and processing for ethanol production using artificial neural networks; Industrial Crops & Products, Vol.162; Article Number: 113293; https://doi.org:10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.113293
  • Voća, N.; Ribić, B. (2020): Biofuel production and utilization through smart and sustainable biowaste management; Journal of Cleaner Production; Vol. 259; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.120742
  • Ilakovac, B.; Voća, N.; Pezo, L.; Cerjak, M. (2020): Quantification and determination of household food waste and its relation to sociodemographic characteristics in Croatia; Waste management, 102; https://doi.org/231-240. 10.1016/j.wasman.2019.10.042
  • Voća, N.; Grubor, M.; Peter, A.; Kricka, T. (2019): Evaluation of Posidonia oceanica waste as a biomass source for energy generation; BioEnergy Research; Vol.12; No4; 1104-1112; https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-019-10032-7
  • Bilandžija, N.; Voća, N.; Jelčić, B.; Jurišić, V.; Matin, A.; Grubor, M.; Krička, T. (2018): Evaluation of Croatian agricultural solid biomass energy potential; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews; Vol.93, 225-230.
  • Voća, N.; Varga, B.; Krička, T.; Ćurić, D.; Jurišić, V.; Matin, A. (2009): Progress in ethanol production from corn kernel by appling cooking pre-treatmant; Bioresoruce Technology; Vol.100; No.10; 2712-2718

Bibliography (CROSBI): http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=227535

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?hl=hr&user=3Zy5eowAAAAJ

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