Tonči Rezić earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb in 1999. From 2000 to 2005 he completed his Master Thesis at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, in the departement of Prof. Dr. Vladimir Marić (Department of Biochemical Engineering). He then began his PhD in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Božidar Šantek (Laboratory for Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Microbiology and Brewery), which he completed with distinction in 2008. From 2018 to present he took up full professor position in the area of Biotechnology at University of Zagreb. He is the author of 25 research articles (http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=234825&chset=ASCII&lang=EN).
He was coordinator and investigator on the WTZ Austrian-Croatian bilateral project “Integrated bioethanol production from crops and crap” and investigator on the two scientific program of Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports “Mathematical modeling in development of bioprocesses and products”; “Use of integrated bioprocesses in lactic acid production”. As the member of international consortium he was participating in the “BIODETOX” and “IRIS-2” FP-7 project application.
His area of experience is bioreactor performance development, biological wastewater treatment, biofuels and biochemicals production, bioprocesses mathematical modeling and optimisation.
He reviews scientific articles for the Water Environment Research (WER), Chemical Engineering Journal (CEJ) and Chemical, Biochemical Engineering Quarterly (CABEQ) and Environmental Engineering and Management Journal (EEMJ).
He is also evaluator of the; European Commission Seven Framework Program (FP-7); National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation, Ministry of Education and Science, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan and Business Innovation Croatian Agency.
He was granted from Austrian Government for 2006/2007 with “Ernst Mach-Stipendien”.