Tomislava Vukušić Pavičić, PhD

Tomislava  Vukušić Pavičić

Contact information

Phone: +385 1 4605 037

Location: Laboratory for Food Processes Engineering, 1/75


Fall semester: Tuesday 1-3 pm

Summer semester: Wednesday 10-12 am



Date of birth: May 17, 1987

Place of birth: Rijeka, Croatia

Education Institution Topic Year
Graduated Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology Removal of organic matter by nanofiltration -Bachelor degree 2008
Graduated Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology Characteristics of synthetic wastewater treatment in membrane bioreactor - Master degree 2011
Graduated Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology Application of cold plasma in processing of fruit juices  2016
Employment   Institution Year
Position Research assistant Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology 2011-2016
  Assistant Professor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology 2017-2022
  Associate Professor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology 2022-


Research area

non-thermal food treatments (CP, PEF, HHP); cold plasma processing of foods and wastewater; conventional and innovative food preservation techniques; food microbiology, functional food development, 3D food printing

Research experience

CEEPUS mobility grant at Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of mathematics, physics and informatics, Slovakia, 05/2019
Academic mobility IJS - Institute "Jozef Stefan", F4; Ljubljana, Slovenia, 01/2017

Fulbright Visiting Researcher (08.07.2013- 30.5.2014.),

Fulbright Pre-Academic Program
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (United States); Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

(Chemical and Food engineering (Novel physical technology for controlling pathogens in liquid food (electrical discahrge plasma))

Erasmus stage (3.9.2010.- 20.02.2011., Polytech' Montpellier Laboratorie de genie des procedes, GPEB, Place Eugene Bataillon F, 34095 Montpellier France)


- winner of Rector's award ("Influence of high intensitiy ultrasound on the rheological, thermophisical and texture properties of tapioca and wheat starch") 2008./09.

- got a scholarship (2009) and award (2014) from Biotechnical Foundation (Zagreb, Croatia)

- got a scholarship from Fulbright Fondation (UT Texas, Austin, Clarkson University; Potsdam, NY)

- Winner of the 2018 National Science Fellowship Award

- Winner of the 2021 Croatian Academy of Engineering Award for Young Scientist

Scientific bibliography

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