Biography: Emilija Zdraveva

Emilija Zdraveva, PhD, is postdoc at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology. Her research interests concern electrospinning, with focus on the development of electrospun materials for heat energy storage based on phase change materials and development of electrospun scaffolds for in vitro cells culture. She received her PhD degree in Textile Science and Technology in 2015 at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, her Master degree in Textile Engineering at Ghent University, Belgium in 2009 and her Bachelor degree in Textile Technology at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology in 2006. As a PhD candidate she was working at Deakin University, Institute for Frontier Materials in Geelong, Australia in 2013, 2014 and 2015 in the Nanofibers group, Lab of electrospinning. She has published: 2 book chapters, 4 papers in CC journals, 4 papers in other scientific journals and 13 papers in international and domestic conference proceedings. She has co-supervised 5 students’ bachelor theses concerning electrospinning. She is a member of the Croatian Ergonomics Society and the Society of Leather and Footwear. She is also Deputy Head of International Relations Office and Erasmus+ coordinator of the Faculty of Textile Technology.