Dr Marko Petric

Postdoctoral ResearcherE-mail:


  • mag. phys., Integral Undergraduate and Graduate Five-Year Study of Physic (Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, 2013)
  • doktor znanosti, Doctoral  Study Program Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies (Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School , Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2017)


  • teacher, High School Prva gimnazija Varaždin, Varaždin, Croatia, 2011 – 2013
  • early stage researcher, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2013 – 2016
  • assistant, University of Zagreb Faculty of Geotechnical Engineering, Varaždin, Croatia, 2016 –
  • postdoctoral researcher, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2019 –

Field of work

  • high resolution x-ray emission spectroscopy
  • quantum chemical calculations of the electronic structure based on the density functional theory (DFT)


  • best poster award at the 8th International Symposium on BioPIXE, Bled, Slovenia, 2014

Other projects

  • (2013 – 2017) FP7 EU Marie Curie ITN project SPRITE