Academic staff

Stipanovic, Irina

Name Dr. Irina Stipanovic Oslakovic
Department Construction Management & Engineering
Room Horstring-Z220
Tel. 053 489 4836
Tel. secretary  053 489 4254/2670
E-mail I.Stipanovic@utwente.nl
Position Post Doc

Postal address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Department of Construction Management & Engineering
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

Education

05.10.2009 Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, field Materials
University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering
Thesis title: Measuring and modeling of chlorides transport of chlorides in concrete

11.04.2005 M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, field Structures
University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering
Thesis title: Service life design of reinforced concrete structures exposed to marine environment

15.12.2000 B.Sc. (Dipl.Ing.) in Civil Engineering, field Structures
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb
Final project title: Design of multi-level garage structure

Employment record

01.04.2011 – today
University of Twente, Faculty of Engineering Technology,
Construction Management & Engineering Department

Post Doc Research Fellow, within the project “Sustainable Maintenance Policy for Infrastructure Networks in the Randstad: A climate change perspective”

01.10.2007 – 31.03.2011
Institut IGH, d.d., shareholding company for R&D in civil engineering
From which:

  • 01.10.2010 – 31.03.2011
    Research and Development Coordinator
    Development of national and international research projects and activities, managing research and technological projects, managing processes for technical approvals and certification of building products
  • 01.01.2009 – 30.09.2010
    Head of Laboratory for Materials, Deputy Manager of Laboratory IGH Department
    Managing laboratory with 85 employees, accreditation of laboratory acc. EN ISO/IEC 17025, testing of civil engineering materials, certification of building products, development of new building materials and technologies, service life design, life cycle analysis
  • 01.10.2007 – 31.12.2008
    Expert for durability of concrete structures
    Assessment of existing structures, repair projects, testing of materials, non-destructive on-site testing, corrosion monitoring, service life design, life cycle cost analysis

15.02. 2001 - 30.09.2007
University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering,
Department for Materials, Research and Teaching Assistant
Teaching Courses of Building Materials 1 and 2, Concrete Technology, Special Types of Concrete, Corrosion and Protection of Materials, Repair of Concrete Structures
Research in the field of durability of construction materials

Training

06.-08.02.2008
Croatian Society for Measuring (HMD), Zagreb, Croatia
Laboratory accreditation according to EN ISO/IEC 17025

30.09.-07.10.2005
Eduardo Torroja Institute for Construction Science (IETcc), Madrid, Spain
Research visit (STSM) within COST 534 project, Corrosion testing of prestressing steel

03.-09.02.2005
COWI, Lyngby, Denmark
Research visit, Practical applications of service life design with the DuraCrete model

09.-06.06.2003
Envirocoustics S.A., Athens Greece
Application of Acoustic Emission method for the assessment of concrete structures damages

14.05.-20.05.2000
National University of Athens Athens, Greece
BEST course Earthquake engineering

15.08.-28.08. 1999
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Trondheim, Norway
BEST course Civil Engineering in Urban Districts

01.10.1997-31.01.1998
Rothpletz, Lienhard+Cie AG Aarau, Switzerland
IAESTE traineeship at the design office, assistant to civil engineers, working in all phases of project development

15.07.-15.08. 1996
Ministry of Civil Engineering Ankara, Turkey
IAESTE traineeship at the design office, assistant to civil engineers

Research

Research interests:

  • Maintenance, repair and rehabilitation of structures, infrastructure management
  • Condition assessment of structures, monitoring
  • Service life modeling (performance based design), life cycle analysis
  • Corrosion of steel in concrete, durability of concrete structures

From 2001 to 2011 actively involved in the following research projects:

International projects:

  1. 2001-2003: bilateral Croatian-Slovenian project Service Life Design of Concrete Structures
  2. 2002-2005: EUREKA project E!2823 Fire-Tunnel ''Precast fire resistant segments for secondary tunnel lining'', leader of WP
  3. 2003–2006 - COST 534 ''Improvement of properties of grouts for prestressing tendons and/or ground anchors''
  4. 2006–2009 – FP6 project ''Assessment and rehabilitation of Central European highway structures'' (ARCHES, leader of WT)
  5. 2008-2011 – EUREKA project E!4166 EUREKABUILD FIRECON Fire Resistant Concrete Made with Slag from Steel Industry
  6. 2010-2011 – ERANET Road project ASCAM ''Asset service condition assessment methodology’’ (leader of WP)
  7. 2010-2011 – FP 7 ACP SPIN Spearhead network for innovative, clean and safe cement & concrete technologies

National projects:

  1. 2001: Theory and modeling of protection of reinforced concrete structures (National, Ministry of Science, code 08025)
  2. 2002-2006: Service life design of building materials and structures (National, Ministry of Science, code 0082209)
  3. 2007-2010 R&D project within TEST program ‘’Modular wall elements with enhanced thermal insulation properties’’ (coordinator)
  4. 2007-2010: Development of new materials and protection systems for concrete structures (National, Ministry of Science, code 082-0822161-2159),
  5. 2001-2003: Research and Development project within HITRA – TEST program “Fire-resistant multilayered concrete elements”
  6. 2003-2006: ‘'Durability of reinforced concrete structures exposed to marine environment'', Ministry of Urban Planning and Environment Protection
  7. 2003-2006: R&D project within HITRA – TEST program ''Role of mineral admixtures in the sustainable development of concrete and cement industry ''
  8. 2006–2008: Life project CONWAS ''Development of sustainable construction and demolition waste management system for Croatia''
  9. 2011-2013: NWO project “Sustainable Maintenance Policy for Infrastructure Networks in the Randstad: A climate change perspective”

Teaching

2001 – 2010 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Faculty of Geotechnical Sciences; Courses: Building Materials 1 and 2, Concrete Technology, Special Types of Concrete, Corrosion and Protection of Materials, Repair of Concrete Structures
2011 Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Geotechnical Sciences, Course Construction Materials
2011 University of Twente, Faculty of Engineering Technology
Course Construction Materials

Publications

link to publications

Chapter in Books (6)

  1. Bjegović, Dubravka; Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina. Assessment of concrete properties in structures // Handbook of concrete durability / Kim, S.-H. ; Ann, K. Y. (eds). Korea : Middleton Publishing Inc, 2010. Str. 131-179.
  2. Banfill, Phil; Stipanović, Irina; Tritthart, Josef; Bjegović, Dubravka; Serdar, Marijana. Cement grouts for post-tensioning // New Materials, Systems, Methods and Concepts for Prestressed Concrete Structures / Polder, R. ; Alonso, M.C.; Cleland, D.J. ; Elsener, B. ; Proverbio, E. ; Vennesland, O.; Raharinaivo, A. (eds). Delft: COST Office, 2009. pp. 62-81.
  3. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Škarić Palić, Sandra. Service Life Design // Concrete Structures IV / Radić, Jure, (eds), Zagreb: Hrvatska sveučilišna naklada : Sveučilište : Građevinski fakultet : Adris, 2008. pp. 165-226. (in Croatian)
  4. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Jelčić, Marija. Degradation Processes// Concrete Structures IV / Radić, Jure, (eds), Zagreb: University of Zagreb: Adris, 2008.. pp. 325-392. (in Croatian)
  5. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Škarić Palić, Sandra; Mavar, Krunoslav. General Planning of Repair // Concrete Structures IV / Radić, Jure, (eds), Zagreb: University of Zagreb: Adris, 2008. pp. 507-544. (in Croatian)
  6. Bjegović, Dubravka; Banjad Pečur, Ivana; Barišić, Emilija; Mikulić, Dunja; Rosković, Ružica; Skazlić, Marijan; Stipanović, Irina; Štirmer, Nina. Building Materials // Concrete Structures I/ Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : University of Zagreb: Adris, 2006. pp. 71-243. (in Croatian)

Papers in Referred Journals (10)

  1. Roskovic R., Stipanovic Oslakovic I., Radic J., Serdar M. Effects of chromium(VI) reducing agents in cement on corrosion of reinforcing steel. Cement Concrete Comp (2011), doi:10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2011.08.006. (CC Journal)
  2. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja. Evaluation of service life design models on concrete structures exposed to marine environment. // Materials and Structures. 43 (2010) 1397-1412. (CC Journal)
  3. Puž, Goran; Radić, Jure; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina. A new model for stochastic analysis of bridge durability. // Građevinar: The journal of the Croatian Society of Civil Engineers. 59 (2010), 04; 287-297. (SCI Expanded, Web of Science)
  4. Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka. Use of stainless steel as concrete reinforcement. // Građevinar : The journal of the Croatian Society of Civil Engineers. 62 (2010) , 3; 219-227. (SCI Expanded, Web of Science)
  5. Matthews, S.; Jacobs, J.; Stipanović Oslaković, I.; Cleland, D. Concrete structure ownership and management: part 2. // Structural Concrete, Journal of the fib. 10 (2009), 3; 117-123. (CC Journal)
  6. Matthews, S.; Jacobs, J.; Stipanović Oslaković, I.; Cleland, D. Concrete structure ownership and management: part 1. // Structural Concrete, Journal of the fib. 10 (2009), 2; 31 – 43. (CC Journal)
  7. Martinez, Sanja; Valek, Lidija; Stipanović, Irina. Adsorption of Organic Anions on Low-Carbon Steel in Saturated Ca(OH)2 and the HSAB Principle. // Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 154 (2007) , 11; 671-677. (CC Journal)
  8. Stipanović, Irina; Serdar, Marijana; Bjegović, Dubravka. Using Inhibitors to Protect Steel Prestressing in High Performance Grouts. // Materials Performance. 46 (2007), 3; 40-44. (CC Journal)
  9. Valek, Lidija; Martinez, Sanja; Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović, Irina. Ascorbic acid as corrosion inhibitor for steel in alkaline media containing chloride ions. // Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly. 21 (2007), 1; 65-70. (CC Journal)
  10. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja. Mathematical models for determining life span of reinforced concrete structures. // Građevinar: The journal of the Croatian Society of Civil Engineers. 59 (2007), 9; 753-766. (SCI Expanded, Web of Science)

Papers in Other Journals (2)

  1. Stipanovic Oslakovic,I.; Bjegovic, D.; Roskovic, R.; Serdar, M.: Resistance of blended cement concrete to chloride ingress, CPI – Concrete Plant International 03 (2010), 102–107.
  2. Bjegović, Dubravka; Planinc, Robert; Stipanović, Irina. Fire-resistant composite tunnel segments. // Tunnel Management International. 5 (2002), 3; 42-46.

Invited Lectures at International Conferences (2)

  1. Stipanović, Irina; Kovačević, Meho-Saša; Bjegović, Dubravka. Improvement of Grout Properties by Different Admixtures // New Materials and Systems for Prestressed Concrete Structures: Proceedings of COST 2nd Workshop / Radkowsky, Stanislaw (eds). Kielce University of Technology, 2005. 117-128.
  2. Bjegović, Dubravka; Carević, Milan; Stipanović, Irina; Jelčić, Marija. Harmonisation of Croatian and EU legislative in the field of fire safety // Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium / Trombev, Tome (eds). Skopje : MASE - Macedonian Association of Structural Engineers, 2007. 87-98.

Papers in peer-reviewed Proceedings of International Conferences (49)

  1. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja. The influence of wind on chloride accumulation at the concrete surface // Proceedings of fib-RILEM workshop Perfomance-based Specifications for Concrete / Dehn, F. ; Beushausen, H. (eds). Leipzig : MFPA, 2011. 292-300.
  2. Stipanovic Oslakovic I., Bjegovic D., Serdar M., Legat A., Sajna A., Kosec T., Kuhar V. & Gartner N. Corrosion resistant steels as reinforcement in concrete, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS 2010, Frangopol, Sause &Kusko (eds), Taylor & Francis Group, London, 2010, 2278-2284.
  3. Radić, J.; Stipanović Oslaković, I.; Rosković, R.; Živni, D. Resource Efficient Concrete in Practice - Performance Based Design of Concrete for Peljesac Bridge // Proceedings of the Joint IABSE-fib Conference Dubrovnik 2010: Codes in Structural Engineering / Hirt, M. ; Radic, J. ; Mandic, A. (eds). Zagreb : SECON-CSSE, 2010. 403-410
  4. Serdar, Marijana; Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina. Corrosion resistant steel reinforcement – laboratory and field testing // Concrete under severe conditions environment and loading / Castro-Borges, P.; Moreno, E.I. ; Sakai, K. ; Gjorv, O. ; Banthia, N. (eds). Leiden: Taylor & Francis Group, London, 2010. 1055-1062.
  5. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja; Krstić, Vedrana. Development of service life model CHLODIF++ // Computational modelling of concrete structures, EURO-C 2010 / Bićanić, N. ; Borst der, R. ; Mang, H. ; Meschke, G. (eds). London: Taylor & Francis Group, 2010. 573-578.
  6. Serdar, M.; Bjegović, D.; Stipanović Oslaković, I. Shrinkage and Creep of Concrete Prepared with Quaternary Blended Cement, Proceedings of 33rd IABSE Symposium Sustainable Infrastructure Environment Friendly, Safe and Resource Efficient, Bangkok, Thailand, September 9-11, 2009.
  7. Roskovic R., Stipanovic Oslakovic I. , Trogrlic E. Interlaboratory comparison tests of cement, Third International Conference “Laboratory Competence“, Cavtat, 14. - 17. October 2009. CD proc.
  8. Budi, F; Roskovic, R.; Stipanovic Oslakovic, I.; Jelavic, T.; Vrhovac, G. Validation of inter-laboratory testing results, Third International Conference “Laboratory Competence“, Cavtat, 14. - 17. October 2009. CD proc.
  9. Sekulić, Dalibor; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Barišić Emilija. Damage Assessment of Concrete Column using Combination of Nondestructive Methods // NDE/NDT for Highways and Bridges Structural Materials Technology (SMT), Proceedings / prof. Glenn Washer (eds). Columbus, OH, USA : The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc., 2008. 253-261.
  10. Gabrijel, Ivan; Mikulić, Dunja; Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina. In-situ testing of the permeability of concrete // On Site Assessment of Concrete, Masonry and Timber Structures SACoMaTiS 2008 / Binda, L. ; di Prisco, M. ; Felicetti, R. (eds). Bagneux : RILEM Publications S.A.R.L., 2008. 337-346
  11. Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Serdar, Marijana. Performance based durability design of coastal reinforced concrete structures // MWWD & IEMES 2008 Proceedings / Avanzini, Carlo (eds). 2008. 68-69.
  12. Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka. Alternative Reinforcement for Durable Reinforced Concrete Structures // Durability of Building Materials and Components 11: Globality and Locality in Durability, Volume 1: Durability of Materials I / Turkeri, Nil A. ; Sengul, Ozkan (eds). Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University, 2008. 195-202.
  13. Stipanović, Irina; Rosković, Ružica; Bjegović, Dubravka. Concrete ability to resist chloride ions using ternary blended cement // Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting II / Alexander, M.G. ; Beushausen, H.D. ; Dehn, F. ; Moyo, P. (eds). London : Taylor & Fracis Group, 2008. 89-90
  14. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja. Chlorides ingress as an environmental load on Krk bridge // Tailor made concrete structures. New solutions for our society / Walraven, Joost C. ; Stoelhorst, Dick (eds). London, UK : Taylor&Francis Group, 2008. 81.
  15. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Serdar, Marijana; Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja. Modeling of time depended changes of chloride diffusion coefficient // Durability of Building Materials and Components 11: Globality and Locality in Durability, Volume 1: Durability of Materials I / Turkeri, Nil A. ; Sengul, Ozkan (eds). Istanbul : Istanbul Technical University, 2008. 203-212.
  16. Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Radić, Jure. Case study: LCC analysis for Krk Bridge // Tailor made concrete structures. New solutions for our society / Walraven, Joost C. ; Stoelhorst, Dick (eds). London : Taylor&Francis Group, 2008. 214-214.
  17. Tritthart, Josef; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Banfill, Phil. F. G.; Serdar, Marijana. Review of European standards and guidelines for grouts for pre-stressed structures // Proceedings of the International fib Symposium "Tailor made concrete structures: New solutions for our society" / Walraven, Joost C. ; Stoelhorst, Dick (eds). London : Taylor&Francis Group, 2008. 250.
  18. Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović Dubravka. Testing of corrosion resistant steel reinforcement // Zbornik radova GNP 2008, 2. Internationals scientific and professional Symposium / Rutešić, S. (eds). Podgorica : University of Monte Negro, Civil Engineering Faculty, 2008. 865-870.
  19. Barišić, Emilija; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Tkalčić Ciboci, Branka. To whom are assigned standards HRN EN 1504? // Zbornik radova GNP 2008, 2. Internationals scientific and professional Symposium / Rutešić, S. (eds). Podgorica : University of Monte Negro, Civil Engineering Faculty, 2008. 723-728.
  20. Banfill, Phil; Stipanović, Irina; Tritthart, Josef. Cement based grouting materials // COST 534 Action New materials, systems, methods and concepts for durable prestressed concrete structures, Final report / Polder, R., Elsener, B. (eds). Toulouse: ESF COST, 2007. 61-72.
  21. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Serdar, Marijana. Corrosion of Prestressing Steel in High Performance Grouts // Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement / Beaudoin, J.J. ; Makar, J.M. ; Raki, L. (eds). Montreal, 2007.
  22. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Serdar, Marijana. Physical, mechanical and corrosion testing of grout // COST 534 Final Conference ; Project Reports / Polder, R., Elsener, B. (eds). Brussels : COST Office, 2007.
  23. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja; Serdar, Marijana. Time dependent changes of durability properties of concrete from Maslenica Bridge at the Adriatic coast // Integral Service Life Modelling of Concrete Structures / Ferreira, R. M. ; Gulikers, J. ; Andrade, C. (eds). Bagneux : RILEM Publications S.A.R.L., 2007. 87-95.
  24. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Serdar, Marijana. Durability properties of ecologically friendly concrete // Proceeding of fib Symposium 2007 "Concrete Structures - Stimulators of development" / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : Structural Engineering Conferences (SECON), 2007. 337-344.
  25. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Serdar, Marijana. Resistance of green concrete to chloride ingress // Integral Service Life Modelling of Concrete Structures / Ferreira, R. M. ; Gulikers, J. ; Andrade, C. (eds). Bagneux : RILEM Publications S.A.R.L., 2007. 141-148.
  26. Tritthart, Josef; Stipanović, Irina; Banfill, Phil. Grouts for Pre-stressed Structures and Ground Anchors: A Critical Review of European Standards and Guidelines // Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement Montreal / Beaudoin, J.J., Makar, J.M., Raki, L. (eds). Montreal, Kanada, 2007.
  27. Valek, Lidija; Martinez, Sanja; Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović, Irina. Application of carboxylic acids as inhibitors for chloride induced reinforcing steel corrosion // Eurocorr 2007, Progress by Corrosion Control. Freiburg im Breisgau, 2007.
  28. Rak, Mladenko; Bjegović, Dubravka; Kapović, Zdravko; Stipanović, Irina; Damjanović, Domagoj. Durability Monitoring System on the Bridge over Krka River // Bridges / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : SECON HDGK, 2006. 1137-1146.
  29. Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka. Improvement of Grout for Prestressed Tendons // Proceedings of the Junior Scientist Conference 2006 / Elmenreich, Wilfried ; Kaiser, Hans (eds). Vienna, 2006. 175-176.
  30. Stipanović, Irina; Jelčić, Marija; Serdar, Marijana. Deterioration of Historical Buildings - Case Study: Parish Church in Marija Bistrica // Heritage Protection-Construction Aspects / Radić, Jure ; Rajčić, Vlatka ; Žarnić, Roko (eds). Zagreb : Secon HDGK, 2006. 257-264.
  31. Šajna, Aljoša; Kovač, Jaka; Stipanović, Irina; Mikulić, Dunja. Determination of bond and flexural strength of reinforced concrete by acoustic emission // Proceedings, 2006 NDE Conference on Civil Engineering. St. Louis, Missouri, SAD, 2006.
  32. Tritthart, Josef; Stipanović, Irina; Banfill, Phil. Pros and Cons for European Standards and Guidelines Concerning Grout Performance in Post-Tensioned Structures // Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridges / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : Secon HDGK, 2006. 639-646.
  33. Tritthart, Josef; Stipanović, Irina; Banfill, Phil; Bjegović, Dubravka; Kovačević, Meho Saša. Development of High Performance Grouts for Post-Tensioned Tendons and Ground Anchors // Proceedings of the International Conference on Bridges / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : Secon HDGK, 2006. 647-656.
  34. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Milevoj, Marijana. Fire resistant secondary tunnel lining: results of thermal analysis and experimental study // Keep Concrete Atractive: Proceedings of the FIB Symposium Vol. 2 / Balazs, Gyorgy L. ; Borosnyoi, Adorjan (eds). Budapest : Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2005. 1181-1186.
  35. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Rosković, Ružica. Chloride Concentration in 25-Year-Old Concrete // Proceedings of the International Conference held at the University of Dundee: Application of Codes, Design and Regulations / Dhir, Ravindra K. ; Newlands, Moray D. ; Whyte, Andrew (eds).London : Thomas Telford Publishing, 2005. 165-174 .
  36. Mikulić, Dunja; Skazlić, Marijan; Stipanović, Irina; Jambrešić, Mladen. Usage of non-destructive testing methods for the assessment of concrete structures, // Proceeding of Matest 2005 / Markučić, Damir (eds). Zagreb : Hrvatsko društvo za kontrolu bez razaranja, 2005.
  37. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Rostam, Steen. Service life design of marine structures - comparison between probabilistic and deterministic approach // EUROCORR 2005: Book of Abstracts / Ferreira, Mario G. S. (eds).Lisbon : Portuguese Materials Society, 2005. 332 (međunarodna recenzija, znanstveni rad).
  38. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Mikulić, Dunja. Service life prediction models for reinforced concrete // Konferenca o obstojnosti betonov v konstrukcijah / Šajna, Anton (eds). Ljubljana : ZBS, Združenje za beton Slovenije, 2005. 219-226.
  39. Bjegović, Dubravka; Radić, Jure; Stipanović, Irina. Development of Service-Life Prediction Models // Proceedings of the 4th International Conference CONSEC '04 / Oh, B.H. ; Sakai, K. ; Gjorv, O.E.; Banthia, N. (eds). Seoul : Seoul National University, Korea Concrete Institute, 2004. 957-964.
  40. Stipanović, Irina; Barišić, Emilija; Beslać, Jovo; Mikulić, Dunja. Condition Survey of Reinforced Concrete in Hydroelectric Power Plant Vinodol // Proceedings of the International Symposium "Durability nad Maintenance of Concrete Structures" / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : SECON HDGK, 2004. 591-598.
  41. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Rako, Dragan. Chlorides Impact on Reinforced Concrete Structures // Proceedings of the International Symposium "Durability nad Maintenance of Concrete Structures" / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : SECON HDGK, 2004. 583-590 .
  42. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Carević, Milan. Fire testing of precast tunnel elements // Proceedings of the ITA World Tunneling Congress 2003 "(Re)Claiming the Underground Space" / Saveur, J. (eds). Lisse, Netherlands : Swets & Zeitlinger B.V., 2003. 251-255.
  43. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Skazlić, Marijan; Ferić, Kajo; Barbalić, Ivo. Case Study- Corrosion Monitoring in Marine Environment in Croatia // Proceedings of Eurocorr 2003, The European Corrosion Congress / European Federation of Corrosion (eds). Budapest, 2003. paper No.219.
  44. Bjegović, Dubravka; Šelih, Jana; Mikulić, Dunja; Stipanović, Irina. Models for service life prediction // Proceedings of the 2nd International RILEM Workshop PRO29: Life Prediction and Aging Management of Concrete Structures / D.J. Naus (eds).Pariz : RILEM Publications S.A:R.L., 2003. 13-20 (međunarodna recenzija, znanstveni rad).
  45. Mikulić, Dunja; Stipanović, Irina. Analiza temperaturnog toka u betonu // 1. simpozij Računalstvo u graditeljstvu / Herman, Krešimir (eds) Zagreb : Građevinski fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, 2003. 239-244.
  46. Skazlić, Marijan; Stipanović, Irina; Krolo, Joško. Evaluation of Shotcrete Quality Using Different Methods // Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE). Berlin : DGZfP, 2003. p.038.
  47. Bjegović, Dubravka; Carević, Milan; Drakulić, Miodrag; Stipanović, Irina. Utjecaj velikih požara u cestovnim tunelima Europe na izbor mjera zaštite od požara // Zbornik radova znanstveno stručnog skupa "Sigurnost u okolišu i graditeljstvu" / Miščević, Ljubomir (eds) Zagreb : SUN ARH, 2002. 295-306.
  48. Planinc, Robert; Pavetić, Josip; Planinc, Marko; Pavetić, Davor; Tisovec, Ivica; Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina. Tunnel for safe traffic // Proceeding from International Conference "Tunnel Safety and Ventilation" / Sturm, Peter (eds). Graz, Austrija : Graz University of Technology, 2002.
  49. R. Planinc, I. Tisovec, D. Bjegovic, M. Planinc, I. Stipanovic, M. Drakulic, M. Carevic: Construction System for Secondary Tunnel Lining, Proceedings from the International Tunnels Forum, New Technology in Tunnel Management Systems, Basel, December 2001.

Other Published Papers in National Conference (17) (in Croatian)

  1. Rosković, Ružica; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Serdar, Marijana. The influence of Chromium (VI) reducers in cement on steel corrosion // KORMAT 2010. / Esih, Ivan (eds). Zagreb : Croatian Society for Protection of Materials,, 2010.
  2. Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović Oslaković, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka. The usage of stainless steel as reinforcement in concrete structures // Proceedings of 18th Conference of Materials protection and industrial finish KORMAT 2008 / Esih, Ivan (eds). Zagreb : Croatian Society for Protection of Materials, 2008. 74-81.
  3. Bjegović, Dubravka; Drakulić, Miodrag; Carević, Milan; Stipanović, Irina. Main aspects of fire safety in road tunnels / Zagreb HAZU, 2006.
  4. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Serdar, Marijana. Corrosion protection of steel in prestressed structures. / Proceeding of KORMAT 2006 / Rajhenbah, Darko (eds). Zagreb : Croatian Society for protection of materials, 2006. 47-55.
  5. Martinez, Sanja; Valek, Lidija; Serdar, Marijana; Stipanović, Irina. Biomolecules as corrosion inhibitors for steel in alkaline media containing chloride ions / PROCEEDINGS of the 4th Croatian Symposium on Electrochemistry / Gojo, Miroslav ; Mandić, Zoran (eds). Primošten : Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers, 2006. 128-14.
  6. Mikulić, Dunja; Stipanović, Irina. The application of Technical regulations for concrete structures in the area of construction materials / Čakovec : DGITM, 2006.
  7. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Mikulić, Dunja. Durability Properties of Concrete / Proceedings of conference “Croatia towards harmonization with EU legislative” / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : SECON HDGK, 2005. 43-51
  8. Mikulić, Dunja; Skazlić, Marijan; Stipanović, Irina; Jambrešić, Mladen. Non-Destructive Test Methods for State Evaluation of Concrete in Constructions. / Proceedings, First Croatian Symsposium of Bridge Constructors, Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : SECON HDGK, 2005. 683-690.
  9. Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja; Skazlić, Marijan; Stipanović, Irina. Quality control of repair mortars/ Proceedings of conference “Croatia towards harmonization with EU legislative” / Hrvatska normizacija i srodne djelatnosti - tehničko usklađivanje na putu prema Europskoj uniji / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : Croatian engineering Society, 2004. 477-484.
  10. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka. Concrete behaviour under fire // Zbornik radova Sabora hrvatskih graditelja 2004 / Simović, Veselin (eds). Zagreb : HSGI, 2004. 387-397.
  11. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Carević, Milan. Reaction to fire tests for building products / Zbornik radova "Hrvatska normizacija i srodne djelatnosti" / Radić, Jure (eds).
    Zagreb : Hrvatski inženjerski savez, 2004. 485-492
  12. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Skazlić, Marijan. Corrosion monitoring of reinforced concrete structures by using galvanostatic pulse method / Zbornik radova Sabor hrvatskih graditelja 2004 / Simović Veselin (eds). Zagreb : Hrvatski savez građevinskih inženjera, 2004. 377-386
  13. Stipanović, Irina; Veršić, Zoran; Jelčić, Marija. Review of The Standard HRN EN 832 - Thermal Performance of Buildings, Calculation of Energy Use for Heating, Residential Buildings / Zbornik radova "Hrvatska normizacija i srodne djelatnosti″; / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : Hrvatski inženjerski savez, 2004. 511-520
  14. Bjegović, Dubravka; Stipanović, Irina; Skazlić, Marijan; Szavits-Nossan, Antun; Kovačević, Meho-Saša. Science and technology: Eureka project E!2823 FIRE-TUNNEL / Zbornik savjetovanja "Nove tehnologije u hrvatskom graditeljstvu" / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : HDGK, 2003. 59-66
  15. Stipanović, Irina; Bjegović, Dubravka; Planinc, Marko. Concrete with increased fire resistance// Materijali i tehnologijski razvoj / Filetin, Tomislav (eds). Zagreb : Akademija tehničkih znanosti Hrvatske, 2002. 175-183
  16. Stipanović, Irina; Carević, Milan; Skazlić, Marijan. Fires in European Tunnels // Zbornik radova 5. općeg sabora HDGK / Radić, Jure (eds) Zagreb : Hrvatsko društvo građevinskih konstruktora, 2001. 371-380.
  17. Stipanović, Irina; Planinc, Marko; Žuljević, Milan. Fire testing of precasat tunnel segments// Zbornik radova Petog općeg sabora HDGK / Radić, Jure (eds). Zagreb : Hrvatsko društvo građevinskih konstruktora, 2001. 363-370.

Expertise (2):

  1. Bjegović, Dubravka; Mikulić, Dunja; Stipanović, Irina; Serdar, Marijana; Rak, Mladenko; Krolo, Joško; Biočić, Zlatko. Recommendations for design, construction and maintenance of concrete structures in marine environment , 2007.
  2. Aljoša Šajna, Andraž Legat, Dubravka Bjegović, Tadeja Kosec, Irina Stipanović Oslaković, Marijana Serdar, Viljem Kuhar, Nina Gartner, Livia Pardi, Lukasz Augustynski: ARCHES Deliverable D11 Recommendations for the use of corrosion resistant reinforcement, 2009.

Technical skills and competencies

Member of several professional organizations:

  • RILEM TC PSD Performance-based Specification and Control of Durability
  • RILEM - TC MAI Model assisted integral service life prediction of steel reinforced concrete structures with respect to corrosion induced damage
  • fib – Commission 5, TG 5.11 Calibration of code deemed-to satisfy provisions for durability, TG 5.13 Operational documents to support Service Life Design
  • fib – SAG Assessment of Existing Structures
  • HDGK (Croatian Society of Structural Engineers CSSE), Member
  • HUPG (Croatian Society of Underground Construction), Member of Management Board
  • HZN (Croatian Standards Institute)
    TO 71 – Technical Committee for Concrete, Member
    TO 92 – Technical Committee for Fire Safety, Member
  • CROLAB (Society of Croatian Laboratories, Head of KIL - Club of testing laboratories.

Coordinator of national research project, coordinator of working packages in international projects. Member of several organizational boards for conferences, member of Scientific Board for RILEM conference “Integral Service Life Modeling of Concrete Structures”, Portugal 2007.

Reviewer for scientific journals (Gradjevinar – The Journal of the Croatian Association of Civil Engineers, Technical Gazette, Engineering Project Organization Journal).

Important professional activities

Specialization in testing of materials and design of properties and composition of concrete and other building materials, durability of structures, condition assessment of existing structures, design of repair projects, modelling of materials behaviour, service life design, life cycle cost and assessment studies, implementation of industrial by-products (fly ash, slag, foundry sand, rubber) in building industry – production of new building materials, conformity assessment procedures for building products, accreditation of testing laboratories according EN ISO/IEC 17025, consultancy for the implementation of QA/QC procedures, and other similar activities regarding safety, durability and sustainability of structures and building materials.

Significant projects:

  • 2010 Study of the implementation of foundry sand in the building materials (mortar, concrete, asphalt, cement stabilization) for metal industry
  • Study of the implementation of fly ash (calcium and siliceous one) in the concrete for cement industry
  • Non-destructive testing of early strength properties of asphalt concrete and cement stabilisation for Croatian Roads
  • Condition assessment of existing concrete structures in farm and silo
  • Design of concrete for massive marine blocks in marine Brajdica, at the port of Rijeka, Adriatic sea
  • Conformity assessment of building products (repair systems and products, concrete, mineral and chemical admixtures, cement, aggregate)
  • 2009 Performance based design of concrete, quality control project and concrete technology for the Peljesac Bridge (Adriatic coast, 2 374 m long)
  • Study of the influence of chromium (VI) reducer on corrosion of steel in concrete for Croatia Cement
  • Implementation of fly ash in different concrete mix design and technologies (massive concrete, concrete pavements, sulphate corrosion)
  • 2007 - 2008 Condition assessment of numerous bridges and fly-overs within the project “Asset Management” for Croatian Road Authorities
  • Life cycle cost analysis for 11 bridges for different repair alternatives
  • Condition assessment of Hydro Power Plant “Vinodol” and design of repair project (corrosion monitoring of reinforcement)
  • 2007 Condition assessment of the damaged column at the viaduct “Stara Susica” by application of Impact Echo
  • Study of the influence of different types of cement on concrete properties for cement industry
  • Design and testing of water resistant material “Trisoplast”
  • 2006 Quality control of concrete for Jankomir bridge
  • Condition assessment and repair project for parish church Marija Bistrica
  • 2005 – 2007 Condition assessment of marine structures at the Adriatic coast (marine Borik, Maslenica bridge, Šibenik bridge)
  • 2005 Corrosion monitoring of the Krka Bridge and Cetina Bridge
  • Testing of grouts for prestressing tendons and anchors
  • Condition assessment of the Šibenik Bridge
  • 2004 Condition assessment of 4 overpasses on highway A3 for Croatian Road Authorities
  • 2003 – 2005 Testing of building materials and quality control of repair mortars and corrosion inhibitors
  • 2003 – 2004 Design project of corrosion monitoring for Krka Bridge
  • 2003 – 2004 Condition assessment of concrete structure of hydro power plant Vinodol, Tribalj, 50 years old
  • 2003 Design project of fire protection of barriers in pedestrian zone and turning zone in the tunnel Sv. Rok
  • 2002 Expertise in condition assessment of tunnels Pod Vugleš, Javorova Kosa and Gložac
  • 2001 – 2003 Non-destructive testing of rebar corrosion (corrosion monitoring) of ACI marine in Split
  • 2001 – 2002 Expertise for the evidence of the materials usage and quality control of tunnels Javorova Kosa – Zapad, Javorova Kosa Istok, Pod Vugleš, Veliki Gložac, whose construction was interrupted

Languages

English - professional, German - fluent, Italian - basic, Dutch - basic, Croatian – native language