PhD Marko Petrič

PhD Marko Petrič
no.: 00395 source: ARIS

researcher – active in research organisation
Foreign language skills
Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
4.01.00  Biotechnical sciences  Forestry, wood and paper technology   
4.01.02  Biotechnical sciences  Forestry, wood and paper technology  Wood technology 
Wood, surface properties, surface treatment of wood, wood coatings, wood protection, nanomaterials on wood surfaces and in coatings, biorefineries, liquefied wood, plasma
Data for the last 5 years (citations for the last 10 years) on July 12, 2024; A3 for period 2018-2022 (update for tender in 2023: YES)
Data for ARIS tenders ( 21.05.2024 – Target research programmes, archive )
Database Linked records Citations Pure citations Average pure citations
WoS 77  1,730  1,478  19.19 
Scopus 82  1,998  1,730  21.1 
Mentoring junior researchers
source: ARIS
no. Name and surname Type Period Code
1 Matija Kranjc  Master's degree  10/1/2008 - 3/30/2012  30737 
2 PhD Franc Budija  Uniform doctoral studies  11/1/2006 - 6/10/2010  28502 
3 PhD Miro Tomažič  Uniform doctoral studies  1/1/2002 - 6/30/2006  22610 
4 PhD Miha Humar  Doctoral degree  11/1/1998 - 10/31/2002  19106 
source: ARIS
Level of education Professional title Study subject Faculty Year
  B. Sc.   Chemistry  SI 1987 
Master's degree    Chemistry  SI University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology 1990 
Doctor's degree  Ph. D.   Chemistry  SI 1994 
Doctoral dissertations and other final papers Show
Obtaining results now
source: COBISS
source: ARIS
Type of employment Research org. Research group Date of employment Position Role Title
Full time employment (100%, RD:30%)  University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty  Furniture  11/15/1990  Associate professor  Researcher  Full professor 
Research projects Legend
source: ARIS
no. Code Title Period Head No. of publications
1. V4-2269  Study of the shortage of personnel in the wood industry as a basis for the renewal of training   2022 - 2023  PhD Jože Kropivšek  5,249 
2. L4-7547  Performance of wood and lignocelulosic composites in outdoor applications   2016 - 2019  PhD Miha Humar  8,795 
3. L4-5517  Water exclusion efficacy, measure for prediction of wood performance against wood decay fungi   2013 - 2016  PhD Miha Humar  8,013 
4. J4-2177  Razvoj okolju prijaznih lepil iz obnovljivih rastlinskih polimerov (Slovene)   2009 - 2012  PhD Milan Šernek  5,102 
5. L4-2144  Premazi iz utekočinjenega lesa (Slovene)   2009 - 2012  PhD Marko Petrič  5,435 
6. V4-1010  Možnosti za prestrukturiranje slovenske lesne industrije (Slovene)   2011 - 2012  PhD Miha Humar  8,649 
7. L4-0820  Use of montana and carnauba wax water emulsions for protection of wood against wood decay fungi   2008 - 2011  PhD Miha Humar  4,166 
8. L4-7163  Rational use of wood in the context of sustainable forest management   2005 - 2008  PhD Miha Humar  13,879 
9. L2-7122  Sythesis of binders and development of new coating systems with low VOC content for woodworking industry   2005 - 2008  PhD Matjaž Kunaver  1,779 
10. L4-6209  Development of inorganic, chromium free wood preservatives   2004 - 2007  PhD Miha Humar  3,248 
11. L4-6256  Properties of low VOC content finishes on modified wood   2004 - 2007  PhD Marko Petrič  4,829 
12. L4-2073  Celovita zasčita lesa z borovimi biocidi in s povrsinskimi premazi (Slovene)   2000 - 2002  PhD Marko Petrič  2,894 
13. L4-1493  Enzymatic decay of wood by fungi - aplication of inhibitors as fungicides   1999 - 2001  PhD Franc Pohleven  1,954 
14. J1-0442  Metal carboxylates: synthesis and characterization   1999 - 2001  PhD Ivan Leban  4,202 
15. L4-8574  Compounds of amines and metal carboxylates for preservation of wood   1998 - 1999  PhD Marko Petrič  2,141 
ARIS research and infrastructure programmes Legend
source: ARIS
no. Code Title Period Head No. of publications
1. P4-0015  Wood and lignocellulosic composites   2020 - 2024  PhD Miha Humar  7,065 
2. P4-0015  Wood and lignocellulosic composites   2015 - 2019  PhD Miha Humar  7,555 
3. P4-0015  Les in lignocelulozni kompoziti (Slovene)   2009 - 2014  PhD Miha Humar  8,652 
4. P4-0015  Wood Science and Technology   2004 - 2008  PhD Marko Petrič  9,331 
5. P0-0541-0481  Lesarstvo (Slovene)   2002 - 2003  PhD Franc Pohleven  9,841 
International projects
Education: PhD: 1994, chemistry, University of Ljubljana, FNT-chemistry and chemical technol., Slovenia; MSc 1990, chemistry, University of Ljubljana, FNT-chemistry and chemical technol., Slovenia; BSc chemistry, 1987, University of Ljubljana, FNT- chemistry and chemical technology, Slovenia. Work Experience: Current position: Marko Petrič, PhD Chemistry, Full professor for the field “Wood working and wood processing technologies”; Employments: November 1987 - November 1990 junior researcher at the Department of technical ceramics, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia; from 15. November 1990: University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty (UL BF), Department of Wood Science and Technology (from March 2000 working as university professor). Elections (habilitations): September 1993 at UL BF assistant for the course “Wood Protection”; November 1994 at UL BF assistant for the field “Wood Chemistry”; May 1997 at UL BF assistant professor for the field “Wood Pathology and Protection”; November 2002 at UL BF associate professor for the fields “Wood Protection” and “Furniture”, October 2008 at University of Ljubljana full professor for the field " Wood working and wood processing Technologies". Leadership functions: From 1st March 2000 till 1st October 2002 head of the Chair for furniture (UL BF, Department of Wood Science and Technology); 1st October 2002 – 1st October 2004 substitute of vice-dean for the field of Wood Science & Technology (UL BF); from 1st October 2004 till 1st October 2010 vice-dean for the field of Wood Science & Technology (BF); currently head of the wood surface finishing group; Chairman of the Committee for Protection of Environment at the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce - Wood Processing Association, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2004-2006); October 2013 - September 2018 Chairman of the Committee for Elections (habiltations) of the University of Ljubljana Activities in professional committees: Leader of the Section 3 (Wood Protecting Chemicals) in the International Research Group for Wood Protection (IRG/WP), Stockholm, Sweden and member of the Scientific Programme committee (SPC) in IRG/WP (till including 2009); Leader of the field »Wood Science and Technology« in Slovenian Forest-Based Sector Technology Platform (SGLTP); Member the Committee for Protection of Environment at the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce - Wood Processing Association, Ljubljana, Slovenia (from 2006); Member of the editorial boards of the journals “Les” (Wood) Ljubljana, Slovenia, “Drvna industrija” (Wood industry) (Zagreb, Croatia); “Journal of adhesion science and technology” (2012-2013), “Reviews of adhesion and adhesives” (2013-); Member and now Chairman of the committee for elections into academic titles of the University of Ljubljana; member of scientific programme committees of the conferences ICECFOP (2004), Ecowood (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012), ECWM6, ICWSE 2017; Invited external examiner at University of Eldoret, Eldoret, Kenya, 2012-2015 Awards: In 1996 the “Ron Cockroft Award” of the IRG/WP , in 2009 award of the Slovenian Wood cluster for successful collaboration between UL BF with the Wood Cluster, in 2011 award of UL BF for the exemplary pedagogic, research and professional work. Research activities: Wood coatings for interior and exterior, their interactions with various substrates (wood, modified wood, densified wood), wood liquefaction and preparation of new wood coatings on the basis of liquefied wood, applications of nanomaterials in wood coatings and in treatment of wood; previously he has studied a lot new environmentally friendly wood preservatives. Leader of various national research projects and collaboration in various international projects. Work with visiting scientists from abroad: supervisor of two post-doc training of researchers from abroad: dr. Manabendra Deka (India) and dr. Arnaud Maxime Cheumani Yona (France / Cameroun). He is currently collaborating with the post-doc Dr. Anuj Kumar (Natural
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