2009 - 2013

Ph.D. in Chemical Physics
Columbia University

2008 - 2009

M.A. in Chemical Physics
Columbia University

2004 - 2008

Diploma in Chemistry
University of Zagreb, Croatia
Academic Appointments

2017 - now

Royal Society University Research Fellow
Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCL

2016 - 2017

IPLS Fellow (Junior Group Leader)
Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCL

2014 - 2017

Emmanuel College Research Fellow
University of Cambridge

2013 - 2016

HFSP Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge

2009 - 2013

PhD candidate
Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York
Research Interests

Soft matter, Biophysics, Self-assembly, Computer simulations, Physical approaches to biologically inspired problems, Rational design of new materials

Fellowships and Awards
  • Royal Society University Research Fellowship (2017-2022)
  • Academy of Medical Sciences and Wellcome Trust Springboard Award (2019-2019)
  • Sir Alan Wilson Research Fellowship in biological and medicinal sciences, Emmanuel College (2014-2017)
  • Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013-2016)
  • The Hammett Award to outstanding Ph.D. Student, Columbia University (2013)
  • Rector’s award, University of Zagreb (2008)