Ankica Kovač, Ph.D., MEng. AE.
Category: Leadership & Innovation Country: Republic of Croatia
Ankica Kovač, is Head of Power Engineering Laboratory, at the Department of Energy, Power Engineering, and Environment at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Croatia. Her scientific research includes renewable energy sources and hydrogen economy, i.e. hydrogen technologies including hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and utilization in fuel cells. Ankica designed Croatia’s first hydrogen powered bicycle and the first Croatian hydrogen refuelling station. As this is an original and innovative design of hydrogen refuelling station it was protected as intellectual property on national (trademark) and interna- tional level (design). She has authored and co-authored numerous scientific papers and participates as reviewer for prestigeous international journals. She is a guest editor of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. Ankica
is Croatia’s representative on the Executive Committee of The Technology Collaboration Programme on Advanced Fuel Cells (AFC TCP).