Education:

* High School for matematics and programing, 6/1980
* University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electronics, B.S.E.E, 2/1987

Professional employment:

* Metaloprerada company - PLC Programmer (machine language), commercial business, 5/1987 - 9/1989
* High School, Biograd - Professor of physics, 9/1989 - 2/1990
* Establishing of the Local Radio Station in war, 10/1991 - 6/1992

Work on inventions:

* Satellite antenna with moving converter, 1991 - 1993
(silver medal - Nurnberg IENA 1993)

* Linear motor, 1993 - 1994
(bronze medal - Zagreb INOVA 1994)

* State order for work on inventions, Zagreb 1996

* Rotating tooth brush, 1995 - 1997
(gold medal - Pittsburgh INPEX 1996 )

* Device for safer diving, 1998
(gold medal, special award - Geneve PALEXPO 1999)

* Project for making blind people hear all digitally recorded data, 1999

* Magnetic hammer, 1999
(bronze medal - Geneve PALEXPO 2000, gold medal - Lyon 2003)

* Mast mounted buoyancy device, 1998
(silver medal - Geneve PALEXPO 2000 )

* Self - activated buoyancy increasing device, 1999
(silver medal - Brussels EUREKA 2000)

* Underwater lights, 2001
(bronze medal - Geneve PALEXPO 2003)

* Sea fountain, 2003

* Folding fins, 2004
(gold medal, KIPA Special Prize - Geneve PALEXPO 2005)

Additional skills:

* Fluent in English ( written and spoken )

Personal:

* Born in Šibenik, Croatia, November 27th 1961



SPORTING ACTIVITIES


* Bronze medal -100m and 400m and gold medal 4x100m on the Croatian Junior Athletic Championship 1980

* Windsurf instructor, organisation and windsurfing across the Adriatic from Italy to Croatia 1988 and 1990 ( 110 miles ).

* Windsurfing Brijuni - Kornati - Mljet ( 200 miles ).

* Open water diver.



Zoran Maksan, Zadarska 1, 23 210 Biograd na Moru

tel: 00 385 (0)23 385 500, fax: 00 385 (0)23 386 676,
mob: 00 385 (0)91 500 28 55, e-mail: zoran@maksan.hr