Aleksandra Anić Vučinić was born on December 19, 1970 in Hilversum, the Netherlands. In 1995, she graduated at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, majoring in biochemical engineering, and was awarded the Rector’s Award for the best student work in 1995. She obtained the title of Doctor of Science on April 10, 2008 by defending his doctoral dissertation on “Optimization of the technological process of wastewater treatment in constructed wetlands.” Since 2011 she has been employed at the Faculty of Geotechnics, University of Zagreb, where she currently holds the position of Head of the Department of Environmental Engineering and holds a number of courses in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies in Environmental Engineering.
She devoted her primary scientific research focus on waste management and the circular economy. She is the author and co-author of more than 100 scientific and professional papers. She has led and / or participated in a number of professional and scientific projects in the field of environmental protection and waste management. She articipates in the establishment and implementation of special waste management systems at the state level.
She is the president of the Croatian Association for Waste Management (HUGO), which is a member of the International f Waste Management Association.