Mladenka Šarolić, Ph.D. is working as the Head of the Department of Innovation Center at the University of Applied Sciences „Marko Marulić“ in Knin since 2009. Since April 2011 Mladenka is teaching at the Departments of Agriculture technologies and Agriculture of karst. She graduated in 2001 at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb. From 2002 until 2008 Mladenka worked in SMS ltd. Food industry in Split as a technologist in the processing of fruits and vegetables.
From 2008 to 2009 she worked as the Head of Research and Development Department. In 2010 Mladenka started doctoral studies at the Faculty of Food Technology Osijek, University of Josip Juraj Strossmayer. In April of 2014 Mladenka defended her doctoral thesis entitled „Characterization of Dalmatian olive oils“. Until now Mladenka published six a1 papers registered in Current Contents and one a3 paper.