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University of Structural Engineering & Architecture
(VSU) "Lyuben Karavelov" - Sofia

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Office Hours: Room 214, Block 6
Monday 10:00 – 12:00 and Wednesday 14:00 – 16:00


Personal information

Academic position

Associate Professor

Academic degree


Official Address

Higher School of Civil Engineering „Lyuben Karavelov“ (VSU),  175 Suhodolska Str., 1373 Sofia, Bulgaria


+359 2 8029 145




1991– 1994, 1999

Central Laboratory of Physico-Chemical Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Academic field

Building Materials and Products and Technologies for their Production



1988 – 1989

Military School for reserve officers „Hristo Botev“, Pleven, Bulgaria


Road Construction

1983 – 1988

University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria


Industrial and Civil Engineering - Design of Structures



1980 – 1983

National High School of Mathematics and Science „Acad. Lubomir Tchakalov“ Sofia Bulgaria




Work experience

2012 – now

Higher School of Civil Engineering „ Lyuben Karavelov“

Associate Professor at Department „Low-rise Construction“, Faculty of Construction

2012 – now

Academy of the Ministry of Interior, Sofia, Bulgaria

Lecturer at Department „Fire Safety and Population Protection“

2010 – 2013

Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Associate Professor at Department „Physico-Chemical Mechanics“

2010 – 2013

European Polytechnical University, Pernik, Bulgaria

Associate Professor at Program „Construction of Buildings and Facilities. Building Materials and Technology“

2009 – 2010

University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Lecturer at „Department „Building Materials and Insulations“, Faculty of Structural Engineering

2002 – 2004

Varna Free University, Smolyan Branch

Lecturer, Informatics and Basic Computer Skills - I, II, III and IV

1994 – 2010

Central Laboratory of Physico-Chemical Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Associate Professor, Research Fellow,Engineer

1989 – 1990

Detachment 32670, Stara Zagora

Construction Site Manager


Research interests

Material Science, Building Materials, Standardization and Testing of Building Materials, Ecology and Sustainable Development, High Performance Concretes, Structural Analysis based on Differential Thermal Analysis, Infrared Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy Speckle Analysis, X-ray Phase Analysis and Mercury Intrusion Porosimerty, Rheology of Suspensions, Design of Experiments

Professional memberships

Bulgarian Rheological Society, Scientific-technical Union in Bulgaria – Civil Engineering

Lecture courses

Building Materials and Insulations



Graduate student supervision


Postgraduate student supervision


Research projects

Participant in: 7 projects of bilateral scientific cooperation between the BAS and Russian academy of sciences and BAS and Estonian academy of sciences, 8 projects of the National fund "Scientific research", 7 projects in research plan of institutes of BAS, leader of 3 projects of research plan of institutes of BAS


„Young Rheologist“ by International Jury of the 8th National School-Seminar on Rheology, 1996, Sofia


Bulgarian (mother tongue)

English (fair)

Russian (fair)





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