Stoev Assoc. Prof. Mitko Stoev, PhD
е-mail: mstoev@swu.bg

Research interests:

Inorganic materials for solar cells, energy from renewable energy sources and energy mix. Applied photovoltaics: design and installation of a small stand alone and grid connected PV systems integrated into the building structure of a family house and cars. Biomass and bioenergetics: preparation of bioethanol and bioethanol gel from waste agricultural residues and application as a second energy source at home.

Courses:

General and Inorganic Chemistry I: General Chemistry; General and Inorganic Chemistry II: Chemistry of elements and theirs compounds; General and Inorganic Chemistry III: Inorganic Synthesis; Solid State Chemistry; Chemistry of Solar Cells; Environmental Chemistry; Applied Photovoltaics; Renewable Energy Sources

Chorbadjiiska Assist. Prof. Elitsa Chorbadzhiyska
e-mail: elli_e1@swu.bg

Research interests:

Electrocatalysis, New electrode materials, Electrochemical power sources, Bioelectrochemical systems, Bioelectrochemical production of hydrogen, Hydrogen energetics.

Courses:

Kinetics and catalysis, Еxercises: General and Inorganic Chemistry, Metrology in the analytical chemistry, Electroanalytical methods, Sample preparation methods, Quality control and quality assurance, Modern analytical chemistry.

Ivo Bardarov Ivo Bardarov, PhD student
e-mail:

PhD thesis:

Sediment Microbial Fuel Cells – autonomous power sources for environmental monitoring.

Organic Chemistry
Velkov Assoc. Prof. Zhivko Velkov, PhD
е-mail: jivko_av@swu.bg

Research interests:

Molecular modeling, Quantum-chemical methods, Antioxidant activity modeling – mechanisms, kinetics, structure-activity relations.

 

Courses:

Organic chemistry, Structure of matter, QSAR

Chapkarov Assoc. Prof. Atanas Chapkanov, PhD
е-mail: achapkanov@swu.bg

Research interests:

Organic chemistry, organic synthesis, peptide synthesis, synthesis and characterization of biologically active substances, photochemistry of organic compounds, tautomeric processes, molecular spectroscopy, other methods for spectral and structural analysis.

Courses:

Organic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry and Environment, Organic analysis Molecular spectroscopy Application of FT-IR analysis of biologically active substances, Spectral analysis Photochemistry of Organic Compounds, Hazardous chemical substances and mixtures.

Chochkova Chief Assist. Prof. Maya Chochkova, PhD
е-mail: mayachochkova@swu.bg

Research interests:

Bioorganic chemistry, peptide chemistry, green chemistry, amino acid derivatives, substituted cinnamic acid derivatives, antimicrobial agents, alkaloid transformation, steroids, antioxidants, tyrosinase and glycosidase inhibitors.

Courses:

Bioorganic chemistry, Steroids, Some current methods in organic synthesis, Heterocycle chemistry, Natural products chemistry

Stoikova_B PhD student Boyka Stoykova
e-mail: boyka_stoykova@swu.bg

Topic of PhD thesis:

Synthesis of new antimicrobial agents

Research interests:

Bioorganic chemistry, peptide chemistry, green chemistry, amino acid derivatives, substituted cinnamic acid derivatives, antimicrobial agents, steroids, antioxidants, tyrosinase and glycosidase inhibitors.

Petkova Silvia Petkova

Lab technician
е-mail: silviapetkova@swu.bg

Physical Chemistry
Mitov Prof. Mario Mitov, PhD
e-mail: mitovmario@swu.bg

Research interests:

Electrocatalysis, New electrode materials, Electrochemical power sources, Fuel cells, incl. biofuel cells, Bioelectrochemical production of hydrogen, Hydrogen energetics.

Courses:

Physical Chemistry, General and Inorganic Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Applied Electrochemistry, Geochemistry, Electroanalytical Methods, Quality Control and Quality Assurance, Modern Electrochemical Systems for Eco-energy Production and Storage

Markova_V assist. prof. Vasilka Markova
e-mail:
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Scientific interests

Kinetics of the prodrug decompositions in the cells, HPLC

Analytical Chemistry
Mandjukov Assoc. Prof. Petko Mandjukov, PhD
e-mail: pmandjukov@swu.bg

Research interests:

Analytical chemistry, atomic spectroscopy,ICP-MS, isotope ratios, solid sampling, trace analysis, chemometrics, statistics, metrology, chemical aspects of archaeology and restoration.

Courses:

Analytical chemistry, Instrumental analysis, Modern analytical chemistry, Chemometrics, Metrology in analytical chemistry, Metrology in physical measurements, Ecological monitoring, Sample preparation, etc.

Courses within programs and projects of the International Atomic Energy Agency and Union of the Metrologists in Bulgaria – Statistics, Calibration, Metrology,Uncertainty Evaluation, Sampling, Trace analysis, etc. ology and restoration.

Petrova Chief Assist. Prof. Petranka Petrova, PhD
e-mail: ppd@swu.bg

Research interests:

Analytical chemistry, ICP-AES, Separation and preconcentration methods.

Courses:

Analytical chemistry, Instrumental methods for analysis, Atomic emission spectrometry, Sampling and sample preparation techniques in analytical chemistry.

Galabova Sonya Galyova

Lab technician
e-mail: sonq_galiova@swu.bg

Biochemistry
Stankova Assoc. Prof. Ivanka Stankova
e-mail: ivastankova@swu.bg

Research interests:

Chemical modifiucations of antiviral drugs, amino acids, peptides and nucleosides and their biological activity.

 

Courses:

Biochemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Biologically Active Compounds as Food additives

Radoslav Chayrov Radoslav Chayrov PhD Student
e-mail: rchayrov@swu.bg

PhD thesis:

Synthesis, biological activity and  HPLC analysis of analogues of influenza virus drugs

Pedagogy of Teaching Chemistry
dimitrova_Vl Assoc. Prof. Velichka Dimitrova, PhD
e-mail: v_dimitrova@swu.bg

Research interests:

Modern teaching methods, control and evaluating the achievements of students, school chemistry experiment, creation and research control tests in education

 

Courses:

Didactics in Teaching Chemistry, Control and assessment in Chemistry Education, Didactics and techniques of chemistry experiment in school, School-based teaching, Class-practice period practicum, General and Inorganic Chemistry

Shekerlyiska_M PhD stident Magdalena Shekerliyska
e-mail: megi.shekerliyska@swu.bg

Research interests:

Methodology of teaching Chemistry. Education projects in teaching Chemistry.

Courses:

General and Inorganic Chemistry (exercises),  Methodology and technology of school experiment in Chemistry (exercises), Monitoring and evaluation in Chemistry (exercises) , Basic concepts in Chemistry (exercises) and Audiovisual and information technologies in education (exercises).

boyadjieva Roza Boyadzhieva

Chemist
e-mail: boyadzhieva@swu.bg

Technician
Bojkov Ivan Bozhkov
e-mail: vanko_5@swu.bg
Department Secretary
Stoymirska Antonia Stoymirska

Technical secretary