Academic History

         Diploma in Computer Science and Master thesis, Technical University of Sofia, June 1985

         Ph.D., Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, June 1998 (Thesis: Covering Radii of Certain Classes of Linear Codes, Advisor: Prof. Dr. Krassimir Manev)

         Associate professor, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, March 2001

         Professor, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, October 2012

         D. Sc., Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, October 2015 (Thesis: Optimal codes for error control and optical communications)

 

Employment

         Veliko Tarnovo Computer Center -- from April 1986, to December 1988

         Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - since December 1988

 

Fields of Interest

         Coding Theory: Covering Radii of Codes, Optimal Codes, Decoding

         Computer Communications: Error Detection/Correction Performance of Codes

         Combinatorics

         Algorithms

 

Teaching Activities

         Compilers (Principles, Techniques, and Tools)* 1992-1997

         Data Bases* 1992-1993

         Complexity of Algorithms* 1993-1995

         Discrete Mathematics* 1997, 2003 2007

         Modern Coding Techniques* 2006-2007

         Quantitative approaches to management** 1994-1996

         Linear Algebra and Calculus** 1998-2000, 2006-2007

         Data Communications*** 1998-2001

         Foundations of Coding Theory*** 1998-2005

         Introduction to Algorithms*** 2010-2012

 

* The lectures are held at the Veliko Tarnovo University.

** The lectures are held at the branch of Varna Technical University in Veliko Tarnovo.

*** The lectures are held at the Bourgas Free University, Bourgas.

 

 

Applied Software Systems

         CIS Congress Information System

         GFQ a software package for computations in finite fields

         A software package for simulation of encoding and decoding procedures of binary BCH codes.

 

Membership in Professional Societies

The Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians.

American Mathematical Society.

 

List of Publications