Curriculum Vitae

2007-present     Head of Polymer Separation Group, Leibniz-Institute of Polymer Research

2011-present     Lecturer at Faculty of Science, School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Technical
                          University Dresden

2011                  Habilitation in Physical Chemistry, Technical University Dresden

1999                  Ph.D. in Chemistry, Max-Planck-Institute of Polymer Research and Johannes-
                          Gutenberg-University Mainz  (Prof. Dr. G. Wegner)

1996                 Diploma in Chemistry, St. Kliment Ohridski University Sofia and DWI at RWTH Aachen
                         (Prof. Dr. S. Fakirov und Prof. Dr. H. Höcker)

1991-1996        Study in Organic and Analytical Chemistry, St. Kliment Ohridski University Sofia

 

Awards

  • Habilitation Award of the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts
  • TEMPUS Diploma Award

 

Academic positions

  • Chair of the International Symposium on Field- and Flow- based Separations 2016
  • Chair of the Scientific-Technical Council of the Leibniz-Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (since 2014)
  • Chair/Co-Chair of the International Symposium on Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules (2013/2015)
  • Guest Editor of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Springer-Verlag GmbH (2013)
  • Member of the Committee of the International Symposia on Field Flow Fractionation (since 2014)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Symposium on Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules (2003-2011)
  • Member of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), Division Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Division Polymer Chemsitry CASSS - An International Separation Science Society
  • Member of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Subcommittee on Molecular Characterization of Polymers

 

Referee activities

Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Analytica Chimica Acta, Acta Biomaterialica, Biomacromolecules, Carbohydrate Polymers, European Polymer Journal, Journal of Chromatography A, Journal of Separation Science, Journal of Polymer Science Part A, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Langmuir, Macromolecules, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Polymer, Polymer Chemistry, Progress in Polymer Science, Polymer Bulletin etc. Books: John Wiley & Sons, Springer