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Ivanka Petrova



Position: Assistant

Department: Fluid Mechanics

Open Laboratory of Experimental Micro and Nano Mechanics (OLEM)

Room number: 429 / bl. 4

Phone: +359 2 979 6407



Scientific degrees, institution, year:



Master of "Wastewater Treatment"; Department of Mineral Processing and Recycling; University of Mining and Geology "St.Ivan Rilski"- Sofia, 2012


Engineer - Bachelor degree of "Mineral technology"; Department of Mineral Processing and Recycling; UMG "St.Ivan Rilski"- Sofia, 2010


Fields of Research:

Polymer nanocomposite processing and characterization. Rheology of polymer nanocomposites. Nano-, micro and macro- mechanics; Tribology; Nanoindentation

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Recent Publications:


I. Petrova, V. Angelov, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, C.Chatzimanolis-Moustakas, A. Kyritsis, S. Cimmino, C. Silvestre, D. Duraccio, M. Pezzuto. “Investigation electrical and rheological properties of PP/MWCNT/OC nanocomposites”- 12 NCTAM congress proceeding (submitted)


I. Petrova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, Y. Tsekov, V. Angelov. ” Applied study on mechanics of nanocomposites with carbon nanofillers” DOI: 10.2478/jtam-2013-0026 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Sofia, 2013, vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 67–76



Recent Projects:


- Research plan (2014-2016): Multifunctional polymer nanocomposites with grapheme and carbon nanotubes: rheological, micro and nano mechanical study of reinforcing effect of nanofillers in polymers.


- COST ACTION MP1202 HINT “Rational design of hybrid organic-inorganic interfaces: the next step towards advanced functional materials” (2012-2016), participant


- COST ACTION MP1105 (FLARETEX)” Sustainable flame retardancy for textiles and related materials based on nanoparticles substituting conventional chemicals” (2012-2016), participant





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