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Ivanka Petrova

 

 


Position: Assistant Professor

Department: Open Laboratory on Experimental Micro and Nano Mechanics (OLEM)

Room number: 332 / bl. 4

Phone: +359 2 979 6475

E-mail: ivanka.petrova@imbm.bas.bg

ivanka.petrova01@gmail.com

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:

 

 

Doctor (PhD)

Title of PhD Thesis: "Rheology, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Ternary Polymer Nanocomposites with Clay and Carbon Nanotubes", Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 2018.

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

Extended Information

Recent Publications:

R. Kotsilkova, E. Ivanov, P. Todorov, I. Petrova, N. Volynets, A. Paddubskaya, P. Kuzhir, V. Uglov, I. Biró, K. Kertész, G. I. Márk, L. P. Biró “Mechanical and electromagnetic properties of 3D printed hot pressed nanocarbon/ poly(lactic) acid thin films” - Journal of Applied Physics, (2017) vol. 121, Issue 6, 064105, IF = 2.068

H. Velichkova, I. Petrova, S. Kotsilkov, E. Ivanov, N. Vitanov, R. Kotsilkova. “Influence of polymer swelling and dissolution into food simulants on the release of graphene nanoplates and carbon nanotubes from poly(lactic) acid and polypropylene composite films” - Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2017), vol.134, Issue 44, 45469 IF = 1.86

I. Petrova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, C. Chatzimanolis-Moustakas, A. Kyritsis, S. Cimmino, D. Duraccio, M. Pezzuto, C. Silvestre. “Rheology, Crystallization Behavior and Dielectric Study on Molecular Dynamics of Polypropylene Composites with Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Clay”- Polymer Composites (2016) vol.37, Issue 9, 2756-2769 IF = 2.324

I. Petrova, R. Kotsilkova, E. Ivanov, P. Kuzhir, D. Bychanok, K. Kouravelou, Th. Karachalios, A. Soto Beobide, G. Voyiatzis, D. Codegoni, F. Somaini, L. Zanotti. “Nanoscale Reinforcement of Polypropylene Composites with Carbon Nanotubes and Clay: Dispersion State, Electromagnetic and Nanomechanical Properties", Polymer Engineering & Science, (2016) vol. 56, Issue 3, 269-277, IF = 1.449

A. Paddubskaya, N. Valynets, P. Kuzhir, K. Batrakov, S. Maksimenko, R. Kotsilkova, H. Velichkova, I. Petrova, I. Biró, K. Kertész, G. I. Márk, Z. E. Horváth, L. P. Biró. “Electromagnetic and thermal properties of three-dimensional printed multilayered nano-carbon/poly(lactic) acid structures” - Journal of Applied Physics, (2016) vol. 119, Issue 13, 135102, IF = 2.068

I. Petrova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova. “Structure and Properties of Polypropylene Containing Organo-Clay and Carbon Nanotubes as Fillers”, Bulgarian Chemical Communications (2015) vol. 47 (Special Issue B) 95-102, IF = 0.229

E. Ivanov, I. Petrova, R. Kotsilkova, V. Mihailova. „Epoxy/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites–Structure, Viscoelastic and Nanomechanical Properties”, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters (2014) vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 624-629, IF = 1.431

I. Petrova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, Y. Tsekov, V. Angelov. “Applied Study on Mechanics of Nanocomposites with Carbon”, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Sofia, (2013) vol. 43, No. 3, 67–76

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-th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics – St. St. Constantine and Helena Resort Varna 2013, Congress proceeding (ISSN: 1313-9665)

I. Petrova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova. Structure and Properties of Polypropylene Containing Organo-Clay and Carbon Nanotubes as Fillers. National Scientific Conference on Physics, 10-12 October 2014, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Congress proceeding

I. Petrova-Doycheva, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova “Changes in the Mehcanical Properties of Polypropylene by Addition Two Types of Nanofillers: Carbon Nanotubes and Organoclay”, International Conference on Nanoscience, Nanothechnology and Advanced Materials (IC2NAM), NewDelhi, India 15-16 July 2018, Congress proceeding (Paper ID: IS-2NAMNWDLH-15078-8887)

R. Kotsilkova, R. Ivanova, I. Petrova-Doycheva “Rheology as a Tool for Evaluation of Hybrid Structure in Thermoplastic Polymer Nanocomposites with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes”, International Conference on Nanoscience, Nanothechnology and Advanced Materials (IC2NAM), NewDelhi, India 15-16 July 2018 (Paper ID: IS-2NAMNWDLH-15078-8911)

Recent Projects:

Participation in the following projects:

H2020-MSCA-RISE-734164 Graphene 3D "Multifunctional Graphene-based Nanocomposites with Robust Electromagnetic and Thermal Properties for 3D-printing Application"; Coordinator from IMech: Prof. R. Kotsilkova (2017-2020)

H2020-Graphene Flagship Core 1 and Core 2 “Graphene-based disruptive technologies”; Coordinator from IMech: Prof. R. Kotsilkova (2016-2020)

FP7-ICT-Graphene FET Flagship “Graphene-Based Revolutions in ICT and Beyond”; Coordinator from IMech: Prof. R. Kotsilkova (2014-2016)

COST Action CA15114 "Anti-MIcrobial Coating Innovations to prevent infectious diseases" (AMICI); MC Member from Bulgaria - Prof. R. Kotsilkova (2016-2020)

COST Action CA15107 “Multi-Functional Nano-Carbon Composite Materials Network“(MultiComp); MC Member from Bulgaria - Assoc. Prof. Evgeni Ivanov (2016-2020)

COST Action MP1206 "Electrospun nano-fibres for bio inspired composite materials and innovative industrial applications"; MC Member from Bulgaria - Prof. R. Kotsilkova (2013-2017)

COST ACTION MP1202 (HINT)“Rational design of hybrid organic-inorganic interfaces: the next step towards advanced functional materials”; MC Member from Bulgaria - Prof. R. Kotsilkova (2012-2016)

COST Action MP1105 "Sustainable flame retardancy for textiles and related materials based on nanoparticles substituting conventional chemicals (FLARETEX)"; MC Member from Bulgaria - Assoc. Prof. Evgeni Ivanov (2012-2016)

COST Action FA0904 "Eco-sustainable Food Packaging based on Polymer Nanomaterials"; MC Member from Bulgaria - Prof. R. Kotsilkova (2010-2014)

FP7-NMP-NanoXCT "Compact X-ray computed tomography system for non destructive characterization of nano materials" (2012-2015); Coordinator from IMech: Prof. R. Kotsilkova

Bilateral Project BAS, Bulgaria - CNR, Italy " Structure and nanomechanics of nanoreinforced polymeric materials" (2013–2015); Coordinator from IMech: Prof. R. Kotsilkova

 

Membership:

 

Honors:

"BEST YOUNG MECHANIC" 2015 Award of the National Committee of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (established and funded by Academician Yachko Ivanov)

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Modified date:18-11-2018