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Katya Marinova Simeonova

Position: PhD, Civil engineer, Engineer-mathematician, Associate Professor

Department: Solid Mechanics

Room number: 400

Phone: +359 2 979 .64 60

E-mail: katyas@bas.bg

 

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:

 

 

High Institute of Civil Engineering, (UACG)-now, Civil Engineer, 1971, Sofia

High Institute of Machine and Electrical engineering, (TU), now- Engineer- mathematician, 1972, Sofia

Research Fellow III- Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS), 1974

Research Fellow II- Institute of Mechanics, (BAS), 1978

PhD Thesis, defended 1980, on the “Stability of Visco-Elastic Circular Cylindrical Shells, under Vibrocreep”, Institute of Mechanics, (BAS)

Research Fellow I, Institute of Mechanics, (BAS), 1981

Associate Professor, Institute of Mechanics, (BAS), 2000

Fields of Research:

 

 

On the basis of publications, for a period of 1974 to 2008, the field research could be generalized as follows:

-Theoretical studies on the stability of different constructive elements (tubes, shells, beams, columns, plates), at axial forces, axial compression, creep, vibrocreep.

-Computational models for buckling analysis of circular cylindrical shells, durable strength of metal allows, reinforced polymers and metals

-Numerical Fortran programs for solving of static and dynamical processes and plane stress state by Finite Element Methods and Finite Differences Methods

-Modeling of shear behavior and numerical simulations of the magneto-viscoelastic properties of electrorheological suspensions

Numerical models of fiber reinforced composite materials by Fortran programs. Fracture mechanics problems of unidirectional fiber reinforced composites. Effects of frecture criteria, effective elastic characteristics, defects- microcracks, debonding of fibers, cut-outs.

Nanomaterials- carbon nanotubes (CNTs), nanoparticles, nanocomposites- modeling of physico-mechanical, electronic, optical, transport, thermal, electrical etc. properties. Modified models for investigation of elasticity moduli of (CNTs) on the basis of classical mechanics theories, molecular dynamics and so on. Comparison with the experiments in literature.

-Study of the mechanical behavior of carbon nanotubes as semiconductors and advancement of life science methods and nanoparticles for diagnostics and treatment of cancer diseases.

-Basic ethical problems in nano and bio technology and study of application of ellipsometry for fundamental studies of optical properties and nanotechnology, application of ellipsometry for study of nanomaterials properties and nanotechnologies.

Extended Information

 

Recent publications

 

1. K. M. Simeonova, G. M. Milanova, Mechanical Properties and Chirality Effect of Carbon Nanotubes, presented at NATO ASI: Carbon Nanotubes From Basic Research to Nanotechnology, 21-31 May 2005, Sozopol, Bulgaria, Oral

2. G. M. Milanova, K, M. Simeonova, Electronic and Optical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes, poster, presented at NATO ASI: Carbon Nanotubes From Basic Research to Nanotechnology, 21-31 May 2005, Sozopol, Bulgaria, Poster

3. K. M. Simeonova and G. M. Milanova, Application of fracture local criterion for studying composite laminates with a hole, in tension, , CD-ROM,ICCE-12, 1-6 August 2005, Spain, Tenerife, Composites B Journal, p. 13-17

4. K. M. Simeonova, Effect of Reinforcing Fibers on the Strength of Unidirectional Composites, 10th National Congress on TAM, vol. 1, p. 352-354, 13-19 September 2005, Varna, Bulgaria

5. Katya M. Simeonova, Ganka M. Milanova, Carbon nanotubes: A modified Model for numerical simulations of elasticity moduli, Sixth International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes, June 26-July 1, 2005, (Gothenburg, Sweden), This document at the URL:http://www.fy.chalmers.se/conferences/nt05/abstracts/P18.html

6. Katya M. Simeonova, Ganka M. Milanova, Theoretical and experimental studies of carbon nanotubes: A Revies, NT'05, June 26- July 1, 2005, Gothenburg, This document at the URL: http://www.fy.chalmers.se/conferences/nt05/abstracts/P5.html

7. Katya Simeonova, Ganka Milanova, Effects of Buckling Load and Coupling Coefficients, on Some Parameters of Composite Laminate Plates, DCB 2006, Int ernational Conference on Civil Engineering and Construction, 14-16 September 2006, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 369- 373

8. Katya Simeonova, Ganka Milanova, Studies on the Modeling of Base Isolation Systems (BIS). A Review, DCB 2006, International Conference on Civil Engineering and Construction, 14-16 September 2006, Varna, Bulgaria, CD-R, (in Bulgarian)

9. Katya Simeonova, NANOMATERIALS (CARBON NANOTUBES AND NANOCOMPOSITES)- STRUCTURE, PROPERTIES, APPLICATION,

NDT'07, Sozopol, Bulgaria, 2007, NDT2007, Proceedings, Sozopol, Bulgaria, 11-15 June, 2007, p.400-403, (in Bulgarian)

10. Katya Marinova Simeonova, Ganka Marinova Milanova, A REVIEW ON THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF CARBON NANOTUBES (CNTs), AS SEMICONDUCTORS, ISCOM2007, Spain, 24-30 September 2007, Poster Report p. 123, (Grant from ISCOM2007), Book of Abstracts, p.136

11. Katya M. Simeonova, ADVANCEMENTS OF LIFE SCIENCE METHODS (A REVIEW ON SOME RECENT ARTICLES, PUBLISHED IN BioTechniques - 2005), Poster Report presented at ESF-EMBO Symposium Conference on "PROBING INTERACTIONS BETWEEN NANOPARTICLES/BIOMATERI ALS AND BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS- ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO BIO-AND NANO-SAFETY, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, 3-8 November 2007 Grant from ESF- EMBO Symposium)

12. Katya Marinova Simeonova, AN OVERVIEW ON THE BASIC ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN NANO AND BIO TECHNOLOGIES, EthicSchool Summer "Ethics of Nanotechnology and Converging Technologies", DVD ROM, University of Twente, Netherlands, 24-30 Aug. 2008, full financial support

13. Katya Marinova Simeonova, Ganka Marinova Milanova, THEORETICAL STU DIES OF CARBON NANOTUBES AND NANOCOMPOSITES: COMPUTA TIONAL MODELS AND EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES, Internat. Conf. September 2008, Varna Free University " Chernorizets Hrabar", Varna, DCB 2008, Proceedings, p.108-113

14 Katya Marinova Simeonova, Ganka Marinova Milanova, Nanoscale Materials: Carbon Nanotubes, Nanopaticles and Nanocomposites, A computational Model for Study of Nanocomposites' mechanical behavoir. Ellipsometry used for Inv estigation of Physico-mechanical Properties of Nanomaterials, 1st European Summer School on Ellipsometry, nanocharm, A32, (certificate), 21-25 September, Bari (OST), Italy, www.nanocharm.org

15. Katya Marinova Simeonova, AN RECENT OVERVIEW ON NANOSCALE MATERIALS (NANOPARTICLES, NANOSHELLS, NANORODS),

APPLIED FOR CANCER RESEARCH. A STUDY ON STEM CELLS, AS A NOVEL SOLUTION FOR THERAPY OF BLOOD CANCER DISEASES,

ESACT2009, 6-10 June, 2009, www.esact2009.org, Citywest Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, poster P242, BURSARY

16. Katya Marinova Simeonova, A study on cancer research ny nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanorods and nanoshells: Computational simulations, modelling and methods for therapy by stem cells, PhysCell2009, Book of Abstracts, Primoste in, Croatia, September 6-13, 2009, pp. 164 (full financial support of EMBO),

Poster presentation, www.PhysCell2009.com

17 Katya Marinova Simeonova, Ganka Marinova Milanova, Carbon Nanotubes: (CNTs), Nanocomposites: Computational Modeling of Their Mechanical Behavior and Properties. Applications in Electronics, Optoelectronics, Molecular, Cell Biology and Nanotechnology for Cancer Research, PROMINAS Workshop, 15-17 September 2009, Grenoble, France, Poster presentation, (full financial support)

18. Katya Marinova Simeonova, Stem cells for therapy of rare diseases. Properties, methods and challenges in life science and nanomedicine, ESF-UB Conference in Biomedicine in association with EuroVisionNet and Fondation EuroVisionNet and Fondation Voir et Entendre, Rare Diseases II: Hearing and Sight Loss, Hotel Eden Roc, Sant Feliu de Guixols, (Costa Brava), Spain, 22-27 November 2009, poster 46, page 105, grant from the ESF,www.esf.org/conferences/09295

19. Katya Marinova Simeonova, Cancer Research, Molecular and Cell Biology: Look at the Nanotechnology, Based Nanoparticles for Diagnosis, andTherapy. Stem Cells for Treatment of Cancer Diseases, ESACT 2009, 7-11 June 2009, The Citywest Hotel, Dublin, Ireland,  www.esact2009.org BURSARY, to be published

20. Katya Marinova Simeonova, Computational Modeling of Physico- mechanical, Electronic and Optical Properties of Nanoscale Materials (Nanotubes,Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites, SMTDA 2010, Book of Abstracts, Stochastic Modeling Techniques and Data Analysis, International Conference, Editor Christos H. Skiadas, June 8-11, 2010, Chania Crete Greece, poster

21. Katya Marinova Simeonova, A Study on Nanoscale Materials Applications in Organic Electronics Devices, International Symposium on Functional Pi- Electron Systems, 9th Internationak Symposium on Functional Pi-Electron Systems, http://conferences.library.gatech.edu/fpi/index.php/fpi/F-Pi-9/paper/ view/383

22. Katya Marinova Simeonova, Ganka Marinova Milanova, Light-Activated Tissue Regeneration and Therapy III, July 11-15, 2010, Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Burlington, Vermont, USA, Oral presentation (financialSupport from the ECI Conferences)- www.engconfintl.org

23.Simeonova Katya Marinova, Book Chapter : Cancer Research, Molecular and Cell Biology: Look at the Nanotechnology, Based Nanoparticles for Diagnostics, and Therapy. Stem Cell for Treatment of Cancer Diseases ,Springer Science+ Business Media B.V. 2011,Series: ESACT Proceedings, Vol. 5 ,Jenkins, Nigel; Barron, Niall; Alves, Paula (Eds.), 2012, 2012, XLIV, 753 p. 381 illus., ISBN 978-94-007-0883-9, http://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-007-0884-6_32#page2

24. Simeonova, K. M., Milanova, G. M., STEM CELLS: FROM BASIC THEORETICAL ASSUMPTIONS AND MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS TO THE COMPUTATIONAL MODELS. APPLICATIONS FOR CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPY OF HUMAN RARE DIEASES, 22nd ESACT Meeting Vienna, Austria May 15.-18., 2011, poster P2.27, pp. 106, www.austropa-interconvention.at/ ESACT2011.Abstractbook.pdf, ISBN 9783 898795142

25. Simeonova K. M., Milanova G.M. APPLICATIONS OF NANOPARTICLES IN MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY AND CLINIC MEDICINE, 22nd ESACT Meeting Vienna, Austria May 15.-18., 2011, poster P2.29, pp. 107

www.austropa-interconvention.at/ ESACT2011.Abstractbook.pdf, ISBN 9783 898795142

26.Simeonova, K. M., Milanova, G. M., STEM CELLS: FROM BASIC THEORETICAL ASSUMPTIONS AND MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS TO THE COMPUTATIONAL MODELS. APPLICATIONS FOR CANCER RESEARCH AND THERAPY OF HUMAN RARE DIEASES, 22nd ESACT Meeting Vienna, Austria May 15.-18., 2011, published at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5/S8/P108 BMC Proceedings 2011, 5 (Suppl 8), doi:10.1186/1753-6561-5-S8-P108

27.Simeonova K. M., Milanova G.M. APPLICATIONS OF NANOPARTICLES IN MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY AND CLINIC MEDICINE, 22nd ESACT Meeting Vienna, Austria May 15.-18., 2011, published at the URL:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5/S8/P58

BMC Proceedings 2011, Volume 5, Suppl 8, doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-5-S8-P58

28.K. Simeonova, G. Milanova, Computational Models for Solving o Nanocomposite’s Vibration Problems. Applications for Describing of the Mechanical Behavior at Different Dynamical Loadings, Stefan Segla et al Editors, VIBRATION PROBLEMS ICOVP 2011, Supplement, The 10th International Conference on Vibration Problems, Technical University of Liberec, pp. 76-81 http://www.springer.com/physics/classical+continuum+physics/book/978-94-007-2068-8 e-book ISBN 978-94-007-2069-5

29.Simeonova Katya, Nanoscale materials (nanotubes, nanoparticles, nanocomposites), applied for cancer research. Mathematical models, based on the nanotechnology. Computational models of stem cells for rare diseases, Article, Clinical Biochemistry, Volume 44, Issue 13, Supplement, September 2011, Pages S224, 12th Iranian Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mashhad, Iran, September 6-9 2011, Poster [A-10-1268-1]

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0009912011024490

www.jornal.elsevier.com/

30. Katya Marinova Simeonova, A COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF CARBON NANOTUBES’ ELASTICITY MODELI, AT ELECTRON IRRADIATION, 12th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 12NCTAM, Proceedings, 23-26 September 2013, HIS, Frederic Joliiot –Curie, St. St. Constantine and Helena Resort, Varna, Bulgaria, Publisher: Institute of Mechanics, Sofia, 2013, ISSN: 1313-9665, compact disc version

31.Katya Marinova Simeonova, Stem Cells(SCs): From Experiments to Theory and to Clinical Applications in Medicine. Computational Models for Treatment of Some Neurological Disorders, 12th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 12NCTAM, Proceedings, 23-26 September 2013, HIS, Frederic Joliiot –Curie, St. St. Constantine and Helena Resort, Varna, Bulgaria, Publisher: Institute of Mechanics, Sofia, 2013, ISSN: 1313-9665, compact disc version

32.Katya Marinova Simeonova, A STUDY OF ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS (MOISTURE AND TEMPERATURE) IMPACTING THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF NANOCOMPOSITES, oral presentation at the COST Action ES1205- 4.-6. June 2014, Pula, Croatia

33.Katya Marinova Simeonova, A STUDY ON THEORETICAL MODELS AND NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF ENGINEERED NANOPARTICLES (ENPs)’ TRANSPORT PROPERTIES TO THE LANDFILLS, oral presentation at the COST Action ES1205 Think Tank Workshop, ‘Nanomaterials in Landfills’, 17.-18.11.2014, Eawag, Zurich, Switzerland

 

 

 

Recent Projects:

Computational Modeling of Physic-mechanical Properties of Nanoscale Materials (nanotubes, nanocomposites, nanoshells), at Different Loading Conditions Institute of Mechanics, BAS, 01.01. 2011 Computational Models of Nanoparticles, Applied for Cancer and Human rare Disorders. Stem Cells’ characterization and Modeling for Some Cancer and Some Neurological Diseases Institute of Mechanics, BAS- 2011 COST Action ES1205- Member Committee- Bulgaria- 04.2014

 

 

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05.10.2010

 

participation as MC from Sofia, Bulgaria in the next new COST Actions

COST Action MP1403 (NQO)

COST Action BM1306 (TINNET)

 

Honors: NATO ASI forum- 2005 (full financial support); Grant of ISCOM07, Spain; financial support for ESF- EMBO, Spain- 2007; full financial support of Ethicschool, Netherlands, University of Twente, 2008, financial support for nanocharm, 1st Eur. School on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry, Ostuni (BR), Italy, 2008

Home page – Lyulin, Bl. 302, Fl. 14, Fl. 67, 1336 Sofia, Bulgaria, Ph.+359 2 827 47 63,

Married- from 1976, Georgi Nikolov Simeonov, Electrical engineer, son – Marin Georgiev Simeonov, 31years,

Interests: cinema, theatre, music, painting, book’s reading




Modified date:15-10-2015