Position:Assoc. Professor

Department: Mechatronics

Room number: 62

Phone: +359 2 979

E-mail: kotev@imbm.bas.bg

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:

 

 

Doctoral degree in Biomechanics,

Institute of Mechanics – BAS, 2008.

 

Master's degree in Mechanical engineering,

Technical University Sofia, Bulgaria, 2002

 

Fields of Research:

 

Design, dynamical modeling and control of robots and mechatronic systems for biomedical applications. Micro robotics. Biomechanics and Biomathematics.

Extended Information

Postdoctoral researcher in medical robotics at the Gifu University – Japan from October 2011 to October 2013.

 

Recent Publications:

 

1.      G. Boiadjiev, R. Kastelov, T. Boiadjiev, Vl. Kotev, K. Delchev, K. Zagurski, Vl. Vitkov, "Design and performance study of an orthopedic surgery robotized module for automatic bone drilling", The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, Vol.9,No4, pp:455-463, 2013.

2.     G. Boiadjiev, Vl. Kotev, K. Delchev, T. Boiadjiev, “Modeling and Development of a Robotized Hand-Hold Bone Cutting Device”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 300-301, pp:479-483, 2013.

3.    Vl. Kotev, H. Kawasaki, T. Mouri, T. Goto, G. Boiadjiev: "A robotized bone cutting tool: Control by Cutting conditions", The 31-st Annual conference of RSJ, Tokyo Metropolitan University, September 4-6, 2013.

4.    Vl. Kotev, G. Boiadjiev, H. Kawasaki, T. Mouri, K. Delchev, T. Boiadjiev, " Design of a hand-held robotized module for bone drilling and cutting in orthopedic surgery", 2012 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, pp: 504-509, 2012.

5.    K. Kostadinov, D. Trifonov, M. Al-Wahab, Vl. Kotev, T. Petrov, “CD-Based microfluidic device for automated immobilization and microinjection of biological cell”, Journal of Micro and Nanosystems, vol.1,No 3, pp. 236-249, 2011.

6.     Vl. Kotev, K. Kostadinov, P. Genova, “Design of incorporated macro-micro robots for macro and micro operations”, 8th International conference on informatics in control, automation and robotics (ICINCO 2011), 28-31 July 2011, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. Proceedings ICINCO 2011, vol.2, pp: 273-276, 2011.

7.   G. Georgiev, Vl. Kotev, T. Tiankov, “Accuracy and calibration of micropositioning robotic systems”. Journal ACTA Technica corviniensis – Bulletin of engineering, Fascicule 3, July – September, tome III, pp: 125-130, 2010.

8.     P. Genova, K. Kostadinov, Vl. Kotev, “Kinematic invariants with infinitesimally close positions of mechanisms with two degrees of freedom”. Theoretical and Applied mechanics, 2-5 Sept. 2009, Borovets, Bulgaria, 2009.

9.     P. Genova, Vl. Kotev, T. Tiankov, K. Kostadinov, ”Integration of micro robotized structures with large range robots”. 4-th International conference “Optimization of the robots and manipulators”, Proceedings OPTIROB 2009 – Constanta, 28-31 may 2009, pp: 69-73, 2009.

10.  S. Nikolov, V. Petrov, Vl. Kotev, G. Georgiev, “Mathematical description of time delays in pathways cross talk”, Handbook of Research on Systems Biology Applications in Medicine, pp:27-73, 2008.

11.  S. Nikolov, J. Vera, Vl. Kotev, O. Wolkenhauer, V. Petrov, “Dynamical properties of a delayed protein cross talk model, BioSystems, vol. 91, pp: 51-68, 2008.

12.  Kotev, Vl. “Dynamical behaviour of a time delay model of the ERK and STAT5 interaction”, Bioautomation suppl., vol. 8,1, pp:123-132, 2007.

 

 

 

 

Recent Projects:

 

1.    Specialized Mechatronic Systems for Micro and Nano Technology;

2.    New Methods and Means for Renovating of Extrusion Shafts;

3.  Hybrid Ultra Precision Manufacturing Process Based on Positional- and Self Assembly for Complex Micro- Products -HYDROMEL /EU, FP6/;

4.    Computational Systems Biology of Cell Signaling – COSBICS Grant No.512060 /EU, FP6/.

Membership:

 

1.    Member of the Bulgarian Society of Biomechanics

2.    Member of the Bulgarian Scientists Association

 

Honors:

 

Bulgarian academy of Science’s award Professor Marin Drinov for young scientists under 35 years in the area of technical science – 2011.

 

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