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Evgeni Hristov Ivanov


 


Position: Associate Professor

Department: OLEM, Fluid Mechanics

Room number: 427 / bl. 4

Phone: +359 2 979 6481

E-mail: ivanov_evgeni@imbm.bas.bg

ivanov_evgeni@yahoo.com

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:

 

 

PhD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2007

Fields of Research:

 

Polymer nanocomposites; rheological, structural, thermal, physical, mechanical properties; rheology-structure-property relationship

Extended Information

 

Recent Publications:

 

Chapters of books:

1. Evgeni Ivanov, Rumiana Kotsilkova. Chapter 17: Reinforcement Effects of Carbon Nanotubes in Polypropylene: Rheology, Structure, Thermal Stability, and Nano-, Micro-, and Macromechanical Properties. Handbook of Nanoceramic and Nanocomposite Coatings and Materials. (Eds.  A. S. H. Makhlouf, D. Scharnweber) Elsevier, 2015, 357-388 (ISBN: 978-0-12-799947-0) (612 pages).

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780127999470000171

2. Kotsilkova R, Ivanov E, Krusteva E, Silvestre C, Cimmino S, Duraccio D. Evolution of rheology, structure and properties around the rheological flocculation and percolation thresholds in polymer nanocomposites. In: “Ecosustainable Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging” (Silvestre C, Cimmino S, Eds), Taylor & Francis Books, Inc., Ch.3 (2013) pp. 55-86, ISBN: 978-90-04-20737-0.

http://books.google.bg/books?hl=en&lr=&id=LX7RArAg4wYC&oi=fnd&pg=PA55&dq=info:Fl1JN8uFNckJ:scholar.google.com&ots=omF_SevWJp&sig=-euZNGXjWHM_t4zxA_ETyZMUHnY&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false

3. Kotsilkova R, E. Ivanov, E. Krusteva. Polymer Nanocomposites of Epoxy Resin and Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes: Processing-Structure-Properties Relationships. In: Mechanics of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (Eds. V. Kavardzhikov, L. Parashkevova, A. Baltov), Sci. Series,  Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Part II, Ch.1 (2012), 51-90,  ISSN: 1314-3034.

4. Ivanov E, I. Borovanska, B. Milosheva, R. Kotsilkova. Experimental Nano and Micro Mechanics of Nanostructured Materials. In: Mechanics of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology  (Eds. V. Kavardzhikov, L. Parashkevova, A. Baltov), Sci. Series, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Part IV, Ch.3 (2012), 287-326,  ISSN: 1314-3034.

 

Publications in peer review journals:

5. Rumiana Kotsilkova, Peter Todorov, Evgeni Ivanov Tommi Kaplas, Yuri Svirko, Alesya Paddubskaya, Polina Kuzhir. Mechanical properties investigation of bilayer graphene/poly(methyl methacrylate) thin films at macro, micro and nanoscale. Carbon, 100, 2016, 355-366 (ISSN: 0008-6223), IF: 6.196.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0008622316300367

6. 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, Vol. 56 (3), 269-277, 2016 (Online ISSN: 1548-2634), IF: 1.52.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pen.24247/abstract

7. I. Petrova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova. Structure and properties of polypropylene containing organo-clay and carbon nanotubes as fillers. Bulgarian Chemical Communications, Volume 47, Special Issue B (pp. 95–102) 2015 (ISSN: 0324-1130), IF: 0.349.

http://bcc.bas.bg/

8. Ivan Georgiev, Evgeni Ivanov, S. Margenov, and Y. Vutov. Numerical Homogenization of Epoxy-Clay Composite Materials. Numerical Methods and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Book Series, Springer, Volume 8962, 2015, 130-137 (ISBN: 978-3-319-15584-5 (Print) 978-3-319-15585-2 (Online)), SJR: 0.31.

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-15585-2_15

9. 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, 2015 (Online ISSN: 1548-0569), IF: 1.455.

http://onlinelibrary. Rumiana Kotsilkova, Peter Todorov, Evgeni Ivanovwiley.com/doi/10.1002/pc.23470/abstract

10.Elena Stoleru (Paslaru), Yuliy Tsekov, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Evgeni Ivanov, Cornelia Vasile. Mechanical behavior at nanoscale of chitosan-coated PE surface. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132, 2015, 42344 (Online ISSN: 1097-4628), IF: 1.64.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.42344/abstract

11. Rumiana Kotsilkova, Evgeni Ivanov, Dmitry Bychanok, Alesya Paddubskaya, Marina Demidenko, Jan Macutkevic, Sergey Maksimenko, Polina Kuzhir. Effects of Sonochemical Modification of Carbon Nanotubes on Electrical and Electromagnetic Shielding Properties of Epoxy Composites. Composites Science and Technology 106 (2015) 85–92, (ISSN: 0266-3538), IF 3.63.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S026635381400390X

12. Verislav Angelov, Hristiana Velichkova, Evgeni Ivanov, Rumiana Kotsilkova, Marie-Hellene Delville, Michela Cangiotti, Alberto Fattori, Maria Otaviani. EPR and Rheological Study of Hybrid Interfaces in Gold-Clay-Epoxy Nanocomposites. Langmuir, 2014, 30 (44), pp 13411–13421, (Print Edition ISSN: 0743-7463; Web Edition ISSN: 1520-5827), IF 4.384.

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/la503361k

13. E. Ivanov, I. Petrova, R. Kotsilkova, V. Mihailova. Epoxy/Multi Wall Carbon Nanotube Composites – Structure, Viscoelastic and Nanomechanical Properties. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, Volume 6, Number 7, 2014, pp. 624-629(6), (ISSN: 1941-4900 (Print); EISSN: 1941-4919 (Online)), IF 1.44.

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/asp/nnl/2014/00000006/00000007/art00016?token=003c12869e7b76504c486646252e3a6e2f53403859356a333f2576afedd9

14. R. Kotsilkova, E. Ivanov, D. Bychanok, A. Paddubskaya, P. Kuzhir. Effect of matrix viscosity on rheological and microwave properties of polymer nanocomposites with multiwall carbon nanotubes. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2014, vol. 44, № 2, 83-96.

http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jtam.2014.44.issue-2/jtam-2014-0012/jtam-2014-0012.xml

15. Ivanov E, Ienny P, Leger R, Caro-Bretelle A. S, Kotsilkova R. Strain Localisation in iPP/MWCNT Nanocomposites Using Digital Image Correlation. Strain, ISSN: 00392103, Strain (2014) 50, 37–47, IF 0.916.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/str.12065/abstract

16. Droval G, Aranberri I, Germán L, Ivanov E, Dimitrova E, Kotsilkova R, Verelst M, Dexpert-Ghys J. Thermal and rheological characterization of antibacterial nanocomposites: Poly(amide) 6 and low-density poly(ethylene) filled with zinc oxide. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials, Vol. 27, Issue 2, 2014, Pages 268-284 (ISSN: 0892-7057), IF 1.134.

http://jtc.sagepub.com/content/27/2/268.abstract

17. P. Kuzhir, A. Paddubskaya, A. Plyushch, N. Volynets, S. Maksimenko, J. Macutkevic, I. Kranauskaite, J. Banys, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, A. Celzard, V. Fierro, J. Zicans, T. Ivanova, R. Merijs Meri, I. Bochkov, A. Cataldo, F. Micciulla, S. Bellucci,  Ph. Lambin. Epoxy composites filled with high surface area-carbon fillers: Optimization of electromagnetic shielding, electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties. Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 164304 (2013) ISSN: 0021-8979, IF 2.22.

http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/jap/114/16/10.1063/1.4826529?ver=pdfcov

18. I. Petrova, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, Y. Tsekov, V. Angelov. Applied Study on Mechanics of Nanocomposites with Carbon Nanofillers. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Sofia, 2013, vol. 43, № 3, pp. 67-76 (ISSN 0861-6663).

http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jtam.2013.43.issue-3/jtam-2013-0026/jtam-2013-0026.xml

19. Kotsilkova R, Ivanov E, Michalova V. Role of Surface Functionalisation of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes on Nanomechanical and Electrical Properties of Epoxy Nanocomposites. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters (Special Issue, Ed. St. Belluchi), American Sci Publ., Vol. 4, 11, 2012, pp. 1056-1063, ISSN: 1941-4900, IF 0.89.

http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/asp/nnl/2012/00000004/00000011/art00005?token=004417f904a800e41333c4a2f7a7a6a385720462123703c244f6d4e222489c6b2f68

20. E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, E. Krusteva, E. Logakis, A. Kyritsis, P. Pissis, C. Silvestre, D. Duraccio, M. Pezzuto. Effects of Processing Conditions on Rheological, Thermal and Electrical Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube/Epoxy Resin Composites. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 2011, 49, 6, 431–442, ISSN: 1099-0488, IF 1.531.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/polb.22199/abstract?deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=&userIsAuthenticated=false

21. Ivanov E, Kotsilkova R, Krusteva E. Effect of Processing on Rheological Properties and Structure Development of Epoxy/MWCNT Nanocomposites. Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2011) 13(8), 3393–3403, ISSN: 1388-0764, IF 3.287.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11051-011-0259-5

22. Kotsilkova R., E. Ivanov, E. Krusteva, C. Silvestre, S. Cimmino, D. Duraccio. Isotactic Polypropylene Composites Reinforced with Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes. Part 2. Thermal and Mechanical Properties Related to the Structure. Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2010) 115, 3576–3585, ISSN: 1097-4628, IF 1.24.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.30413/abstract?deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=&userIsAuthenticated=false

 

Recent Projects:

 

Participation in projects with international funding:

  • Horison'2020 Graphene Core 1 "Graphene based destructive devices" (2016-2018)
  • FP7-Graphene Flagship FET. "Graphene based revolution in ICT and beyond" (2014-2016)
  • Nano-XCT (FP7-NMP) "Compact X-ray computed tomography system for non destructive characterization of nano materials" (01.05. 2012-2015) – FP7 of EC. Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 20 months).
  • BY-NanoERA - (FP7-INCO) "Industrial developments of applied nanoelecronics", (01.11.2010- 30.10.2013) - FP7 of EC. Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 36 months).
  • Napolynet (FP7- NMP) "Setting up research intensive clusters across the EU on characterization of polymer nanostructures" (01.04.2008-31.03.2011г) - FP7 of EC. Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 36 months).
  • EC-FP7-NMP1-TeAm “Improving the Services of the NMP-NCP Network Trough Trans-national Activities” (01.04.2009 - 30.09.2011). FP7 of EC. Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 6 months).
  • Bilateral Collaboration (BAS-CNR): Multifunctional Composites of Carbon Nanotubes and Alumina Nanofillers in Polymers for Engineering Applications. Bilateral Collaboration BAS-CNR, Italy (2007-2009). Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 12 monts).
  • Bilateral Collaboration (BAS-CNR): An Intergrated Approach to Designing Polymer Nanocomposites with Layered Silicates and Carbon Nanotubes. Bilateral Collaboration BAS-CNR, Italy (2010-2012). Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 36 months).
  • Bilateral Collaboration (BAS-CNR): Structure and nanomechanics of nanoreinforced polymeric materials. Bilateral Collaboration BAS-CNR, Italy (2013-2015). Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 36 months).
  • HUNTSMAN Collaborative research project: “An Understanding of the Rheology and Superstructure of Isocyanate-Nanoclay Dispersions”, Sponsored by Huntsman Polyurethanes, Belgium. (3 contracts X 3 months for 2009; 2010 and 2011 г.). Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 9 months).

 

Participation in projects with national financing:

  • Research Infrastructure Project OLEM (DO-02-53) "Setting up Open Laboratory on Experimental Mechanics of Micro-and Nanostructured Materials" – supported by National Science Fund - MES, Bulgaria (12.2008-12.2011). Coordinator Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 36 months).
  • ДНТС/India 01/10–24.06.2013 “Nano-photocatalysis membrane in energy conversion for water treatment”. Bilateral Collaboration Bulgaria-India; supported by National Science Fund - MES, Bulgaria (24.06.2013-23.06. 2016). Coordinator for Bulgaria Prof. D. Sc. R. Kotsilkova (participant 36 months).
  • D01-469/06 “New Polymer Nanocomposites for Electronic Purpose Applications”, National Science Fund (2006-2010), Team Leader: Assist. Prof. Eng. E. Krusteva (participant 2009, 2010).
  • DО-02-138/15.12.2008 (2008-2010) “Mechanical and Structural Investigations of Polymer Nanocomposites with Industrial Application” National Science Fund (2008-2011) Coordinated by the Higher Transport School “T. Kableshkov”, NSF-BG Call: “Stimulating the Scientific Investigations in the State Higher Schools” (2008). Team leader: Prof. G. Zamfirova  (participant 2009, 2010).
  • Human resources: “Support for Training and Realization for Ph.D. Students, Postdoctors and Young Scientists in Polymer Chemistry, Physics and Engineering.” BG051PO001/07/3.3.-02/51, NSF, European Social Fund (2008-2010). Participant 2 years.

 

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