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Margarita Milcheva Natova

Institute

Institute of Mechanics of BAS

Department

Physico-Chemical Mechanics

Section

Formation of polymer composites

Phone: +359 2 979 64 17

e-mail: mnatova@yahoo.com

mnatova@imbm.bas.bg

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:



PhD, Central Laboratory of Physico-Chemical Mechanics of BAS, 1990

Associate Professor, Central Laboratory of Physico-Chemical Mechanics of BAS, 2002

Fields of Research:

  • Formation, investigation and evaluation of polymers and filled polymer composites, including residual life of engineering equipment;

  • Processing of polymer composites;

  • Application of polymer composites in civil and environmental engineering;

  • Mathematical modelling;

  • Standardization and adoption of European standards in Bulgaria;

  • Education and qualification in the field of polymer engineering.

 

Extended Information

1. Lecturer at New Bulgarian University, M. A. Program on the subject matter Non-Metal and Composite Construction Materials as a part of the Program Safety and Residual Resource of Engineering Equipment for the periods 2007/2008 and 2009/2010.

2. Lecturer at the Faculty for Postdiploma, Parallel and Distance Education at University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria on the subject matter New Technology for Producing of PVC Profiles Containing Non-lead Stabilizers, 2009.

3. Lecturer at the Faculty for Postdiploma, Parallel and Distance Education at University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria on the subject matter New Multi Chambers Filled and/or Foamed PVC Profiles For Doors and Windows Frames, 2009.

4. Member of Editorial Board of Open Engineering, December 2010 – present, https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/eng#.

5. Lecturer at the Company Arexim Engineering EOOD – Smolyan, Bulgaria on the subject matter Physical Chemistry of Polymers, 2013.

6. Lecturer at Sofia University, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, on the subject matter "Polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites: Manufacturing, Properties, Applications" - 30 March, 2016.



Recent Publications

  1. Ublekov F., Radev Iv., Sinigersky V., Natova M., Penchev H., Composite anion conductive membranes based on para-polybenzimidazole and montmorillonite, Materials Letters, 219, pp. 131–133, 2018.
  2. Ublekov F., Budurova D., Staneva M., Natova M., Penchev H., Self-supporting electrospun PHB and PHBV/organoclay nanocomposite fibrous scaffolds, Materials Letters, 218, pp. 353–356, 2018.
  3. Natova M., Ivanov Iv., Cherneva S., Datcheva M., Iankov R., Evaluation by nanoindentation of technological products manufactured by pulse injection molding process, MATEC Web of Conferences 145(11):02006, 09 January 2018.
  4. Voycheva C., Georgiev V., Natova M., Baranovsky V. Y., Preparation, Modification and Characterization of a Hydrogel Based on Polyacrylic and Polymetacrylic Acid as a Potential Carrier for Drug Delivery Systems, Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp. 1-4, 2017.
  5. Natova M. M., Ivanov I., Georgiev V. T., Evaluation of polymer products prepared by improved injection molding, 5th International Symposium „Frontiers in Polymer Science“, 17-19 May 2017, Seville, Spain.
  6. Natova M. M., Novakov C. P., Georgiev V. T., Chemical interactions in polymer blend during model processing, 5th International Symposium „Frontiers in Polymer Science“, 17-19 May 2017, Seville, Spain.
  7. Natova M., Ivanov Iv., Georgiev V., Ublekov F., Penchev Hr., Assessment of improved and optimized technological process for manufacturing polymer packagings for pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry, 46th IUPAC World Polymer Congress MACRO 2016, 17 – 21 July 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.
  8. Natova M., Ivanov Iv., Iankov R., Datcheva M., Cherneva S., Evaluation via nanoindentation of improved technological procedure for manufacturing polymer packagings for pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry, International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on EARTH & GEOSCIENCES SGEM 2016, Volume Nano, Bio and Green - Technologies for a sustainable future, 28 June – 7 July 2016, Albena Co. – Varna, Bulgaria, p. 111 – 118.
  9. Natova M., Samichkov V., Dobrev K., Georgiev V., Processing and recycling of polyurethane based thermoplastics, International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on EARTH & GEOSCIENCES SGEM 2016, Volume Nano, Bio and Green - Technologies for a sustainable future, 28 June – 7 July 2016, Albena Co. – Varna, Bulgaria.
  10. Tsocheva D., Natova М., Novakov Ch., Ublekov F., Georgiev V., Structural and destructive transformations of polymer composites in the course of model processing, 3th Central and Eastern European Conference on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry CEEC-TAC3, 27 - 30 August 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Book of Abstracts – Oral presentation OP1.18.
  11. Georgiev V., Natova M., Tsocheva D., Destruction investigation of polymer composites during model processing, International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on EARTH &GEOSCIENCES 15SGEM, 18-24 June 2015, Albena Co. – Varna, Bulgaria.
  12. Georgiev V., Natova M., New method for sustainable polymer composites processing, 14th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2014, 19-25 June 2014, Book 6, Vol. 1, pp. 129-134.
  13. Datcheva, M., Natova M., Iankov R., Georgiev V., Behavior of reactive extrusion composites under nanoindentation at low loads, 12 National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 23-26 September 2013, Saints Constantine and Helena, Varna, Bulgaria.
  14. Natova M., Ivanova Y., Development of examination methods for energy-efficient pipes intended for outdoor mounting, 12 National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 23-26 September 2013, Saints Constantine and Helena, Varna, Bulgaria.
  15. Voycheva Ch., Dimitrov M., Petkova V., Georgiev V., Natova M., Baranovsky V., Intermolecular interactions in biopolymer composites studied by ir spectroscopy, Proceedings of the 13th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2013, Volume Nano, Bio and Green - Technologies for a sustainable future, 16 - 22 June 2013, Albena, Bulgaria, p. 169 – 176; ISBN 978-619-7105-06-3; ISSN 1314-2704.
  16. Natova M., Datcheva M., Iankov R., Georgiev V., Analysis of micromechanical properties of reactive extrusion composites by nanoindentation, Proceedings of the 13th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2013, Volume Nano, Bio and Green - Technologies for a sustainable future, 16 - 22 June 2013, Albena, Bulgaria, p. 11 – 16; ISBN 978-619-7105-06-3; ISSN 1314-2704.
  17. Kotzev G., Djoumaliisky Str., Natova M., Vulchev V., Krusteva E., Comparative investigation of the properties of two types melt compounded PP/carbon black composites, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 31 (20) (2012) 1353 – 1363; ISSN 0731-6844; IF: 0.727.
  18. Natova M., Georgiev V., Dikov V., A review of current methods for processing of filled polymer composites – developments and future prospects, Proceedings of the 11th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2011, 20-26 June 2011, Albena, Bulgaria, Vol. II, 679-686; ISSN 1314-2704.
  19. Kotzev G., Vulchev V., Djoumaliisky S., Natova M., Krastev R., Iliev M., Electroconductivity and mechanical properties of melt compounded pp/carbon black composites, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Ed. by Balabanova E. and I. Dragieva, BPS Ltd. – Sofia, 11 (2011) 217 - 220; ISSN 1318 – 8995.
  20. Natova M., Georgiev V., Kanazirski Iv., Petrova M., Kotzev G., Polymer-Soil-Zeolite aggregates – Recent developments and prospects for the future wastes stocks remediation, Proceedings of the 10th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2010, 20-26 June 2010, Albena, Bulgaria, Vol. II, 181-186; ISBN-10: 954-91818-1-2; ISBN-13: 978-954-91818-1-4.
  21. Kotzev G., Dobreva T., Natova M., Iliev M., Structure and morphology of foamed carbon filled polypropylene nanocomposites, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Mechanics and Technology of Composite Materials, Varna, 2009, 331 – 336; ISSN 1313-8693.
  22. Kotzev G., Djoumaliisky S., Natova M., Dobreva T., Krastev R., Mechanical Properties and Heat Resistance of Foamed Polypropylene/Carbon Black Nanocomposites, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Ed. by Balabanova E. and I. Dragieva, BPS Ltd. – Sofia, 9 (2009) 172 – 175; ISSN 1318 – 8995.
  23. Djoumaliysky S., Benavente R., Cerrada M., Kotzev G., Natova M., Perena J., Perez E., Dobreva T., Characterization of carbon black filled nanocomposites based on metallocene isotactic polypropylene, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Ed. by Balabanova E. and I. Dragieva, BPS Ltd. – Sofia, 9 (2009) 168-171; ISSN 1318 – 8995; ISSN 1318 – 8995.
  24. Patent application Bulgaria № 110364/07.04.2009, Natov M., Botcheva St., Natova M., Mitova V., Dimitrova Iv., Composition for polyamide processing in air wet state.
  25. Natov M., Vassileva St., Natova M., Dimitrova Iv., On the Chemical Interaction between Poly(undecaneamide) and Poly(Butadiene-Co-Acrylonitrile) during Reactive Extrusion, Engineering Sciences, XLV (2008) No. 1, 20-30; ISSN 1312-5702.
  26. Natov M., Vassileva St., Natova M., Nenkova S., Dobreva D., Dobrilova Tz., Nanostructured interfacial layers in polymer composites, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Ed. by Balabanova E. and I. Dragieva, 8 (2008) Prof. M. Drinov Academic Publishing House, Sofia, 290-294; ISBN 978-954-322-286-5.
  27. Kotzev G., Djoumaliisky Str., Natova M., Krastev R., Polymer/Carbon composites having antistatic properties, ХХV Scientific practical Conference Science in Practice, 13-21 April 2007, Proceedings, 45-52.
  28. Natov M., Vassileva St., Natova M., Investigation of new polymers prepared through nanosized grafting of acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber to polyamide-11 by reaction extrusion, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 6 (2006) 135–137; ISBN-10 954-580-205-7; ISBN-13 978-954-580-205-8.
  29. Natova M., Kostov K., Mironova M., Rousseva S., Dzhunova St., Conductometric investigation of some gypsum-polymeric composites, ХVІІІ Scientific practical Conference Science in Practice, 10-19 October 2003, Proceedings, 41-46.
  30. Natova M., Kostov K., Mironova M., Russeva Sv., Djunova St., New gypsum-polymeric composites, 10th International Conference on mechanics and technology of composite materials, 15-17 October 2003, Sofia, Preceedings, 340-343.
  31. Natova М., Investigation of some thermoplastic composites for construction purposes. Blends of plasticized polystyrene with elastomer, Stroitelstvo (Building) (2002) № 1, 19-24.
  32. Natova M., Thermo protective coverings on the polymer basis for wall renderings and wood impregnation, ХІІІ Scientific practical Conference Science in Practice, Sofia, 17.10.2001, 11-15.
  33. Natova M., Thermo protective roof coverings on the polymer basis, ХІІІ Scientific practical Conference Science in Practice, Sofia, 17.10.2001, 6-10.
  34. Natova M., Investigation of some thermoplastic composites for construction purposes. 1. Elastified polystyrene, Stroitelstvo (Building) (2001) № 5, 22-26.
  35. Ivanov Ya., Cheshkov V., Natova M., Polymer Composite Materials – Interface Phenomena & Processes, Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht/Boston/London, Netherlands (2001).
  36. Ivanov Ya., Hadjikov L., Natova M., Smart polymer materials: Modelling the behaviour of electro-rheological suspensions and solutions, IX International Conference on Mechanics and Technology of Composite Materials, Sofia, 11-14 September 2000, 256-263.
  37. Kotsilkova R., Petkova V., Natova M., Rousseva S., Preparation and structural characteristics of epoxy/silicate hybrid nanocomposites, Physico-Chemical Mechanics 26 (2000) 42-56.

 

Recent Projects

1. ВУ-ТН-102/2005, Formation and investigation of nanomaterials based on organic, inorganic and metal matrices, Scientific Fund Of Ministry of Youth, Education and Sciences of Bulgaria, 2005 - 2009.

2. НТ 2-01/2004, Use of reactive extrusion for the formation of new polymer composites, Scientific Fund Of Ministry of Youth, Education and Sciences of Bulgaria, 2004 - 2009.

3. НТ 2-03/2004 г., Influence of the transition from colloidal to nanosized dispersed phases on the rheology of liquid composites, Scientific Fund Of Ministry of Youth, Education and Sciences of Bulgaria, 2004 - 2009.

4. ДО 02-202/2008, Foamed polypropylene nanocomposites - formation, structural characterization, thermomechanical behavior and application, Scientific Fund Of Ministry of Youth, Education and Sciences of Bulgaria, 2008-2012.

5. 6IF 02-24/2012Development of technological assembling of energy-efficient pipes intended for outdoor mounting, Institute of Mechanics is a Partner in the research project funded by the National Innovation Fund at Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA), 2012-2014.

6. 7IF-02-33/30.07.2014, Creating a new approach and designing tools to improve and optimize the molding process in the manufacture of polymer packaging intended for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry (SuNI-Pharma)", Institute of Mechanics is a Partner in the research project funded by the National Innovation Fund at Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA), 2014 - 2016.

7. "Strengths examination of polymer composite materials" - Financing organization: „Integrated Microelectronics” Ltd., Botevgrad, Industrial Zone „Microelectronics”, 2014.

8. “Examination by physical methods of a composite material provided by the producer to verify its physical integrity (detection of destruction), proof of continued degradation and establishment of the chemical composition of the degradation products” - Financing organization: „Integrated Microelectronics” Ltd., Botevgrad, Industrial Zone „Microelectronics”, 2015.

9. 9IF 02-7/28.11.2018, Automation and robotization of processing of individualized manufactured products intended for hydroponically growing of vegetables and flowers, Institute of Mechanics is a Partner in the research project funded by the National Innovation Fund at Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA), 2018 – 2020.

10. Experimental study and modeling of the structurе and the mechanical behavior of high-performance fiber-reinforced silicate composites", Thematic Project supported by National Science Fund of Ministry of Education and Sciences, 2018 – 2021.

11. Digital Materials Laboratory - an innovative interdisciplinary approach for multiscale modeling and characterization of porous media, Thematic Project supported by National Science Fund of Ministry of Education and Sciences, 2018 – 2021.


 

Membership: Union of Chemists in Bulgaria


Honors

  1. First Award in 1999 of Ministry of education and sciences for achievements of the project ТН-619 named Durability of polymers during time-change loading, 1996 - 1999.

  2. First Award in 2002 of Union of Scientists in Bulgaria for monograph published abroad: Polymer Composite Materials - Interface Phenomena & Processes, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London, 2001.

  3. Second award of Innovation and Energy Efficiency Council of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for The most successful innovative company and for Best Innovative Project – "Production of new thermo- and sound-insulation products and development of technology for energy saving pipes for outdoor mounting" – 2013.

  4. Award for a Best science and applied achievement for the project "Creating a new approach and designing tools for improving and optimizing the molding process during manufacturing of polymer packagings intended for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry (SuNI-Pharma)" – 2016.

 

Supervisor of PhD student

Ivan T. Ivanov, successfully and quickly defended Philosophical Degree on Examination of technological polypropylene products manufactured by impulse injection molding, 04.10.2018, UCTM – Sofia.

 

 

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