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Todor Batakliev

Position: Associate Professor, PhD

Department: Fluid Mechanics


Open Laboratory of Experimental Micro and Nano Mechanics (OLEM)

Room number: 425, 103 / Block 4

Phone: +3592/9796415



Scientific degrees, institution, year:



  • Master Degree “Industrial Chemistry”, UCTM-Sofia, 2001

  • PhD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2009

Fields of Research:


Synthesis and methods of nanocomposite manufacturing. Research on nanomechanical and tribological properties of nanocomposites. Structural characterization of composite materials.

Professional CV

Extended Information

35 Publications in books and peer review journals

190 Citations

h-index 7


Recent Publications:


  • R. Kotsilkova, E. Ivanov, V. Georgiev, R. Ivanova, D. Menseidov, T. Batakliev, V. Angelov, H. Xia, Y. Chen, D. Bychanok, P. Kuzhir, R. Di Maio, C. Silvestre, S. Cimmino. Essential Nanostructure Parameters to Govern Reinforcement and Functionality of Poly(lactic) Acid Nanocomposites with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes for 3D Printing Application. Polymers, 12, (2020), 1208.

  • T. Batakliev. Tribological Investigation of PLA–based Nanocomposites by Scratch and Wear Experiments. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 50, (2020), 105-113.

  • T. Batakliev, I. Petrova-Doycheva, V. Angelov, V. Georgiev, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, M. Casa, C. Cirillo, R. Adami, M. Sarno, P. Ciambelli, Effects of graphene nanoplatelets and multiwall carbon nanotubes on the structure and mechanical properties of Poly(lactic acid) composites: A comparative study, Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 9 (3), (2019) 469.

  • T. Batakliev, V. Georgiev, E. Ivanov, R. Kotsilkova, R. Di Maio, C. Silvestre, S. Cimmino, Nanoindentation analysis of 3D printed poly(lactic acid)-based composites reinforced with graphene and multiwall carbon nanotubes, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 136 (13), (2019) 47260.

  • R. Kotsilkova, P. Angelova, T. Batakliev, V. Angelov, R. Di Maio, C. Silvestre, Study on Aging and Recover of Poly (Lactic) Acid Composite Films with Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes Produced by Solution Blending and Extrusion, Coatings, (9) 6, (2019) 359.

Recent Projects:


  • European Union’s Horizon 2020-MSCA-RISE-734164 Graphene 3D Project 2016 Graphene 3D “Multifunctional Graphene based Nanocomposites with Robust Electromagnetic and Thermal Properties for 3D printing Application” (2017-2021).

  • H2020-FET-Graphene Flagship-881603 Graphene Core 3

  • H2020-SGA-FET-GRAPHENE-2017-785219 Graphene Core 2 (2018-2020).

  • Bilateral Project BAS - CNR, Italy." “Multifunctional Graphene-Based Polymer Nanocomposites for 3D Printing Applications" (2019 – 2021)

  • COST Action CA19118 - High-performance Carbon-based composites with Smart properties for Advanced Sensing Applications, 21/10/2020 – 20/10/2024



Modified date:02-04-2021