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Maria Datcheva

Maria Datcheva

Position: Profеssor

Department: Solid Mechanics

Room number: 334

Phone: +359 2 979 6751



Scientific degrees, institution, year:


PhD, Moscow State University – Russian Federation, 1989; supervisor: Corr.Member of RAN Prof. DSci S. Shesterikov

Fields of Research:


continuum mechanics, constitutive modelling (elasto-plasticity), back analysis, coupled hydro-mechanical modeling, modeling of engineered barriers (HLW EBS- engineered barrier systems for high-level waste depositories)

Lectures: Master programme course "Constitutive models", winter semester 2007, Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar, Germany. Download as PDF: lecture1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12



Scopus Author ID: 22333816100

ResearcherID: F-9822-2015

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  • Selected publications (published after 2018)

Wu, N., Almeida, I., Simeonova, S., Spassov, T., Rangelov, A., Cattrall, R. W., Datcheva, M., Kolev, S.. Preparation and characterization of very thin polymer inclusion membranes (PIMs) and their application to the transport of thiocyanate. Journal of Membrane Science, 668, 2023, ISSN:0376-7388, DOI:10.1016/j.memsci.2022.121249, 121249. SJR (Scopus):1.771, JCR-IF (Web of Science):10.53   link

Pshenichnov, S.G., Korovaytseva, E.A., Bazhlekova, E., Datcheva, M.. Dynamic Problems for Piecewise Homogeneous Viscoelastic Bodies. In: Deformation and Destruction of Materials and Structures Under Quasi-static and Impulse Loading. Advanced Structured Materials,186, Springer, 2023, ISBN:978-3-031-22092-0, 227-244. SJR (Scopus):0.168    link

Pshenichnov, S., Ryazantseva, M., Ivanov, R., Datcheva, M.. Dynamic Problem for a Viscoelastic Hollow Cylinder with Coaxial Elastic Inclusion. Comptes rendus de l’Academie bulgare des sciences, 75, 8, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2022, ISSN:1310–1331, DOI:10.7546/CRABS.2022.08.11, 1184-1194. JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.329     link

Pshenichnov, S, Ivanov, R., Datcheva, M.. Transient Wave Propagation in Functionally Graded Viscoelastic Structures. Mathematics, 10, 23, MDPI, 2022, ISSN:2227-7390, DOI:10.3390/math10234505, 4505. JCR-IF (Web of Science):2.592  link

Imre, E., Talata, I., Barreto, D., Datcheva, M., Baille, W., Georgiev, I., Fityus, S., Singh, V. P., Casini, F., Guida, G., Trang, P. Q., Lőrincz, J.. Some Notes on Granular Mixtures with Finite, Discrete Fractal Distribution. Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering, 66, 1, 2022, ISSN:05536626, DOI:10.3311/PPci.19103, 179-192. SJR (Scopus):0.406, JCR-IF (Web of Science):1.361  link

Korovaytseva, E.A., Pshenichnov, S.G., Zhelyazov, T., Datcheva, M.. On the Problem of Nonstationary Waves Propagation in a Linear-viscoelastic Layer. Comptes rendus de l'Académie bulgare des sciences, 74, 5, BAS, 2021, ISSN:1310–1331, DOI:10.7546/CRABS.2021.05.13, 748-755. JCR-IF (Web of Science):0.343 link

Chebakov, M.I., Kolosova, E., Iankov, R., Datcheva, M.. Contact Problem for a Rigid Flat Stamp and a Linear Elastic Strip Bonded to Porous Half-Plane. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (Bulgaria), 51, 3, Institute of Mechanics, BAS, 2021, ISSN:0861-6663, 391-404. SJR (Scopus):0.2 link

Li, X., Zhao, C., Hölter, R., Datcheva, M., Lavasan, A.. Modelling of a Large Landslide Problem under Water Level Fluctuation - Model Calibration and Verification. Geosciences, 9, 2, MDPI Open Access Publishing, 2019, ISSN:20763263, DOI:, 89-111. SJR (Scopus):0.392 link

Hölter, R., Mahmoudi, E., Rose, S., König. M., Datcheva, M., Schanz, T. Employment of the bootstrap method for optimal sensor location considering uncertainties in a coupled hydro-mechanical application. Applied Soft Computing, 75, Elsevier, 2019, ISSN:1568-4946,, 298-309. SJR (Scopus):1.216, JCR-IF (Web of Science):4.218 link

Koytchev, E., Yamaguchi, S, Shin-no, Y., Suzaki, N., Okamoto, M., Imazato, S., Datcheva, M., Hayashi, M. Comprehensive micro-mechanical characterization of experimental direct core build-up resin composites with different amounts of filler contents. Dental Materials Journal, 38, 5, Japanese Society for Dental Materials and Devices, 2019, ISSN:1881-1361, DOI:10.4012/dmj.2018-190, 743-749. SJR (Scopus):0.65, JCR-IF (Web of Science):1.424  link

Hölter, R., Zhao, C., Mahmoudi, E., Lavasan, A. A., Datcheva, M., König, M., Schanz, T. Optimal measurement design for parameter identification in mechanized tunneling. Underground Space, 3, 1, Elsevier, 2018, ISSN:2467-9674, DOI:10.1016/j.undsp.2018.01.004, 34-44. SJR (Scopus):0.67, JCR-IF (Web of Science):2.824  link

Heibrock, G., König, D., Datcheva, M., Pourzargar, A., Alabdullah, J., Schanz, T. Prediction of effective stress in partially saturated sand kaolinite mixtures. Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, 15, Elsevier, 2018, ISSN:2352-3808, DOI:, 85-94. SJR (Scopus):0.982, JCR-IF (Web of Science):2.231  link


  • Projects (last 5 years)

T02/22 Development of a hybrid method for quantitative characterization of elastic-plastic mechanical properties of micro- and nanostructured mono- and polyphaser single- and/or multilayer coatings of nano- and micro thickness, Institute of Mechanics and Institute of Physical Chemistry, BAS. Funding: National Science Fund (Bulgaria)

Nanoscale Mechanical Characterization of Ultra-Thin materials for RF MEMS. Bilateral project. Partners: Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid Physics, Freiburg, Germany and Institute of Physical Chemistry, BAS. Funding: National Science Fund (Bulgaria) and DAAD





Modified date:10-02-2023