Stoimenov

Nikolay Stoimenov

Office Address: Acad. G. Bonchev str., block 2, 1113 - Sofia, BULGARIA
Position: Associate Professor, Head of Department
E-mail: nikistoimenow@gmail.com
Office e-mail: nikolay.stoimenov@iict.bas.bg
Phone:+359 2 979 2915

Education
October 2013 – October 2016: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – http://www.iict.bas.bg/EN/index.html
October 2011 – April 2013: Master Degree in “Mechanical and Precision Engineering” specialization “Automation of Discrete Production”, Technical University – Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering – http://mf.tu-sofia.bg
September 2007 – September 2011: Bachelor Degree in “Mechanical and Precision Engineering” specialization “Automation Technology and Engineering”, Technical University – Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering – http://mf.tu-sofia.bg

Employment Career
March 2020 – Present: Associate professor, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IICT-BAS) – http://www.iict.bas.bg/EN/index.html
October 2016 – February 2020: Chief Asist professor, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IICT-BAS) – http://www.iict.bas.bg/EN/index.html
September 2012 – September 2016: Assistant, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IICT-BAS) – http://www.iict.bas.bg/EN/index.html

Skills
Computer skills: Windows All; Microsoft Office; FLIR: Report, Tools, ThermaCAM Researcher; Adobe: Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator; AutoCAD; SolidWorks; VXelements; Vicasso 2009; EDEM Software; 3D Edit Pro; Cinema 4D; HTML; CSS.
Experience with: Thermal infrared camera FLIR P640High-speed digital camera NAC Memrecam HX-6FRITSCH ANALYSETTE 22 NanoTec plusNikon XT H 225 Industrial CT ScanningPortable 3D Scanner Creaform Handyscan VIUscan3D Printer ProJet 460 Plus.

Additional Courses and Certificates

  • 2020 – Diploma and statuette from foundation “Eureka”, “Winner of the Eureka Award for Young Inventor for 2019”.
  • 2019 – Diploma for Best Applied Achievement in 2019, member of a youth team, created 3D tactile tiles for visually impaired or blind people in City Sofia Art Gallery, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – BAS.
  • 2019 – Diploma Nomination from foundation “Eureka” for “Young Inventor”
  • 2018 – Diploma for High Scientific Achievements in 2018, Category “Young Inventor” Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – BAS.
  • 2017 – Diploma "Great Contributions for Development of the Institute", Institute of Information and Communication Technologies – BAS.
  • 2016 – Diploma for participation in the competition for best theoretical and applied science development in honor 24th of May, 2nd prize in the section of scientific and applied development "Composition and properties of new "yellow paving" of petrographic material based on sedimentary rocks, BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Institute of Metal Science, Facilities and Technologies "Acad. A. Balevski "with Hydro air Dynamics Center.
  • 2014 – Diploma for excellent results – “Mechanical and Precision Engineering” specialization “Automation of Discrete Production”, Technical University – Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.
  • 2003 – 2009 English course at language center “Globes” level Advanced English.
  • 2003 – 2007 Optional subject – Programming, Professional School of Electrical and Automatics, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • ICT Certificate in the category “Collective participation” in National competition for school website 2006, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Award for the best computer program in IV Student Competition “Apparatus for the cabinet of physics” 2005, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Certificate of participation in the National Autumn Tournament in Informatics and Information Technologies “John Atanasov” 2004, Shumen, Bulgaria.

Languages:
English – good

Participation in Completed Projects

  • 2018-2020 – „Development of innovative telecommunication service by BTC-Vivacom”, Operational programme „Innovations and Competitiveness”, BG16RFOP002-1.005-0197-С1., Project Coordinator: „BTC-Vivacom”, Partner: IICT-BAS
  • 2017-2019: „Investigation and optimization of milling processes by using innovative grinding environments (lifters)“, funded by National Science Fund, Competition for Financial Support for Project Of Junior Researchers And Postdocs – 2017, Head of the Project: Assist. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Stoimenov.
  • 2017: Project BG05M20P001-2.002-0001 of MOE „ Student Practices - Phase 1” funded by Science and Education for Smart Growth Operational Programme Executive Agency (participation as Mentor).
  • 2016-2019: „Theoretical and experimental study of the crystallization of a metal alloy with included nanoparticles” funded by National Science Fund, Competition for financial support for research projects – 2016. Head of the Project: Assist. Prof. Dr Valentin Manolov, Beneficiary Organization: IMSFTHD-BAS.
  • 2016-2017 – Investigation and optimization of grinding processes via innovative forms of grinding bodies and environments, Funded by Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, competition for Young Scientists 2016. Head of the project: Assist. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Stoimenov.
  • 2014-2016 – National co-financing project AComIn: grant DO1-192 at Ministry of Education and Science. Head of the Project: Prof. Galia Angelova, Dr.Sc.
  • 2013-2016 – „Advanced computing for innovation” AComIn (http://www.iict.bas.bg/acomin),
    FP7 Capacity Programme, Research Potential of Convergence Regions FP7-REGPOT (http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/105148_en.html). Head of the Project: Prof. Galia Angelova, Dr.Sc.

Current Projects

  • 2020: Research and optimization of the interaction between grinding bodies and media with an innovative shape, funded by National Science Fund, Competition for financial support for research projects – 2020. Head of the Project: Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Stoimenov, Ph.D. , Coordinator: IICT-BAS.
  • 2019: „Mechatronics, Innovation, Robotics, Automation, Clean Technologies – „MIRACLE” – Competence Centre on Mechatronics and Clean technologies, Programme „Science and Education for Smart Growth”, Coordinator – Institute of Mechanics, Partner – IICT-BAS.
  • 2019: National Scientific Program „Information and Communication Technologies for a Single Digital Market in Science, Education and Security (ICTinSES)”, funded by the Ministry of Education and Science, Head from IICT-BAS: Prof. Dr. Gennady Agre; Work Package 2.3: Modern means for digitalization in education and work with young talents, task 2.3.3: Dissemination of developed innovative applications.
  • 2018: „Creation of a flexible methodology for development and management of innovative projects in scientific organizations“, funded by National Science Fund, Competition for Financial Support for Basic Research Projects on Societal Challenges – 2018. Head of the Project: Chief Assist. Prof. Dr Zornitsa Yordanova, Beneficiary Organization: UNWE, Partner Organizations: IICT-BAS (Coordinator: Chief Assist. Prof. Dr Nikolay Stoimenov), Medical University – Sofia (Coordinator: Chief Assist. Prof. Dr Olga Boyanova, MD).
  • 2017 – 3D Digitalization of Objects from National Cultural-Historical Heritage., funded by National Science Fund, Competition for financial support for research projects – 2017. Head of the Project: Prof. Dr. Dimitar Karastoyanov.
  • 2017 – Hybrid electromagnetic systems with magnetic modulation., funded by National Science Fund, Competition for financial support for research projects – 2017. Head of the Project: Prof. Dr. Ivan Yatchev, Beneficiary Organization: TU-Sofia.
  • 2017 – „Investigation and optimization of milling processes by using innovative grinding environments (lifters)“, funded by National Science Fund, Competition for Financial Support for Project Of Junior Researchers And Postdocs – 2017” Head of the Project: assist. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Stoimenov.
  • 2016 - Theoretical and experimental study of the crystallization of a metal alloy with included nanoparticles, funded by National Science Fund, Competition for financial support for research projects – 2016. Head of the Project: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Valentin Manolov, Beneficiary Organization: IMSETWHAC-BAS.

Selected Publications

International Conferences:

  1. Ivanchev I., Stoimenov N., Sokolov B., Testing of Concrete by Contactless Non-Destructive Tomographic Method,  IEEE XXX International Scientific Symposium 'Metrology and Metrology Assurance' 2020 (MMA 2020), 7-11 September Sozopol, Bulgaria, 2020, E ISBN:978-1-7281-9719-7 pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/MMA49863.2020.9254250. SCOPUS
  2. Kunev A., Tachev P., Trashlieva V., Radeva T., Stoimenov N., A Study of the Short-Circuit Thermal Effect on Aluminum and Cooper Bus-Bars Using a Laboratory Test System, 21st International Symposium on Electrical Apparatus & Technologies (SIELA), 3-6 June 2020 Bourgas, Bulgaria, Publisher: IEEE, Electronic ISBN: 978-1-7281-4346-0, Print on Demand(PoD) ISBN: 978-1-7281-4347-7, pp. 1-4, DOI: 10.1109/SIELA49118.2020.9167149, IEEE EXPLORE SCOPUS
  3. N. Stoimenov, J. Ruzic, Analysis of the particle motion during mechanical alloying using EDEM software, 19th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability, TECIS 2019, Volume 52, Issue 25, November 2019, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Publisher: IFAC Secretariat, ISSN:2405-8963, pp 462-466, SJR 2018: 0.298 SCOPUS
  4. D. Karastoyanov, N. Stoimenov, S. Gyoshev, Methods and Means for Education of People with Visual Impairments, 19th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture and International Stability, TECIS 2019, Volume 52, Issue 25, November 2019, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Publisher: IFAC Secretariat, ISSN:2405-8963, pp 539-542, SJR 2018: 0.298 SCOPUS
  5. N. Stoimenov, B. Popov, V. Yosifova, Controlled High-Temperature Sintering of Boron Carbide, 23rd International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2019), MATEC Web Conf. 292 03005 (2019), eISSN: 2261-236X, DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201929203005 SJR 2018: 0.169
  6. D. Karastoyanov, N. Stoimenov, S. Gyoshev, Innovative Approach for 3D Presentation of Plane Culturally-Historical Objects by Tactile Plates for Disadvantaged Users (low-sighted or visually impaired), 23rd International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2019), MATEC Web Conf. 292 03004 (2019), eISSN: 2261-236X, DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201929203004 SJR 2018: 0.169
  7. Yordanova, Z., Stoimenov N., Boyanova, O, Ivanchev, I,  The Long Way from Science to Innovation – A Research Approach for Creating an Innovation Project Methodology, 22nd International Conference on Business Information Systems, BIS 2019; Seville; Spain; 26-28 June 2019; Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Volume 353, 2019, pp. 371-380, ISSN: 18651348, ISBN: 978-303020484-6, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-20485-3_29 SJR 2018: 0.243 SCOPUS
  8. Stoimenov N., Karastoyanov D., Klochkov L., Study of the Factors Increasing the Quality and Productivity of Drum, Rod and Ball mills, 2nd Int. Conf. on Environment, Chemical Engineering & Materials, ECEM '18, Malta Sliema, June 22-24, 2018,AIP (American Institute of Physics)Publishing house, Vol. 2022, Issue 1, ISBN: 978-0-7354-1740-3, pp. 020024-1 - 020024-6, DOI SJR: 0.165 SCOPUS
  9. Chikurtev D., Groueva M., Stoimenov N.,  Method for testing the grinding media in mills, 8th International Conference on Mechanical Technologies and Structural Materials (MTSM 2018), Split, Croatia, September 27-28, 2018, Croatian Society for Mechanical Technologies, Croatia, ISSN: 1847-7917, pp. 7-11 SCOPUS
  10. Stoimenov N., Sabotinkov N., Popov B., Investigation of Materials Behavior in Autogenous Grinding Mill, 8th International Conference on Mechanical Technologies and Structural Materials (MTSM 2018), Split, Croatia, September 27-28, 2018, Croatian Society for Mechanical Technologies, Croatia, ISSN: 1847-7917, pp. 173-176 SCOPUS
  11. Gyoshev S., Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Cantoni V., Lombardi L., Setti A., Exploiting a Graphical Braille Display for Art Masterpieces. Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 2, 10897, Springer, 2018, ISBN:978-3-319-94273-5, ISSN:0302-9743, DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-94274-2, pp. 237-245, SJR 2017:0.295 SCOPUS
  12. Cantoni V., Lombardi L., Setti A., Gyoshev S., Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Art Masterpieces Accessibility for Blind and Visually Impaired People. Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 2, 10897, Springer, 2018, ISBN:978-3-319-94273-5, ISSN:0302-9743, DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-94274-2, pp. 267-274, SJR 2017:0.295 SCOPUS
  13. Stoimenov N., Karastoyanov D., Groueva M., Popov B., Sabotinkov N., Robotized high-temperature technology producing materials and alloys for grinding media, 5th International Conference on Mathematics and Computer in Science and Industry (MCSI 2018), Corfu, Greece, August 25-27, 2018., Conference Publishing Services of IEEE. E-ISBN: 978-1-5386-7500-7, Print on Demand(PoD) ISBN: 978-1-5386-7501-4, pp. 40 – 43, DOI: 10.1109/MCSI.2018.00018 SCOPUS
  14. Kazakova S., Stoimenov N., Kamenova J., Compute tomography of dental enamel treated with different power settings of laser ablation (2017)Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, Part F75-ASSL 2017, OSA - The Optical Society, 1 p. DOI: 10.1364/ASSL.2017.JTu2A.7, ISBN:978-155752820-9 SCOPUS
  15. Doukovska L., Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Kalaykov I., InterCriteria Decision Making Approach for Iron Powder Briquetting., Fifth International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design, Milan, Italy, 6-8 July 2015, pp 292-296 ISBN: 978-989-758-111-3. SCOPUS
  16. Karastoyanov D., Ivanova D., Stoimenov N., Technology for production of high-temperature materials and alloys including nano elements., Recent Advances in Systems,19th International Conference on Systems (part of CSCC`15), Zakynthos Island, Greece, July 16-20, 2015, pp. 177-181, ISSN: 1790-5117, ISBN: 978-1-61804-321-4.
  17. Stoimenov N., Karastoyanov D., Vukov A., Neshkov T., Klochkov L., Gyoshev S., Thermographic Study Of Rolls on Roller Batteries., XII International SAUM Conference on Systems, Automatic Control and Measurements, Nis, Serbia, November 12th-14th, 2014., pp 25-28, ISBN 978-86-6125-117-7
  18. Radeva T., Yatchev I., Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Gyoshev S., Coupled Electromagnetic and Thermal Field Modeling of a Laboratory Busbar System., International Science Index Vol: 08 No:09 Part I, pp 176-180, eISSN 1307-6892
  19. Ruzic J., Jakimovska K., Stoimenov N., Gyoshev S., Karastoyanov D., Influence of mechanical alloying time on particle size of copper matrix composite, Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering (AMME'2015), Vol 68, Issue 2, February 2015, Zakopane (Poland), ISBN: 978-83-63553-39-5, pp. 53-58
  20. Jakimovska K., Vasilev V., Stoimenov N., Gyoshev S., Karastoyanov D., Train control system for railway vehicles running at operational speed, Journal of Achievements in Materials and Manufacturing Engineering (AMME'2015), Vol 69, Issue 2, April 2015, Zakopane (Poland), ISBN: 978-83-63553-39-5, pp. 86-92
  21. Refereed Journals:

  22. M. Kandeva, N. Stoimenov, B. Popov, Zh. Kalitchin, V. Pozhidaeva, Abrasive wear resistance of micro- and nano-diamond particles, Journal of the Balkan Tribology Association, Book 2, Vol. 26, 2020, ISSN: 1310-4772, pp. 181-193, SJR 2018: 0.212, IF (5-Year): 0.465 SCOPUS
  23. Ilić S., Babić B., Bjelajac A., Stoimenov N., Kljajević L., Pošarac–Marković M., Matović B., Structural and morphological characterization of iron-doped sol-gel derived mullite powders. Ceramics International, Vol. 46, Issue 9, Publisher: Elsevier, 2020, ISSN:0272-8842, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.02.083, 13107-13113. SJR (Scopus): 0.888JCR-IF (Web of Science): 3.45, SCOPUS
  24. Lakov L, Kandeva M, Tsonev P, Vasilev V, Jivov B, Aleksandrova M, Toncheva K., Stoimenov N, Production of prototypes of "Yellow Paving Stones" in Bulgaria Part II: Tribological and mechanical indicators, Journal of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 2018 vol: 53 (6) pp: 1150-1156, , Publisher: University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, ISSN:1314-7471, E-ISSN:1314-7978, SJR 2017:0.331SCOPUS
  25. Velichkova H., Kotsilkov S., Ivanov E., Kotsilkova R., Gyoshev S., Stoimenov N., Vitanov N., (2017): Study on the release of carbon nanoparticles of different size and shape from nanocomposite poly(lactic) acid film into food simulants, Journal: Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A., IF: 2.129, ISSN: 1944-0049 (Print) 1944-0057 (Online) DOI: 10.1080/19440049.2017.1310396  DOISCOPUS
  26. Refereed journals in Bulgaria:

  27. Stoimenov N., Sabotinkov N., Investigation of iron ore material behavior in semi-autogenous grinding mill. Part I: Grinding with innovative lifter shape., Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics, vol. 68, „Prof. Marin Drinov“ Publishing House of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2017, Sofia, ISSN 0204-9848, pp 39-48
  28. Stoimenov N., Sabotinkov N., Investigation of iron ore material behavior in semi-autogenous grinding mill. Part II: Comparative analysis of iron ore material in semi-autogenous grinding mill with different lifters shape., Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics, vol. 68, „Prof. Marin Drinov“ Publishing House of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2017, Sofia, ISSN 0204-9848, pp 49-57
  29. V. Ivanov, N. Stoimenov, D. Karastoyanov, T. Neshkov, L. Klochkov, Experimental study of furnace temperature for metallization of polypropylene, Part I. Production temperature analysis of a furnace for metallization of polypropylene and establishment of methodology for experimental study., Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics, vol. 67, „Prof. Marin Drinov“ Publishing House of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2016, Sofia, ISSN 0204-9848, pp 19-26
  30. N. Stoimenov, L. Dimitrov, D. Karastoyanov, V. Georgieva, L. Klochkov, Experimental study of furnace temperature for metallization of polypropylene, Part II. Temperature differences analysis in heating unit for silver metallization of polypropylene., Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics, vol. 67, „Prof. Marin Drinov“ Publishing House of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2016, Sofia, ISSN 0204-9848, pp 27-33
  31. N. Stoimenov, L. Dimitrov, D. Karastoyanov, V. Georgieva, L. Klochkov, Experimental study of furnace temperature for metallization of polypropylene, Part III. Temperature differences analysis in heating unit set for zinc., Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics, vol. 67, „Prof. Marin Drinov“ Publishing House of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2016, Sofia, ISSN 0204-9848, pp 34-42
  32. Stoimenov N., Advanced computing for energy efficiency of milling processes., Problems of Engineering Cybernetics and Robotics, vol. 66, 2015, ISSN 0204-9848, pp 83-92
  33. Patents:

  34. Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., LIFTER, Bulgarian Patent, Reg. No: 67020/28.01.2020
  35. Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Gyoshev S., Thermometer., Bulgarian Patent, Reg. No 67158/24.09.2020
  36. Patent applications:

  37. Stoimenov N., Karastoyanov D., Gyoshev S., Tactile Graphical Portrait for Visually Impaired People, Bulgarian Patent Application, Reg. No. 113199 / 31.07.2020
  38. Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Popov B., Method for Obtaining Silicone-Carbide Coatings on Iron Powder-Metalurgical Products, Bulgarian Patent Application Reg. No. 112715 / 03.04.2018
  39. Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Gyoshev S., Tactile Graphical tile for visually impaired people, Bulgarian Patent Application, Reg. No. 112716 / 03.04.2018
  40. Useful Models:

  41. Karastoyanov D., Stoimenov N., Abrasive body, Bulgarian useful model Reg. No. 2964 U1 / 16.07.2018
  42. Stoimenov N., Paneva M., Panev P., Test specimen holder, Bulgarian useful model Reg. No. 3892 U1/ 2020

    Monography:

  43. Ruzic J., Stoimenov N., Advanced copper matrix composites, 2016 “Prof. Marin Drinov” Publishing house of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, ISBN 978-954-322-859-1
  44. Chapters of Monography:

  45. Cantoni V., Karastoyanov D., Mosconi M., Setti A., CVML and SMART LAB at the Exhibition (Pavia. The Battle. The Future – 1525-2015 Nothing was the same again)., Monography in English and Italian, Co-author in Chapter 4: V. Cantoni, S. Gyoshev, D. Karastoyanov, M. Marconi, D. Marino, M. Pini, N. Stoimenov: 3D MODELING, RENDERING and PRINTING, Chapter 5: V. Cantoni, S. Gyoshev, D. Karastoyanov, M. Mosconi, M. Pini, A. Setti, N. Stoimenov: TACTILE IMAGES., Pavia University Press, 2016, Pavia, Italy, ISBN: 978-88-6952-035-8 (book), ISBN: 978-88-6952-036-5 (e-book)