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European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel visited the QUASAR Center of Competence

A working meeting with the participation of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel was held by the scientists at the QUASAR Center of Competence "Quantum Communication, Intelligent Security Systems and Risk Management". Academician Chavdar Roumenin and Assoc. Prof. Lachezar Georgiev presented the research activity on the project. Mariya Gabriel got acquainted with the newly constructed laboratory complex equipped with the highest class of specialized equipment which is located at the Institute of Robotics of BAS. Among the highlights of the meeting were Bulgaria's participation in the European Euro QCI initiative and the related challenges. "Quantum technologies are increasingly central to the digital world we live in. I am proud that Bulgaria has also made a major contribution to their development through the QUASAR Center of Competence,” said Commissioner [...]

2020-02-18T17:58:42+02:00Monday, 3 February 2020|Categories: Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies, Selected|

Prof. Hristo Balarev with the Order “St. Cyril and Methodius”- pendant

At a solemn ceremony held on 31 January 2020 in the “Coat of Arms Hall” on 2, Dondukov Blvd., President Rumen Radev honored Prof. Hristo Balarev of the Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry - BAS with the Order "St. Cyril and Methodius" - pendant for especially significant merits in the field of general and inorganic chemistry. The high state distinction is recognition of Prof. Balarev's scientific achievements in the field of structure and stability of crystalline hydrated salts, in modeling, scientific forecasting, research, interpretation and clarification of interactions occurring in various inorganic systems, as well as of his teaching, organizational and public activities. "The highest state honors are an expression of gratitude of our entire society for your dedicated work which places Bulgaria alongside [...]

2020-02-18T18:00:39+02:00Monday, 3 February 2020|Categories: Nanosciences, New Materials and Technologies|

A young scientist at IEES-BAS is the winner of the “Entrepreneur in Science 2020” competition with a project for an ecological battery

Assist. Prof. Iliyan Popov, PhD from the Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems (IEES-BAS) is one of the two winners of this year’s “Entrepreneurs in Science” competition organized by Karoll Knowledge Foundation. The award ceremony took place on 23 January 2020 in the building of Karoll Knowledge Foundation. […]

2020-01-27T18:33:36+02:00Friday, 24 January 2020|Categories: Energy Resources and Energy Efficiency|

In memoriam

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences with deep sadness announces that on 19 January 2020, after a short illness, Academician Blagovest Hristov Sendov passed away at the age of 87. Acad. Blagovest Sendov was a world-renowned Bulgarian mathematician, eminent statesman and public figure. Academician Sendov was born on 8 February 1932 in Asenovgrad. In 1956, he graduated in Mathematics at the Faculty of Mathematics of Sofia University "St. Kl. Ohridski ”; from 1960 to 1961 specialized in Moscow State University; in 1964 defended his PhD thesis and in 1967 became doctor of science. In 1968, he was elected professor of computational mathematics, in 1974 - corresponding member of BAS, and in 1981 - academician. He was the youngest doctor of sciences, the youngest professor and the [...]

2020-01-23T15:57:37+02:00Monday, 20 January 2020|Categories: AACM|

National Round Table “Jewish labour service during World War II – rescue plan or repressive measure”

On 17 January 2020, a scientific round table was held at the Central Military Club organized by the Institute for Historical Studies of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Independent Historical Society on "Jewish labor service during World War II - rescue plan or repressive measure". The round table was attended by the Deputy Minister of Education and Science Petar Nikolov, the Deputy Minister of Culture Rumen Dimitrov, the Member of Parliament Assoc. Prof. Milen Mihov, the Vice-President of BAS Prof. Vassil Nikolov, the Director of the Office of the American Jewish Committee in Bulgaria, representatives of the organization Shalom, the Bulgarian-Jewish Research Institute, the Archives State Agency and other public and scientific organizations. The results of a scientific project of the Institute for [...]

2020-01-21T14:25:43+02:00Friday, 17 January 2020|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity|

BAS to host Danube Academies Conference on climate research in October

The President of BAS - Prof. Julian Revalski, full member of the Academy, had a working meeting with Prof. Felix Unger, President of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. The meeting was held in BAS on 16 January 2020. One of the main activities of the European Academy has been holding of the Danube Academies Conference since 2011. In 2020, the Conference will be held in Sofia, and the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences will host the event on 15 and 16 October 2020. The topic will be related to climate research. The meeting was attended by Prof. Evdokia Pasheva, Scientific Secretary-General of BAS, and Corr.-Mem. Dimitar Ivanov, Scientific Secretary of division “Biodiversity, Bioresources and Ecology”. The Danube Academies Conference brings together all the national [...]