The Assembly of Academicians and Corresponding Members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (AACM - BAS) donated BGN 35 000 collected personal funds to the Social Protection Fund. The amount will be used to purchase mobile devices - tablets to support the educational process of children and young people housed in family-type accommodation centers across the country. AACM-BAS conducts donation campaigns every year. In 2020, the academicians and corresponding members of BAS decided to use the funds raised to overcome the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 [...]
Three full members of BAS were honored by President Rumen Radev with state awards at a ceremony at the Coat-of-Arms Hall in the Presidency. These are Academician Vladimir Ovcharov, Academician Chavdar Roumenin and Academician Angel Galabov. Academician Vladimir Ovcharov was awarded the Order "St. Cyril and Methodius“ - pendant for contribution to the development of medical science and education in Bulgaria. With the Order "St. St. Cyril and Methodius“ - first degree, the Head of State honored for his merits in the field of science Academician Chavdar Roumenin. The virologist Acad. Angel Galabov was also awarded the Order "St. Cyril and Methodius“ - first degree for contribution to education and science. A sign of our nation's vitality are the world-wide successes achieved by prominent Bulgarians [...]
On World Vision Day, some of the most famous Bulgarian ophthalmologists participated in the conference “Prevention and Treatment of Vision-Threatening Diseases” at BAS. The President of BAS, Prof. Julian Revalski, DSc, opened the forum which was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and emphasized the leading role of the Academy as a national scientific and expert center. […]
Academician Nikola Sabotinov presented his new book "The Laser" in "Prof. Marin Drinov" Hall at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The book is devoted to one of the significant Bulgarian achievements in the field of laser science and technology: a copper bromide vapor laser. It was put into operation for the first time by Nikola Sabotinov in 1974 at the Institute of Solid State Physics of BAS. The copper bromide laser has been produced in Bulgaria, Australia and South Korea. For more than 30 years, it has been of interest to the needs of medicine, scientific research and laser technologies. During the study of the laser, a discovery of great importance has been made, indicating that small amounts of hydrogen in its active medium increase [...]