About us

Laboratory “Elementary Particle Theory”

  The scope of current science research projects in the Laboratory embraces various major trends in modern theoretical and mathematical physics. It is centered around two principal broad range world-wide actively developing research areas:
      (a) studies of the quantum structure and geometric nature of the fundamental forces between elementary particles at (ultra-)high energies – mathematical physics, strings and conformal field theories, gravity and cosmology;
      (b) particle physics - studies of lepton-hadron interactions, supersymmetry phenomenology.
The research in the Laboratory is executed within the framework of a broad international collaboration with leading international academic centers from around the world.

 


 

Scientists

Member Occupation E-mail Phone
Ivan Todorov Todorov Emeritus Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc., Full Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5597
Tchavdar Dimitrov Palev Emeritus Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc., Full Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5642
Valentina Borisova Petkova Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc., Corresponding Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5636
Ekaterina Christova Christova Emeritus Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5636
Vladimir Krustev Dobrev Emeritus Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5530
Emil Rafaelov Nissimov Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc., Corresponding Member of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Head of the Laboratory Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5647
Svetlana Jordanova Pacheva Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5647
Ludmil Kirilov Hadjiivanov Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5643
Nedialka Ilieva Stoilova Assoc. Prof., Ph.D., D.Sc. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5642
Plamen Lyubenov Bozhilov Professor, Ph.D., D.Sc. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5666
Boyko Vasilev Ivanov Professor, Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5636
Alexander Christov Ganchev Assoc. Prof., Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5641
Lachezar Stoyanov Georgiev Assoc. Prof., Ph.D., Vice-Director of the Institute Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5648
Strashimir Sht. Mavrodiev Emeritus Assoc. Prof., Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5621
Nikolay Mitov Nikolov Assoc. Prof., Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5634
Dimiter Borisov Stamenov Emeritus Assoc. Prof., Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5644
Daniela Doneva Doneva Physicist, Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5649
Kiril Petrov Hristov Assist. Prof., Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5643
Todor Vladilenov Popov Assoc. Prof., Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5586
Stoimen Todorov Stoimenov Assist. Prof., Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5666
Assen Velichkov Kyuldjiev Assist. Prof. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5648
Dimitar Nedanovski Physicist, Ph.D. Този имейл адрес е защитен от спам ботове. Трябва да имате пусната JavaScript поддръжка, за да го видите. 5634

Projects

Participation of members of the Laboratory in internationally funded projects:

For more details see the “inofficial” site of the Laboratory: http://theo.inrne.bas.bg/elpart/index.html

 

Participation in nationally funded projects by the Bulgarian National Science Fund:

Grant DO 02-257/2008 - http://theo.inrne.bas.bg/elpart/DO-02-257_index.html

Grant DFNI T02/6 (14.12.2014) - http://theo.inrne.bas.bg/elpart/DFNI_T02-6_index.html

 

A HUGE SCANDAL of MASS CORRUPTION and FRAUD committed by the former administration of Bulgarian National Science Foundation in the evaluation and grant awarding process during the Call for Fundamental Science and Applied Research Projects in the Principal Priority Areas of National Science Strategy 2012

       Principal areas of modern fundamental science were systematically ignored and replaced by pseudo-scientific "research";
      Internationally recognized research teams, instrumental in promoting the scientific and intellectual image of Bulgaria, were disqualified without clear motives;
      Several non-scientific entities (private corporations and foundations, "non-governmental" "think-tanks" and unions) lacking their own proper science research infrastructure and without any noticeable academic accomplishments were getting plentiful grants which do not serve recognizable scientific merits;
      Private enterprises and personalities, well known for their previous mismanagement of science research funds, once again were awarded ample grant money.

  • Letter-Petition authored by the Action Committee of the Junior Faculty of the Physics Department of Sofia University addressed to the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, to the Education, Science, Children, Youth & Sports Committee of Bulgarian Parliament, to the Minister of Education, Youth and Science, and to the current Director of Bulgarian National Science Foundation demanding complete REVISION of the project grant decisions by the Executive Board of BNSF during the above mentioned Call for projects (in Bulgarian)
  • Official Protest Letter by the Scientific Board of the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences addressed to the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, to the Minister of Education, Youth and Science, to the acting President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and to the Chairman of the General Assembly of Scientists in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences exposing a series of flagrant violations by the administration of Bulgarian National Science Foundation of the regulations in the current BNSF-charter in rigging the results in the above mentioned Call for projects (in Bulgarian)
  • Declaration by the Scientific Board of the Institute of Electronics of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences addressed to the Prime Minister of Bulgaria and to the Education, Science, Children, Youth & Sports Committee of Bulgarian Parliament, demanding an ABROGATION of BNSF's Call for projects 2012 and an immediate resignation of Minister of Education, Youth and Science for systematically conducting incompetent and pro-corruption policies in science research administration (in Bulgarian)
  • Official Address of the General Assembly of Scientists of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, the Minister of Education, Youth and Science, to the Education, Science, Children, Youth & Sports Committee of Bulgarian Parliament and to the Chairman of the Executive Board of BNSF, demanding ABROGATION of BNSF's Call for projects 2012 and complete publicity in all BNSF actions(in Bulgarian)
  • Official Appeal to the Attornery General of Bulgaria endorsed by broad circles of Bulgarian scientific community demanding legal investigation of the illegal acts of corruption, criminal conduct and negligence in violation of basic European Commision regulations by the BNSF managenent during the last Call for projects 2012
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  • More information on the sites Science and Anti-Science and Science Still Matters!!!

Publications

Selected publications with major contributions

List of selected publications of the members of the Laboratory in the period 2004-2008, presented to the Panel of Experts commissioned by the EFA-ALLEA  during the International Audit Evaluation of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2009

Collaborations

Members of the Laboratory are involved in an extensive past and present international collaboration with leading international academic centers such as CERN (Geneva), ICTP and SISSA (Trieste), JINR (Dubna), as well as with numerous leading universities and academic research institutions in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America.

About the participation of members of the Laboratory in recent/current internationally funded projects see the “inofficial” site of the Laboratory http://theo.inrne.bas.bg/elpart/index.html

Workshops

For the international conferences and workshops organized by members of the Laboratory, see: http://theo.inrne.bas.bg/~dobrev/

 

Downloads

2016 Third Bulgarian National Congress of Physical Sciences - Articles based on the talks by members of the Laboratory published in Bulgarian Journal of Physics 44 #1 (2017)

pdf_iconLaboratory's Annual Report 2015

pdf_iconLaboratory's Annual Report 2014

pdf_iconAnnual Report 2015 on Research Topic "New Aspects in String Theory and Gravity"

pdf_iconAnual Report 2014 on Research Topic "New Aspects in String Theory and Gravity"

pdf_iconLaboratory's Annual Report 2013

pdf_iconLaboratory's Annual Report 2012

pdf_icon Laboratory's Annual Report 2011

pdf_icon Laboratory's Annual Report 2010

pdf_icon Laboratory's Annual Report 2009

pdf_icon Laboratory's Selected Publications (2004 - 2008)

pdf_icon Laboratory's Presentations Of Activities (2005 - 2009)

pdf_icon40 Years Laboratory/Group "Theory of Elementary Particles" - Principal Achievements (poster)

pdf_icon 40 Years Laboratory/Group "Theory of Elementary Particles" - Principal Achievements (detailed exposition, in Bulgarian)

pdf_iconProfessor Ivan Todorov, full member of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Founder of the Bulgarian School in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

pdf_iconProfessor Dimitar Stoyanov, corresponding member of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - in memoriam (in Bulgarian)

Also recommended:

Official report of a Panel of experts of Bulgarian National Science Foundation (BNSF) disclosing corruption and manipulations in science research funding (2008-2009) (in Bulgarian)

Appeals of Leading Science Organizations to the Education, Science, Children, Youth & Sports Committee of Bulgarian Parliament, 
expressing support for the bold moves of the former BNSF director Prof. Emil Horozov and the scientists's panel who prepared the critical report about the corrupted mismanagement by the former BNSF administration, and demanding immediate comprehensive reforms, including drastic personell changes in the BNSF staff

Legal Presentment by Prof. E. Horozov to the Attorney General of Bulgaria (in Bulgarian, pending English translation) demanding thorough legal investigation and criminal prosecution of the corrupted malpractices in science research funding in Bulgaria as well as exposing the massive cover-up of the latter crimes by various government agencies and the shameful collaborationism of several obedient and submissive "mainstream" mass media

 

  • Official Appeal to the Attornery General of Bulgaria endorsed by broad circles of Bulgarian scientific community demanding legal investigation of the illegal acts of corruption, criminal conduct and negligence in violation of basic European Commision regulations by the BNSF managenent during the last Call for projects 2012

 

List of publications of recently completed main Laboratory's BNSF-financed project DO 02-257/18.12.2008

Official Letter of Rebuttal of the BNSF management's denial of financing Laboratory's new project FFNNIPO_12_01038

THE ROGUE CORKSCREW "PROFESSOR" - A COMIC EXAMPLE illustrating the scientific "competence" of the former Chairman of the Executive Board of Bulgarian National Science Foundation

 

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