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09.2006 - 31.07.2019 Professor for “Textile materials, textile technology and quality management” Faculty of Textile and Clothing Technology, Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Higher education

Magister Engineer

07.1996, Machines and Technologies of the Textiles and Clothing, Dept. of Textile Engineering, Technical University of Sofia (09.91-07.96), eq. to MSc (Mechanical Eng.)


02.2002, Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics Technical University of Sofia, (09.98-02.00)

Doctor (PhD)

11.2002, Machines and Equipment for the light Industry, The Higher Testimonial Committee, Ministerial Council, Republic of Bulgaria, Technical University of Sofia (09.97-08.01)

Habilitation (D.Sc.)

2018, Textile Technology, Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany “Topology-Based Modeling of Textile Structures and Their Joint Assemblies”, Springer, 2019


Bulgarian, German, English, Russian

Computer skills

OS: DOS, Windows, (Linux)
Office: MSOffice with VBA, LaTeX2e, OpenOffice
CAD: Solid Works, Autodesk Inventor, SolidEdge
FEM: Ansys with APDL, HyperWorks, Ansys/LS-Dyna, CosmosWorks, Basics: Abaqus, PAM-Crash
Mathematical: Matlab & Simulink, (Maple)
Programming: C/C++, Python, gcc, Pascal, Visual Basic, wxWidgets
Other: Corel Draw, HTML

Trainings and Scholarships

11.04 (1 Month) Universität Karlsruhe (TH),Institut for Technical Mechanics, as a Lecturer of the Faculty of German Engineering Education and Industrial Management

04.00-07.00 (5 Months) Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences,CDGeVScholarship; Topics: Spinning, Knitting, CAD, FEM, CFD, Narrow Textiles

08.00-02.01 (7 Months) Fa.„W. Schlafhorst AG&Co“, Mönchengladbach; industrial practice CDG eV– Scholarship

Short trainings: Parallel programming workshop (OpenMP & MPI), FZ Jülich PAM-Crash Basics Course, ESI GmbH Group - Eschborn SUN HPC Workshop, RWTH Aachen LS-Dyna Introductory course, CADFEM, Berlin

Research grants

08.05 – 07.06 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow (Post-Doc) Institut für Textiltechnik an der RWTH Aachen, Germany, Subject: “Dynamical and Structural Investigation and Modelling of Textile Yarns”

05.05 - 06.05 Guest Researchers, Technical University Dresden, Institut für Textil und Bekleidungstechnik „Modeling of multi-axial weft knitted Structures“

07.04 - 08.04 Guest Researcher,DAAD Post-Doc Fellowship Institut für Textiltechnik an der RWTH Aachen, „Modelling and simulation of sliver motion“

Journal activities

Membership in Scientific Associations

GAMM- Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik eV
GACM- German Association for Computational Mechanics

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