Prof. Konstantin HADJIIVANOV
, Ph. D., Dr. Habil. (b.1958). Director of IGIC since February 2004. Author and co-author of 125 research papers and 3 reviews. Projects:
Leader of several national and 3 international research projects, incl. INTAS project of EC. Area of expertise:
Environmental catalysis, Spectroscopy, Adsorption. Lecturing experience in History of Chemistry. Supervisor of 6 PhD students. International co-operation
: with scientists from Germany
, a.o. Long-term research stays
(Humboldt grant) and France
. Invited Professor in Caen
(1997, 2004) and Paris, France (2003). Selected recent publications:
M. Mihaylov and K. Hadjiivanov
, Red-ox Couples in the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx with Hydrocarbons over Co-ZSM-5 and Ni‑ZSM-5 Catalysts, Chem. Commun. (2004) 2200.
M. Mihaylov, K. Hadjiivanov
and D. Panayotov, FTIR Mechanistic Studies on the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx with Methane over Ni-containing Zeolites: Comparison between NiY and Ni‑ZSM-5, Appl. Catal., B51 (2004) 33.
D. Rabadjieva, K. Chakarova, E. Ivanova, K. Sezanova, S. Tepavicharova, I. Kantaridji and K. Hadjiivanov
, FTIR Determination of Oil Deposition on Sea Sediments, Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. Ecological Protection of the Planet Earth, 5-8 June, 2003, Sofia, Bulgaria, p. 287.
R. Craciun, B. Netwick, K. Hadjiivanov
and H. Knözinger, Structure and Redox Properties of MnOx/Yttruim-stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) Catalyst and its Use in CO and CH4 Oxidation, Appl. Catal., A243 (2003) 67.
5. K. Hadjiivanov
and G. Vayssilov, CO as a Probe Molecule in the Characterization of Oxide Surfaces and Zeolites, Adv. Catal., 47 (2002) 307.