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 The Project coordinator Prof. K. Hadjiivanov is the Director of IGIC.

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, France, Italy, Spain, USA, Russia, a.o. Long-term research stays in Russia, Germany (Humboldt grant) and France. Invited Professor in Caen, France (1997, 2004) and Paris, France (2003). Selected recent publications:
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.