!!!Nikolai Denkov
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__Present and Previous Positions__
* 2017 - present Head, Laboratory of Active Formulations and Materials, Sofia University 
* 2017 (January-May): Minister of education and science of Bulgaria
* 2014 - 2016 Deputy minister of education and science of Bulgaria
* 2008 - 2015 Head of Department of Chemical Engineering, Sofia University 
* 2008 - present: Professor, Sofia University, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
* 2004 - 2005 Lead Scientist, Unilever R&D Center, Edgewater, New Jersey, USA (sabbatical leave)
* 1998 - 2008 Associate Professor, Sofia University, Faculty of Chemistry
* 1997 - 1998 Senior Researcher, Rhone Poulenc, Saint Fons, France (sabbatical leave)
* 1996 - 1998 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia University 
* 1994 - 1995 Researcher, Nagayama Protein Array Project, Japanese Research & Development Corporation, Tsukuba, Japan
__Fields of Scholarship__
__Honours and Awards__
* International
**2019 Received Solvay Prize by the European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS) 
**2019 Invited member of the Physical Sciences Working Group of European Space Agency (ESA)
**2018 Invited Chair of Panel  of PE5 "Synthetic Chemistry and Materials" (ERC) for evaluation of ERC Consolidator Grants 2019
**2018 Elected member of the Council of the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists (IACIS)
**2010 The article by Denkov et al. "Mechanism of formation of two-dimensional crystals from latex particles on substrates", Langmuir (1992) 3183 ranked under number 20 in the list of "25 Most-Cited Articles Published in Langmuir" for all years.
* National
**2018 Elected corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
**2016 Granted with the big award for high scientific achievements of Sofia University
**2013 Granted with Medal of Honor with blue ribbon by Sofia University for academic achievements.
**2010 Granted by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science with the highest National award "Pythagoras" for scientific achievements

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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Denkov_Nikolai/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Denkov_Nikolai/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Denkov_Nikolai/Highlight]
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[Other information|User/Denkov_Nikolai/OtherInformation]

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