Petar Popov (2010)
Petar Popov received a degree in applied mathematics from Sofia University, St. Kliment Ohridski, with a specialization in mechanics. During the period of 2000-2005 he worked on his Ph.D. thesis in the A&M University of Texas and as a research assistant at the department of aerospace engineering. After defending his doctoral thesis, he worked as researcher at the Institute of Industrial and applied mathematics “Fraunhofer” in Kaiserslautern, Germany. From 2005 to 2009 he was associate researcher at the Institute for scientific calculations at the A&M University of Texas. Since 2009 he is a scientific collaborator at the Institute for parallel processing of information at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Petar Popov is co-author of a book on mathematical modeling, published by Springer (2008). He is author of 19 scientific works published by journals and proceedings of prestigious international conferences.