Prof. Todor Ganchev

Prof. Todor Ganchev, Ph.D., is the founding Head of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Applied Signal Processing Laboratory at TU-Varna. He is the Titular Professor on Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He has authored/co-authored 200 research publications, among which over 50 journal articles and 2 books. Collectively these received over 2700 citations (Google Scholar h-index=27). He has been involved in over 30 national and international projects funded under the FP5, FP6, FP7, H2020, and other sources, serving as the project manager, project coordinator, work-package leader, or researcher. His research interests are in signal processing and machine learning methods and their Biometrics, Bioacoustics, and Human-Machine Interaction applications.

Prof. Valentina Markova

Prof. Valentina Markova, PhD, is the Head of the Sensor Networks Laboratory at the Department of Communication Engineering and Technologies, Technical University of Varna.

She received the M.Sc. degree and the PhD Degree in Communication Engineering from the Faculty of Telecommunication, Technical University of Sofia, in 2002 and 2007. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Computing and Automation, Technical University of Varna, Bulgaria. Her research interests are in the area of Sensor Networks, Data Acquisition, Digital Signal Processing and their applications in Health and Environment monitoring. She has published many research papers in international journals and conferences.

Assist. Prof. Prolet Deneva

Assist. Prof. Prolet Deneva is an Electrical Engineer who graduated from the Dept. of Electronics and Microelectronics at the Technical University of Varna in 1997. In May 2016, she was enrolled for a PhD study at the Faculty of Automation and Computing at TU-Varna. She is currently working towards her PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering. The topic of her study is Computational Bioacoustics, and she is currently involved in RTD activities related to 1D and 2D parameterizations of bioacoustics signals. Since 2019 she is an Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering.  Her research interests are in the area of Digital Signal Processing, Computational Bioacoustics and their applications.
Currently she is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Technical University of Varna. She is teaching the academic courses on Artificial Intelligence and Discrete Logic.

Assist. Prof. Firgan Feradov

Assist. Prof. Firgan Feradov earned the PhD degree in May 2019 at the Department of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Computer Sciences and Automation, University of Varna, Bulgaria. The topic of his PhD thesis was “Evaluation of EEG features for classification of negative emotional states”. Currently he is with the Department of Electronics and Microelectronics in the Technical University of Varna. His current research interest are in the area of Digital Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Embedded Systems. A detailed account of his scientific publications and the citations of his work is available via Google Scholar

 

Assist. Prof. Miroslav Markov

Assist. Prof. Miroslav Markov, PhD Student, is a member of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Technical University of Varna. He received BE degree from the University of Economics – Varna in 2001 and an ME degree from the Academy of Economics “D.A. Tsenov” - Svishtov in 2002. From 2020, he is a PhD Student at the Department of Computer Science and Technologies at the Technical University of Varna.

Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Software and Internet Technologies at the Technical University of Varna. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence and adaptive Human-Robot Interfaces.

Assist. Prof. Kalin Kalinkov

Assist. Prof. Kalin Kalinkov, PhD, is a member of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Sensor Networks Laboratory since 2017.
He received his M.Sc. degree in Communication Engineering from the Department of Communication Engineering and Technologies, Technical University of Varna, in 2018. Since 2019, he is a Ph.D. Student at the Department of Communication Engineering and Technologies, Technical University of Varna.
His research interests are in the area of Sensor Networks, Digital Signal Processing and Health, and Environment monitoring. Currently, he works on biomedical signal processing and feature extraction for the needs of advanced human-machine interaction and healthcare applications.
He is a photographer and content creator, based in Varna, Bulgaria.

 

Assist. Prof. Iliyan Boychev

Assist. Prof. Iliyan Boychev, PhD, is assistant professor at the Technical University of Varna, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, since year 2015. His research interests are in software development for desktop and microcontroller applications. Iliyan Boychev received his Bachelor degree on “Computer Systems and Technology” and his Master degree on “Computer Networks and Communications” from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Technical University of Varna. He earned his PhD degree in 2020, with dissertation entitled “Development of system for object inspection and detection”. To this end, Dr. Boychev has authored/coauthored 8 publications, two of them in SCOPUS.

Eng. Nely Zarkova

Nely Zarkova Mag.  Eng.  Nely Zarkova has been a member of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Technical University of Varna since 2020.  She earned her Bachelor's degree in "Software and Internet Technologies" and Master's degree in "Software engineering from the Department of Software and Internet Technologies at the Technical University of Varna in the years 2020 and 2022, respectively.  Currently, as a Ph.D. student in "System Programming" at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, she is researching intelligent interactive systems design.

 

Eng. Todor Todorov

Eng.  Todor Todorov was enrolled as a Ph.D. Student at the Department of Software and Internet Technology, Faculty of Computer Science and Automation, in 2022.  His current research interests are in the area of geo-spatial modeling with applications to augmented reality applications.  

Ivan Ignev

Ivan Ignev was enrolled as a Ph.D. Student at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Computer Science and Automation, in 2022.  His current research interests are in the area of intelligent management of financial transactions.