Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modelling

Head of Department

Corr. Memb. Prof. Krassimir Atanassov, DSc. DSc.

  • E-mail: kratbas.bg
  • Phone: (359 2) 9793602
  • Fax: (359 2) 8723787
  • Address: “Acad. G. Bonchev” Str., Block 105, Room 205
    Sofia 1113, Bulgaria

Staff

Main research topics

  • Development of the theory of Generalized Nets and the theory of Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets, and their application in medicine and biology.
  • Implementation of contemporary information technologies and development of intelligent systems supporting the diagnostic and therapeutic processes of healthcare.
  • Modelling of pathological processes, patients databases, knowledge formalization for diagnostic and therapeutic decision making.
  • Development of systems for health screening and monitoring.
  • Application of methods for contemporary system analysis, engineering, mathematical and computer-based methods and tools for modelling, optimization and management of pharmacy-related, food-related and other industrial systems.

Research projects

Current projects

  1. Intercriteria Analysis – A New Approach to Decision Making
    Bulgarian National Science Fund, № DFNI-I-02/5, 2014–
  2. Generalized net modelling of processes from the field of artificial intelligence
    Budgetary subsidy, 2014-2016
    Coordinator for IBPhBME: Assoc. Prof. Olympia Roeva
  3. Intuitionistic fuzzy sets and logics
    Budgetary subsidy, 2014-2016
    Coordinator for IBPhBME: Sen. Assist. Prof. Peter Vassilev
  4. Index matrices: theory and applications
    Budgetary subsidy, 2014
    Coordinator for IBPhBME: Corr. Memb. Prof. Krassimir Atanassov
  5. Intuitionistic fuzzy sets, intuitionistic fuzzy optimization – theory and applications in medicine, ecology and other areas
    Bilateral cooperation – Poland. Institute of System Research, PAS, 2012-2014
    Coordinator for IBPhBME: Corr. Memb. Prof. Krassimir Atanassov
  6. Intuitionistic fuzzy sets – theory and applications
    Bilateral cooperation – Slovakia. Institute of Mathematics, 2012-2014.
  7. Simulating the behaviour of forest and field fires
    Bulgarian National Science Fund, № DFNI-I-01/0006, 2012–2014
    Coordinator for IBPhBME: Corr. Memb. Prof. Krassimir Atanassov
  8. Management and modelling of biomedical processes and information with the application of generalized nets and linked data
    Bulgarian National Science Fund, № DMU-03-38, 2011–2014
    Coordinator: Dr. Pavel Tcheshmedjiev
  9. Design and development of intuitionistic fuzzy logic tools in information technologies (webpage)
    Bulgarian National Science Fund, № BIn-02-09, 2009–2014
    Coordinator: Corr. Memb. Prof. Krassimir Atanassov

Past projects

International collaboration

  • Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • University of Westminster, London, UK
  • Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
  • Durham University, UK
  • Matej Bel University, Banska Bystricá, Slovakia
  • Optimization of Bioprocess Systems and Institute оf Technical Chemistry – University Hannover, Germany
  • Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Latvia, Latvia
  • Australian Institute of High Energetic Materials

Awards

  • 2014 – Olympia Roeva – Diploma for excellent scientific achievements in Engineering Sciences, Union of Scientists in Bulgaria
  • 2013 – Stefan Hadjitodorov – Award “Marin Drinov” Honorary Decoration with Ribbon of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2013 – Peter Vassilev – Award “Marin Drinov” of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2013 – Krassimir Atanassov – Fellow of International Fuzzy Systems Association
  • 2012 – Krassimir Atanassov – Prize “Pythagoras” of the Ministry of Science and Education for excellence in the field of Technical Sciences
  • 2011 – Vassia Atanassova – Award “Ivan Evstratiev Geshov” of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2010 – Vassia Atanassova – Second award on the 8th Youth session of the Federation of Scientific-Technical Unions
  • 2008 – Olympia Roeva – Diploma for excellent scientific achievements for young researchers, Union of Scientists in Bulgaria
  • 2008 – Olympia Roeva – Award on the 6th Youth session of the Federation of Scientific-Technical Unions
  • 2007 – Olympia Roeva – Award on the 5th Youth session of the Federation of Scientific-Technical Unions
  • 2004 – Krassimir Atanassov – Honorary Fellow of the KvB Institute of Technology, Sydney
  • 2001 – Stefan Hadjitodorov – 2nd Award of the National Science Fund for Achievements in the development of the research project “Contemporary methods for objective analysis of voice signals and screening of laryngeal diseases”, 8th concourse session 1998-2001
  • 1999 – Olympia Roeva – Award on the Youth session of the Federation of Scientific-Technical Unions
  • 1998 – Mitko Petrov and Tatiana Ilkova – 2nd Award on the Youth session of the Federation of Scientific-Technical Unions
  • 1997 – Mitko Petrov and Tatiana Ilkova – 2nd Award on the Youth session of the Federation of Scientific-Technical Unions
  • 1995 – Krassimir Atanassov – Honorary Fellow of the University of Technology, Sydney

Lecture courses

  • Generalized Nets – Burgas Free University, since 2006
  • Generalized Nets – Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, 1988-1993, 2004-2009
  • Generalized Nets – Technical University of Sofia, since 1998
  • Generalized Nets – University “Prof. A. Zlatarov” of Burgas, since 2007
  • Fuzzy Sets – University “Prof. A. Zlatarov” of Burgas, 2011/2012
  • Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets – Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, 2004-2009
  • Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets – New Bulgarian University, 2007-2009
  • Mathematics – University “Prof. A. Zlatarov” of Burgas, 1998-2006

Selected publications

History

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