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Assist. Prof. Stanislava Yordanova

Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”, Faculty of Chemistry and pharmacy

Department of Organic chemistry and pharmacognosy, room 224

1 J. Baurchier blvd, 1164, Sofia, Bulgaria

Phone: +359 2 8161 329

e-mail: SYordanova@chem.uni-sofia.bg


Education and academic degrees

2014 – PhD in Organic chemistry, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

2011 – M.Sc. in chemistry, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

Professional experience

2015 – Chief Assistant in Organic chemistry, Department of Organic chemistry and pharmacognosy, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

2014 – 2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Organic chemistry and pharmacognosy, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

Fellowships and research visits abroad

Max Plank Institute for Polymer research, Mainz, Germany (2015)

Research interests

Applied photochemistry (biomaterials, biomarkers and sensors in chemistry, biology and medicine, solar indicators, sensors, solar cells), photochemical properties of organic compounds, dyes in solution, polymer films Molecular spectroscopy, Organic synthesis, Biosensors Characterization.

Selected publications (up to 5)

Grabchev, I., Yordanova, S., Vasileva-Tonkova, E., Cangiotti, M., Fattori, A., Alexandrova, R., Stoyanov, S., Ottaviani, M.F. A novel benzofurazan-cyclam conjugate and its Cu(II) complex: Synthesis, characterization and in vitro cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activity, Dyes and Pigments, 2016, 129, 71-79.

Yordanova, S., Grabchev, I., Stoyanov, S., Petkov, I. New detectors for metal cations and protons based on PAMAM dendrimers modified with 1,8-naphthalimide units, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2014, 283, 1-7.

Dangalov M., Yordanova S., Stoyanova M., Cheshmedzhieva D., Petrov P., Stoyanov S., “3,4-Diamino naphthalimides and their respective imidazoles – Synthesis, spectroscopic and theoretical investigation”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2016, 1125, 705-713.

Grabchev I., Yordanova S., Bosch P., Vasileva-Tonkova E., Kukeva R., Stoyanov S., Stoyanova R., “Structural characterization of 1,8-naphthalimides and in vitro microbiological activity of their Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2017, 1130, 974-983.

Gutzov S., Danchova N., Kirilova R., Petrov V., Yordanova S., "Preparation and luminescence of silica aerogel composites containing an europium (III) phenanthroline nitrate complex", Journal of Luminescence, 2017, 183, 108-112.


Projects (last 5 years)

Other professional activities



Seminars and practical exercises in Organic chemistry I and II – all bachelor programmes in FCP and FB

Practical exercises in Organic photochemistry – Bachelor programme Chemistry (specialization Organic chemistry)