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Tanya Yordanova

Email: t.yordanova@chem.uni-sofia.bg

Phone: + 359 2 8161244

Fax: + 359 2 9625438

Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”

Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy

1164 Sofia, 1 James Bourchier Blvd.

Education

  • M. Sc. – specialty "Modern spectral and chromatographic methods for analysis", Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" (2010)
  • Ph.D – Chemical Sciences (Analytical chemistry), Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" (2014)

Professional Experience

  • Chief Assistant Professor (Analytical chemistry), Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" (October 2014 - present)

Research Interests

  • Analytical atomic spectroscopy, methods for separation and preconcentration, smart materials, speciation analysis, nanomaterials, extraction techniques.

Selected Publications (max 5)

  1. T. Yordanova, P. Vasileva, I. Karadjova, Noble metal nanocomposites as tools for fast and reliable speciation analysis of mercury in water samples, Int J Environ An Chem (2020) DOI: 10.1080/03067319.2020.1734193
  2. P. Vasileva, I. Dakova, T. Yordanova, I. Karadjova, New composite sorbent for speciation analysis of soluble chromium in textiles, Open Chemistry 17(1) (2019) 1095 – 1104. DOI: 10.1515/chem-2019-0115
  3. I. Karadjova, I. Dakova, T. Yordanova, P. Vasileva, Nanomaterials for elemental speciation (Critical Review), Nanomaterials for elemental speciation (Critical Review), J. Anal. At. Spectrom. 31 (2016) 1949 – 1973. DOI: 10.1039/C6JA00168H
  4. T. Yordanova, P. Vasileva, I. Karadjova, D. Nihtianova, Submicron silica decorated with silver nanoparticles as a sorbent for mercury speciation in surface waters, Analyst 139 (6) (2014) 1532 1540. DOI: 10.1039/C3AN01279D
  5. T. Yordanova, I. Dakova, K. Balashev, I. Karadjova, Polymeric ion-imprinted nanoparticles for mercury speciation in surface waters, Microchem J 113 (2014) 42 – 47. DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2013.11.008

List of Publications

Project Activity – (Research Projects in the last 5 years)

  • “Smart materials for speciation analysis (SmartSpeciation)”, Bulgarian National Scientific Foundation - Ministry of Education, Youth and Science, member of research group, 2017 – 2020.
  • “Determination of bioavailable fractions of essential and toxic elements in plants with general and medicinal applications”, Bulgarian National Scientific Foundation - Ministry of Education, Youth and Science, member of research group, 2018 – 2019.
  • “Nanocomposite materials for speciation analysis of mercury in surface waters”, Sofia University Scientific Foundation, project leader, 2017.
  • “Enhancing the scientific capacity of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy at Sofia University as leading regional research and innovation centre in the area of advanced functional materials” - Materials Networking, Ministry of Education, Youth and Science, programme CSA – Coordination and support action, H2020_TWINN-2015, member, 2016 – 2018.
  • “Methylimidazole functionalized sorbents for chromium speciation analysis based on highly selective solid phase extraction of Cr(VI)”, Sofia University Scientific Foundation, project leader, 2016.
  • “Innovative materials as sorbents for separation and preconcentration of pollutants at trace levels in foods, beverages and environmental samples”, Bulgarian National Scientific Foundation - Ministry of Education, Youth and Science, member of research group, 2013 – 2018.

Teaching Activity

Period from - to Discipline Specialty
2014 – present Analytical chemistry and methods for analysis

Biology

Molecular Biology

2015 – present Analytical Chemistry Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Ecochemistry
2017 – present Problems in modern chemical analysis Chemistry
2017 – present Analytical chemistry and methods for analysis Biotechnologies
2017 – present Methods for analysis Cosmetics and household chemistry

External Scientific Service Activities

Member of Editorial Board of:

  • Analytical Methods in Environmental Chemistry Journal

Reviewer of Manuscripts for:

  • International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry
  • Water Environment Research