**Principal
position ****Professor of Physics**

**Institution****: American
University in Bulgaria **

**Additional position****: Research
Associate**

**Institution****: Institute for Nuclear Research and
Nuclear Energy, Sofia **

**Academic Degrees**** **

1. B.S. in Physics, 1981, Physics Department, Sofia
University, Bulgaria

2. Ph.D. in Mathematical Physics, 1989, Mathematics Department, Virginia
Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA

**Fields of interest:**** **

Mathematical Physics, Operator algebras, Representations of (infinite
dimensional) Lie groups and Lie algebras , Braids

**Knowledge of languages: ****English (very
good), Italian, Russian (limited knowledge) **