Izabela Naydenova

Professional Qualifications:

 

Primary Degree

 

MSc, “University of Sofia”, Bulgaria

 

 

Applied Optics

Second Major

Teacher in Physics

 

18.06.1993

 

   

Post-graduate Degree

 

 

 

Habilitation 

 

 

PhD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

 

 

 

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

 

 

Doctor of Science

 

 

 

Associate Professor

 

 

22.02.2000

 

 

 

 

17.02.2009

 

Employment:

Date

Employer

Position

 

01.09.2008 -

 

Dublin Institute of Technology, School of Physics, Faculty of Science

 

Lecturer

Delivery and development of teaching modules for under and postgraduate students.

Chair of the School of Physics Research Committee.

Principal investigator of research projects. Supervisor of postgraduate and undergraduate students. Involved in commercialisation of research 

 

01.10.2005-

31.08. 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, Centre for Industrial and Engineering Optics (CIEO)

 

Research Fellow

Involved in Centre’s research strategy formation and successful application for external funding. Involved in five consecutive Enterprise Ireland funded projects (see below). Co-supervisor of post-graduate and under-graduate projects. Responsible for holography and surface metrology laboratories.

 

2002-2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland Centre for Industrial and Engineering Optics (CIEO)

 

Arnold F. Graves Postdoctoral researcher

Studied the holographic recording process in photopolymers, optimised photopolymers for optical data storage, reflection holography and design of holographic optical elements. Co-supervised post-graduate students to their completion and under-graduate projects. Involved in successful application for external funding. Responsible for holography labs.

 

 

1999-2002

 

TUM, Germany

 

 

Postdoctoral researcher, Group of Prof. Dr. Michel-Beyerle. Studied the photoinduced charge transfer in dye labelled DNA. Co-supervisor of one PhD student. Responsible for nanosecond transient absorption laboratory.

 

1995-1999

 

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Central Laboratory for Optical Storage and Processing of Information(CLOSPI)

 

Research Scientist/PhD student at the group “Optical Storage of Information”. Studied the photoinduced anisotropy in azo-dye containing polymers and their application as recording materials in polarization holography.

 

 

1993-1995

 

 

36 Secondary School “Maxim Gorki” Sofia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher  in Physics