Professor Konstantin Z. MARKOV, PhD., Dr. Sci.
Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
"St. Kl. Ohridski'' University of Sofia
5 blvd J. Bourchier, BG-1164 Sofia

tel. +(359 2) 62 56 505 (o) fax +(359 2) 687 180

Sofia, November, 2002


Name: Konstantin Zdravkov MARKOV
Birthday: 28.03.1945
Place of Birth: Sofia, Bulgaria
Marrital Status Married. Three children
Education: M. S. Mathematics; M. S. Mechanics, 1968, University of St. Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia
PhD (Physico-mathematical sciences), 1972: University of St. Petersburg (Leningrad), Russia
Thesis: Group-theoretical Analysis of Constitutive Equations for Anisotropic Solids with Creep
Dr Sciences (Mathematics), 1983, Bulg. Acad. of Sciences and Sofia University,
Thesis: Mechanical and Mathematical Modelling of
Micro-heterogeneous Solids.
Professional Experience:
 12/1972 - 4/1977 Research Associate, Dept. of Continuum Mechanics,Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
 6/1975- 12/1975 Research staff, Department of Polymer Mechanics, "Ioffe'' Physico-Technical Institute, Soviet Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg (Leningrad), USSR
 5/1977 - 5/1989 Associate Professor, Dept. of Continuum Mechanics,Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, "St. Kl. Ohridski" University of Sofia, Bulgaria
 6/1989 - Professor of Solid Mechanics and Mechanics of Continua at the same Department.
 9/1992 - 12/1992
 1/1994 - 3/1994
Visiting Professor, Department of Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
 4/1993 - 8/1993 Visiting Scholar, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, Bath, U. K.
May 1997 Visiting Scholar, Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Torino

Scientifing Experience: More than 80 papers in the fields of Continuum mechanics, Microstructural theories of elasticity, Tensor functions representations, Random media, Mechanics of composites, Damage mechanics, etc., published in SIAM J. Appl. Math., ZAMM, Int. J. Engng Sci., Proc. A Royal Society, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Int. J. Solids and Structures, IMA J. Appl. Math., Europ. J. Appl. Math., in Russian and Bulgarian journals.
Lectures presented at many international meetings, including the International Congresses on Mechanics in Copenhagen (1984), Grenoble (1988) and Haifa (1992), three Oberwalfach meetings, NSF Workshop in Washington DC(1993), etc.
Teaching Experience at "St. Kliment. Ohridski'' University of Sofia since 1972
undergraduate courses on Mathematical Modelling, Continuum Mechanics, Analytical Mechanics
graduate courses on: Mathematical Metods of Mechanics (Special functions and applications), Mechanics of Composites, Damage Mechanics, Rheology, Tensor Calculus in Mechanics
at "Konstantin  Preslavski'' University, Shumen, Bulgaria, 1981 - 1993
undergraduate courses on:Analytical Mechanics, Calculus
at St. Petersburg (Leningrad) University, Russia, 1970-72
a graduate course on: Tensor Calculus in Mechanics
at Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1992, 1994
postgraduate courses on Continuum Damage Mechanics and Introduction to Mechanics of Composites
Professional Societies: International Society for Interaction of Mathematics and Mechanics, 1990
International Scientific Committee of the Symposia ``Continuum Models and Discrete Systems", 1988 -
Journal Editorship Annuaire (Godishnik) of the University of Sofia, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics,
Conference Organizing: Bulgarian-Greek Colloquium on Mathematical Modelling in Mechanics and Techniques, Gjuletchitza, Bulgaria, October, 1989.
European Mechanics Colloquium No 278 on Microstructure and Effective Properties of Random Composite Materials, Shumen, Bulgaria, June, 1991.
Eight International Symposium on Continuum Models and Discrete Systems, Varna, Bulgaria, June, 1995.