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Prof. Slavka S. Tcholakova, Ph.D. (Head of the department)
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Prof. Slavka S. Tcholakova, Ph.D.

Research interests:

Emulsification in turbulent flow
Protein stabilized emulsions
Foam and surface rheology
Foam formation and stability (incl. antifoams)
Digestion and bioavailability
   
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» ResearcherID (Web of Science): C-2103-2018
» Author ID (SCOPUS): 6507088345
» ORCID: 0000-0001-8091-7529

Curriculum Vitae:

Slavka Tcholakova received M.Sc. in Chemistry (1996), Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (2004), Assistant Professor (2006), Associate Professor (2009), Professor (2013) in the Faculty of Chemistry and PharmacySofia University, Bulgaria. She is Head of the Department since January 2015. She has been a visiting researcher in the Research Center Paul PascalCNRS, Bordeaux, France (1997). Her research interests include: formation and stability of emulsions; rheology of foams and emulsions; protein adsorption in relation to emulsion stability; foam stability in the presence of antifoams; in-vitro models for digestion and bioavailability of hydrophobic molecules and the respective experimental methods. So far, she has published 110 research and review articles, cited over 3500 times in the scientific literature (h-index = 34). She has been leading 50 projects and participating in 30 projects with international companies (BASFUnileverSaint GobainWacker, Lubrizol, PepsiCo, Altana, BYK Chemie, Productolysa, etc.). She has been a supervisor and co-supervisor of 12 completed PhD Theses, and 6 other Theses are under preparation. She has presented more than 100 lectures at international conferences. She was the recipient of the award "Best Young Scientist" for 2006 of the Sofia University Foundation "St. Kliment Ohridski". She bears the National award “Pythagoras” (2018) for high scientific achievements in natural sciences.