Curriculum Vitae: Valentin Vankov Iliev

Addresses

Section of Algebra,
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics,

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

Department of  Mathematics and Sciences, American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad 2700, Bulgaria

Educational Background and Degrees

2009: Sc.D. from the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics; Thesis subject: Isomerism as Intrinsic Symmetry of Molecules.

1980: Ph.D. from the University of Sofia; Thesis subject: Surfaces with Pg=3 and K²=3; thesis advisor: Prof. Andrei Todorov;
Referees:
Y. I. Manin  (Moscow State University), G. Genov  (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia).

1967: Graduated from high school in Vidin. Competitor in the 4-th Round of the Mathematical Olympiad. Enrolled cum laude without an entrance examination both at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Sofia and at the Department of Mathematics of Moscow State University, Russia.
1967 - 1972: Studies in the Department of Mathematics of the University of Sofia.
1972: MS from the University of Sofia; thesis subject: On the Group of Automorphisms of Some Algebraic Curves; Thesis advisor: Prof. Andrei Todorov.
1972 - 1974: Obligatory military service in Bulgarian army.
1974 -- 1979: Postgraduate study at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Sofia.

Professional Career

Teaching:

2006 - present: Adjunct Professor, Courses at the Division of Science of the American University in Bulgaria (Calculus, Linear Algebra, Finite Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Linear Representations of Finite Groups - Towards a Theory of Symmetry, Differential Equations, Mathematical Logic).
1997 - 2006: Adjunct Associate Professor, Courses at the Division of Science of the American University in Bulgaria (Calculus, Linear Algebra, Finite Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Linear Representations of Finite Groups - Towards a Theory of Symmetry, Differential Equations, Mathematical Logic).

1971 - 1994: Part Time Assistant Professor, Courses at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Sofia (Calculus, Linear Algebra, High Algebra).
1995 - 1996: Part Time Associate Professor, Courses at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Sofia (Linear Algebra, Linear Algebra and
Geometry, High Algebra).

Research:

2010 - present: Professor, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

1995 - present: Senior Research Associate 2nd degree (corresponds to Associate Professor), Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.
1981 - 1994: Research Associate, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Visiting Positions

January - March 1988: Associate   Professor, Department   of Mathematics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Lectures in Linear Algebra.
January - February 1992: Visiting   Scholar, Department   of Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
September -- December 1993: Visiting   Scholar, Department   of Mathematics, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. Lectures in Calculus.

Fields of Interest

Algebraic geometry: theory of surfaces.
Algebra:  representation theory of the symmetric group.
Combinatorial analysis: enumeration problems.
Mathematical Chemistry: substitution isomerism in organic chemistry.

List of Publications

[1] Surfaces with Pg=3 and K²=3, Part I, Serdika 6  (1980), 352 - 362 (in Russian).
[2] Surfaces with Pg=3 and K²=3, Part II, Serdika 7  (1981), 390 - 395 (in Russian).
English translation of [1] and [2]: Transl. Amer. Math. Soc.  (2) 132 (1986), 45 - 65.
[3] A note on certain surfaces, Bull. London Math. Soc. 16  (1984), 135 - 138.
[4] (with Vassil Tsanov), On Faltings solution   of   Mordel’s conjecture, Mathematics and Education in Mathematics, 1984, Proceedings of the Thirteenth Spring Conference of the Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians, 28 -- 30 (in Bulgarian).
[5] Certain partial orders on groups, Mathematics and Education in Mathematics, 1987, Proceedings of the Sixteenth Spring Conference of the Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians, 295 - 300.
[6] On the canonical rings  of  some  Horikawa  surfaces,  Part  I, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 309, No 1 (1988), 309 - 323.
[7] On the canonical rings of some Horikawa surfaces, Part II ,  C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, t. 312, Serie I (1991), 983 - 988 .
[8] Semi-symmetric algebras:  General  constructions,  J.  Algebra, 148, No 2 (1992), 479 - 496.
[9] Semi-symmetric algebra of a free module, C. R. Bulg. Acad. Sci. 45, Nº10 (1992), 5 - 7.
[10] On certain polynomial functors, C. R. Bulg. Acad. Sci. 46, Nº1 (1993), 19 - 22.
[11] A note on the polynomial functors corresponding to the monomial representations of the symmetric group, J.  Pure Appl.  Algebra, 87 (1993), 1-4.
[12] On certain permutation groups with operators and a class of their generating systems, Algebra Colloquium, 4, Nº3 (1997), 249 - 256.
[13] On a new approach to Williamson's generalization of Polya's enumeration theorem, Serdica Math.  J.  26 (2000), 155 - 166.
[14] On Lunn-Senior's mathematical model of isomerism in organic chemistry. Part I, Communications in Mathematical Chemistry and Computer Chemistry (MATCH), University of Bayreuth, 40 (1999), 153 - 186.
[15] On the inverse problem of isomer enumeration:  Part I, Case of ethane, Communications in Mathematical Chemistry and Computer Chemistry (MATCH), University of Bayreuth, 43 (2001), 67 - 77.
[16] On the inverse problem of isomer enumeration:  Part II, Case of cyclopropane, Communications in Mathematical Chemistry and Computer Chemistry (MATCH), University of Bayreuth, 43 (2001), 79 - 84.

[17] A generalization of Redfield's Master Theorem, Annuaire de l'Universite de Sofia, 95 (2001), 91--98. [18] On certain organic compounds with one mono-substitution and at least three di-substitution homogeneous derivatives, J. Math. Chem. 34 (2003), 137 -- 150.

[19] On Lunn-Senior's Mathematical Model of Isomerism in Organic Chemistry.  Part II, MATCH  Commun.  Math. Comput.  Chem. 50 (2004), 39 -- 56.

[20] A Short Survey of Lunn-Senior’s Model of Isomerism in Organic Chemistry, Lecture Series on Computer and Computational Sciences, Brill Academic Publishers, vol. 4B (2005), 1586 -  1588.

[21] The genetic reactions of ethane, MATCH  Commun.  Math. Comput. Chem.

56 (2006), 21 –95.

[22] The genetic reactions of cyclopropane, Part I, MATCH  Commun.  Math. Comput. Chem. 57 (2007), 525 - 548.

[23] On Some Isomers of the Linear Alkanes, in Computation in Modern Science and Engeneering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Methods in Science and Engineering 2007 (ICCMSE 2007): Vol. 2, Parts A and B, ISBN 978-0-7354-0478-6, December 2007, 528 -- 532.

[24] (with M. B. Weissman and I. Gutman) A Pioneer Remembered  - Biographical Notes About Arthur Constant Lunn, MATCH Commun. Math. Comput.  Chem.  59 (2008), 687 -- 708.

[25] Isomerism as Intrinsic Symmetry of Molecules, Mathematical Chemistry Monographs, No 5, 2008, University of Kragujevac and Faculty of Science Kragujevac, ISBN: 978-86-81829-86-8.

[26] Isomerism as manifestation of intrinsic symmetry of molecules: Lunn-Senior's theory, Serdica Journal of Computing, 3 (2009), 75 -- 106. 

[27] A mathematical characterization of the groups of substitution isomerism of the linear alkanes, J. Math. Chem., 47 (2010), 52 – 61.

[28] Semi-symmetric algebras: General Constructions. Part II, Serdika Math. J.  36 (2010), 39 -66.

 [29] On a class of permutation representation of Artin braid group, C. R. Bulg. Acad. Sci.,  63,  No 3 (2010), 321 - 326.

 [30] On some finite-dimensional representations of Artin braid group, Mathematics and Education in Mathematics, Proceedings of the Fortieth Spring Conference of the Union of the Bulgarian Mathematicians, 2011. 

[31] On certain representations of Artin braid group, Studia Scientiarum Mathematicarum Hungarica, 51, No 3 (2014), 285 -302. 

 [32] (with M.V. Droganova) On the Preference Relations with Negatively Transitive Asymmetric Part.  I,  C. R. Bulg. Acad. Sci., 68,  No 2 (2015), 149 - 158.

 

Sum of the Impact-factors of all journals  = 15.246.

 

 

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