Professor Stoyko Hristov Fakirov

MS, PhD, DSc

Biography

1960-71 Assistant Professor, Sofia University.
1972-87 Associate Professor, Sofia University.
1987- Professor on Polymer Chemistry, Sofia University.
1987-89 Vice President, Sofia University.
1984- 05 Head, Laboratory on Polymers, Sofia Universite

Qualifications 

1954-59 MS, Sofia University, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria.
1962-66 PhD, Lomonossov State University, Moscow, USSR.
1982 DSc, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Research | Current

  • Structure-properties relationships in polymers and composite materials
  • Microscopic characterisation
  • Polymer materials science
  • Manufacturing technologies for high performance plastics and composites with thermoplastic matrices
  • Reactions in solid and molten condensation polymers (basics and commercial application)
  • Sequential reordering in condensation copolymers
  • Chemical healing
  • Micro- and nanofibrils reinforced composites
  • Microhardness of polymers
  • Gelatin- and starch-based biomaterials
  • Materials for biomedical applications
  • Single polymer composites.

Research groups

  • Centre for Advanced Composite Materials (CACM)

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Professional affiliations

  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Polymeric Materials (1992)
  • Editorial Board member, Applied Composite Materials (1994-97)
  • Editorial Board member, Advances in Polymer Technology (1998)
  • Editorial Advisory Board member, Recent Patents on Material Science (2007)
  • Editorial Board member, The Open Macromolecules Journal (2007)
  • Editorial Board member, eXPRESS Polymer Letters (2009)
  • Editorial Board Member of Advanced Materials Letters (2010)
  • Fellow, Who’s Who in the World.
  • Fellow, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.
  • Fellow, Leading Educators of the World 2006, (IBC, Cambridge, England).
  • Fellow, 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, (IBC, Cambridge, England).

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Fakirov, S. (2016). Preface. 10.1007/978-3-319-39715-3
  • Fakirov, S. (2016). Nano-size polymers: Preparation, properties, applications. 10.1007/978-3-319-39715-3
  • Fakirov, S. (2016). Nanofibrillar single polymer composites: Preparation and mechanical properties. Nano-Size Polymers: Preparation, Properties, Applications (pp. 343-366). 10.1007/978-3-319-39715-3_12
  • Fakirov, S. (2016). From polymer blends to nano-size materials with controlled nanomorphology. Nano-Size Polymers: Preparation, Properties, Applications (pp. 179-200). 10.1007/978-3-319-39715-3_6
  • Fakirov, S. (2015). Composite materials – is the use of proper definitions important?. Materials Today, 18 (10), 528-529. 10.1016/j.mattod.2015.10.001
  • Fakirov, S. (2015). Preface. (pp. XIX-XX). 10.1002/9783527656950
  • Fakirov, S. (2015). Environment-Friendly Methods for Converting Biodegradable Polyesters into Nano-Sized Materials. Biodegradable Polyesters (pp. 215-234). 10.1002/9783527656950.ch9
  • Fakirov, S. (2015). Biodegradable Polyesters. 10.1002/9783527656950

Identifiers

Contact details

Primary office location

BUILDING 903 - Bldg 903
Level 2, Room 240
262 KHYBER PASS
NEWMARKET
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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