Education and degrees: 1. Education (1954 – 1960) - Higher Institute of Chemical Technology (Sofia, Bulgaria); 2. PhD (1968) – USSR, Moscow Institute of Chemical Mechanical Engineering; 3. Doctor of Technical Sciences (1978), Higher Institute of Chemical Technology (Sofia, Bulgaria). Awards: Bulgarian Order of Cyril and Methodius (first class); Russian Federation Order of Mihailo Lomonosow (National Committee for Public Prizes). Employment: Institute of Chemical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Science, since 1962; Professor in Chemical Engineering, since 1981; Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Science – 2008. International activity: Editor-in-Chief of the “Transactions of Academenergo” (Scientific journal of the Russian Academy of Science); Member of the Editorial Board for the “British Journal of Engineering & Technology”; Editorial Advisory Board Member of the “Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering”; Chairman of the Scientific Council of the International Scientific Centre for Power and Chemical Engineering Problems (http://www. int-sci-center.bas.bg); Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Workshop on “Transport Phenomena in Two-Phase Flows” (No.1 - 15). Publications: Scientific papers 218. Monographies 9 (www.iche.bas.bg/Books_BG.htm).