Session 4 Chair: Hristro Aladjov

Session 4 Chair: Hristro Aladjov, OpenTox Euro 2016
INSTITUTION / COMPANY : 

ENV/EHS, OECD, Paris, France

POSITION: 

Consultant: co-leading the OECD, JRC, EPA AOP-KB project

Associate Professor: Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria

PROFILE

Accomplished research software developer with an interdisciplinary doctorate in motor control and artificial intelligence. Strong background in mathematics, algorithm development and computer visualization. Over 20 years of experience with design and implementation of innovative modeling software.

EXPERIENCE

Consultant 2013-present Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France Development of Effectopedia and co-leading the OECD, JRC, EPA AOP-KB project Associate Professor 2010-present Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria Lead investigator and co-investigator on motor control and computational toxicology research projects

Research Assistant 2008-2010 Centre of Biomedical Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria Development of motor control models of human activity Research Scholar 2006-2008 Natural Resources Research Institute, Duluth, MN, USA Improvement and redesign of metabolism simulator applicability domain definition by introducing formal methods considering chemical categories, levels of biological organization, experimental conditions and species. Post-doctoral Research Fellow 2003-2006 US-Environment Protection Agency, Duluth, MN, USA Development of automated software tools that facilitate the design of mechanistically grounded QSAR models, applicable to untested chemicals on EPA inventories. In this process algorithms for strategic chemical selection, chemical categorization, probabilistic classification and affinity modeling were created. Principal Programmer 2000-present Lab of Mathematical Chemistry, Burgas Technological University, Burgas, Bulgaria Software design and implementation in the area of computational chemistry and QSAR. Assistant Professor 2000-2001 Technical University Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria Department of Computer Science. Seminars at discipline Petri Nets Research Assistant 1998-2003 Centre of Biomedical Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria Development of motor control models of human motion. System Administrator and Developer