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PhD Evgenia Petrova Valcheva, Professor

 

Department of Solid State Physics and Microelectronics,

Faculty of Physics,

Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski",

5, James Bourchier Blvd., 1164 Sofia

e-mail: epv(at)phys.uni-sofia(.)bg

phone: (+359 2) 8161 898

Curriculum vitae

 

Head of group

Electronic and Phonon Properties of Solid State Materials and Structures

Education:

Master degree in solid state physics, Faculty of Physics, Sofia University
Ph.D., Faculty of Physics, Sofia University , 1989,
Thesis : Investigation of the electro-physical properties of the interface plasma-enhanced CVD SiO 2 - InSb

 

Habilitation:

1997, Faculty of Physics, Sofia University

 

 

Employment history:

 

      1997- Associate Professor, Dept. of Solid State Physics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Physics, Sofia Universiy

      1990 1997 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Solid State Physics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Physics, Sofia University

      1983 1990 Physicist , Dept. of Solid State Physics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Physics, Sofia University

Teaching experience

 

 

      Lectures:

      Solid Sate Physics since 2003

      Introductory material physics since 2005

      Analytical methods for characterization of materials for microelectronics since 1989

      Physics of Semiconductors and Semiconductor Devices 2001/02
Ion beam, electron and photon technologies - 1997/98

      Semiconductor devices physics (in English, TEMPUS program)- 1998/99

      Properties of surfaces and interfaces
Laboratory Physics:

      General Physics (Electricity and Magnetism , Optics)- since 1985

      Experimental Solid State Physics - since 1989
Supervising graduate and doctoral students projects

 

Fields of expertise:

 

Primary research interests concern the relationship between microstructure and properties of solid state materials; electronic and phonon properties, structural properties, optical properties, semiconductors; thin films and low-dimensional systems ; surfaces and interfaces; point defects, extended defects, condensed-matter spectroscopy; interactions of radiation and particles with condensed matter; nanoelectronics, nanotechnology, epitaxy, CVD;

materials : Si, GaAs, InSb, SiC, AlN, GaN, InN , thernary compounds; experimental methods : Raman, IR spectroscopy, PL, I-V, C-V, DLTS

 

Grants, Visits, Activities

 

             Nov.1995 - Jan.1996, Glasgow University, Dept. of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Nanoelectronics Research Center, TEMPUS Scholarship

             Sept.1999 - Feb.2000, Visiting scientist, Linköping University , Sweden

             Jan.- March.2001,Visiting scientist, Linköping University , Sweden

             2001, one week, Research Grant, Research Center Juelich

             2003, one week, Research Grant, Forschungszentrum Rossendorf - Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research

             July- Dec.2002, Visiting scientist, Linköping University, Sweden, Project of EC FP6, DENIS G5RD-CT-2001-00566

             AFOSR Grant , USA , one week, 2005.
Reviewer for Phys. Rev. B

International Projects:

 

             2003, Research Project funded by Swedish foundation for international cooperation and research (STINT)

             2006/07 DAAD Project, Institute of Ion Assisted Surface Modification, Leipzig , Germany

 

National Projects:

             Head of 2 and p articipant in 9 scientific projects, funded by the Bulgarian National Science Fund

             Head of 3 and participant in 3 scientific projects, funded by the Sofia University Research Fund

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