September 12
14:00-16:00 Registration
16:00-16:20 Coffee break
16:20-17:00 Opening: Prof. Dr. Radostina Stoyanova
  SESSION 1     Chairing: Prof. DSc. Konstantin Hadjiivanov
17:00-17:40 BO-3 Plenary (B) Julia Maibach (virtual): “WHAT CAN PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY TELL US ABOUT THE TRANSITION  FROM Li TO POST-Li BATTERIES?”
17:40-17:45 AP-10 Flash oral (A) Gospodinka Gicheva: SILVER-CONTAINING ZEOLITES – PREPARATION, COMPOSITION AND ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES
17:45-17:50 AP-20 Flash oral (A) Neli Mintcheva: FUNCTIONALIZED NANOCOMPOSITES DERIVED FROM NATURAL ZEOLITE AS ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS
17:50-17:55 AP-22 Flash oral (A) Dimitar Radev: STRUCTURAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF NI-AND CO-BASED DENTAL ALLOYS OBTAINED BY POWDER-METALLURGICAL AND THERMAL ALLOYING METHODS
18:00-19:30 Poster session – topic  А
20:00 Welcome reception
 
September 13
  SESSION 2     Chairing: Prof. DSc. Tony Spassov
10:00-10:20 BO-4 Oral (B) D. Panayotov: CAPTURE AND CONVERSION OF CO2 USING MOF-BASED COMPOSITE MATERIALS
10:20-10:40 АО-3 Oral (A) Aleksander Larin (virtual): MONOLAYER CATALYSIS: CATALYTIC ACTIVITY OF HYBRID PD MONOLAYERS OVER γ -AL2O3 AND MONOCLINIC ZrO2 IN DISSOCIATION REACTIONS
10:40-11:00 AO-5 Oral (A) Joanna Stoycheva: TAILORING THE SINGLET FISSION PROPENSITY OF ORGANIC CHROMOPHORES
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
  SESSION 3   Chairing: Prof. Dr. Radostina Stoyanova
11:20-12:00 AO-2 Plenary (A) Peter Haynes (virtual): “IN SITU QUANTUM-MECHANICAL SIMULATIONS OF NANOMATERIALS
12:00-12:20 BO-8 Oral (B) Alia Tadjer: MOLECULAR MODELLING OF COMPONENTS FOR RECHARGEABLE METAL-ION BATTERIES
12:30-14:00 Lunch time
  SESSION 4    Chairing: Prof. Dr. Natasha Trendafilova
14:30-14:40 BP-2 Flash oral (B) Lyuben Borislavov: MACHINE LEARNING AIDED DESIGN OF ORGANIC REDOX MATERIALS FOR METAL-ION BATTERIES
14:40-15:20 BO-1 Plenary (B) Agustin R. González-Elipe (virtual): POROUS ELECTRODES PREPARED BY MAGNETRON SPUTTERING: FROM ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSING TO ENERGY APPLICATIONS
15:20-16:00 Coffee break
  SESSION 5    Chairing: Prof. Dr. Daniela Kovacheva
16:00-16:40 BO-2 Plenary (B) Efstratios Kamitsos (virtual): “ION CONDUCTING GLASSES IN THIN FILM FORMS BY INFRARED TECHNIQUES
16:40-17:00 BO-9 Oral (B) Martin Fabián: SIMPLE SYNTHESIS AND EFFECT OF THE PARTICLE SIZE AND SURFACE AREA MODIFICATION ON ELECTROCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF LI4TI5O12 ANODES
17:00-19:00 Poster session – topics B and C
20:00 Dinner time
 
September 14
  SESSION 6     Chairing: Prof. Dr. Anton Naydenov.
10:00-10:40 AO-4 Plenary (A) Peter Petrov: TRANSITION METAL NITRIDE THIN FILMS FOR SURFACES WITH ENHANCED PERFORMANCE
10:40-11:20 BO-7 Plenary (B) Tony Spassov: THREE-DIMENSIONAL POROUS METALLIC STRUCTURES BY SELECTIVE DISSOLUTION OF AMORPHOUS AND NANOCRYSTALLINE ALLOYS
11:20-11:40 Coffee break
  SESSION 7     Chairing: Dr. Peter Petrov
11:40-12:00 BO-5 Oral (B) Hristo Rasheev: CATION DESOLVATION ON A MODEL ELECTRODE SURFACE: A STORY OF  COMMITMENT AND BREAKUP
12:00-12:20 BО-6 Oral (B) Julia Romanova: MACHINE-LEARNING-AIDED DISCOVERY OF EFFICIENT  ORGANIC PHOTOVOLTAIC MATERIALS
12:30 -14:00 Lunch time
  SESSION 8    Chairing: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dimitar Panayotov
14:00-14:40 CO-1 Plenary (C) Maria Aránzazu Diaz-Cuenca (virtual): MESOPOROUS CERAMICS: APPLICATIONS IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
14:40-15:20 AO-1 Plenary (A) Alfonso Caballero (virtual): AN IN SITU CHARACTERIZATION OF NI/SBA-15 CATALYSTS: HOW TO ELUCIDATE IF METAL IS CONFINED IN THE MESOPOROUS CHANNELS
15:20-16:30 Thematic discussion and coffee break
17:00 -19:30 Excursion
 
September 15
  SESSION 9     Chairing:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ivelina Georgieva
09:30-09:50 CO-2 Oral (C) Diana Rabadjieva: EFFECT OF AMINO ACIDS ON THE CHEMICAL, PHASE AND MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF WET-SYNTHESIZED CALCIUM PHOSPHATES
09:50-10:10 CО-3 Oral (C) Tsvetan Zahariev: “ENERGY TRANSFER AND PHOTOPHYSICAL PROPERTIRES OF LUMINESCENT [EU(PHEN)2]3+/SIO2 – BASED COMPOSITES: THEORETICAL STUDY”
10:10-10:30 BO-10 Оral (B) Yanislav Danchovski: “COMPUTATIONAL MODELLING OF METAL COMPLEXES WITH REDOX-ACTIVE LIGANDS FOR LI-ION BATTERIES”
10:30-10:50 Closing ceremony
13:30 -14:00 Departure