VASSILEVA Christina

Данни за контакт

Professor, PhD

Адрес:
Acad. G. Bonchev Str., Bl. 107 Sofia 1113 Bulgaria

Телефон: 3592 8700161/54

Факс: 3592 9797056

Форма за контакт

Изпращане на е-мейл. Всички полета, отбелязани със звезда (*) са задължителни.

Допълнителна информация

Допълнителна информация:

Date of birth: August 30th 1961
Nationality:Bulgarian

EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC DEGREE:

  • MSc (1979-1984) in Geology-Geochemistry (Petrology-Lithology Department, Geology-Geographic Faculty) at SofiaUniversity;

  • PhD (2003) at Central Laboratory of Mineralogy and Crystallography, BulgarianAcademy of Sciences

FIELD OF RESEARCH: coal geochemistry; trace elements; mineralogy; environmental protection; transformations of inorganic matter of coal during high-temperature processes; coal combustion; pyrolysis; thermoelectric power stations; solid waste products utilization; catalysts; sorbents 

MAJOR PROJECTS PARTICIPATION:

  • Mineralogy, geochemistry and advanced environmentally safety application of solid fuels and their combustion and pyrolysis products (Bulgaria);

  •  Environmental implications of power plant feed coal and ash geochemistry (NATO Collaborative Linkage Grant between Bulgaria, Spain, and Turkey, NATO-EST.CLG.979151, 2002-2004)

  • Mercury in coal, fly ash and stack emissions from coal-fired power plants in Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece: assessment of its environmental impacts and human health risk (№ DVU01/0106 funded by NSF, Bulgaria, 2008-2010)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Vassilev, S., M. Yossifova, C. Vassileva. 1994. Mineralogy and geochemistry of Bobov Dol coals, Bulgaria. International Journal of Coal Geology, 26 (3/4): 185-214.
  2. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 1996. Occurrence, abundance and origin of minerals in coals and coal ashes. Fuel Processing Technology, 48: 85-106.
  3. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 1996. Mineralogy of combustion wastes from coal-fired power stations. Fuel Processing Technology, 47: 261-280.
  4. Vassilev, S., K. Kitano, C. Vassileva. 1996. Some relationships between coal rank and chemical and mineral composition. Fuel, 75 (13): 1537-1542.
  5. Vassileva, B., S. Vassilev, C. Vassileva. 1996. Effective use of mineral sorbents for purification of waste waters from thermo-electric power stations. Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 49 (4): 59-62.
  6. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 1997. Geochemistry of coals, coal ashes and combustion wastes from coal-fired power stations. Fuel Processing Technology, 51: 19-45.
  7. Vassilev, S., K. Kitano, C. Vassileva. 1997. Relations between ash yield and chemical and mineral composition of coals. Fuel, 76 (1): 3-8.
  8. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 1998. Comparative chemical and mineral characterization of some Bulgarian coals. Fuel Processing Technology, 55: 55-69.
  9. Vassilev, S., G. Eskenazy, C. Vassileva. 2000. Contents, modes of occurrence and origin of chlorine and bromine in coal. Fuel, 79: 903-921.
  10. Vassilev, S., G. Eskenazy, C. Vassileva. 2000. Contents, modes of occurrence and behaviour of chlorine and bromine in combustion wastes from coal-fired power stations. Fuel, 79: 923-937.
  11. Vassilev, S., G. Eskenazy, C. Vassileva. 2001. Behaviour of elements and minerals during preparation and combustion of the Pernik coal, Bulgaria. Fuel Processing Technology, 72: 103-129.
  12. Vassileva, C., S. Vassilev. 2002. Relations between ash-fusion temperatures and chemical and mineral composition of some Bulgarian coals. Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, Tome 55 (6): 61-66.
  13. Vassileva, C., S. Vassilev. 2002. General observations on the phase-mineral transformations in inorganic matter of some Bulgarian coals during heating. Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, Tome 55 (7): 47-50.
  14. Vassileva, C. 2002. Phase-mineral transformations and chemical interactions in inorganic matter during combustion of Bulgarian coals. – PhD dissertation, CLMC-BAS, Sofia, 187 p. (Abstract, 41 p.)
  15. Vassileva, C. 2003. Phase-mineral transformations in inorganic matter of Bulgarian lignites during heating. - Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 56 (6), 41-48.
  16. Vassileva, C. 2003. Phase-mineral transformations in inorganic matter of Bulgarian subbituminous and bituminous coals during heating. - Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 56 (9), 19-26.
  17. Vassileva, C., S. Vassilev. 2004. Some environmental aspects related to sulphur emissions during combustion of Bulgarian coals. Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 57 (9): 29-32.
  18. Vassileva, C. 2004. Some environmental aspects related to water-soluble fractions in Bulgarian coals and fly ashes. - Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 57 (7), 71-76.
  19. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva, A. Karayigit, Y. Bulut, A. Alastuey, X. Querol. 2005. Phase-mineral and chemical composition of composite samples from feed coals, bottom ashes and fly ashes at the Soma power station, Turkey. International Journal of Coal Geology, 61 (1-2): 35-63.
  20. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva, A. Karayigit, Y. Bulut, A. Alastuey, X. Querol. 2005. Phase-mineral and chemical composition of fractions separated from composite fly ashes at the Soma power station, Turkey. International Journal of Coal Geology, 61 (1-2): 65-85.
  21. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 2005. Methods for characterization of composition of fly ashes from coal-fired power stations: a critical overview. Energy and Fuels, 19 (3): 1084-1098.
  22. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 2005. Mineralogy and geochemistry of coals and their combustion and pyrolysis products. Anniversary Volume “Ten Years of CLMC-BAS”, Sofia, Marin Drinov: 33-40. 
  23. Vassileva, C., S. Vassilev. 2005. Behaviour of inorganic matter during heating of Bulgarian coals. 1. Lignites. Fuel Processing Technology, 86 (12-13): 1297-1333.
  24. Karayigit, A., Y. Bulut, G. Karayigit, X. Querol, A. Alastuey, S. Vassilev, C. Vassileva. 2006. Mass balance of major and trace elements in a coal-fired power plant. Energy Sources, 28: 1311-1320.
  25. Vassilev, S.,N. Lihareva, C. Vassileva. 2006. Sequential leaching behaviour of some elements during chemical treatment of Bobov Dol coal fly ash. Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 59 (6): 645-650.
  26. Vassilev, S.,N. Lihareva, C. Vassileva. 2006. Sequential leaching behaviour of some elements during chemical treatment of ceramic cenospheres from coal fly ash. - Comptes rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 59 (7): 753-758.
  27. Vassileva, C., S. Vassilev. 2006. Behaviour of inorganic matter during heating of Bulgarian coals. 2. Subbituminous and bituminous coals. Fuel Processing Technology, 87: 1095-1116.
  28. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 2007. A new approach for the classification of coal fly ashes based on their origin, composition, properties, and behaviour. Fuel, 86: 1490-1512.
  29. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva. 2009. A new approach for the combined chemical and mineral classification of the inorganic matter in coal. 1. Chemical and mineral classification systems. Fuel, 88: 235-245.
  30. Vassilev, S., C. Vassileva, D. Baxter, L. Andersen. 2009. A new approach for the combined chemical and mineral classification of the inorganic matter in coal. 2. Potential applications of the classification systems. Fuel, 88: 246-254.