Institute of Catalysis
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Catalysis
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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Personal Details  
Nina KostovaNina Kostova
Associate Professor, PhD


(+359 2) 9792503


email: nkostova@ic.bas.bg


Main fields of research
  • Heterogeneous catalysis;
  • Environmental catalysis;
  • Mechanochemical solid state synthesis, structure and properties of photocatalysts;
  • Mechanical activation of solids;
  • Photocatalytic purification of waste waters and polluted air;
  • Wear resistance of TiO2 coatings.

Publications:

  1. N.G. Kostova, Achimovicova, M., Eliyas, A., Velinov, N., Blaskov, V., Stambolova I., Gock, E., “TiO2 obtained from mechanically activated ilmenite and its photocatalytic properties”, Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 47, No 1 317-322 (2015).
  2. N.G. Kostova, E. Dutkova, A. Eliyas, E. Stoyanova-Eliyas, M. Fabian, P. Balaz, “Mechanochemical synthesis characterization and photocatalytic activity of CdS/TiO2 composiyes in air purification”, Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 47, Special issue C 87-93 (2015).
  3. P. Balaz, M. Balaz, E. Dutkova, A. Zorkovska, J. Kovac, P. Hronec, J. Kovac, Jr., M. Caplovicova, J. Mojzis, G. Mojzisova, A. Eliyas, N.G. Kostova, “CdS/ZnS nanocomposites: from mechanochemical synthesis to cytotoxicity issues” Materials Science and Engineering C, 58, 116-1023 (2016).
  4. N.G. Kostova, A. Eliyas, M. Fabián, M. Achimovičova, P. Baláž, „Photocatalytic properties of mechanochemically synthesized nanocrystalline ZnAl2O4 and CdSe“, Acta Physica Polonica A 126 No. 4, 967-970 (2014).
  5. M. Achimovičova, E. Gock, P. Baláž, E. Turianicova, N.G. Kostova, N. Velinov, M. Kanuchova, „Study of the mechanochemical reduction of ilmenite concentrate“ Acta Physica Polonica A vol. 126 No.7, 867-870 (2014).
  6. N.G. Kostova, A. Zorkovska, J. Kovac, N. Velinov, P. Baláž “Magnetic properties of mechanochemically synhesized mixed oxides”, Acta Physica Polonica A, 126 No.1, 411-412 (2014).
  7. N.G. Kostova, Al. Eliyas, M. Shopska, G. Kadinov, M. Baláž, P. Baláž, “Characterizationof adsorbent based on mechanically activated eggshell waste biomaterials”, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Eds. E. Balabanova, E. Mileva, Sofia, 14 146-150 (2014).
  8. M. Fabian, G. Tyuliev, A. Feldhoff, N. Kostova, P. Kollar, S. Suzuki, F. Saito, V. Sepelak, “One step synthesis of nanacrystalline ZnO via cryomilling”, Powder Technology 235 395-399 (2013).
  9. M. Balaz, P. Balaz, G. Tyuliev, A. Zubrík, M.J. Sayagués, A. Zorkovská, N. Kostova, “Cystine-capped CdSe@ZnS nanocomposites: mechanochemical synthesis, properties, and the role of capping agent”, J. Mater. Sci., 48, 2424-2432 (2013).
  10. N.G. Kostova, A.A. Spojakina, E. Dutkova, P. Balaz, ”Mechanochemical approach for preparation of Mo-containing b-zeolite”, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 68 1169-1172 (2007).
  11. N.G. Kostova, E. Kraleva, A.A. Spojakina, E. Godocikova, P. Balaz, “Effect of preparation techniques on properties of Mo-containing Al-MCM-41”, J. Mat. Sci., 42, 3321-3325 (2007).
  12. M. Achimovičová, P. Baláž, T. Ohtani, N. Kostova, G. Tyliev, A. Feidhoff, V. Sepelák, “Characterization of mechanochemicallysynthesized ZnSe in a laboratory and an industrial mill”, Solid State Ionics 192 (1) 632-637 (2011).
  13. M. Fabian, M. Shopska, D. Paneva, G. Kadinov, N.G. Kostova, E. Turianicova, J. Briancin, I. Mitov, R.A. Kleiv, P. Balaz, Minerals Engineering, 23 (8) 616-620 (2010).
  14. N.G. Kostova, E. Dutkova and P. Balaz, “Titania-alumina mixed oxides prepared by mechanical milling”, J. Balkan Tribol. Assoc. 15 (1) 72-78 (2009).
  15. M. Fabian, N.G. Kostova, J. Briancin, Y. Karakirova, “One step synthesis and characterization of nanometric Ce1-xYxO2-δ solid solutions” Tribological Journal BULTRIB, 5, 97-104 (2015).
  16. M. Popova, A. Zsegedi, Z. Cherkezova-Zheleva, I. Mitov, N. Kostova, T. Tsoncheva, “Toluene oxidation on titanium- and iron-modified MCM-41 materials”, J. Hazard. Mater. 168 226-232 (2009).
  17. M. Popova, A. Szegedi, P. Nemeth, N. Kostova, T. Tsoncheva. “Titanium modified MCM-41 as a catalyst for toluene oxidation”, Catal. Commun. 10 304-308 (2008).
  18. M. Kandeva, Blaskov, V.N., Kostova, N.G., Stambolova, I.D., Balashev, K.T., Vassilev, S., Eliyas, A., Shipochka, M., “Comparative study of wear resistance of TiO2 coatings with cerium and chromium additives”, Journal of the Balkan Tribological Association, 21, No 4, 857-865 (2015).
Announcements

10 December 2018
Конкурс zа назначаване на длъжност „изследовател“ по проект BG05M2OP001-1.001-0008-С02


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