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Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Catalysis
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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Margarita Gabrovska
Professor, PhD

(+359 2) 9793578


Main fields of research
  • Preparation, modification and characterization of heterogeneous catalysts defined structure and properties;
  • Innovative technologies for synthesis and application of nanosized layered double hydroxides and phyllosilicates;
  • Catalysis for environmental protection, human health and quality of life, hydrogen energy, utilization of important economic resources;
  • Catalytic activity of nanosized metal and metal oxide catalysts in fine removal of CO2 from hydrogen-rich gas streams by hydrogenation of CO2 to methane (methanation), partial hydrogenation of vegetable oils, conversion of CO by water vapor, CO oxidation;
  • Nanosized ceramic pigments;
  • Design of supported metal catalytic systems and ceramic materials used as anodes for hydrogen fuel cells;
  • Disclosure of correlations between methods of preparation, structure, catalytic activity and selectivity


  1. M. Gabrovska, J. Krstić, R. Edreva-Kardjieva, M. Stanković, D. Jovanović, “The influence of the support on the properties of nickel catalysts for edible oil hydrogenation”, Appl. Catal. A-Gen., 299, 73, 2006.
  2. M. Stanković, M. Gabrovska, J. Krstić, P. Tzvetkov, M. Shopska, Ts. Tsacheva P. Banković, R. Edreva-Kardjieva, D. Jovanović, “Effect of silver modification on structure and catalytic performance of Ni-Mg/diatomite catalysts for edible oil hydrogenation”, J. Mol. Catal. A-Chem., 297, 54, 2009.
  3. M. Gabrovska, R. Edreva-Kardjieva, K. Tenchev, P. Tzvetkov, A. Spojakina, L. Petrov, “Effect of Co-content on the structure and activity of Co-Al hydrotalcite-like materials as catalyst precursors for CO oxidation”, Appl. Catal. A-Gen., 399, 242, 2011.
  4. M. Gabrovska, R. Edreva-Kardjieva, D. Crişan, P. Tzvetkov, M. Shopska, I. Shtereva, “Ni-Al layered double hydroxides as catalyst precursors for CO2 removal by methanation”, React. Kinet. Mech. Cat., 105, 79, 2012.
  5. M. Gabrovska, V. Idakiev, K. Tenchev, D. Nikolova, R. Edreva-Kardjieva, D. Crisan, “Catalytic performance of Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxides in CO purification processes”, Russ. J. Phys. Chem. A, 87, 2152, 2013.
  6. M. Gabrovska, D. Crişan, N. Stănică, D. Nikolova, L. Bilyarska, M. Crişan, R. Edreva-Kardjieva, “Co-Al layered double hydroxides as precursors of ceramic pigment CoAl2O4. Part I: phase composition”, Rev. Roum. Chim., 59, 447, 2014.
  7. M. Gabrovska, N. Stănică, D. Crişan, D. Nikolova, L. Bilyarska, M. Crişan, R. Edreva-Kardjieva, “Co-Al layered double hydroxides as precursors of ceramic pigment CoAl2O4. Part II: magnetic and tint properties”, Rev. Roum. Chim., 59, 453, 2014.
  8. J. Krstić, M. Gabrovska, D. Lončarević, D. Nikolova, V. Radonjić, N. Vukelić, D. Jovanović, “Influence of Ni/SiO2 activity on the reaction pathway in sunflower oil hydrogenation”, Chem. Eng. Res. Des., 100, 72, 2015.
  9. M. Stanković, Ž. Čupić, M. Gabrovska, P. Banković, D. Nikolova, D. Jovanović, “Characteristics and catalytic behavior of supported NiMgAg/D catalysts in partial hydrogenation of soybean oil”, React. Kinet. Mech. Cat., 115, 105, 2015.
  10. M. V. Gabrovska, R. M. Edreva-Kardjieva, M. G. Shopska, D. A. Nikolova, L. P. Bilyarska, D. Crişan, M. Crişan, “Purification of hydrogen-rich streams from CO2 by methanation”, Bulg. Chem. Commun., 47, Special issue C, 66, 2015.

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

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