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Associates

Aneliya Pavlova, Dr
— Antoaneta Georgieva, Dr
Antoniya Hubancheva
Boyan Zlatkov, Dr
— Christiana Stomonyakova
Dimitar Demerdzhiev, Dr
Fernando Gómez Velasco
— Ilia Gjonov
Miroslav Slavchev, Dr
— Nikolai Iliev, Dr
Paloma Troya Santamaría
— Pencho Pandakov
Rumyana Kostova, Dr
Stanimira Deleva
Stoyan Goranov
— Teodora Ivanova, Dr
— Vasil Ivanov, Dr
— Velizar Simeonovski
Vesela Evtimova, Dr
— Viktor Gashtarov
Violeta Zhelyazkova, Dr
Yurii Kornilev
Zdravko Kolev

The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences awards prominent scientists who contributed to the development of the museum and the science with an honorary plaque “Acad. Ivan Buresch”

So far, the plaque has been awarded to the following scientists:

Alexi Popov (2002)
— Krassimir Kumanski (2006)
Petar Beron (2006)
— Stefan Stanev (2006)
— Stoitze Andreev (2007)
— Dimitar Kovachev (2008)
Svetoslav Petrussenko (2009)
Nikolai Spassov (2009)
— Denis Geraads (CNRS) (2009)
— Boyan Petrov (2014)

Staff

Governing body


Pavel Stoev, Prof. Dr, Director
Stoyan Beshkov, Assoc. Prof. Dr, Deputy Director
Borislav Guéorguiev, Assoc. Prof. Dr, Scientific Director
Sofia Gospodinova, Administrative Director

Palaeontology and Mineralogy Department


Georgi Markov, Assoc. Prof. Dr, Head of Department
Latinka Hristova, Sen. Assist. Dr
Nadezhda Karastoyanova, Sen. Assist. Dr
Nedko Nedyalkov, Sen. Assist. Dr, curator (Branch Asenovgrad)
Dimitar Plachiyski, Sen. Assist. Dr (Branch Asenovgrad)
Ralitsa Konyovska, Assist.
Nikolai Spassov, Dr, expert
Chavdar Karov, MSc, mineralogist
Iliya Dimitrov, MSc, mineralogist

Botany Department


Dimitar Uzunov, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Salza Palpurina, Dr
Irina Gerasimova, MSc, botanist
Nadejda Apostolova-Stoyanova, MSc, botanist

Botany Laboratory
Head: Irina Gerasimova, MSc, botanist

Invertebrates Department


Stoyan Beshkov, Assoc. Prof. Dr, Head of Department
Pavel Stoev, Prof. Dr
Borislav Guéorguiev, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Stanislav Abadjiev, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Stoyan Lazarov, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Nikolay Simov, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Mario Langourov, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Rostislav Bekchiev, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Ana Nahirnić-Beshkova, researcher
— Fani Bozarova, technical assistant

Entomology Laboratory
Head: Nikolay Simov, Assoc. Prof. Dr

Vertebrates Department


Zlatozar Boev, Prof. DSc, Head of Department
Petar Shurulinkov, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Georgi Popgeorgiev, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Tihomir Stefanov, Assoc. Prof. Dr
Vladislav Vergilov, Sen. Assist. Dr
Assen Ignatov, Assist.
Ilya Acosta, Dr
Nia Toshkova, zoologist
Katrin Dimitrova, MSc
— Vera Hristova, technical assistant

Histology Laboratory
Head: Vladislav Vergilov, Sen. Assist. Dr

Administration and Exposition


Sofia Gospodinova, Administrative Director
Asya Asenova, Assoc. Prof. Dr, museum educator
— Milena Goranova, chief accountant
Sylvia Tosheva, public relations officer
Nora Karalambeva, head cultural activities
— Katrin Tzvetkovska, librarian
— Veselina Lilova, human resources officer
— Vyara Ivanova, cashier, accounting
Ljubljana Gramenova, chief technical assistant — householder
— Radoslava Dimova, shop assistant
— Antoniya Asenova, shop assistant
— Emanoilka Manolova, cashier
— Neli Tsenova, cashier
— Stoika Chavdarova, cashier (Branch Asenovgrad)
— Vladimir Budev, finance controller
— Panayot Dimitrov, chief conservator
Milena Koleva, guide
Veselina Chirova, guide