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Created: 01.04.2014

Biography
JORDAN NIKOLOV STAMENOV
(1940 27.03.2014)


Born:

   Jordan Stamenov was born in Bjala Slatina.

Education:

    He graduated nuclear physics at the Technical University in Dresden, Germany (1963)

    Stamenov specialised in the Tien Shan Observatory (1966 1970) and graduated PhD (1970).

    He obtained ScD degree defending the tesis "Investigation of primary cosmic rays with wide torrents in the atmosphere" USSR.

Research:

    Astrophysics of ultrahigh energy and ecology was the areas of his research.

Professional experience:

    Two years he was in the Cosmic Ray station on the Musala Peak (1964 1966).

    J. Stamenov worked in Russia (1972 1975).

    In the INRNE - BAS he was research fellow (1976 1978), associate professor (1980), and professor (1987).

    He headed research group (1982 1986) and Laboratory on "Astrophysics of ultrahigh energies" in the INRNE - BAS from 1987.

    He was deputy director (1989 1993) and director of the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1993 2010).

Awards:

    J. Stamenov was elected a corresponding member of BAS (2004).

References:

  1. Obituary from the INRNE - BAS

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