"> Mihail Mihaylov – IGIC BAS


IGIC – BAS, Acad. Georgy Bonchev Str, Bl. 11, room 611


Call: +359 2 979 63 12

Email: misho@svr.igic.bas.bg

Mihail Mihaylov

Prof., PhD, Head of Laboratory

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Scientific interests:

Adsorption, IR spectroscopy, catalysis, surface chemistry, porous materials, ecology

Selected papers:

1) Chakarova, I. Strauss, M. Mihaylov, N. Drenchev and K. Hadjiivanov,
Evolution of acid and basic sites in UiO-66 and UiO-66-NH2 metal-organic frameworks: FTIR study by probe molecules.
Micropor. Mesopor. Mater 281 (2019) 110–122.

2) Y. Mihaylov, E.Z. Ivanova, G.N. Vayssilov, K.I. Hadjiivanov,
Revisiting ceria-NOx interaction: FTIR studies,
Catal. Today, 2019, in press. 

3) Mihaylov, K. Chakarova, S. Andonova, N. Drenchev, E. Ivanova, E. A. Pidko, A. Sabetghadam, B. Seoane, J. Gascon, F. Kapteijn and   K. Hadjiivanov
Adsorption of CO2on MIL-53(Al): FTIR evidence of the formation of dimeric CO2 species,
Chem. Commun.
 52 (2016) 1494-1497. 

4) Zdravkova, N. Drenchev, E. Ivanova, M. Mihaylov and K. Hadjiivanov,
Surprising Coordination Chemistry of Cu+ Cations in Zeolites: FTIR Study of Adsorption and Coadsorption of CO, NO, N2, and H2O on Cu-ZSM-5,
J. Phys. Chem. C119 (2015) 15292-15302. 

Professional carrier:

  1. 1997

    chemistry, inorganic and analytical chemistry

    Sofia University St. Kl. Ohridski
  2. 2003


  3. 2003

    Assistant Professor

  4. 2008

    Associate Professor

  5. 2019



  1. France
    Laboratoire Catalyse et Spectrochimie, Université de Caen
  2. Germany
    Humboldt Fellowship