"> Nikola Drenchev – IGIC BAS


IGIC–BAS, Acad. Georgi Bonchev str. bld.11, room 504, 505


Call: + 359 2 979 25 56, 979 25 73

Email: ndrenchev@svr.igic.bas.bg

Nikola Drenchev

Assoc. Prof., PhD

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Scientific interests:

  • IR spectroscopy of probe molecules, Chemistry, Materials science, Absorption, TPR, TPO, TPD

Selected papers:

  1. Nikola L. Drenchev, Kristina K. Chakarova, Oleg V. Lagunov, Mihail Y. Mihaylov, Elena Z. Ivanova, Ina Strauss, Konstantin I. Hadjiivanov,
    In situ FTIR Spectroscopy as a Tool for Investigation of Gas/Solid Interaction: Water-Enhanced CO2 Adsorption in UiO-66 Metal-Organic Framework”,
    J. Vis. Exp. (156), e60285
  2. Kristina Chakarova, Ina Strauss, Mihail Mihaylov, Nikola Drenchev, Konstantin Hadjiivanov,
    Evolution of acid and basic sites in UiO-66 and UiO-66-NH2 metal-organic frameworks: FTIR study by probe molecules”,
    Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 281 (2019) pp. 110-122
  3. Nikola Drenchev, Mali H. Rosnes, Pascal D. C. Dietzel, Alberto Albinati, Konstantin Hadjiivanov, and Peter A. Georgiev,
    Open Metal Sites in the Metal–Organic Framework CPO-27-Cu: Detection of Regular and Defect Copper Species by CO and NO Probe Molecules”,
    J. Phys. Chem. C 122 (30) (2018) pp. 17238–17249.
  4. Lagunov, O., Drenchev, N., Chakarova, K., Panayotov, D., Hadjiivanov, K.
    Isotopic Labelling in Vibrational Spectroscopy: A Technique to Decipher the Structure of Surface Species”,
    Top Catal. 60 (19-20) (2017) pp. 1486-1495
  5. Mihaylov, M., Chakarova, K., Andonova, S., Drenchev, N., Ivanova, E., Sabetghadam, A., Seoane, B., Gascon, J., Kapteijn, F., Hadjiivanov, K.,
    Adsorption Forms of CO2 on MIL-53(Al) and NH2-MIL-53(Al) As Revealed by FTIR Spectroscopy”,
    J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (41) (2016) pp. 23584-23595

Professional carrier:

  1. 2004

    Master of Materials Science

    Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  2. 2009

    "Ph.D." in the specialty 01.05.18 "Solid State Chemistry"

    Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  3. 2008


  4. 2009

    Assist. Prof.

  5. 2019

    Associate Professor


Specializations abroad:

  1. Czech Republic
    University of Pardubice