Neli Mintcheva graduated from the University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1992 and received her Ph.D. degree in 2001 from the same University. In 1999-2000, she was a participant in the 35th International UNESCO Course for Advanced Research in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering held at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan. In 2004, she came back to Japan as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Professor Kohtaro Osakada’s Laboratory and studied metal silsesquioxane complexes. Since 2007, she has worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Mining and Geology, Sofia, Bulgaria. Her research interests are focused in organometallic chemistry, biocoordination chemistry, and catalysis.
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012