Rossen Sedev is a Senior Researcher, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA, Australia. He obtained his M.S. degree in Chemistry (inorg. and anal.) from the University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1985, Ph.D. degree in physics Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1994. His research interests include wettability of rough, heterogeneous and structured surfaces, electrowetting, wettability of porous media, wettability of oxides, wetting dynamics, interfacial and electrochemical behavior of ionic liquids, surface forces and surfactants, colloidal systems (foams, emulsions, bubbles, and particles), microfluidic solvent extraction, and extraction with ionic liquids. He has a total publications number of 80 articles, 10 conf. papers, 1200 citations, and 19 h-index. As for his experience, he worked as a Researcher, Ian Wark Res. Inst. (200-); Humboldt Research Fellow, Stranski Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany (1998-00); Research Associate, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria, (1993-98); Research Associate, Central Lab. Miner. Proc., Sofia, Bulgaria, (1991-93; 1988-90); Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada (1990-91). He is also a Reviewer for scholarly journals and funding agencies; Guest editor Advanced Colloid and Interface Science, (2011); Org. Committee Particles, Drops and Bubbles Symposium, Pacifichem, Honolulu, HI, USA, 2010; Secretary 9th International Conference of Surface and Colloid Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1997. His memberships include Int. Assoc. Coll. Int. Sci.; German Coll. Soc.; Amer. Chem. Soc.; Royal Society of Chemistry. He received The Young Scientist Award “Marin Drinov” from the Bulgarian academy of Sciences in 1997; Humboldt Fellowship, Humboldt Foundation, in 1998; Honorary Member, Institute of Physical Chemistry in 2002.
Biography Updated on 30 January 2013