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researcher , Chemical engineer

Tzanko Kaloyanov Tzanov, Bulgarian chemical engineer, researcher. Achievements include patents for immobilised enzymes for closed-loop textile processes; patents for laccases pre-treatment to improve the whiteness of textiles; patents for enzymatic process for dyeing of keratinous fibre materials using protein disulfide isomerase. Member of European Federation Biotechnology.

Background

Tzanov, Tzanko Kaloyanov was born on March 3, 1967 in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. Son of Kaloyan Tzanov Valkov and Aneta Ganeva Houbenova-Tzanova.

Education

Mark Scheme, university Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry and Technology Polymer Materials, University Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1999.

Career

Engineer/technologist NITEX Ltd, Sofia, 1993—1994. Research scientist Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1994—1995. Senior researcher University Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal, 1999—2004.

Senior scientist Technology University Catalonia, Barcelona, since 2004. Evaluator proposals at research directorate European Commission, Brussels. Coordinator and partner European research projects.

Expert European research networks. Referee science journals. Sergeant Bulgarian Army, 1986-1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for immobilised enzymes for closed-loop textile processes. Patents for laccases pre-treatment to improve the whiteness of textiles. Patents for enzymatic process for dyeing of keratinous fibre materials using protein disulfide isomerase.

Membership

Member of European Federation Biotechnology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, cars, fashion, theater, travel.

Connections

Married Maroussia Kostadinova Koleva, November 28, 2000. 1 child Kaloyan Tzankov.

father:
Kaloyan Tzanov Valkov

mother:
Aneta Ganeva Houbenova-Tzanova

spouse:
Maroussia Kostadinova Koleva

child:
Kaloyan Tzankov Tzanov