Svetlana Mintova, Associate editor
Svetlana Mintova is Director of Research, 1st Class in CNRS, LCS, School of Engineering and Normandy University - Caen, France, and Invited Professor in China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, China.
She received her PhD from the Technological University of Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1992. Following academic appointments at the Bulgarian Academy of Science and University of Munich (LMU), Germany, she was appointed as a senior researcher at the CNRS, France, in 2006.
She is the recipient of the Baron Axel Cronstedt award from the Federation of European Zeolite Associations (FEZA, 2014), the Donald Breck award from the International Zeolite Association (IZA, 2016), the Qingdao award in recognition for social and research contributions (2019), and the Shandong International Science and Technology Cooperation Award (2019). She is a council member of the IZA, the FEZA, and the Chair of the “Synthesis Commission” of the IZA.
Her scientific interests include preparation of porous materials, zeolites, porous films, coatings, composites and related applications including catalysis, sorption, host-guest chemistry, sensors, membranes, and nanosized porous materials for biomedical applications and optical devices.