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Zhivko Bonev Gochev – Profesor, PhD

M.Sc., 1985, Mechanical Technology of Wood, University of Forestry, Sofia;
Ph.D., 1996, University of Forestry, Sofia, Thesis Title: “Study on the Process of Laser cutting of Particleboard Furniture Details”;
Assistant Professor, 1996;
Associate Professor, 2005;
Profesor, 2019.
Professional field: 6.5 Forestry.
Scientific specialty: Technology, mechanization and automation of the woodworking and furniture industry.
Scientific expertise: Author of over 150 scientific publications in international scientific journals; Author of three books, including a textbook, a monograph and a guide for conducting exercises; Member of the team of more than 25 scientific, scientific-applied and infrastructure projects; Member of the program committee of 6 international scientific conferences; Member of the editorial board of the scientific journal Acta Facultatis Xylologiae, Slovakia; Over 120 citations; He specialized in Sweden, Japan and Slovakia; Member of TC52 at BDS; Scientific supervisor of one successfully defended PhD student and over 50 graduates with a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Research interests:
• Laser technology and CNC machines in woodworking and furniture industry;
• Cutting of wood and woodworking tools;
• Assessment of Machinery and Equipment;
• Efficient Utilization of Wood.

Detailed CV and List of selected publications

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