REMOTE SENSING AND GIS
BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
SPACE RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE


CURRICULUM VITAE

FILCHEV, Lachezar Hristov
(Family name, First Name, Second name)

 

Office Address: bl.1, Acad. G. Bonchev St.,
Sofia 1113, Bulgaria

 

Phone: (+359 2) 979 24 11

 

Fax: (+359 2) 988 35 03

 

E-mail: lachezar.filchev@gmail.com

 
 

Education

Space Research and Technology Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRTI-BAS),

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), ‘Remote sensing of the Earth and planets’, 2012

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Geology-Geography Faculty, M.Sc. ‘Physical geography and landscape ecology’, 2006

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Geology-Geography Faculty, B.Sc. “Geography”, 2004

National High School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences "Acad. Lyubomir Chakalov", Undergraduate, Geography, 2000

Honours/Titles/Qualifications

"Prof. Marin Drinov" young scientist award, section "Astronomy, Space Research and Technologies", 2013 | Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

Goetz Instrument Program, 2011 | ASD Inc. (PANalytical) and the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)

ITC - University of Twente, Certificate of Attendance, Learning IDL for Building Expert Applications in ENVI, 2010

ITC - University of Twente, Certificate, Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, 2009

Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh), D.S.P.U., Environmental Management, 2008

Centre for Education Services (CES) at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Specialist, Applied Computer Science, 2006

Berndt-Artin Wessels Award for distinction, 2003 | Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

Previous Experience:

Space Research and Technology Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRTI-BAS), Chief Assistant, 2010-untill now

Space Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRI-BAS), Research Fellow III rank, 02.04.2007-2010;

Space Research Institute – BAS (SRI-BAS), Cartographer, 02.10.2006-02.04.2007;

Soil Resource Agency, Ministry of  Agriculture and Forestry, Digitalization, 11.06.2006-22.07.2006;

29th Secondary Comprehensive School Kouzman Shapkarev, Informatics and Information technologies teacher, 13.08.2005-30.06.2006;

7th Secondary Comprehensive School St’s Sedmochislenici, Geography teacher, 11.10.2004-30.07.2005.

Scientific Activity:

- Information Complex for Aerospace Monitoring of the Environment (ICASME). Grant Contract BG161PO003-1.2.04-0053-C0001, under OP Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy 2007-2013, procedure BG161PO003-1.2.04 Development of Applied Studies in Bulgarian Research Organizations, European Regional Development Fund. Project Leader: Prof. DSc. P. Getzov.  Project coordinator: Prof. Dr. E. Roumenina

- Development of the Scientific-Research Complex (SRC) of Bulgarian Aerospace Test Sites (BASTSs). Joint Research Project –Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. E. Roumenina.

- Testing PROBA-V and VEGETATION data for agricultural applications in Bulgaria and Romania (PROAGROBURO). Contract Ref. Nr CB/XX/16. between the SRTI-BAS and the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO), under the PROBA-V Preparatory Programme. Principal Investigator: Àssoc. Prof. Dr. E. Roumenina.

- Designing a Geodatabase Model for The Purposes of Large-Scale Mapping of Land-Use Conflicts Caused by Mining Industry Using Remote Sensing and Ground-Based Data, joint research project between Space Research Institute and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, School of Agriculture, Lab of Remote Sensing and GIS, 2007-2009, Project coordinator: Sen. Res. II rank Eugenia Roumenina, PhD.

- Design a Model of a Geodatabase for Monitoring of Electromagnetic Pollution– EU, SEE-ERA.NET, 2007-2009, project coordinator Prof Peter Getzov, PhD.

- Contract between Kontrax Ltd. And SRI-BAS 08/01.12.06.2008 Development of methodology and national geodatabase for NOAA AVHRR NDVI, NPP and LAI on the basis of satellite data from NOAA AVHRR and MODIS, 2008.

- Establishment of a Scientific-information Complex for Aerospace Polygons on the Territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, Scientific Contract between the SRI-BAS and the Scientific Research Fund at the Ministry of Education and Science, 2007-2008, head of the project  Sen. Res. ²² rank E. Roumenina PhD;

- Contract ¹008/01.07.2007 for expert geoecological assessment on the territory of “Sport center Katina Golf Resort”, 2007.

- Development of Methodical Fundamentals of Landscape-Ecological Planning Using Geoinformation Technologies. Contract NZ–No.1507/05 between the SRI-BAS and the Scientific Research Fund at the Ministry of Education and Science, 2005-2007, head of the project  Sen. Res. ²² rank E. Roumenina PhD;

Main Fields of Scientific Research (keywords):

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Field Spectrometry, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Landscape Ecology, Environmental Management, Geodatabases, Cartography

Membership in Scientific and Professional Institutions, Bodies and Organizations:

European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL), 2009-until now

Principal Publications

1       Filchev, L. and E. Roumenina, 2013. Model for detection and assessment of abiotic stress caused by uranium mining in European Black Pine landscapes. EARSeL eProceedings, 12(2), pp. 124-135. Publisher: EARSeL, ISSN 1729-3782 (URL: http://www.eproceedings.org/static/vol12_2/12_2_filchev1.html) (Date online: 2013/17/10)

2       Filchev, L. Remote Sensing Activities in Bulgaria, 2012, EARSeL Newsletter, pp. 6-16. (URL: http://www.earsel.org/Newsletters/EARSeL-Newsletter-Issue-94revised.pdf)

3       Roumenina, E., V. Kazandjiev, P. Dimitrov, L. Filchev, V. Vassilev, G. Jelev, V. Georgieva, and H. Lukarski, (2013). Validation of LAI and Assessment of Winter Wheat Status Using Spectral Data and Vegetation Indices from SPOT VEGETATION and Simulated PROBA-V Images. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(8), pp. 2888-2904. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2012.755276 (Date online: 2013/4/18)

4       Roumenina, E., L. Filchev, V. Vassilev, P. Dimitrov, G. Jelev, G. Stancalie, E. Savin, and D. Mihailescu, (2012). Comparative Analysis of Crop Maps for Chosen Test Areas on the Territory of Bulgaria and Romania Using Simulated Proba-V and Spot Vegetation Data, EARSeL eProceedings, 11(2), pp. 155–160. (URL: http://www.eproceedings.org/static/vol11_2/11_2_roumenina1.pdf) (Date online: 2012/20/12)

5       Filchev, L. and E. Roumenina, (2012). Detection and Assessment of Abiotic Stress of Coniferous Landscapes Caused by Uranium Mining (Using Multitemporal High Resolution Landsat Data), Geography, Environment, Sustainability, 5(01), pp. 52–67. M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University  (URL: http://int.rgo.ru/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/GES_01_2012.pdf) (Date online: 2012/3/6)

6       Roumenina E., L. Filchev, G. Jelev, P. Dimitrov, H. Lukarski, V. Kazandjiev and V. Georgieva. (2012). Determination of Wheat Crop Status after Winter Using Simulated Proba-V and Ground-Based Data. In: Proceedings of 7th Scientific Conference with International Participation "Space, Ecology, Safety" (SES) 2011, 29 November – 1 December 2011, Sofia, Bulgaria, Publisher: Space and Solar-Terrestrial Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. ISSN 1313-3888, pp. 197–207. (URL: http://www.space.bas.bg/SES2011/R-1.pdf)

7       Filchev, L. (2012). Land-Use/Land-Cover Change Detection of Bistrishko Branishte Biosphere Reserve Using High-Resolution Satellite Data. In: CD Proceedings of XXII International Symposium on Modern Technologies, Education And Professional Practice in Geodesy and Related Fields, November  08–09, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria, No 35, Publisher: Union of Geodesy and Surveyors.

8       Filchev L. and I. Yordanova, (2011). Landscape-geochemical investigations of the consequences from uranium-ore extraction in taina river basin, Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection (EEEP), No. 4. ISSN 1311-8668, pp. 14–22. (in Bulgarian)

9       Roumenina, E., L. Filchev, P. Dimitrov, G. Jelev, V. Kazandjiev, V. Georgieva, and D. Joleva, (2011). Monitoring of Winter Wheat of the Enola Variety on the Lozenets Reference Area Using Satellite and Ground-Based Data. Field Crops Studies, Cereals Breeding, 2, pp. 221–232. ISSN 1312-3882 (URL: http://dai-gt.org/fcs/bg/pdf/fulltext_VII_2_2.pdf)

10    Roumenina, E., V. Kazandjiev and G. Stancalie (Eds.) (2011). Methodological Requirements for Testing PROBA-V and VEGETATION data for agricultural applications in Bulgaria and Romania, Publisher: Prof. Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House, p. 148. ISBN 978-954-322-483-8 (In Eng. and Bulg.) (URL: http://www.baspress.com/pic/mp3/bMETHODOLOGICAL%20REQUIREMENTS%20Eng-Bg.pdf)

11    Filchev, L., (2011). Land Use/Land Cover Classification of Taina River Basin Using Automated Feature Extraction (AFE) Algorithm. In: Proceedings of 6th Scientific Conference with International Participation Space, Ecology, Safety” (SES) 2010, 2–4 November, 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2010. Publisher: Space Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. ISSN 1313-3888, pp. 270276. (URL: http://www.space.bas.bg/sens/SES2010/3_RS/10.pdf)

12    Filchev, L., (2011). Application of Quantitative Methods in Landscape Ecology: State-of-the-art, Issues and Perspectives. In: Proceedings of 6th International Science Conference on the International Day of Earth and Day of Geology-Geography FacultyGlobal Changes and Regional Challenges”, 16-17 April 2010, Sofia. Publisher: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, ISBN 978-954-07-3200-8, pp. 99105.

13    Filchev, L. and St. Stamenov, (2010). Remote Sensing Education at Bulgarian Universities and High Schools: State of the art, Perspectives and Significance. In: Proceedings of 30th EARSeL Symposium:Remote Sensing for Science, Education and Culture”, 31 May–03 June 2010, Paris, France, pp. 739744. Publisher: IOS Press, NL, ISBN 978-3-00-0033435-1. (URL: http://www.earsel.org/symposia/2010-symposium-Paris/Proceedings/EARSeL-Symposium-2010_16-02.pdf)

14    Roumenina, E., L. Filchev, V. Naydenova, P. Dimitrov and G. Jelev. (2010). Landscape Planning of Land-Use Using High Resolution Satellite Images and Ground-Based Data. In: Proceedings of 30th EARSeL Symposium: “Remote Sensing for Science, Education and Culture”, 31 May–03 June 2010, Paris, France, pp. 215222. Publisher: IOS Press, NL, ISBN 978-3-00-0033435-1. (URL: http://www.conferences.earsel.org/system/uploads/asset/file/72/earsel-symposium-2010_5-05.pdf)

15    Teodosiev, D., G. Mardirossian, B. Srebrov, L. Filchev and Ts. Srebrova, (2009). Mapping of Electromagnetic Pollution in Urban Territories–First Results. In: Proceedings of 5th Scientific Conference with international participation „Space, Ecology, Nanotechnologies, Safety” (SENS) 2009, 2–4 November, 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria. Publisher: Space Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRI-BAS). ISSN 1313-3888, pp. 246251. (URL: http://www.space.bas.bg/SENS2009/8-E.pdf)

16    Filchev, L., (2009). Design of Erosionability Model of the Teina River Watershed for Monitoring of Erosion Risk. In: Proceedings of 5th Scientific Conference with International participation „Space, Ecology, Nanotechnologies, Safety” (SENS) 2009, 2–4 November, 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria. Publisher: Space Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRI-BAS). ISSN 1313-3888, pp. 257262. (URL: http://www.space.bas.bg/SENS2009/10-E.pdf)

17    Filchev, L., (2009). Design of Digital Landscape Model of Teina River Watershed for the Purposes of Landscape-Ecological Planning. In: Proceedings of 5th Scientific Conference with International ParticipationSpace, Ecology, Nanotechnologies, Safety” (SENS) 2009, 2–4 November, 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria. Publisher: Space Research Institute – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRI-BAS), ISSN 1313-3888, pp. 168174. (URL: http://www.space.bas.bg/SENS2009/9-R.pdf)

18    Teodosiev, D., Mardirossian, G., Filchev, L., Gurov, R., Srebrov, B., Dimitrov, P. and Ts. Srebrova, (2009). Results from the pilot monitoring research of the characteristics and distribution of the electromagnetic fields in urbanized territory in the range 800 – 2200 MHz. In: Proceedings of Annual scientific conference „Ecologization 2009”, 28-29 May 2009. NBU, SRI-BAS, USB, SD „RAO”. Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection (EEEP). No 3-4, pp. 7481. (URL: http://www.nbu.bg/PUBLIC/IMAGES/File/departamenti/nauki%20za%20zemiata%20i%20okolnata%20sreda/ecologizatzia_posl_statia_teodosiev_garo_RG_drugi.pdf) 

19    Getsov P., Teodosiev D., Roumenina E., Mardirossian G., Israel M., L. Filchev, Naydenova V., Sotirov G., Srebrov B., Velkoski S., Gajeshek P., Vojta J. and Simunic D. (2008), Monitoring of Electromagnetic Pollution in the Western Balkan Environment – Bulgarian Participation in the Project SEE_ERA.NET – EU PROGRAMME, In: Proceedings of International Conference “Fundamental Space Research: Recent Development in Geoecology Monitoring of the Black Sea Area and their Prospects”, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria, September 21-28, 2008, pp. 399-402.

20    Naydenova V., E. Roumenina, G. Kanev, L. Filchev and K. Stefanov, (2007). Investigating the Stream Network Changes and Landslide Processes in Open Coal Mining Areas Using Remote Sensing Methods, In: Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies Space for a More Secure World, RAST 2007, art. No 4283986, pp. 242-246. DOI: 10.1109/RAST.2007.4283986

21    Roumenina, E., L. Filchev, V. Naydenova and G. Kanev. (2007). A Model for Geodatabase Organization for Purposes of Large-scale Mapping of Land-Use Conflicts. In: CD Proceedings of INTERGEO EAST 4th International Conference Recent Problems in Geodesy and Related Fields with International Importance. Inter Expo Centre, Sofia, Bulgaria. pp. 180-189. (URL: http://www.rgz.gov.rs/DocF/Files/intergeo-east-2007/n30.pdf)

22    Penin R. and L. Filtchev (2006) Landscape-Ecological Researches in the Region of Metallurgic Enterprise “Kremikovtzi”, In: Proceedings of International Science Conference on the International Day of Earth and Day of Geology-Geography Faculty“Global Changes and Regional Challenges”, 28-29 April 2006, Sofia, pp. 231-236. Publisher: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press, ISBN 978-954-07-2524-6

 
 


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