Cvetelin Vasilev has a degree and a doctorate in Physics and is pursuing a career as a biophysicist at the University of Sheffield. With more than 20 years of experience as a research scientist, he is an expert in the application of advanced microscopy and spectroscopy techniques (high-resolution AFM, single-molecule force spectroscopy, fluorescence lifetime imaging) to better understand the organization of “soft” complex systems – synthetic polymers, biological membranes and biological single molecules.
Cvetelin is an experienced and enthusiastic communicator and presenter, both in English and Bulgarian, with more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals (h-index of 17) in the field of polymer science, biophysics, nanofabrication and nanobiophotonics. He also has substantial skills for creating high-quality content for scientific publications, technical manuals, websites and blogs. He is always curious and eager to learn new things and is passionate for keeping up-to-date with developments in science, engineering and digital media.