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Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Chem. Радостина Генова-Колева

Faculty of Hydraulic Engineering, Department Water Supply, Sewerage, Water and Wastewater Treatment

Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Chem. Радостина Генова-Колева
Office Room A 9
Student Hours

Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00

Thursday 14:00 - 16:00

Phone +359 884 076 686
E-mail rgenova_fhe@uacg.bg
Website www.linkedin.com/in/radostina-genova-koleva-phd-57110021/?originalSubdomain=bg


Chemistry in Civil Engineering

Language Skills

 English: written and oral - good command.

Participation in International Projects

1. Degradation Mechanism of a HTPEMFC Stack and Optimization of the Individual Components (DeMStack). 
2. Automotive PEMFC Range Extender with High Temperature Improved MEAs and Stacks (ARTEMIS). 
3. Sustainable Hydrogen Generation (SUSHGEN).
4. Production and storage of hydrogen (Hydrogen).


1. F. Alcaide, R. V. Genova, G. Álvarez, H-. J. Grande, O. Miguel, P. L. Cabot. Platinum-catalyzed Nb-doped TiO2 and Nb-doped TiO2 nanotubes for hydrogen generation in proton exchange membrane water electrolyzers. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 45 (2020) 20605-20619.

2. F. Alcaide, G. Álvarez, P. L.Cabot, R. V.Genova-Koleva, H-. J. Grande, M. V. Martínez-Huerta, O. Miguel. Supporting PtRh alloy nanoparticle catalysts by electrodeposition on carbon paper for the ethanol electrooxidation in acidic medium. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 861 (2020) 113960.

3. R. V. Genova-Koleva, F. Alcaide, G. Álvarez P. L. Cabot, H-. J. Grande, M. V. Martínez-Huerta, O. Miguel. Supporting IrO2 and IrRuOx nanoparticles on TiO2 and Nb-doped TiO2 nanotubes as electrocatalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction. Journal of Energy Chemistry 34 (2019) 227-239.

4. F. Alcaide, G. Álvarez, P. L. Cabot, R. Genova-Koleva, H-. J. Grande, O. Miguel. Effect of the solvent in the catalyst ink preparation on the properties and performance of unsupported PtRu catalyst layers in direct methanol fuel cells. Electrochimica Acta 231 (2017) 529-538.

5. A. Z. Bikov, R. V. Genova, N. G. Vassilev. Influence of the spin-orientation of free and unpaired protons of ortho-water on the crystallization of the (0 0 1) face of TGS crystal: “in situ” investigation. Journal of Crystal Growth 395 (2014) 90-93.

6. K. J. Fijalkowski, R. V. Genova, Y. Filinchuk, A. Budzianowski, M. Derzsi, T. Jaroń, P. J. Leszczynski, W. Grochala. Na[Li(NH2BH3)2] – the first mixed-cation amidoborane with unusual crystal structure. Dalton Transactions 40 (2011) 4407-4413.

7. A. J. Churchard, E. Banach, A. Borgschulte, R. Caputo, Jian-Cheng Chen, D. Clary, K. J. Fijalkowski, H. Geerlings, R. V. Genova, W. Grochala, T. Jaroń, J. C. Juanes-Marcos, B. Kasemo, G. J. Kroes, I. Ljubić, N. Naujoks, J. K. Nørskov, R. A. Olsen, F. Pendolino, A. Remhof, L. Románszki, A. Tekin, T. Vegge, M. Zäch and A. Züttel. A multifaceted approach to the hydrogen storage problem. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13 (2011), 16955-16972.

8. R. V. Genova, K. Fijałkowski, A. Budzianowski, W. Grochala. Towards Y(NH2BH3)3: Probing hydrogen storage properties of YX3/MNH2BH3 (X = H, F, Cl) (M = Li, Na). Journal of Alloys and Compounds 499 (2010) 144-148.

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