Curriculum Vitae of Nikola Petrov

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bone fluid flow

April 2007 .

Date of Birth - 1943

Marital Status Married, three Sons

Faculty of Physics, Department of Solid State, Sofia University, 1970

Postgraduate specializations:
1973 - Princeton University - Irreversible Thermodynamics, host Prof. A. C. Eringen
1974 - Columbia University, New York - Bone Bioelectricity, host Prof. C. A. L. Bassett
1982 - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - PhD Thesis: Biomechanics of Soft Tissue Grafts
1986 - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - Streaming Potentials in Bone, host Prof. S. R. Pollack

1980 - Invitation to become a Member of the Scientific Counsil of the INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR BIOELECTRICITY - ISB
1985 - Kappa Delta Award of the BIOELECTRICAL REPAIR AND GROWTH SOCIETY - BRAGS for the paper submitted to the annual meeting - 1985, judged by Program Committee, to represent the most outstanding continuing research in the general field of inquiry addressed by the Society

Work History:
1970-1971 Institute of Physics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1971-2008 Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Science

 Present Academic Position: Assoc. Professor of Biomechanics

Selected Abstracts on Stress Induced Fluid Flow in Bone:

AbstractPetrov N, Pollack SR. Comparative analysis of diffusive and stress induced nutrient transport efficiency in the lacunar-canalicular system of osteons. Biorheology. 2003;40(1-3):347-53.
PMID: 12454425 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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AbstractPetrov N, Pollack S, Blagoeva R. A discrete model for streaming potentials in a single osteon. J Biomech. 1989;22(6-7):517-21.
PMID: 2808436 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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AbstractSalzstein RA, Pollack SR, Mak AF, Petrov N. Electromechanical potentials in cortical bone--I. A continuum approach. J Biomech. 1987;20(3):261-70.
PMID: 3584151 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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AbstractPollack SR, Petrov N, Salzstein R, Brankov G, Blagoeva R. An anatomical model for streaming potentials in osteons. J Biomech. 1984;17(8):627-36.
PMID: 6490675 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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           Full Text Publications on
           Bone Fluid Flow and Bone Streaming Potentials

           Full Text Publications on
           Non-Classical Thermodynamics and Active Bio-Continuum

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