FIRST SUMMER SCHOOL ON SPACE RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS

for young scientists and PhD students

5-11 July 2021

National Astronomical Observatory, Rozhen, Bulgaria
Organized by the Branch “Cosmos” of the Union of Physicists in Bulgaria
under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Bulgaria

First summer school on Space research, technology and applications

National Astronomical Observatory, Rozhen - 05-11 JULY 2021

The first edition of the summer school on space research, technology and applications will be held in the National Astronomical Observatory – Rozhen, Bulgaria. A versatile coverage of topics from theoretical astrophysics to engineering and computing have been pre-selected. Both lecturing and training sessions are intended for the participants distributed over one week. At the end of the school, each team will present the results from their practice led by an experienced mentor. In addition each participant is expected to present a short overview on their PhD topic during the dedicated PhD session.

Registration fee:
• On site participation (meals,  bus transfer: Sofia-Rozhen-Sofia and accommodation included): 250 euro
• Online participation (lectures only): 50 euro

A limited number of registration fees can be waived. 

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions the number of participants we can accept on site is limited to 20.

Deadline financial support application: May 30, 2021

Announcement for provided financial support: June 5, 2021

Deadline registration & payment: June 30, 2021

REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS 

Aderonke Adekemi ObafayeCENTRE FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESERACH, NATIONAL SPACE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, ABUJA, NIGERIA
Akshay Shivaji PatilSanjay Ghodawat University, Kolhapur, India
Ange Cynthia UmuhireUniversity of Rwanda, College of Science and Technology
Anu B SreedeviIndian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi
Asen Slavchev MutafovInstitute of Astronomy – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Awuor AderoTechnical University of Kenya
Brians Chinolo AmadiNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SPACE RESEARCH (INPE)
Dessi Marlia(1). Beihang University, Beijing, China, (2). UPC, Barcelona, Spain, (3). National Institute of Aeronautics and Space, (LAPAN), Indonesia
Elisa CarliEuropean Space Agency (Young Graduate Trainee)
Ezgi GulayIstanbul Technical University
Federico LavorentiLagrange laboratory, Observatoire de la cote d’azur, Nice, France
Grozdan ShirovInstitute of Astronomy and National Astronomical Observatory, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Habeeb Adeyinka AdenleLagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria
Irina Maximova GanchevaSofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Kassamba Abdel Aziz DiabyFelix Houphouët-Boigny
Margret VelizarovaSofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Margarita Savova SavovaNew Bulgarian University
Marinela Yovkova SlavovaSaint Petersburg University
Mirna MatovSofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Mohamed NedalInstitute of Astronomy and National Astronomical Observatory, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Nurdan KarapinarAnkara University, Turkey
Oguz Han AtasIstanbul University
Osanyin TaiwoNational Institute for Space Research
Oswald Didier Franck GrodjiUniversity of Felix Houphouët BOIGNY/ Laboratory of Atmospheric physics/ lecturer-researcher
Pelin ErdemirIstanbul Technical University/Faculty of Astronautics and Aeronautics
Pavel SetskoPolar Geophysical Institute (PGI)
Sasa TopicInstitute of Physics, centre for Photonics – Belgrade, Serbia
Simeon IvanovSofia University
Smriti SrivastavaEwing Christian College
Stoyan GeorgievSofia University/CAWRI-BAS
Svetoslav Plamenov IvanovSofia University
Tuo ZieUNIVERSITE FELIX HOUPHOUET BOIGNY D’ABIDJAN
Volkan SarpAkdeniz University, Turkey
Wellen RukundoEgypt – Japan University of Science and Technology
Yordan Hristov DarakchievSofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Yu Yi LiowUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia
Yuliya Dancheva MutafchievaInstitute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Stefan Lalkovski (SU, Faculty of Physics)
Stoyan Mishev (NBU and IAPS)
Rositsa Miteva (IANAO-BAS)
Elisaveta Peneva (SU, Faculty of Physics)
Christomir Yordanov (TU, Sofia) 

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Marusya Buchvarova (SRTI-BAS)
Lyuba Dimova (SU, Faculty of Physics)
Irina Gancheva (SU, Faculty of Physics)
Galin Gyulchev (SU, Faculty of Physics)
Yuliya Mutafchieva (INRNE-BAS)

COVID-19

The event will be held on place in compliance with all anti-epidemic measures recommended by the health authorities. We will monitor the situation and in case of changes in the place or the way the school is held, we will inform you in due time via e-mail and on the webpage of the event.