The Geneva Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication
from 6-10 September 2021.
ESFRI Digital Strategic Working (Sofia, Bulgaria)Group
Chair of ESFRI Digital Strategic Working Group (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures)
Ana Proykova , Dr habil in Physics and Mathematics, PhD in Nuclear Physics, is a research professor at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI) at Sofia University. She is also Director of Research at the Center for Excellence in ICT - UNITE and heads the Laboratory of High Performance Computing (HPC), in Sofia Tech Park.
For her scientific achievements in theoretical physics, she was awarded the JSPS (Japan) fellowship, Fulbright senior scholar (US), and FP3 Mobility Grant to the Catholic University in Louvain la Neuve (Belgium). She has been a member of the Scientific Committee on health, environmental and emerging risks (SCHEER) since 2016, and a vice-chair of the Science Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (2009-2016) at the European Commission.
Dr Proykova has been the national delegate to the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures since 2007, the Chair of Strategic Working group DIGIT since 2017. A member of the Equal Opportunity Committee, European Physical society since 2012, she has been its Chair in the period 2008-2012.
Between 2015 and 2019, she was the President of the Bulgarian Association of University Women. She is a co-founder and a member of the board of the Bulgarian Center for Women in Technology (since 2012).