2006-2009: PhD student; Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Dept. Geology and Paleontology;
PhD thesis: Structure of the Maritsa strike-slip shear zone in the area between the towns of Kostenets and Krichim, Bulgaria.
Supervisor: Prof. Dimo Dimov
2003 - 2005: Master of Geology; Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Faculty of Geology and Geography.
Master thesis: Structure of the Central and Eastern parts of Liulin Mountain (Western Srednogorie zone, Bulgaria) and characteristics of its Late Alpine evolution.
Supervisor: Prof. Zhivko Ivanov
1999 - 2003: Bachelor of Geology; Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Faculty of Geology and Geography.
1994 - 1999: “National high school of mathematics and science”; Department of Earth Science.
2009 - present: 11.2009 - 05.2010 Geologist; 05.2010 - present - Assistant Professor - Geological Institute, Department of Geotectonics and Regional Geology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2004 - 2008: Geologist - Scientific & Research Institute “Geology and Geophysics” JBC, Sofia; Geological field observations and mapping in Central and Western Rhodopes, Bulgaria and in-house works.
Research interest: Structural Geology and Tectonics , Regional geology, Metamorphic terrains , Geological field work and mapping, exploration
Naydenov, K., A. von Quadt, I. Peytcheva, S. Sarov, D. Dimov. 2009. U-Pb zircon dating of metamorphic rocks in the region of Kostenets-Kozarsko villages: constraints on the tectonic evolution of the Maritsa strike-slip shear zone. - Review of BGS, 70, 1-3, 5-21.
Naydenov, K., K. Kolcheva, S. Sarov, E. Voynova, N. Petrov. 2008. Data on the structural and metamorphic evolution of the rocks from the Trakia unit between the towns of Asenovgrad and Kostenets. - Review of BGS, 69, 1-3, 27-37 (in Bulgarian).
Peytcheva, I., A. v. Quadt, K. Naydenov, S. Sarov, D. Dimov, E. Voinova. 2007. U-Pb zircon-xenotime-monazite dating and Hf-isotope tracing to distinguish Cretaceous and Paleogene granitoids in the Western Rhodopes and Rila Mountain - BGS “Ggeosciences 2007" - Proceedings, 89-91.
Raeva, E., K. Naydenov, N. Georgiev, Z. Cherneva. 2006. Chemical composition of the rock forming minerals and ductile deformation in Smilyan granite, southeastern part of the Central Rhodopes, Bulgaria - BGS “Ggeosciences 2006" - Proceedings, 165-168.
von Quadt, A., S. Sarov, I. Peytcheva, E. Voynova, N. Petrov, K. Nedkova, K. Naydenov. 2006. Metamorphic rocks from northern parts of Central Rhodopes and in situ U-Pb zircon dating, isotope tracking and correlations BGS “Ggeosciences 2006" Proceedings, 225-228.
Sarov, S., N. Petrov, E. Voinova, E., K. Nedkova, K. Naidenov, I. Georgieva, D. Nikolov, K. Kolcheva. 2006. Data on strike-slip shearings in the low grade methamorphic sections (Trachian Unit) in the northern part of Central Rhodopes. - BGS “Ggeosciences 2006" - Proceedings, 102-105 (in Bulgarian).
Naydenov, K., E. Voinova, N. Petrov, I. Georieva, D. Nikolov, K. Kolcheva, S. Sarov. 2006. Ductile shear zone between Bachkovo-Dobralak orthogneisses and their parametamorphic rim. - BGS “Ggeosciences 2006" - Proceedings, 87-90 (in Bulgarian).
Naydenov, K., D. Nikolov, E. Voinova, S. Sarov. 2005. Preliminary data on a ductile strike-slip shear zone in Arda River valley (Central Rhodopes) - The Smilyan strike-slip - BGS "80 Years Bulgarian Geological Ssociety" - Proceedings, 43-45 (in Bulgarian).
Naydenov, K., E. Voynova, N. Petrov, S. Sarov, K. Kolcheva. 2007. Strike-slip deformations in Trakia Unit along the Maritsa shear zone, northern border of The Rhodope Massif, southern Bulgaria - Advances in Regional Geology and Metallogenic Studies in the Carpathians, Balkans, Rhodope Massif and Caucasus - field conference, Bor area, Serbia.
Sarov, S., K. Naydenov, N. Petrov, E. Voynova, K. Kolcheva. 2007. Lithology and structural features of the Trakia Unit, South Bulgaria - Advances in Regional Geology and Metallogenic Studies in the Carpathians, Balkans, Rhodope Massif and Caucasus - field conference, Bor area, Serbia.
Coauthor in 21 geology maps (M 1:50 000) and explanationary notes:
K-34-72-2 (Kostenets - first author), K-34-72-4 (Velingrad), K-35-73-1 (Rakitovo),
K-35-73-2 (Ravnogor), K-35-73-3 (Sarnitsa), K-35-73-4 (Devin), K-35-85-1 (Dospat),
K-35-85-2 (Trigrad), K-35-85-3 (Potami), K-35-61-3 (Kostandovo), K-35-61-4 (Pestera),
K-35-62-3 (Plovdiv), K-35-62-4 (Asenovgrad), K-35-74-1 (Hvoina), K-35-74-2 (Laki),
K-35-74-3 (Chepelare), K-35-74-4 (Davidkovo), K-35-86-1 (Smolian), K-35-86-2 (Ustovo), K-35-86-3 (Arda), K-35-86-4 (Madan)
Coauthor in geology reports made to the Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008).
Last modified: December 2, 2010