Name: Nikolay Dimov
Nikolay Dimov was born in 1979 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. He graduated from Saint- Petersburg State Technological University, Russia, receiving a BSc in Biotechnological and chemical engineering.
He continued his education in the international master course of Molecular Bioengineering (Biotechnologisches Zentrum der Technische Universität, Dresden). In 2007 he received his MSc degree after a project on the production of anti-freezing coatings on metal surfaces mimicking cold resistant bacteria.
In January 2008 he started as PhD student at the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, in the MCS group, where he worked on the development of an artificial on-chip pheromone producing system resembling the pheromone producing system of Spodoptera Littoralis. On 27 April 2012 he will have his defense. He already started his new job in Dublin, Ireland.