REMOTE SENSING AND GIS
BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
SPACE RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE


CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Kamenova, Ilina Boianova

(Family Name, First Name, Middle Name)

Office Address: Acad. G.Bonchev St., bl.1,
                         Sofia 1113, Bulgaria

      

Phone: (+359 2) 979 24 13

 

Fax: (+359 2) 988 35 03

 

E-mail: ilina.kamenova@hotmail.com

WORK EXPERIENCE      

January 2012 – April 2012      GIS and remote sensing analyst

Water Watch BV, Wageningen (Netherlands), http://www.waterwatch.nl

Part time job as a GIS specialist, including: digital mapping, satellite images interpretation and land-cover classification for the purpose of agriculture and sustainable development.

July 2011 – November 2011  Intern

Water Watch BV, Wageningen (Netherlands)

Academic internship in GIS and Remote sensing. Conducting independent research, collaboration in company projects, attending meetings, proposal and report writing.

September 2009 – February 2010        Teacher

'Ivan Vazov' private primary school, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Teaching in geography and biology.

October 2007 – July 2008       Intern

National Science and Mathematics High School, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Internship as part of the bachelor curriculum with professional training as a high school teacher.

August 2005 – October 2007 Data entry operator

Geonet-A, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Onscreen digitizing, processing geographic information, structuring geo- data bases for geological and environmental projects.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING   

September 2010 – April 2013     Master in 'Geo- information science'  

Wageningen University, Wageningen (Netherlands)

English taught program including:

Academic major in 'Geo- information science' with specialization in remote sensing for land-cover mapping and precision agriculture.

Minor in 'Spatial planning and landscape architecture'.

October 2004 – September 2008          Bachelor in 'Geography and Biology'    

Sofia University, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Bachelor degree in 'Geography and Biology' with professional training in pedagogics.

September 1999 – June 2004    High school education     

73 SOU 'Vladislav Grammatic', Sofia (Bulgaria)

German language high school with intensive geography and history classes, Russian as second language.

PERSONAL SKILLS        

Mother tongue(s)   Bulgarian

Other language(s)                              UNDERSTANDING                               SPEAKING                     WRITING

                                               Listening       Reading        Spoken interaction Spoken production

English                                      C2                C2                            C1                              C1                         C2

German                                      C1                C1                            B1                               B1                         B1

Dutch                                         B1                B2                            A2                               A2                         A2

Levels: A1/A2: Basic user - B1/B2: Independent user - C1/C2: Proficient user, Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Computer skills                       Good command of:

Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio);

specific GIS software (ArcGIS, ERDAS, ENVI);

use of computer for scientific research and internet;

statistical computing and programming in SPSS and R; basic knowledge of art and graphics applications (Adobe PhotoShop; Google SketchUp)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Projects                                  Master thesis:

Opportunities of hyperspectral remote sensing to assess nitrogen and chlorophyll content in potato maize and grassland. http://www.wageningenur.nl   

Internship research topic:

Comparison of land cover classification techniques for paddy rice fields identification, based on Landsat and DMC imagery. A study case in Northern Iran.

Academy consultancy training topic:

SALIX model– truth or dare? GIS and remote sensing integration for 3-D tree growth modelling.


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