PROF. HRISTO SMOLENOV

Bulgarian scientist, expert and public figure. He graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, where he also defended his dissertation in 1983. In 1991 he was a scholarship holder of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. In the period 1992 – 2018 he was a senior research associate, associate professor at the Institute of Metallurgy, Equipment and Technologies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Montreal and at the Catholic University of America in Washington. Specialist in logic and methodology of science – deals with solutions in unusual situations. In 2017 he was elected an honorary professor at the Higher Naval School “Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov”. He worked at the Institute of Philosophy and the Institute of Mathematics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
He is a member of the International Organization of Bodyguards and Security Experts. Karate coach of the first anti-terrorism groups. He was Secretary of the Ministry of Defense and Member of the 38th National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria. Author of numerous books, one of which “Archeology” is dedicated to the ” Varna Civilization”. With the book, the author proves that this is the first true civilization in Europe, and perhaps in the world.