Nelly Maneva, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher

Personal Records
Full Name Nelly Miltcheva Maneva
Date of Birth July 1-st, 19xx
Telephone ++359 2 979 2875

1968 - 1971 Mathematical School in Dobrich
1971 - 1976 Faculty of Mathematics, University of Sofia

Academic qualifications
1976 MSc in Theoretical Computer Science, University of Sofia
1989 PhD in Computer Science, Thesis: "Program Analysis and Quality Evaluation"

English Very good
Russian Good

Professional record
1976 - 1995 Researcher, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1995 - present Senior Researcher with the same organization
1994 - present Professor, International University, Sofia

Participation in projects
1987 - 1997 International project “Software engineering for computers of the new generation”, member of the Bulgarian team
1988 - 1998 Research projects on software process models and software quality assurance - funded by the Ministry of Education and Science (member of the group)
1993 - 1998 DAT, ARGUS and STORYIST software development projects with Dornier Gmd, Germany, (member of the Bulgarian group)
1997 - present Three joint projects with the Faculty of Management, University of Tel Aviv  - on information systems development and evaluation (member of the Bulgarian group)
2001 Research and course development on Usability and Software Engineering, as a visiting researcher at the Institute for Autonomous Intelligent systems of the German National Research Center for Information Technology

Teaching activities
1996 - 2000

Bourgas Free University, University of Plovdiv, South Western University in Blagoevgrad – course on Software Engineering

1999 - 2004 American University in Bulgaria
Courses: Software Engineering, Advanced Software Engineering, Introduction to Programming, Software and Marketing
1996 - present

New Bulgarian University – course on Software Engineering

1994 - present International University, Sofia
Courses: Introduction to Computer Science, Information Technologies, Business skills

Other positions and activities:
1989 Deputy Chairman of the Jury of the First International Olympiad in Informatics, held in Pravetz, Bulgaria
2000 - present Member of the Scientific Committee  of the High School Students Institute of Mathematics and Informatics

Recent publications
  1. Maneva N., Kr. Manev. On the models of Development and Distribution of Software. Int. Journal “Information Theories&Applications, vol. 15/2008, pp.171-174.

  2. Maneva N. Comparative Analysis: A Feasible Software Engineering Method, Serdica Journal of Computing, vol.1, N=1, 2007, pp.1-12.

  3. Ivanov S., N.Maneva, D.Dimov, N.Dokev. One More View on PhD Competences in Computing. Proc. of the Conference on E-Learning and the Knowledge Society, Berlin, 3-6 September, 2005, pp.115-124.

  4. Maneva N. INSPIRE: A Software Engineering Methodology. Journal of Information Technologies and Control, ¹ 1, 2005, pp.31-37.

  5. Maneva N. Software Engineering Models and their Evaluation. Proc. of the MASSE’2003 Mathematica Balkanika , New Series, vol.18, 2004, Fasc.1-2, pp. 149-156

  6. Maneva N. Software Quality Assurance and Maintenance for Outsourced Software Development. Proc. of the First Balkan Conference on Informatics, 21-23 Nov 2003, Thessaloniki, Greece, pp.644-649.

  7. Maneva N. An Approach to Usability Assurance. Proc. of the Int. Conference CompSysTech’ 2003, pp. II.3-1, II.3-5.

  8. Maneva N. Participatory Software Development . Proc. of the Int. Conference CompSysTech’ 200 2 , pp. II. 6 -1, II. 6 - 6 .

  9. Maneva N. How to Hire the Best Software People. Proc. of the 30 Spring conference of the UBM, April 2001, pp.263-270

  10. Maneva N. Implementation of a Software Quality Improvement Program. Proc. of CompSysTech’ 2000 Conference, pp. II.7-1, II.7-6.

  11. Eskenazi, A., N.Maneva, R. Radev. Project Management and Quality Assurance in a Distant Software Project. Int. Journal of Information Theories and Applications, vol.6, N=1, 1999, pp.3-10.

  12. Maneva N., R.Radev, D.Dimitrov, R.Rashev. A Multiple-Language Approach to Documenting Object-Oriented Applications. Proc. of Eastern Europe Tools, June 1-5, 1999, Blagoevgrad, pp.79-88.

  13. Daneva, M., Maneva N. An Intelligent Decision Support System for Software Marketing. Proc. of IASTED/ISMM International Conference on Intelligent Information Management Systems, Washington, June 7-9,1995 pp.77 -80

  14. Maneva N., V.Petrova, M.Daneva. Benchmarking in the Software Development. Proc. of IFIP WG5.7 Workshop on Benchmarking, Trondheim, Norway, June 16-18,1994 pp.166-175.

  15. Maneva N., Daneva M. Marketing and Software Quality Assurance. Proc. of ACMBUL Conference on Computer Applications, Oct.1994, pp.7-1,7-6.

  16. Daneva M, Maneva N. An Intelligent Marketing System, International Journal on Information Theories and Applications, vol.1 (1993), N=7, pp.35-44.

  17. Maneva, N., Terzieva R. Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence - A Survey of; Their Interrelations, Int.Journal on Information Theories and Applications, vol.1 (1993), N o1, pp.6-15.

  18. Maneva, N. Building a Partial Software Environment. Serdica, vol.19 (1993), N o1, pp.80-85

  19. Maneva N., Daneva M., A Software Selection System - Description and Applications.,Proc. of ACMBUL Conference on Computer Applications, Oct.1992, pp. 24-1,24-8.