Bonchev, Ekim Stefanov

BONCHEV, Ekim Stefanov

BONCHEV, Ekim Stefanov (RU: Бончев, Еким Стефанов) is the Bulgarian geologist, the academician of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1961; the corresponding member since the 1947). He has graduated from the Sofia university during the 1930, and studied for speciality within Germany (1937-38). He worked as administrator of the cathedra for geology at the Sofia university (1945-73), simultaneously being the director of the Geological institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1960-67). During the 1947-48, he was the chairman of the Bulgarian geological society. His major works are in the field of the geotectonics of Bulgaria and adjacent regions. He has been awarded with the Dimitrov prize (1950).