Docent (with habilitation), National Committee of Science and Technology (Bulgaria), 1988.
Ph D, Univ. of Sofia (Bulgaria), Mathematics, 1984.
Magister, Univ. of Sofia (Bulgaria), Mathematics, 1977.
Mathematical Finance Professor of the Year, Graduate Students Council, Teaching. (April 6, 2013).
Founding (academic and executive) Director, Graduate Program in Mathematical Finance, Boston University, 1999-2012