Dobromir T. Dimitrov

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP)
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Staff Scientist, Appointed: 2008
 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division
Staff Scientist, Appointed: 2008
 
University of Washington
Applied Mathematics
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Appointed: 2008
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Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
M2-C200
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667-1933
Fax: (206) 667-4812
ddimitro@scharp.org

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington, Mathematics, 2005.
M.Sc., University of Texas at Arlington, Mathemtacis, 2003.
B.Sc., Sofia University, Mathematics, 1995.

Research Interests

  • Mathematical modeling of infectious diseases
  • Evaluating impact of interventions for HIV prevention
  • Mathematical biology (population dynamics, epidemic modeling)
  • Dynamical systems (ODE, PDE, and impulsive systems)

Current Projects

  • Comprehensive analysis of drug resistance mechanisms used in mathematical models and their importance to the public health impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis interventions
  • Optimal combined interventions for HIV prevention—theoretical framework based on mathematical models
  • HIV Testing and Treatment to Prevent Onward HIV Transmission among High-Risk Men who have Sex with Men (MSM)

Previous Positions

2006-2007: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
2005-2008: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of EEB, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
2001-2005: Graduate Teaching Associate, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington

Memberships

2002-present: Member of the Society for Mathematical Biology

Honors and Awards

2006: Best Poster Award, Workshop on Mathematical Models in Biology and Medicine, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Feb 3-4, 2006
2005: Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, College of Science at University of Texas - Arlington
2004: Outstanding Graduate Research Award, College of Science at University of Texas - Arlington
2001 - 2005: The Rudolf Hermann’s Graduate Fellowship, University of Texas-Arlington.
1990-1994 Undergraduate Fellowship for Excellent Academic Performance, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Sofia University “St.Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1989: Silver Medal, 30th International Mathematical Olympiad, Braunschweig, Germany
1989: Gold Medal, 6th Balkan Mathematical Olympiad, Split, Yugoslavia
1988: Silver Medal, 29th International Mathematical Olympiad, Canberra, Australia

Funding

  • HIV Modeling Consortium, London, UK: Quantifying the influence of different drug resistance mechanisms used in mathematical models when assessing the public health impact of PrEP interventions (Role: PI) 1/2012 – 12/2012
  • NIH, National Institute on Drug Abuse: HIV Testing and Treatment to Prevent Onward HIV Transmission among High risk MSM (Role: math modeller, PI: Ann Duerr), 7/2011- 4/2016

Recent Publications

2017
2016
2014
2013
2011
2010
2009
2008
Kojouharov HV, Dimitrov DT, Todorov MD.  2008.  Compatible Discretizations for Continuous Dynamical Systems. APPLICATIONS OF MATHEMATICS IN ENGINEERING AND ECONOMICS: Proceedings of the 34th Conference on Applications of Mathematics in Engineering and Economics (AMEE '08)AIP Conference Proceedings. :28-37.

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