Daria is a Professor in Electrochemistry in the Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy Systems at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. She has a PhD in Solid State Chemistry and a D.Sc. in Electrochemistry. Daria is working on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: design, development, electrochemical testing and monitoring (durability, life time assessment). She is the author of more than 100 scientific publications with 400 citations, co-author of one monograph, a chapter in Encyclopaedia on Power Sources (Elsevier), 5 chapters in collective monographs. She has been awarded with Herman Gӧhr Award by the European Fuel Cell Forum.
Daria is a President of the Bulgarian Fuel Cell, Hydrogen and Energy Storage Association, coordinator of the National Distributed Infrastructure “Energy Storage and Hydrogen Energetics” and member of the Scientific Committee of Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.