Teodor Georgiev


Teodor Georgiev is the Technical Director of Pensoft, overlooking the Research and Development processes within the company. With more than 15 years of experience ranging from graphic design, desktop publishing and software development, Teodor has contributed to the development of all Pensoft’s innovations. In the last 5 years, he has been in charge of the technical development of the groundbreaking Pensoft Writing Tool (PWT), which has been now upgraded to the innovative ARPHA Journal Publishing Platform and its associated ARPHA Writing Tool. Teodor is managing a growing team of software developers to develop a single-vision and ensure the quality of all final software products.

ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0001-8558-6845


Citation profile


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Research articles

  • Penev L, Paton A, Nicolson N, Kirk P, Pyle RL, Whitton R, Georgiev T, Barker C, Hopkins C, Robert V, Biserkov J, Stoev P (2016) A common registration-to-publication automated pipeline for nomenclatural acts for higher plants (International Plant Names Index, IPNI), fungi (Index Fungorum, MycoBank) and animals (ZooBank). In: Michel E (Ed.) Anchoring Biodiversity Information: From Sherborn to the 21st century and beyond. ZooKeys 550: 233–246. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.550.9551
  • Miller J, Agosti D, Penev L, Sautter G, Georgiev T, Catapano T, Patterson D, King D, Pereira S, Vos R, Sierra S (2015) Integrating and visualizing primary data from prospective and legacy taxonomic literature. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e5063. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e5063
  • Erwin T, Stoev P, Georgiev T, Penev L (2015) ZooKeys 500: traditions and innovations hand-in-hand servicing our taxonomic community. ZooKeys 500: 1-8. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.500.9844
  • Miller J, Georgiev T, Stoev P, Sautter G, Penev L (2015) Corrected data re-harvested: curating literature in the era of networked biodiversity informatics. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e4552. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e4552
  • Stoev P, Komerički A, Akkari N, Liu S, Zhou X, Weigand A, Hostens J, Hunter C, Edmunds S, Porco D, Zapparoli M, Georgiev T, Mietchen D, Roberts D, Faulwetter S, Smith V, Penev L (2013) Eupolybothrus cavernicolus Komerički & Stoev sp. n. (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha: Lithobiidae): the first eukaryotic species description combining transcriptomic, DNA barcoding and micro-CT imaging data. Biodiversity Data Journal 1: e1013. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.1.e1013
  • Deltshev C, Komnenov M, Blagoev G, Georgiev T, Lazarov S, Stojkoska E, Naumova M (2013) Faunistic diversity of spiders (Araneae) in Galichitsa mountain (FYR Macedonia). Biodiversity Data Journal 1: e977. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.1.e977
  • Smith V, Georgiev T, Stoev P, Biserkov J, Miller J, Livermore L, Baker E, Mietchen D, Couvreur T, Mueller G, Dikow T, Helgen K, Frank J, Agosti D, Roberts D, Penev L (2013) Beyond dead trees: integrating the scientific process in the Biodiversity Data Journal. Biodiversity Data Journal 1: e995. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.1.e995
  • Penev L, Erwin T, Stoev P, Georgiev T (2012) Accelerating innovative publishing in taxonomy and systematics: 250 issues of ZooKeys. ZooKeys 251: 1-10. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.251.4516
  • Penev L, Cerretti P, Tschorsnig HP, Lopresti M, Di Giovanni F, Georgiev T, Stoev P, Erwin T (2012) Publishing online identification keys in the form of scholarly papers. ZooKeys 205: 1-3. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.205.3581
  • Remsen D, Knapp S, Georgiev T, Stoev P, Penev L (2012) From text to structured data: Converting a word-processed floristic checklist into Darwin Core Archive format. PhytoKeys 9: 1-13. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.9.2770
  • Erwin T, Stoev P, Georgiev T, Penev L (2011) ZooKeys 150: Three and a half years of innovative publishing and growth. ZooKeys 150: 5-14. doi:10.3897/zookeys.150.2431
  • Penev L, Lyal C, Weitzman A, Morse D, King D, Sautter G, Georgiev T, Morris R, Catapano T, Agosti D (2011) XML schemas and mark-up practices of taxonomic literature. ZooKeys 150: 89-116. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.150.2213
  • Penev L, Hagedorn G, Mietchen D, Georgiev T, Stoev P, Sautter G, Agosti D, Plank A, Balke M, Hendrich L, Erwin T (2011) Interlinking journal and wiki publications through joint citation: Working examples from ZooKeys and Plazi on Species-ID. ZooKeys 90: 1-12. doi:10.3897/zookeys.90.1369
  • Blagoderov V, Agosti D, Brake I, Catapano T, Georgiev T, Penev L, Roberts D, Rycroft S, Scott B, Smith V (2010) Streamlining taxonomic publication: a working example with Scratchpads and ZooKeys. ZooKeys 50: 17–28. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.50.539
  • Stoev P, Akkari N, Zapparoli M, Porco D, Enghoff H, Edgecombe GD, Georgiev T, Penev L (2010) The centipede genus Eupolybothrus Verhoeff, 1907 (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha: Lithobiidae) in North Africa, a cybertaxonomic revision, with an interactive key to all species in the genus and the fi rst use of DNA barcoding for the group. ZooKeys 50: 29–77. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.50.504
  • Penev L, Agosti D, Georgiev T, Catapano T, Miller J, Blagoderov V, Roberts D, Smith VS, Brake I, Ryrcroft S, Scott B, Johnson NF, Morris RA, Sautter G, Chavan V, Robertson T, Remsen D, Stoev P, Parr C, Knapp S, Kress WJ, Thompson FC, Erwin T (2010) Semantic tagging of and semantic enhancements to systematics papers. ZooKeys working example. Forum paper. ZooKeys 50: 1–16. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.50.538
  • Settele J, Penev L, Georgiev T, Grabaum R, Grobelnik V, Hammen V, Klotz S, Kotarac M, Kühn I (2010) Atlas of Biodiversity Risk. Editorial. In: Settele J, Penev L, Georgiev T, Grabaum R, Grobelnik V, Hammen V, Klozt S, Kotarac M, Kühn I (Eds) Atlas of Biodiversity Risk. Pensoft. Sofia-Moscow, XIV-XV.

List of research projects View

  • Proibiosphere: Coordination and policy development in preparation for a European Open Biodiversity Knowledge Management System, addressing Acquisition, Curation, Synthesis, Interoperability and Dissemination
  • EUBON: Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network
  • BESAFE: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Arguments for our Future Environment, www.besafe-project.net
  • SCALES: Securing the Conservation of biodiversity across Administrative Levels and spatial, temporal, and Ecological Scales, www.scales-project.net
  • STEP: Status and Trends of European Pollinators, www.step-project.net
  • ViBRANT: Virtual Biodiversity Research and Access Network for Taxonomy, www.vbrant.eu

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