Alex Petrov's Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Alexander A. Petrov
Associate Professor
Laboratory for Cognitive Modeling and Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
Ohio State University

200B Lazenby Hall
1827 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Email: apetrov [at] alexpetrov [you know what]

Curriculum Vitae, camera-ready version, December 2017.


Associate Professor, 2012-present
Department of Psychology, Ohio State University
Assistant Professor, 2006-2012
Department of Psychology, Ohio State University


Ph.D. & M.S. in Cognitive Science, 1998
Central and East-European Center for Cognitive Science,
New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Ph.D. Thesis: A dynamic emergent computational model of analogy-making based on decentralized representations (pdf).
Advisor: Boicho N. Kokinov.
M.S. & B.S. in Computer Science, 1995
Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria. Cum laude.

Additional Education

Post-doctoral Fellow, 2005-2006
Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Supervisor: Randall C. O'Reilly.
Post-doctoral Fellow, 2001-2005
Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine
Supervisor: Barbara A. Dosher.
Post-doctoral Fellow, 1998-2001
Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
Supervisor: John R. Anderson.
Data mining and machine learning for professionals, 1999
Summer school at the Center for Automated Learning and Discovery,
Carnegie Mellon University
TEMPUS mobility grant, May-July 1996
Study period at Hamburg University, Germany.



Scholarships and Awards

Teaching Experience

See my teaching page for details.

Computer and Technical Experience

Programming languages
Matlab, C++, Lisp, Prolog, Python
Cognitive Architectures
ACT-R, DUAL, Leabra, Nengo
Software development
Cognitive architecture DUAL (10,000+ lines of Lisp code),
Matlab implementation of several complex mathematical models and psychophysical experiments with controlled stimulus presentations (PsychToolbox, EyeLink)
Research Programmer
Part time, 1994-1998. Central and East-European Center for Cognitive Science, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Research Programmer
Part time, 1991-1994. Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Radio and Telegraph Operator
Mandatory service in the Bulgarian Army, 1987-1989.

Invited Colloquia

Professional Service


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Created 1999-06-12, last updated 2017-12-14.