Raina Robeva

Raina RobevaProfessor of Mathematical Sciences
Director of the Center for Engineering, Science and Technology in Society

P | 434-381-6213
E | robeva@sbc.edu
O | Guion Science Center | Second Floor, A204

B.S., Mathematics | University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”
M.S., Probability and Statistics | University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Ph.D., Mathematics | University of Virginia

Raina Robeva is the lead author/editor of the books “An Invitation to Biomathematics” with the accompanying “Laboratory Manual of Biomathematics” (2008), “Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Modern Biology: Using Modern Discrete Models” (2013), and “Algebraic and Discrete Mathematical Methods for Modern Biology” (2015), all published by Academic Press. She is the founding chief editor of the journal Frontiers in Systems Biology, past chair of the advisory board of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, and chair of the Chapter in Mathematical and Computational Biological Science of the Mathematical Association of America (BIO SIGMAA). Her research interests span a wide range of topics including systems biology, random processes and fields, and mathematical modeling for biology and the biomedical sciences. Robeva has received funding for her research and educational projects from multiple public and private sources, including the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, and has mentored numerous student research projects. Her translational research has resulted in three U.S. patents for assessment and diagnosis of attentional impairments. Robeva is a 2014 recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia — the commonwealth’s highest honor for faculty at Virginia’s public and private colleges and universities.