Atanas has published more than 20 scientific peer-reviewed papers in fields ranging from machine learning to hardware performance optimization. Prof. Hristov is a popular lecturer who has visited more than 30 scientific conferences around the world. He has lectured at universities in Belgium, Bulgaria, and Macedonia while he working on a project in machine learning at Cornell. His postdoc was in Antwerp, Belgium. Atanas has single-handedly handled some of the most complex problems in computer optimization in Europe.