Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova is Professor of Mathematics for Healthcare in the Living Systems Institute and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Exeter (UoE), UK. She received her MSc (Mathematics) from the University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria and PhD (Applied Mathematica) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Krasimira spent 18 months as a post-doctoral fellow at the Laboratory of Biological Modelling, National Institutes of Health, USA and another 15 months as a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Biology at Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, France. She joined the Department of Engineering Mathematics at the University of Bristol in October 2007 as a lecturer and was promoted to a Reader in Applied Mathematics in 2012. In 2013 Krasimira moved to the University of Exeter where she currently serves as Associate Dean - Global in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at UoE (2018-2021).
Her research and professional activities aim to inform novel applications of mathematics to enable the development of quantitative methods for healthcare and healthcare technologies. In her research, she develops and analyses mathematical models for applications to personalised prediction and clinical decision support in prevention, diagnosis or treatment of health-related conditions. Krasimira is also a Technical University of Munich (TUM) Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) Hans Fisher Senior fellow (2019-2022) and an associate member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, section Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modelling (2020- ).