Radostina Petrova holds an MSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy of Sofia, Bulgaria, and a PhD in Applied Mechanics from the Technical University of Sofia. She has more than 25 years of experience working for the industry and the academia. Over the last 10 years, she was an associate professor in Dynamics, Strength and Reliability of Machines, Devices, and Systems at the Technical University of Sofia. Previously, she has been invited to teach at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, and University of Stavanger, Norway. Radostina has an active professional practice as a structural engineer. Radostina Petrova is an internationally recognized expert in the field of multibody dynamic simulation of mechanical systems, nonlinear structural analysis, structural modeling and analysis using FEM, CAD/CAE (FEA) design of structures and mechanical systems, wind engineering, etc. She is awarded an “Ernst Mach” research grant, international research grants of the EEA, and a Fulbright grant, which is to be implemented at the Cornell University, USA. She has an award for outstanding contributions in reviewing for Elsevier publishers. She is an author/editor of four books, several book chapters, and more than a hundred scientific articles.