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Prof. D.Sc. PhD. Valeri Markov Mladenov


Head of Neurocomputing Laboratory
Technical University of Sofia; "Kl. Ohridski" blvd. 8; Sofia 1000; Bulgaria
tel: +35929652131;

fax: +35929652131



Valeri Mladenov received his Ph.D. from the Technical University of Sofia (TU Sofia), Bulgaria in 1993. In 2019 he defense a "Doctor of Sciences" thesis at the same institution. In 2004 he becomes the Head of the Department of Theory of Electrical Engineering. Since June 2011 he was a Dean of Faculty of Automation, since Dec. 2011 he has been a Vice-Rector of TU Sofia and since Dec. 2015 he is a Director of the directorate of Information and public relations. Currently, he is the head of the Neurocomputing laboratory of TU-Sofia and head of the Artificial Intelligence and CAD systems lab. at Sofia Tech Park. He is a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Netherlands, and many others. In 2014 he has been a Deputy Minister of Education and Science in Bulgaria.
Prof. Mladenov's research interests are in the field of electrical engineering, artificial intelligence, power systems, electronics, neural networks, applied mathematics, and signal processing. He has received many international research fellowships. He has more than 350 scientific papers in professional journals and conferences. He is a co-author of ten books and manuals for students. He had received many research grants from, and others and also with his team he participated and participate in many national and international projects - H2020, FP7, Royal Society, DFG, NWO, Erasmus+, and others.
As a member of several editorial boards, Prof. Mladenov serves as an editor in chief, associate editor, and reviewer for a number of professional journals and conferences. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of the IEEE Circuit and Systems Technical Committee (TC) on Cellular Nanoscale Networks and Array Computing (CNNA), and Educational Activities Officer of the Bulgarian IEEE section. He is also a member of the International Neural Networks Society (INNS), member of the International Council of Large Electric Systems, (SIGRE), member of the Steering Committee of the International Symposium on Theoretical Electrical Engineering (ISTET), member of the Management Boards of the Scientific and Technical Union of the Power Engineers, and the Union of Automation and Informatics in Bulgaria.




Valeri Mladenov

Ilona Iacheva


Associate Professors

Atanas Chervenkov

Snejana Terzieva

Simona Petrakieva

Georgi Tsenov


Assistant Professors

Ivan Trushev

Nikolina Petkova

Veselin Chobanov

Ivan Zaykov

Stoyan Kirilov


PhD Students



Svetoslav Dichev

Ivan Tabahnev


Technical Assistant

Svetoslav Dichev