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Prof. D.Sc. PhD. Valeri  Mladenov

Head of the department Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering


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 defenses a "Doctor of Sciences" thesis at the same institution. In 2004 he becomes the Head of the department Fundamentals 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. Currently, he is Head of the Department of Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Head of the Neurocomputing laboratory of TU-Sofia. 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, electronics, automatics, artificial intelligence, and neural networks. 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 twenty 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 Nonlinear Networks and Memristor Array Computing (CNN-MAC), and an Educational Activities Officer of the Bulgarian IEEE section. He is also a Senior 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

Simona Petrakieva

Georgi Tsenov

Veselin Chobanov

Nikolina Petkova


Assistant Professors

Ivan Trushev

Stoyan Kirilov


PhD Students



Svetoslav Dichev


Technical Assistant

Svetoslav Dichev