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Department of
Mechanical Engineering,  Manufacturing Engineering and Thermal Engineering

It was established in 1997 after a decision of the Academic Council of the Technical University - Sofia (Record № 15 / 29.10.1997 and Record № 17 / 17.12.1997), as a result of merging the departments of "Mechanics", "Mechanical Engineering" and "Transport and Energetics”, created in 1988.

Department Chairmen:
Department of "Mechanics" - Prof. Dr.Eng. Penka Yosifova Genova (1989-1997).
Department of "Mechanical Engineering" - Assoc. Prof. Eng. Ivan Vasilev Mikhailov (1989-1992), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Todor Petrov Todorov (1992-1993), Chief Assist. Dr.Eng. Michaela Dimitrova Topalova Phd (1993-1995) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Georgi Nikolov Yordanov (1995-1997).
Department of "Transport and Energetics" - Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Peter Stefanov Kostov (1989-1997).
Department of "Mechanics, Mechanical Engeneering and Thermal Engineering" - Prof. Dr. Eng. Penka Yosifova Genova (1997-1999), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Michaela Dimitrova Topalova (from 1999 to 2011), Assoc Prof. Dr. Ivanka Kirilova Moneva (from 2011-2014) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Neven Krastev Yordanov (since 2014).

The Department of "Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering and Thermal Engineering" provides training for the following education degrees:
• "Bachelor" - on specialties "Mechanical Engineering", "Computer Technologies in Mechanical Engineering", "Thermal Engineering", "Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Engineering ," "Auto transport equipment" and "Industrial Engineering" in English.
• "Master" - on specialties "Mechanical Engineering", "Computer Technologies in Mechanical Engineering", "Thermal Engineering, "Transport Equipment and Technology", "Auto transport equipment", "Auto technical expertise" and "Design and technology of clothing and textiles ".

The Department conducts training in the educational and scientific degree “Doctor" of the following scientific disciplines: 1:02:02. Applied Mechanics (incl. Tribology); 2:01:02. Materials knowledge and Engineering Materials Technology and 2:06:01. Theoretical Thermal Engineering. Over the year 2016 in the Department are being trained 16 PhD students.

Department of "Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering and Thermal Engineering" consists of 21 tutors - 2 professors, 8 associate professors and 11 assistant professors, all structured in four educational-methodical directions. As a Supporting staff of the department there is one engineer and one technical assistant.
Over the year 2016, 14 teachers of the department have defended their dissertations for obtaining educational and scientific degree "Doctor". There has been issued 38 textbooks and teaching aids.



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