design engeneer, Bulgaria

Yonko Dobrev

MSc. Eng. Yonko Dobrev – Hydraulic engineer with 10 years of professional experience as a site engineer, designer, and supervisor. He has graduated in 2012 at the University of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy – Sofia and in 2014 at the Technical University – Vienna. In 2015 he continues his professional development as a Ph.D. candidate at the Hydraulic Department at the University in Sofia.

He works on projects for hydro power plants /HPP/ design and construction. He investigates the negative impact of these structures on the river ecosystem. As a project manager he participates in the construction of the water cycles of two Bulgarian towns – Krichim and Sopot, where the water supply and sewage system has been reconstructed and a wastewater plant has been built. In 2014 Yonko participates as an assigned member of working group (along with governmental, various institutional and “World Bank Group” representatives) in the processes of preparation and acceptance of a National Strategy for the Sector of Hydro-melioration in Bulgaria. Autor of some domestic and international papers related with the river ecology and hydraulics.

Works as Design Engineer in ViaCon Bulgaria since 2019. Married with two kids.