Bulgarian Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
74-76 Christo Smirnenski Str
Phone: +359 885256905
The Bulgarian Society was started on the 08 April 1948 as Bulgarian National Committee of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.
President: Eng. Manol Sakelaroff, Minister of Buildings and Roads.
Vice President: Prof. D-r Eng. Balusch Balusheff, Head of Department for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.
Secretary: Associate Prof. Georg Stefanoff.
Names of the Presidents and Secretaries:
Eng. Manol Sakelaroff - 1948 - 1950
Prof. D-r Eng. Balusch Baluscheff 1950 - 1980
Prof. D-r Eng. Georg Stefanoff - 1980-2004 (since 2004 Honorary President)
Assos. Prof. D-r Eng. Jellu Jellev 2004-2011
Prof .D-r Eng. Dobrin Denev - 2011- at present
Prof. D-r techn. h.c Eng. Georg Stefanoff-1949-1980
Prof.D-r Eng. Trifon Germanov 1980-2004
Chief. ASS. Eng.-Geol. Assia Bojinova 2008-2011
Assos. Prof. D-r Eng. Andrey Totsev - 2011- at present
Number of Members at start at present
The Society started with 12 members (1949)
20 members (1957)
72 members (2004)
52 members (at present)
List of Regional Conferences and Meetings:
The Sixth Danube - European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, held in Varna, September 1980.
First National Conference on Soil and Foundation, Sofia 1971
Second National Conference on Soil and Foundation, Rousse 1984
XIV European conference, 2001
National Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Sofia, 2002
National Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Sofia, 2004