Prof. DSc. Eng. Tzolo Voutov becomes Honorary Chairman of STU of MGM

Prof. DSc. Eng. Tzolo Voutov was elected Honorary Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Union of Mining, Geology and Metallurgy (STU of MGM) at the General Meeting of the Union in appreciation for his outstanding contribution as a leader, a scientist, an industrialist, a donor and a public figure. This high recognition was given by the scientific community for his great merits in promoting STU of MGM as an organization successfully uniting the missions of education, science and business. Along with his role as Honorary Chairman, he will continue to work on enhancing the organization’s reputation in Bulgaria and abroad as a member of the Management Board, a member of the International Organizing Committee of the World Mining Congress, and many other international organizations.

On 10 May, Prof. DSc. Eng. Tzolo Voutov received a gold medal Dobri Zhelyazkov – the Factory Man from the Federation of the Scientific Engineering Unions (FNTS) in which he is an Honorary Member. At the award ceremony, the Chairman of FNTS Prof. DSc. Eng. Ivan Yachev emphasized that Prof. Voutov was recognized “for his high and lasting achievements in recent innovations and development of the Bulgarian industry”.

“I am deeply honored to receive this award. It is a priceless acknowledgement not only for my merits, but also for all of us who have been working together for 20 years and will continue to work for the Union’s future prospects,” said Prof. Voutov in his thank-you speech.

The General Meeting elected Dr. Eng. Kremena Dedelyanova as Chairman of STU of MGM. Dr. Eng. Dedelyanova was the Secretary-General of the organization from 2005 to 2019 and she is a member of the International Organizing Committee of the World Mining Congress.