Prof. dr. eng. Ivaylo Koprev is Rector of the University of Mining and Geology “St. Eve. Rila “. His scientific interests are in the design, construction, development and operation of opencast mines; underwater extraction of minerals; the organization and control of production processes in the extraction of minerals; quality management of the minerals extracted; processes and technologies in open pit mining, as well as reclamation of disturbed terrains.
Prof. Dr. Iv. Koprev is the author of a scientific-applied lecture course on Mining Software, 3 monographs, 3 textbooks and 1 methodological guide. He is a guest lecturer at Gotse Delchev University – Shtip, Macedonia and at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.