Bachelor of Science, Technology University, Varna, Bulgaria, 1976;
Master of Science, Moscow Power University, Moscow, Russia, 1981;
Doctor of Science, South-West University, Balgoevgrad, Bulgaria, 1996;
Appreciation diploma, International Geothermal School, Pisa, Italy, 1993.
Associate Professor, Bulgaria, 1999.
Full Professor, European Polytechnical University, Bulgaria, 2016.
Chief of operation, Thermal Power Plant, Rousse, Bulgaria, 1981-1986;
assistant professor, Technology University, Rousse, 1986-1987;
chief assistant, South-West University, Blagoevgrad, 1987-1992;
head of laboratory, South-West University, Blagoevgrad, 1992-1995;
head department physical engineering, South-West University, Blagoevgrad, since 1996. Visiting professor Bitola University, Bitola, Macedonia, 1994-1995.
Vice Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences & Maths, South-West University, Blagoevgrad, 1999-2003.
Organizer Trade-Union Group, Rousse, 1983, Blagoevgrad, 1989. Member Bulgarian Scientific Union, Geothermal International Summer School, International Information Academy (Balkan branch), Trans Black Sea Union Applied Electromagnetism, Balkan Physical Union.
Married Maria Ivanova Kaneva, December 4, 1977. Children: Svetoslava Plamenova, Iva Plamenova.