Doc. eng. PhD. Marek Sokac
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Current state of stormwater management in Slovakia
|Doc. Eng. Sokáč Marek, PhD., (assoc. prof.) is acting as researcher at the Department of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak University of Technology and also at the Institute of Hydrology, Slovak Academy of Sciences. He led during his almost 30-year educational activities lecture on subjects Urban hydrology, Water quality, Urban drainage and many others. He participated on several study visits or postgraduate courses in Denmark, Canada and Belgium. In past ten years he conducted lectures on research and water management issues at partner universities of Leuven, Helsinki, Warsaw, Belgrade and Vilnius.
As a researcher he participated in more than 15 domestic and international research projects, e.g. Joint European Project TEMPUS- PHARE, NATO Linkage Grant, ERASMUS as well as the EU funded FP7 and H2020 projects.
In his professional work he collaborated on over 50 projects for practice, 35 expertise assessments, participated in taking four European standards into the system of the Slovak Technical Norms and in the preparation of Government Regulation no. 296/2005 (Water quality limits – part “Requirements for stormwater and CSO discharges”). M. Sokáč is also professional civil engineer with licence in the category 2-2 : Water structures (Slovak Chamber of Civil Engineers).