Institute for Information Management in Engineering

M.Sc. Preslava Krahtova (eh. Dobreva)

  • Kriegsstr. 77
    76133 Karlsruhe




Preslava Krahtova studied Political Sciences at the French Faculty of the New Bulgarian University in Sofia and the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. Later, inspired by the European research and innovation policy and the European research funding mechanisms, Preslava completed successfully a research Master at the University of Strasbourg, France, exploring the impact of the European innovation support measures to SME and large industry.

Preslava possess significant experience in project management and research projects acquisition. From 2007 to 2010 she worked as Consultant on European funding instruments in a French consulting company specialized in research projects management. Since 2012, Preslava is Research Associate and EU-Liaison Officer at the Institute for Information Management in Engineering at KIT. She is coordinating the submission of international research and innovation projects and further develops the institute’s network of international partners. Her research work is concentrated on data management and the use of semantic technologies for complex decision making.

Research Topics


  • Strategic decision-making at local level based on knowledge sharing
  • Heterogeneous data management and integration
  • Data management for energy efficiency in buildings and cities
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Wicaksono, Hendro; Dobreva,  Preslava; 
Häfner, Polina; Rogalski, Sven

Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management Communications in Computer and Information Science, Springer, Volume 454, 2015, pp 168-181


Wicaksono, Hendro;Tonev, Kiril; Krahtova, Preslava


4th International Workshop on LinkedData in Architecture and Construction (LDAC), Madrid

21.06. - 22.06.2016

Tonev, Kiril; Kappe, Simon; Krahtova, Preslava; Wicaksono, Hendro; Ovtcharova, Jivka

ODBASE 2017 - The 16th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics, Rhodes, Greece, 23-27 Oct 2017

Wicaksono, Hendro
Dobreva, Preslava
Häfner, Polina
Rogalski, Sven

5th International Conference Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development, 2013

19 tiil 22-09-13
Wicaksono, Hendro
Krahtova, Preslava

2. Jahrestagung des KIT-Zentrums Energie, 2013