mug-panayotovApostol has held an adjunct faculty position at the University of Colorado at Denver since 2003. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geodesy, Photogrammetry and Cartography from the Technical School of Geodesy and Construction in Bulgaria and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the Moscow Railway Engineering Institute. In 2006 Apostol earned a Master of Engineering in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the University of Colorado Denver, from where he also received a Ph.D. in the same subject in 2009.

Apostol has training in ESRI  Auto CAD Civil 3D, and he joined OEC Forensics (a division of Ogden Engineering & Consulting, LLC) in 2013 as a GIS consultant, aiding in GIS implementation in engineering and architecture, 3D modeling and high definition surveying in the oil & gas industry.