Prof. M. Holy
|President Hon.||ICID OFFICE BEARERS - HONORAIRE||1975-1978|
, Former Yugoslavia
Prof. Holy has been engaged in the questions of water management, irrigation, drainage and water erosion. In 1957, he founded the Czechoslovak National Committee of ICID, and under his guidance were organized the Soil Water Symposium (1957), the International Seminar on Irrigation, Drainage and Flood Control (1958), the Conference on Economic Quantity of Irrigation Water (1961), Symposium on Large-area Spray Irrigation (1964) and the Water Erosion Symposium (1967). Also preoccupied with the problems of human environment, he founded the Cabinet on Human Environment at the Technical University of Prague in 1969, and became President of the Scientific Council for Human Environment. He held the membership of many prestigious professional bodies including the International Water Resources Association and the International Society of Soil Science.