The Mekelle University team

Dr. Mulualem Gebregiorgis Gebreslassie

Dr. Gebreslassie is Associate Professor of Renewable Energy at the Ethiopian Institute of Technology-Mekelle (EiT-M). He holds a PhD in Engineering from University of Exeter, joint MSc from UPM, IMN, and KTH as well as a BSc from Mekelle University. He is Deputy Director for research and Development of EiT-M. He has a wide-range of research experience and has been involved in many international projects. He has published 18 articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings and is a member of professional bodies such as the European Energy center, international solar energy society, and American energy society. His research interests include: Technology development, on-grid and off-grid energy systems, energy conservation and management, energy policy etc.

Mrs. Fana Filli Nurhussien

Mrs. Nurhussien received MSc in Energy Technology from the Mechanical Engineering department, Mekelle University (2013), BSc in Mechanical Engineering (2010). He is a senior lecturer of Energy in the Ethiopian Institute of Technology, Mekelle University. She is currently head of the Center of Energy under EiT-M. She has been participating in teaching senior and junior courses and various researches, knowledge and technology transfer and consultancy services related to energy for the last nine years.

Mr. Akatew Haile Mebrahtu

Mr. Mebrahtu received MSc in Energy Technology from the Mechanical Engineering department, Mekelle University (2014), BSc Industrial Engineering (2008). He is a senior lecturer of Renewable Energy in the Ethiopian Institute of Technology, Mekelle University. He has been participating in various researches and consultancy services related to Energy for the last 10 years. His research focuses on: Solar Energy Thermal and Photovoltaic Application, Wind Energy, Bio-Energy, Energy Economics and policies, and Technology Management.

Mr. Solomon Teklemichael Bahta

Solomon Teklemichael received a joint masters in Renewable Energy from IST, Portugal, Lisbon and KTH, Sweden, Stockholm in 2013. He is a senior lecturer of Renewable Energy in Mekelle University, EiT-M. He has been participating in various research and consultancy services related to Renewable Energy.  He was the head of Thermal and Energy Systems chair under EiT-M since October 24, 2016 to August 01, 2018. His Research focuses on; Innovative technology development for converting and recovering municipal solid waste to energy; Renewable energy resources assessment, studying energy provision systems to developing countries; Alternative fuel development for industries and energy efficiency enhancement.