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.