RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

1.Andrgie, AbegazTizazu, ShewayeLakewMekuria, KefyalewDagnewAddisu, BalkewZewgeHailemeskel, Wei‐Hsin Hsu, Hsieh‐Chih Tsai, and Juin‐Yih Lai. "Non‐Anticoagulant Heparin Prodrug Loaded Biodegradable and Injectable Thermoresponsive Hydrogels for Enhanced Anti‐Metastasis Therapy." Macromolecular bioscience (2019): 1800409.

2.Karta K. Kalsa, BhadrirajuSubramanyam, GirmaDemissie, RizanaMahroof, Solomon Workneh, NigusGabbiye. "Mortality of Sitophilus granarius (L.) and Rhyzoperthadominica (F.) Adults Exposed to Different Concentrations of Filter Cake in Stored Wheat (2019)". Ethiop. J. Agric. Sci. 29(1) 99-107.

3.Bedewi Bilal, Solomon Workneh Fanta, NeelaSatheesh. (2019) "Kinetic based simulation of fixed bed gasifier and performance study on syngas production from different biomass." Ethiopian Journal of Science and Technology. 

4.Solomon Workneh Fanta &NeelaSatheesh. (2019). "A review on nutritional profile of the food from enset: a staple diet for more than 25 percent population in Ethiopia". Nutrition and food science

5."Extraction of silica gel from rice husk ash for promising industrialization: statistical analysis": Journal of Materials Science and Engineering with Advanced Technology  Volume 18, Number 1-2, 2018, Pages 21-42 Available at http://scientificadvances.co.in

6.Kefyalew Dagnew Addisu,BalkewZewgeHailemeskel,ShewayeLakewMekuria, AbegazTizazuAndrgie, Yu-Chun Lin,  and Hsieh-Chih Tsai "Bioinspired, Manganese-Chelated Alginate–Polydopamine Nanomaterials for Efficient in Vivo T 1-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging." ACS applied materials & interfaces 10(6): 5147-5160.(2018). SCI ( Materials Science, Multidisciplinary)  

7.ShewayeLakewMekuriaa,,KefyalewDagnewAddisu, Hsiao-Ying Choua, BalkewZewgeHailemeskela, Hsieh-ChihTsaia,  (2018). "Potential fluorescence and magnetic resonance imaging modality using mixed lanthanide oxide nanoparticles." Colloids and Surfaces B: Bio interfaces. 167: 54-62. (2018). SCI ( Biophysics, Chemistry, Physical,  Materials Science, Biomaterials)

8.BalkewZewgeHailemeskel, KefyalewDagnewAddisu, AdhimoorthyPrasannan, ShewayeLakewMekuria, Chen-Yu Kao, Hsieh-Chih Tsai "Synthesis and characterization of diselenide linked poly (ethylene glycol) nanogel as multiresponsive drug carrier". Applied Surface Science 449 (2018): 15-22. (2017, Dec). SCI. (Chemistry, Physical Materials Science, Coatings & Films Physics, Applied Physics, Condensed Matter).

9.W Gruyters, P Verboven, M Delele, SG Gwampun, A Schenk, B Nicolai. (2018). "Numerical evaluation of adaptive on-off cooling strategies for energy savings during long term storage of apples". International Journal of Refrigeration 85, 431-440.

10.Agegnehu Alemu, Brook Lemma, Nigus Gabbiye, Melisew Tadele, Minyahil Teferi; "Removal of chromium (VI) from aqueous solution using vesicular basalt: A potential low cost wastewater treatment system"; Journal of Heliyon; 4(2018)

11.FikiruTemesgen ,NigusGabbiye, OmprakashSahu; "Biosorption of Reactive Red Dye (RRD) on Activated Surface of Banana and Orange Peels: Economical Alternative for Textile Effluent; Surfaces and Interfaces", 12(2018), 151-1599

12.NeelaSatheesh& Solomon Workneh Fanta. (2018)  "Review on structural, nutritional and anti-nutritional composition of Teff (Eragrostistef) in comparison with Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.)". Cogent Food & Agriculture, 4(1)

13.Agegnehu Alemu and Nigus Gabbiye. (2017). "Assessment of chromium contamination in the surface water and soil at the riparian of Abbay River caused by the nearby industries in Bahir Dar city, Ethiopia". Water Practice & Technology, 12 (1) 72-79, DOI: 10.2166/wpt.2017.012.

14.Mebrahtom Gebresemati, Nigus Gabbiye, and Omprakash Sahu. (2017). "Sorption of cyanide from aqueous medium by coffee husk: Response surface methodology". Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 15(1), 27-35, DOI: 10.1016/j.jart.2016.11.002.

15.Meareg Amare and Senait Aklog. (2017). "Electrochemical Determination of Caffeine Content in Ethiopian Coffee Samples Using Lignin Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode". Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry,DOI:10.1155/2017/3979068.

16.Tesfaye Alamirew, V. Balaji, Nigus Gabbiye. (2017). "Comparison of PID Controller with Model Predictive Controller for Milk Pasteurization Process". Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 6(1).

17.Getnet Mekuria, Yalewsew Wubneh and Tilahun Tewabe. (2017). "Household dietary diversity and associated factors among residents of finote selam town, North West Ethiopia: a cross sectional study". BMC Nutrition, DOI: 10.1186/s40795-017-0148-0.

18.Getnet Mekuria, Tariku Derese and Getachew Hailu. (2017). "Treatment outcome and associated factors of severe acute malnutrition among 6– 59 months old children in Debre Markos and Finote Selam hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study". BMC Nutrition, DOI: 10.1186/s40795-017-0161-3.

19.Tadesse Kebebe and Hirut Assaye.(2017). "Intention, magnitude and factors associated with bottle feeding among mothers of 0–23 months old children in Holeta town, Central Ethiopia: a cross sectional study". BMC Nutrition, DOI:10.1186/s40795-017-0174-y.

20.Zewdie Tsegahun Mekonnen. (2017). "Tomato quality as influenced by different packaging materials and practices". Journal of Scientific Agriculture, DOI:10.25081/jsa.2017.v1i0.33.

21.Helen Walle and Demewez Moges. (2017). "Optimization of cereal-legume blend ratio to enhance the nutritional quality and functional property of complementary food". Ethiopian Journal of Science and Technology, 10(2), DOI:10.4314/ejst.v10i2.3.

22.Tilahun Tewabe, Alemnesh Mandesh, Tenaw Gualu, Girma Alem, Getnet Mekuria and Haymanot Zeleke. (2017). "Exclusive breastfeeding practice and associated factors among mothers in Motta town, East Gojjam zone, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia. A cross-sectional study". International Breastfeeding Journal, DOI: 10.1186/s13006-017-0103-3.

23."Studies on the Synthesis of Silica Powder from Rice Husk Ash as Reinforcement Filler in Rubber Tire Tread Part: Replacement of Commercial Precipitated Silica", International Journal of Material Science and Application (IJMSA) ISSN No.2327-2635), Science Publishing group, 2017; 6(1): 37-44, http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ijmsa,doi:10.11648/j.ijmsa.20170...

24."Conference proceeding at 13th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology", OCTOBER 26-28, 2017 OSAKA, JAPAN, Addis LemessaJembere et al., J Mat. Sci. 2017, 5:6 DOI: 10.4172/2321-6212-C1-008

25.A Ambaw, D Dekeyser, T Vanwalleghem, W Van Hemelrijck, D Nuyttens, MA Delele, H Ramon, B Nicolai, D Bylemans, UL Opara, P Verboven. (2017). "Experimental and numerical analysis of the spray application on apple fruit in a bin for postharvest treatments". Journal of Food Engineering 202, 34-45.

26.S Getahun, A Ambaw, M Delele, CJ Meyer, UL Opara. (2017). "Analysis of airflow and heat transfer inside fruit packed refrigerated shipping container: Part I–Model development and validation". Journal of Food Engineering 203, 58-68.

27.S Getahun, A Ambaw, M Delele, CJ Meyer, UL Opara. (2017). "Analysis of airflow and heat transfer inside fruit packed refrigerated shipping container: Part II–Evaluation of apple packaging design and vertical flow resistance". Journal of Food Engineering 203, 83-94.

28.Tadele Assefa Aragaw. (2016). "Proximate Analysis of Cane Bagasse and Synthesizing Activated Carbon: Emphasis on Material Balance". Journal of Environmental Treatment Techniques, 4(4), 102-112.

29.Tadele Assefa Aragaw. (2016). "Environmental Policy and Environmental Management Systems of Dashen Brewery: Gondar, Ethiopia". Journal of Water Resources and Environment Engineering, 2(1).

30.M A Delele, D Nuyttens, A. T. Duga, A Ambaw, F Lebeau, B M Nicolai, P Verboven. (2016). "Predicting the dynamic impact behaviour of spray droplets on flat plant surfaces". Soft Matter 12, 7195—7211. DOI:10.1039/C6SM00933F.

31.M.A. Delele, F. Weigler, G. Franke, J. Mellmann. (2016) "Studying the solids and fluid flow behavior in rotary drums based on a multiphase CFD model". Powder Technology 292, 260-271. doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2016.01.026.

32.Ashenafi T Duga, Mulugeta A Delele, Kris Ruysen, Donald Dekeyser, David Nuyttens, DanyBylemans, Bart M Nicolai, Pieter Verboven. (2016). "Development and validation of a 3D CFD model of drift and its application to air-assisted orchard sprayers". Biosystems Engineering.

33."Colloidal Jamming Dynamics in Microchannel Bottlenecks". Langmuir, 32,1478−1488 (2016).

34.Verboven P., Herremans, E., Helfen L., Ho QT., Abera M., Baumbach T., Wevers M., Nicolai B., (2015). "Synchrotron X-ray computed laminography of the 3-D anatomy of tomato leaves". The Plant Journal, 81 (1), 169-182.

35.Herremans E., Verboven P., Verlinden B., Cantre D., Abera M., Wevers M., Nicolaï B., (2015). "Automatic analysis of the 3-D microstructure of fruit parenchyma tissue using X-ray micro-CT explains differences in aeration". BMC Plant Biology, 15 (264), Art.No. 10.1186/s12870-015-0650-y, 1-14.

36.Abera, M., Aregawi, W., Ho, Q., Rogge, S., Delele, M., Ambaw, A., Verboven,P., Nicolai, B., (2015). "Multiscale Modeling of Food Processes". Reference Module in Food Sciences. Elsevier, pp. 1–12. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-100596-5.03126-7.

37.Kefyalew Dagnew Addisu*, Teklehaimanot Haileselassie, and Tileye Feyissa. "Genetic diversity study of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Germplasm from Ethiopia usinginter simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers." African Journal of Biotechnology 13.36 (2014). SCI (Biotechnology& Applied Microbiology).

38.Abera, M., Verboven, P., Herremans, E., Defraeye T., Fanta, S., Ho, Q., Carmeliet, J., Nicolai, B. (2014). "3D Virtual Fruit Tissue Generation Based on Cell Growth Modelling". Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7(2), 542-555.

39.Aregawi W*., Abera M*., Fanta S., Verboven P., Nicolai B., (2014). "Prediction of water loss and viscoelastic deformation of apple tissue using a multiscale model". Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter6 (46), Art.No. 464111. (* joint first authors)

40.Fanta, S.W., Abera, M., Aregawi, W.A., Ho, Q.T., Verboven, P., Carmeliet, J., Nicolai, B.M.(2014). "Microscale modeling of coupled water transport and mechanical deformation of fruit tissue during dehydration". Journal of Food Engineering, 124:86-96 

41.Abera M., Verboven, P., Defraeye, T., Fanta, S., Hertog, M., Carmeliet, J., Nicolai, B. (2014). "A plant cell division algorithm based on biomechanics and ellipse fitting". Annals of Botany. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcu078.

42.Fanta. S., Abera M., Ho Q., Verboven P., Carmeliet J., Nicolai B., (2013). "Microscale modeling of water transport in fruit tissue". Journal of Food Engineering,118(2), 229–237

43.Abera, M., Fanta, S., Verboven, P., Ho, Q., Carmeliet, J., Nicolai, B. (2013). "Virtual Fruit Tissue Generation Based on Cell Growth Modeling". Food and Bioprocess Technology, 6:859–869. (DOI: 10.1007/s11947-011-0775-4).

44.Ho, Q., Verboven, P., Fanta, S., Abera, M., Retta, M., Herremans, E., Defraeye, T., Nicolai, B. (2013). "A multiphase pore scale network model of gas exchange in apple fruit". Food and Bioprocess Technology, DOI 10.1007/s11947-012-1043-y.

45.Verboven, P., Nemeth, A., Abera, M., Bongaers, E., Daelemans, D., Estrade, P., Herremans, E., Hertog, M., Saeys, W., Vanstreels, E., Verlinden, B., Leitner, M., Nicolai, B. (2013). "Optical coherence tomography visualizes microstructure of apple peel". Postharvest Biology and Technology, 78, 123-132.

46.Fanta S., Abera M.,Aregawi W., Ho Q., Verboven P., Carmeliet J., Nicolai B. (2013). "Microscale modeling of coupled water transport and mechanical deformation of fruit tissue during dehydration". Journal of Food Engineering, 124, 86–96.

47.Abera, M., Fanta, S.W, Verboven, P., Ho, Q., Carmeliet, J., Nicolai, B. (2013). "Virtual Fruit Tissue Generation Based on Cell Growth Modeling". Food and Bioprocess Technology, 6:859–869. 

48.Ho, Q., Verboven, P., Fanta, S.W, Abera, M., Retta, M., Herremans, E., Defraeye, T., Nicolai, B. (2013). "A multiphase pore scale network model of gas exchange in apple fruit". Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7 (2), 482-495.

49.Abera, M., Verboven, P., Herremans, E., Defraeye T., Fanta, S.W, Ho, Q., Carmeliet, J., Nicolai, B. (2013). "3D Virtual Fruit Tissue Generation Based on Cell Growth Modelling". Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7(2), 542-555.

50.Fanta, S, Vanderlinden, W., Abera, M., Verboven, P., Karki, R., Ho, Q., De Feyter, S., Carmeliet, J., Nicolaï, B. (2012). "Water transport properties of artificial cell walls". Journal of Food Engineering, 108 (3), 393-402.

51.Verboven, P., Nicolai, B., Verlinden, B.,  Abera, M., Fanta, S.W., Ho, Q.(2009). "Multiscale modeling of gas exchange in fruit tissues". Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A Molecular & Integrative Physiology 153(2)

52."Bacteria Delay the Jamming of Particles at Microchannel Bottlenecks". Scientific Reports 6:31471

53.Tesfaye Alamirew1, V. Balaji, NigusGabbiye ; "Comparison of PID Controller with Model Predictive Controller for Milk Pasteurization Process"፡ Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics; 6(1), 24-35

54.Abera, M., Fanta, S.W, Verboven, P., Van Liedekerke,P., Nicolaï ,B., J. Carmeliet,J.(2011). "Virtual fruit tissue generation using cell growth modeling". Actahorticulturae, 919(919):107-114.

55.Gemechu Kassaye, Nigus Gabbiye and Agegnehu Alemu; "Phytoremediation of chromium from tannery wastewater using local plant species"; Water Practice & Technology Vol 12 No 4

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