Ahunim Abebe (PhD candidate)

Ahunim Abebe
PhD candidate
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  • BSc: Bachelor of Education degree in Electrical / Electronic Technology (Bed), 2001 – 2005,
  • Adama University, Ethiopia
  • MSc: MSc in Power system Engineering, 2007 – 2009, Adama University, Ethiopia
  • PhD: in Power System Engineering, Bahir dar University, 2017–Present

Academic experience

  • 10 Nov, 2012–10 Nov,2013, Deputy director of faculty of Electrical and Computer EngineeringBahir dar University, Lecturer January 2011 -September 2011, Full-time
  • Dec, 2014-Dec,2015, Director of information and strategic communication, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology
  • 10 July, 2013-10 July, 2014, Program manager of faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • 01 May, 2013- March, 2016, Bahir Dar university STEM and utreach coordinator for ICT and electronics streams
  • 01 Dec, 2013- March, 2016, Bahir Dar institute of technology procurement approval committee member
  • 10 June, 2012- 10 Jun, 2014, chair of singals and communication systems, faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • 25 Jan, 2011- March,2016, lecturer in faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Aug, 2006- Aug, 2008, assistant lecturer in faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Certifications or professional registrations

  • Certificate of Training in National research methodology, data management and statistical software application, organized by Debre Berhan university, from 22 –26, 2007
  • Certificate for successfully completed the theoretical and practical training on SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES installation and maintenance at the premises of Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University research and community service in collaboration with Fosera
  • Manufacturing PLC, held from March 06-07, 2014
  • Certificate of achievement and professional support to bring different electromechanical kitchen machineries donated by Ministry of Education (MOE) to operation by designing, installing, erecting, training and commissioning in Debre Berhan University, August 2012
  • Certificate of Training in Grant Proposal Writing Organized by the office of the Vice President for research and community service, Debre Birhan University, in collaboration with the international foundation for education and self help (IFESH), from April 3-6, 2012
  • Certificate of Practical training on Project Development and management, arranged by Debre Berhan University and Amhara Management institute, from January 15 – 22, 2011
  • Certificate of Participation workshop on Leader ship seminar presented by Dr. Worku Negash (vice president of mission college Santa Clara, California, USA), from December 29 - 30, 2011

Honors and awards

  • Training Science courses, Burie Shukudad Secondary school, Ethiopia, 1995 – 1997

Service activities

  • Project coordinator for "Development of A Microgrid Research Center In Ethiopia to Support Usaid‘s Power Africa Program" project, November 1, 2015 till this date
  • Customer relation/Assistant Registrar in Faculty of Electrical and Computer engineering, November 16/2015 up to September 4, 2017
  • Lecturer in Energy and Power systems chair, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, November 16/2015 up to September 4, 2017
  • Vice director for school of Engineering, November 2011 up to August 2012
  • Head of the department, March 2011 up to September 2011

publications and presentations from the past five years

  • A Study on Optimal Design Feasibility of Microgrid Power System for Rural Electrification: Amhara Region in Ethiopia, Asian Journal of Electrical Sciences, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 115-119, 2018

professional development activities

  • Reviewing journals and proceedings