1. PHYSICS DEPARTMENT IN BAHIR DAR UNIVERSITY
Department of physics has around 30 staff members who are engaged in quality teaching and research. The department is well known for its research in the area of geospace and radar science under the Washera Geospace and Radar Science Laboratory (WaGRL) which is a pioneer in the establishment of African Space Society. The department has a virtual laboratory established by the Development Initiative Fund (DIF) in 2007 and currently, various simulations and experiments are being conducted in the laboratory.
The objective of the program is to produce professional physicists who are equipped with basic scientific skills; to conduct research and to train secondary school teachers in physics.