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Associate Professor


Nigus Gabbiye Habtu


Email: nigusg@bdu.edu.et/nigushabtu@gmail.com

TRAINING                      

Title of the Training

Organized by

Duration (….to….)

Place

Watershed based integrated Land Resources Management for Sustainable Livelihood Improvement of Debre-Mewi Community

Bahir Dar University

3 month

Debre-Mewi

Trainings the Staff Participated:

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Title of the Training

Organized by

Duration (….to….)

Place

 

1

Scientific and Statistical Data Analysis

Tools using R- Statistical software

Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University

12 -17 July, 2017

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

 

2

Higher Education Leadership and

Management

Ministry of Education, and GIZ

6  March – 17  June 2017

Osnabruck, Germany

3

 

Food Extrusion Applications for Food

Security

Kansas State University

10-12  May 2016

United States of America (USA)

4

Training on Transformational Leadership,  Ethiopian Management Institute,;

Ethiopian Management Institute

July 20 – 24/2015

Addis Ababa

5

Scientific Research Method and Statistical Data Analysis Tools (Using SPSS 20),

Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University

18-25 February, 2013

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

6

Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop for Leadership and Management Capacity Development

Bahir Dar University

, 30 January – 03 February 2012

Gonder, Ethiopia;

  AWARDS AND HONORS (include date and Awarding organ)

1.       Third prize of the Scholastic award of the year 2000/2001 from the Ethiopian Society of Chemical Engineers
2.       Three month scholarship for European mentioned doctorate from Ministry of education of Spain, June- September 2010

COURSES TAUGHT

S,N
Undergraduate
Post Graduate
1
Chemical Reaction Engineering (I &II)
Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering
2
Introduction Biochemical Engineering
Advance Numerical Method for Engineers
3
Apparatus Design
Integrated process design and Process Optimization
4
Fundamental to Chemical Engineering
Advanced Process Control and Dynamics
 
 
Preparation and Characterization of Heterogeneous Catalysis
 
 
Scientific Research Methods and Experimental Design
 
 
Advanced Molecular Thermodynamics
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

1. Ethiopian Society of Chemical Engineering

PUBLICATIONS (Exhaustively list your publications here )

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

2.      Mebrahtom Gebresemati, Nigus Gabbiye, Omprakash Sahu; Sorption of cyanide from aqueous medium by coffee husk: Response surfacemethodology ; Journal of Applied Research and Technology; 15 (2017) 27–35

3.      Agegnehu Alemu, Nigus Gabbiye; 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 Vol 12 No 172 doi: 10.2166/wpt.2017.012

4.      Mamaru A. Moges, Seifu A. Tilahun, Essayas K. Ayana, Michael M. Moges1, Nigus Gabbiye,  Shree Giri and Tammo S. Steenhuis;  Non-point Source Pollution of Dissolved Phosphorus in the Ethiopian Highlands: The Awramba Watershed near Lake Tana; CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water; DOI: 10.1002/clen.201500131; 2016

5.      Lulseged Belay, Nigus Gabbiye; Investigating the Performance of Vertical Carbonizing Kiln for Briquette Production; Zed Journal of Engineering and Architects; Vol. 33, 2015

6.    Adhena Ayaliew Werkneh, Nigus Gabbiye Habtu, Hayelom Dargo Beyene; Removal of hexavalent chromium from tannery wastewater using activated carbon primed from sugarcane bagasse:Adsorption/desorption studies; American Journal of Applied Chemistry; 2014; 2(6): p.128-135

7.      Haylom Dargo, Nigus Gabbiye, Adhena Ayallew: Removal of Methylene Blue Dye from Textile Wastewater using Activated Carbon Prepared from Rice Husk፤ International Journal of Innovation and Scientific Research፤ Vol. 9 ( 2),  2014, P 317–325

8.      Molla Asmare, Nigus Gabbiye: Synthesis and characterization of biodiesel from castor bean as alternative fuel for diesel engine; International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy፤ Vol. 2, No. 1, 2014, pp. 1-15

9.      Eshetu  Getahun, Nigus Gabbiye; Experimental investigate and characterization of  biodiesel production from leather industry fleshing wastes: International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy; 2013; 2(3): 120-129

10.  N. Habtu, J. Font , A. Fortuny, C. Bengoa, A. Fabregat, P. Haure, A. Ayude, F. Stuber; Heat Transfer in Trickle Bed  Column  with  Constant and  Modulated  Feed Temperature: Experiments and Modeling, Chemical Engineering Science; 66 (14), Page 3358-3368

11.  Nigus Gabbiye, Josep Font, Agusty, Fortuny, Christophe Bengoa,Azael Fabregat, Frank Stuber. Performance  of  Trickle Bed  Reactor and  Active  Carbon  in the  Liquid phase oxidation of phenol; International Journal of Chemical Reactor; 8; A76;2010

12.  N. Gabbiye, F. Stber, J. Font, C. Bengoa, A. Fortuny, A. Fabregat, P. Haure, A. Ayude; Feed  Temperature Modulation  in Trickle Bed  Reactor: Experiments And  Modelling. In Proceedings of the 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, 2009, Montral, Quebec, Canada

13.   Nigus Gabbiye, Nurelegn  Tefera, V. Narasaiha. Numerical  Analysis of  Interface  Mass Transfer with Chemical Reaction; Zede Journal; Vol. 23, Page 7-18; 2006

Conference contribution

1.    Kefale Wagaw, Nigus Gabbiye Anaerobic co digestion of cafeteria leftover food and toilet wastes for biogas production and kinetic experiment; Proceedings of international conference: " SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE 2016";  7- 9 JULY 2016;   KUCHING; MALAYSIA

2.       Assefa Tesfaye, Nigus Gabbiye; Experimental investigation and Performance Evaluation of Solar Tunnel Dryerfor Ginger Drying; Proceedings of  the 12th IEEE African International conference: Green Innovation for African Renaissence; 978-1-4799-7498-6/15/$31.00 ©2015 IEEE 2015

3.      Getu Alemayehu, Nigus Gabbiye; Optimization of composite mitadand biogas stove for injera baking application; 2nd  International conference on Science and Technology towards the Development of East Africa; Oral Presentation, May17-18th,   Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

4.      Eshetu Getahun,  Nigus Gabbiye; Experimental investigation and characterization of biodiesel production from leather industry fleshing wastes;: 2nd  International conference on Science and Technology towards the Development of East Africa; Oral Presentation, May17-18th,   Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

5.       Hayelom Dargo, Nigus Gabbiye; Removal of Methylene Blue Dye from Textile Wastewater using Activated Carbon Prepared from Rice Husk. 2nd  International conference on East Africa

6.      Eshetu Getahun, Menilk gebeyehu, Fitfite, Nigus Gabbiye;  Modeling and simulation of biodiesel production from oil and leather industrial wastes using aspen plus 2006 : Nation conference on Science, Technology and Innovation; Oral Presentation, May17-19th,  2012, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

7.      N. Habtu, J. Font, A. Fortuny, C. Bengoa, A. Fabregat, P. Haure, A. Ayude, F. Stuber; Heat Transfer in Trickle Bed Column with Constant and Modulated Feed Temperature: Experiments and Modeling; 10th international conferences on Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid reactor Engineering; Oral Presentation, June, 26-29-2011, Braga, Portugal.

8.      N. Habtu, J. Font, A. Fortuny, C. Bengoa, A. Fabregat, P. Haure, A. Ayude, F. Stuber; Heat Transfer in Trickle Bed Column with Constant and Modulated Feed Temperature: Experiments and Modeling, Asociacin Argentina de Ingenieros Qumicos(AAIQ), Bounasaires, Argentina; Oral Presentation, VI CAIQ 2010.

9.      N. Habtu, J. Font, A. Fortuny, C. Bengoa, A. Fabregat, F. Stuber; Periodic Operation of Trickle Bed Reactor for Improving the Stability of Activated Carbon in CWAO Processes. Oral Presentation. 19th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering and 7th European Congress of Chemical Engineering, Prague (Czech Republic), 28 Aug 1 Sept 2010.

10.  G. Mezohegyi, F. Gonalves, J. J. M. Orfao, C. Bengoa, F. Stuber, F. Font, A. Fortuny, A. Fabregat, N. G. Habtu; Activated carbon as catalyst in the anaerobic removal of azo colourants: Inuence of the surface chemistry. Poster Presentation. 19th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering and 7thEuropean Congress of Chemical Engineering, Prague (Czech Republic), 28 Aug 1 Sept 2010.

11.  N. Gabbiye, F. Stuber, J. Font, C. Bengoa, A. Fortuny, A. Fabregat, P. Haure, A. Ayude; Feed Temperature Modulation in Trickle Bed Reactor: Experiments And Modelling. Oral Presentation; 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, August 23 - 27, 2009, Montral, Quebec, Canada.

12.   N. Gabbiye, J. Font, A. Fortuny, C. Bengoa, A. Fabregat, F. Stuber: Trickle Bed Reactor for The Oxidation of Phenol over Active Carbon Catalyst. 2nd international congress of Green Process Engineering; and 2nd European Congress Process Intensi_cation Conference; Oral Presentation; 14-17 June, 2009; Venice, Italy.

13.  Nigus Gabbiye, Nurelegn Tefera, V. Narasaiha. Modelling and Simulation of Interface Mass Transfer with Chemical Reaction; 2nd NationalWorkshop on Technology and Sustainable Development (NWTSD); Oral Presentation. May 2006, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

14.  Nigus Gabbiye, Modelling and Simulation of Interface Mass Transfer with Chemical Reaction: Oral Presentation, 9th annual congress of the Ethiopian Society of Chemical Engineers, March 2006, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

15.  Nigus Gabbiye, Cleaner Production Option for Oil Industries, Oral Presentation: 6th annual congress of the Ethiopian Society of Chemical Engineers, Agust 2001, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

   Selected Theses Advising
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Computer aided process design and simulation of chemical process,  CFD modeling, Postharvest management and Mechanics of drying operation, Dynamic operation of multi-phase reactors for process intensification Waste to energy and Bio-energy intensification, Waste valorization and product development, Advanced catalytic oxidation processes for environment application, Synthesis and characterization of heterogeneous catalysts towards green process engineering and chemistry, Co-digestion of agricultural wastes for generation of bio-energy.  

 SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

MatLab programming, FORTRAN programming, Statistical software applications (R, SPSS)

Office: B-1, No. 48, Chemical Engineering
CV: PDF icon Profile for Dr. Nigus- BDU.pdf

Assistant Professor


Zenamarkos Bantie(PhD)


Email: zenamar23@gmail.com
Publications: - 
  • Colloidal Jamming Dynamics in Microchannel Bottlenecks. Langmuir, 32, 1478−1488 (2016). 
  • Bacteria Delay the Jamming of Particles at Microchannel Bottlenecks. Scientific Reports, 6:31471 (2016).
Presentations: 
  • Microfluidics: from Laboratory Tools to Process Development, 4-5 November 2015, IFPEN/Rueil-Malmaison, France. (Oral Presentation) Title of Presentation: Continuous Fractionation of Particles using Microfluidic Filters. 
  • 89th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, 15-17 June 2015, Pittsburgh, USA. (Oral Presentation) Title of Presentation: Dynamics of Particle Deposition in Microfluidic Filters: Coupled Effects of Hydrodynamics and DLVO Barrier and Minima. 
  • European Conference on FLUID-PARTICLE SEPARATION, 15-17 October 2014, Lyon, France. (Oral Presentation)  Title of Presentation: Pore Clogging Dynamics during Constant Pressure and Constant Flux Filtration: Direct Observation in Microfluidic Systems.
  • International Conferenceon Advancement of Science and Technology, 17-18 June, 2016, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (Oral Presentation) Title of Presentation: Colloidal Clogging Dynamics of Microchannels and the Scenarios 
Seminars/Workshops: 
  • The 4th EUDIME Workshop, 1-2 October 2015, Calabria, Italy. (Oral Presentation) Title of presentation: Separation of Particles and Bacteria in Microfluidic Systems Mimicking Membrane Filtration
  • The 2nd EUDIME (European Doctorate in Membrane Engineering) Workshop, 17-20 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium. (Oral Presentation) Title of Presentation: Separation of Particles and Bacteria in Microfluidic Systems Mimicking Membrane Filtration 
  • European Membrane Society (EMS) Summer School, 22nd -26th July 2013, Essen, Germany 
  • EMS Summer School, September 28 – October 3 2014, Rende, Italy. Poster: Pore Clogging Dynamics in Microfiltration: Direct Observation in Microfluidic Systems. 
Prize: - 
  • First Prize of the Ethiopian Society of Chemical Engineers Scholastic Award (2007)  
Current research and project: - 
  • Production of Construction Materials from Waste Plastics and Rice Husk
Field of interest or engagement: - 
  • Memberane Engineering
  • Microfluidics and nanofluidics Rheology of polymers and suspensions 
  • Colloids  
  • Filtration processes and fouling 
  • Composites 
  • Complex Fluid Flow 
  • Polymer Science and Engineering 
  • Functional Materials
Office: Admin Bldg. 14
CV: PDF icon Zenamarkos (BiT) CV.pdf

YISAYE KINDIE ADEM(PhD)


Email: yisaye205341@yahoo.com
Office: Main Building, Room No. 41
CV: PDF icon Yisaye kinde.pdf