Publications

List of publications in Bahir Dar Energy Center

      1. Aragaw, Tadele Assefa, and Bassazin Ayalew Mekonnen. 2021. “Distribution and Impact of Microplastics in the Aquatic Systems: A Review of Ecotoxicological Effects on Biota.” In Microplastic Pollution, edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, 65–104. Singapore: Springer Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-0297-9_3.
      2. Mekonnen, Bassazin Ayalew and Tessema, Tegen Dagnew. 2021. “Assessment of Improved Biomass Cook Stoves in Ethiopia: Utilization Practices and Adoption Factors; The Case of Merawi, Kolela District.” Academy of Entrepreneurship 27 (Special 2).
      3. Getahun, E., Delele, M. A., Gabbiye, N., Fanta, S. W., Demissie, P., & Vanierschot, M. (2021). Importance of integrated CFD and product quality modeling of solar dryers for fruits and vegetables : A review. Solar Energy, 220(November 2020), 88–110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2021.03.049
      4. Mekonnen, B. Y. (2021). Computational study of a novel combined cookstove for developing countries. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 0(0), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1080/20421338.2020.1865511
      5. Aragaw, T. A., & Mekonnen, B. A. (2021). Current plastics pollution threats due to COVID ‑ 19 and its possible mitigation techniques : a waste ‑ to ‑ energy conversion via Pyrolysis. Environmental Systems Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40068-020-00217-x
      6. Worku, A. K., Ayele, D. W., & Habtu, N. G. (2021). Recent advances and future perspectives in engineering of bifunctional electrocatalysts for rechargeable zinc–air batteries. Materials Today Advances, 9, 100116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtadv.2020.100116

      7. Degefa, M. W. (2020). Energy analysis in rural Ethiopia Eastern Amhara households. MRS Energy & Sustainability, 7, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1557/mre.2020.41
      8. Mekonnen, B. Y., & Mamo, Y. J. (2020). Tensile and flexural analysis of a hybrid bamboo/jute fiber-reinforced composite with polyester matrix as a sustainable green material for wind turbine blades. International Journal of Engineering, Transactions B: Applications, 33(2), 314–319. https://doi.org/10.5829/IJE.2020.33.02B.16

      9. Getie, M. Z., Lanzetta, F., Bégot, S., Admassu, B. T., & Hassen, A. A. (2020). Reversed regenerative Stirling cycle machine for refrigeration application: A review. International Journal of Refrigeration, 118, 173–187. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2020.06.007

      10. Getahun, E., Gabbiye, N., Delele, M. A., Fanta, S. W., Gebrehiwot, M. G., & Vanierschot, M. (2020). Effect of maturity on the moisture sorption isotherm of chili pepper (Mareko Fana variety). Heliyon, 6(8), e04608. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04608

      11. Amogne, N. Y., Ayele, D. W., & Tsigie, Y. A. (2020). Recent advances in anthocyanin dyes extracted from plants for dye sensitized solar cell. Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 9(4), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40243-020-00183-5

      12. Woldu, A. R., Ayele, D. W., Habtu, N. G., & Tsigie, Y. A. (2020). Anthocyanin components for dye-sensitized solar cells extracted from Teclea Shimperi fruit as light-harvesting materials. Materials Science for Energy Technologies, 3, 889–895. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mset.2020.11.001

      13. Mekonnen, B. A., Liyew, K. W., & Tigabu, M. T. (2020). Solar cooking in Ethiopia: Experimental testing and performance evaluation of SK14 solar cooker. Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 22(August), 100766. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2020.100766

      14. Tigabu, M. T., Wood, D. H., & Admasu, B. T. (2020). Resource assessment for hydro-kinetic turbines in Ethiopian rivers and irrigation canals. Energy for Sustainable Development, 58, 209–224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esd.2020.08.005

      15. Tigabu, M. T., Guta, D. D., & Admasu, B. T. (2019). Economics of Hydro-Kinetic Turbine for off-grid Application: A Case Study of Gumara River, Upper Blue Nile, Amhara, Ethiopia. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research
      16. Ademe, Z., & Hameer, S. (2018). Design, construction and performance evaluation of aBox type solar cooker with a glazing wiper mechanism. AIMS Energy, 6(1), 146–169. https://doi.org/10.3934/energy.2018.1.146
      17. Emiru, T. F., & Ayele, D. W. (2017). Controlled synthesis, characterization and reduction of graphene oxide: A convenient method for large scale production. Egyptian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 4(1), 74–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejbas.2016.11.002

      18.  Gabisa, E. W., & Aman, A. (2016). Characterization and Experimental Investigation of NaNO 3 : KNO 3 as Solar Thermal Energy Storage for Potential Cooking Application . Journal of Solar Energy, 2016, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/2405094

      19. Getahun, E., Wagaw, K., & Sahu, O. (2016). A Comparative Study on the Cleaner Production Options for Fishery Wastes around Lake Tana. International Letters of Natural Sciences, 56, 14–24. https://doi.org/10.18052/www.scipress.com/ilns.56.14

      20. Hassen, A. A., Kebede, S. B., & Wihib, N. M. (2016). Design and Manufacturing of Thermal Energy Based Injera Baking Glass Pan. Energy Procedia, 93(March), 154–159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2016.07.164

      21. Ayalew, W. A., & Ayele, D. W. (2016). Dye-sensitized solar cells using natural dye as light-harvesting materials extracted from Acanthus sennii chiovenda flower and Euphorbia cotinifolia leaf. Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices, 1(4), 488–494. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsamd.2016.10.003

      22. Yazie, N., Worku, D., & Reda, A. (2016). Natural dye as Light-Harvesting pigments for Quasi-Solid-State Dye-Sensitized solar cells. Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 5(3), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40243-016-0077-x

      23. Belay, L., & Gabbiye, N. (2015). Investigating performance of vertical carbonizing kiln for briquette production. Zede Journal, 33(0), 35–44.

      24. Asmare, M. (2014). Synthesis and Characterization of Biodiesel from Castor Bean as Alternative Fuel for Diesel Engine. American Journal of Energy Engineering, 2(1), 1. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ajee.20140201.11

      25. Getahun, E. (2013). Experimental Investigation and Characterization of Biodiesel Production from Leather Industry Fleshing Wastes. International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 2(3), 120. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ijrse.20130203.17

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