My warm Greetings!
I am delighted to welcome you to the Faculty of Civil and Water Resources Engineering (FCWRE), Bahir Dar institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University. Bahir Dar University is one of the oldest and the largest universities in Ethiopia. Currently the Faculty of Civil & Water Resources Engineering is running in two under graduate and ten post graduate programs in regular, summer and extension platforms. The under graduate programs are: Civil Engineering and Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering which run in three platforms (regular, summer, and extension).
We also provide eight specializations in Master of Engineering program all run in regular and summer platform, these are:
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Road & Transport Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Construction Technology & Management
- Hydraulic Engineering
- Water supply & Sanitary Engineering
- Irrigation Engineering & Management
The two PhD programs we have are: Water Resources Engineering & Management and Construction Engineering & Management.
Our faculty provides a high quality education and equips students with the skills and sense of responsibility that assist them in pursuing a successful professional life. Our students are provided with numerous opportunities for experiential learning such as group projects, laboratory experiments, field visits, and internships. The faculty has many international research collaborations with USA, Europe, Asian, and African Universities. We are working hard for the international accreditations of our Civil Engineering program through US based ABET system.
The FCWRE of Bahir Dar University is located at the capital of the Amhara Regional State (Bahir Dar) at the shore of Lake Tana (the largest fresh Lake in Ethiopia and the source of Blue Nile). This provides immense opportunity for research and collaborations. As Public University, Bahir Dar University offers numerous opportunities to education, research, and community services
In 2019, a total of about 3100 students are enrolled under our faculty, of whom 2110 are under graduate and the rest 990 are post graduate students. The FCWRE has about 170 academic staff, research assistants and laboratory technicians. More than 20 staffs hold Assistant professor and above positions and more than 50 are professionally certified engineers.
My duty as a dean is to facilitate and support the staff and students of the faculty for their success in education and research. . I indeed thank you for visiting our Webpage.
Temesgen Enku (PhD)