Temesgen Enku Nigussie (PhD)

Rank: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
temesgenku@gmail.com
Office: 
Faculty dean office
Department : 
Hydraulic and Water Resource Engineering

Education

  • Degree Earned: “Doctor of Philosophy in Integrated Water Management”
    Date earned: June, 2016
    Institution: Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Ethiopia
  • Degree Earned: “Master of Science in Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, Specialization: Integrated Watershed Modeling and management”)
    Date earned: March, 2009
    Institution: ITC, The Netherlands
  • Degree Earned: “Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering”
    Date earned: July 2005
    Institution: Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Ethiopia
  • Degree Earned: “Advanced diploma in Water Resource Engineering”
    Date earned: July 1996
    Institution: Arba Minch Water Technology Institute, Ethiopia

Academic Experience

  • Title of Work: Faculty Dean
    Dates on work: Dec. 2018 to Now
    Organization Name: Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University
    Work/Organization Address: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Employing type: Full time
  • Title of Work: Assistant Professor
    Dates on work: Jun. 2015 to Now
    Organization Name: Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University
    Work/Organization Address: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Employing type: Full time
  • Title of work/position: Research and Publication Officer
    Dates on work: Sep. 2015 to Aug.  2016
    Organization Name: Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University
    Work/Organization Address: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Employing type: Full time
  • Title of work/position: Lecturer
    Dates on work: Mar. 2009 to Jun.  2015
    Organization Name: Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University
    Work/Organization Address: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Employing type: Full time
  • Title of work/position: Assistant Lecturer
    Dates on work: Jul. 2005 to Aug.  2007
    Organization Name: Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University
    Work/Organization Address: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Employing type: Full time
  • Title of work/position: Technical Assistant
    Dates on work: Aug. 1998 to Jun.  2005
    Organization Name: Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University
    Work/Organization Address: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
    Employing type: Full time

Non-Academic Experience

  • January 2006 to 2013, Town water Board specialist, in Degarege, Temesgen & Friends consulting SC., Town Water Supply and Sanitation consulting firm.
  • December 2012 – June 2013 Construction supervision in a private construction firm
  • April to June 2012 site engineer in a private construction firm
  • August 1996 - June1998, Site Engineer, Sustainable Agriculture & Environmental Rehabilitation of Tigray

Certification/professional registration

  • Registered and licensed by Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity of Ethiopia Professional Water Resources Engineer V

Publications/presentation

  • Journal Article
  • Mamaru A. Moges, Petra Schmitter, Seifu A. Tilahun, Essays K. Ayana, Atikilt A. Ketema, Temsgen Enku. Nigussie, Tammo S. Steenhuis (2017) Water Quality Assessment by Measuring and Using Landsat 7 ETM+ Images for the Current and Previous Trend Perspective: Lake Tana Ethiopia. Journal of Water Resource and Protection 9 (No.12).
  • Temesgen Enku, Assefa M Melesse, Essayas K Ayana, Seifu A Tilahun, Mengiste Abate, Tammo S Steenhuis (2017) Groundwater-Evaporation and Recharge for a floodplain in a Sub-Humid Monsoon Climate in Ethiopia, Land Degradation & Development
  • Mengiste Abate, Jan Nyssen , Michael M. Moges , Temesgen Enku , Fasikaw A. Zimale , Seifu A.Tilahun, Enyew Adgo, and Tammo S. Steenhuis, (2017) Long-Term Landscape Changes in the Lake Tana Basin as Evidenced by Delta Development and Floodplain Aggradation, Ethiopia, Land Degradation & Development.
  • Mengiste Abate, Jan Nyssen, Tammo S. Steenhuis, Michael Mehari, Seifu Admassu, Temesgen Enku, Enyew Adgo (2015) Morphological changes of Gumara River channel over 50 years, Upper Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia  Journal of Hydrology 06/2015; 525:152-164. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.03.044
  • Temesgen Enku, Adugnaw Taddesse, Debebe Lijalem, AzaluAlebachew, Meseret, Belachew, MengistieAbate, FasikawAtanaw, Mamaru Ayalew, Seifu A.Tilahun, & Tammo S.Steenhuis (2014) Biohydrology of low flows in the humid Ethiopian highlands: The Gilgel Abay catchment. Biologia 69/11: 1502—1509, 2014
  • Temesgen Enku N and Assefa M Melesse (2013) A simple temperature method for the estimation of evapotranspiration. Hydrological Processes, Manuscript ID: HYP-12-0793
  • H.A.R. de Bruin, I.F.Tirgo, M.A.Jitan, N.  Temesgen Enku, C. van der Tol, and A.S.M. Gieske (2010) Reference crop evapotranspiration derived from geo-stationary satellite imagery: a case study for the Fogera flood plain, NW-Ethiopia and the Jordan Valley, Jordan, Hydrol.Earth Syst.Sci.,14, 22219-2228,2010, doi:10.5194/hess-14-2219-2010
  • Book Chapter
  • Temesgen Enku, Assefa M. Melesse, Essayas K. Ayana, Seifu A. Tilahun, Gete Zeleke, Tammo S. Steenhius (2016) Watershed Storage Dynamics in the Upper Blue Nile Basin: The  Anjeni Experimental Watershed, Ethiopia,in Landscape Dynamics, Soil and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, eds: Assefa M. Melesse, Wossenu Abtew, Springer publishers
  • Degarege F Densaw, Essayas K Ayana, Temesgen Enku (2016) Koga Irrigation Scheme Water Quality Assessment, Relation to Streamflow and Implication on Crop Yield,in Landscape Dynamics, Soil and Hydrological Processes in Varied Climates, eds: Assefa M. Melesse, Wossenu Abtew, Springer publishers
  • Temesgen Enku, C.van der Tol, A.S.M Geiske, T.H.M. Rientjes (2011) Evapotranspiration modeling using remote sensing and empirical models, In Nile River Basin, (ed. A.M. Melesse), Springer Science Publisher
  • Temesgen Enku, C. van der Tol, A. M. Melesse, S. A. Moges and A. Gieske (2014) Multi-model approach for spatial Evapotranspiration mapping: Comparison of models performance for different ecosystems, In Nile River Basin, (eds. A.M. Melesse, S.G. Setegn, W. Abtew ), Springer Science Publisher
  • Proceedings
  • Temesgen Enku, Adugnaw Taddesse, Debebe Lijalem, AzaluAlebachew, Meseret, Belachew, FasikawAtanaw, Mamaru Ayalew, Seifu A.Tilahun, & Tammo S.Steenhuis (2014) Low Flow assessment in the Upper Blue Nile Basin: The Gilgel Abay catchment.
  • 2nd International Conference on the Advancements of Science and Technology Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, May 16 – 17, 2014, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
  • Temesgen Enku N. and Assefa M. Melesse (2012) A simple temperature method for the estimation of evapotranspiration. National conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for Prosperity of Ethiopia, IOT, Bahir Dar University.
  • Temesgen Enku N. and Assefa M. Melesse (2012) Temperature based Evapotranspiration estimation: A case study for Rift valley of Ethiopia, Proceedings of12th Symposium on Sustainable Water Resources Development (June 26 -27, 2012), Ariba Minch University.