Supervisory Board and Directors


BiT Supervisory Board

Mr.Berhan Hailu 
Chair, Supervisory Board
 H.E. Ahmedin Mohammed (PhD)
Masresha Fetene (Prof.)
Firew Tegegne (PhD)
Mr. Daniel Mebrahtu
Essey Kebede (PhD)
H.E. Arega Kebede

BiT Directors

Mulugeta Admasu Delele (PhD)

Scientific Director

Message of the Scientific Director

Welcome to Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University (BiT-BDU). It is a pioneer institute of technology with an experience of six decades through different transformations. As the biggest institute of Bahir Dar University, a research university, BiT nurtures large groups of academic staff and alumni to intensively work on research, innovation, technology transfer, community engagement and income generation activities in agriculture, energy, manufacturing, health, tourism, digital technology, education and other sectors.

With a clear vision to remain being a source of pride for the nation through excellence in technological education, research and innovation we strive in producing competent professionals in various fields of technology and engineering through undergraduate and graduate studies. BIT is working aggressively on internationalization, standardization, quality and collaboration. Four of our Engineering BSc programs (Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering) are accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). We are proud of our internationally accredited programs, we are the first in Ethiopia with an ABET accredited Engineering programs, even the first and second in Africa in ABET accredited Chemical Engineering and Civil Engineering programs, respectively.  

BiT is working to be a hub of research and innovation in manufacturing, digitalization, energy and telecommunication, infrastructure, food, water, agricultural mechanization and emerging technologies, which serves as a force multiplier in addressing societal and industrial challenges. Several incubates are benefitted from our Business Incubation and Techno Entrepreneurship Center (BiTec) which is an exemplary Incubation center of the country. In the coming years, we are planning to support many more incubates, commercialize the innovations and provide start-up grants.

BiT has made substantial investment and progress in terms of infrastructure development and cutting-edge facilities to support the teaching learning process, conduct state of the art high-quality research and innovation, generate marketable and transferable technologies and develop the human capacity of the institute.  In addition, the institute is taking critical initiatives for the welfare of the society by conducting several outreach activities. The active participation and response of the staff and students during COVID 19 can be taken as a testimony.

I would like to welcome you to access the endless opportunities at BiT by joining our world class quality programs. National and international partners are always welcomed for meaningful collaborations in education, research, innovation and community engagement activities. Our beautiful city of Bahir Dar is one of the leading tourist destinations in Ethiopia, with a variety of attractions in the nearby Lake Tana and Blue Nile River. The city is winner of UNESCO Cities for Peace Prize in 2002 and Winner of learning city award in 2015. 


Minychl Gitaw (PhD)
Managing Director

Mitiku Damtie (PhD)

        Deputy Scientific Director for Academics

Muluken Zegeye (PhD)

Deputy Scientific Director for Research
& Community Service