Research Area

Bahir Dar Institute of Technology

Key Research and Technology Transfer Thematic Areas in BiT

1.      Sustainable Energies and Applied Thermal Engineering

  • Solar and solar thermal process
  • Hydropower
  • Biomass energy  and Bio-fuels
  • Efficient Cooking Stove and efficient lightning
  • Wind Energy
  • Geothermal energy
  • Solar and Adsorption Refrigeration
  • Power Plant technology

2.      Chemicaland Food processing

  • Crop value chain and Postharvest Technology
  • Milling , Food fortification and Extrusion technology
  • Process Intensification and Energy Utilization
  • Green Process engineering and Chemistry
  • Intensification of dairy process (Milk products)
  •  Product development and Packaging material
  • Upgrading Indigenous Technologies
  • Sugar Processing and By-Product Utilization
  • Beverage Technology
  • Mineral processing and Petrochemical Technology
  • Waste Valorization and Bio-energy Intensification
  • Leather processing  Technology

3.      Water Resources Management

  • Water supply and Distribution
  • Remote sensing and geospatial technology
  • Water quality  and Sanitation
  • Flood management and monitoring
  • Soil Erosion and hydrological phenomena
  • Irrigation technology

4.      Transport Systems and Construction Management

  • Roads, bridges and geotechnical properties of soils
  • Railways
  • Maritime
  • Low cost construction Materials and technology
  • Traffic Engineering

5.      Environment Protection and Management

  • Solid and Hazard Waste Management
  • Environmental Impact and Life Cycle Assessment
  • Water and Waste Water Treatment
  • Air Pollution Control and Monitoring
  • Environmental Leveling

6.      Industrial Design and Management Science

·         Quality Management

·         Kaizen

·         Ergonomics and Safety engineering

·         Production Management and Productivity improvement

7.      Electrical Technology and ICT

·         Software Development

·         Big Data Processing and Cloud Computing

·         Distribution Computing

·         Mobile Based Application Development

·         Mobile and Electronic Services

·         Electronic Hardware Development

·         Wireless Communication

·          Digital Signal Processing

·         Sensor development and automation

8.      Mechanic Design and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Metallurgic and steel processing
  • Welding technology
  • Material testing and analysis
  • Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Aerodynamics and CFD