Basic Engineering and science Research and Innovation Center

1. About

Basic Engineering and science

The goal of the center is to cater for the basic & general Engineering and science courses provided for engineering & technology discipline students and to make sure that students will have strong foundation for the remaining core subjects. Tutorials and remedial work is carried out for those who need help.

Basic Engineering and science Research and Innovation Center

The center courses and research areas are multifaceted ranging from social, natural and applied sciences, to communication and basic mechanical, computer electrical and general engineering, which are fundamental to any engineering and technology profession. Hence, the center will focus on doing research and bring about innovation in the multidisciplinary areas of basic science & engineering to support the academic performance of students in a meaningful way by laying the foundation work for the edification of the professional profile EiTEX is aspiring to create. Therefore, the center has the responsibility to make students maintain the general competences expected to be achieved in the process of their stay in EiTEX.

2. Research

Research Areas

Currently the center focus on doing research and bring about innovation in the multidisciplinary areas of basic science & engineering organized as LRI teams in the areas of Social Sciences & Communication, Natural & Applied Sciences, and Basic Engineering Courses that have an importance to the build the competence of EiTEX students and to support the textile, leather, garment and fashion sector in Ethiopia. 

Thematic areas

·         Applying new ways and methods and continuously learn to grow and develop.

·         Communication & Educational issues

·         Women empowerment, culture and development in textile sector

·         Ethics & good governance

·         Enhancement of experiential learning in workshops and laboratories

·         Technical report writing

·         Enhancement of English language for technical research paper publishing

3.  Facilities

To facilitate effective learning, we have two laboratories for computer-based courses and two workshops for mechanical engineering courses. These practical –oriented courses are handled by instructors as well as in conjunction with seven lab assistants for the activities in the labs and the workshops

4.  Services

The center is providing educational, training, applied research, design, workshop prototype manufacturing services to EiTEX staff and student researchers

·         Reviewing curriculum and updating teaching materials.

·         Offering basic engineering and science courses to lay foundation,

·         Orienting fresh students to build self confidence and encourage independent learning

·         Providing professional community service,

·         Providing necessary materials and human resources efficiently.

5. Staff Profiles

Staff List:

No

Name

Sex

Qualification

Rank

LRI   team

1

Abebaw Bizuneh

M

MSc.

Asst. Professor

Mathematics 

2

Abebe Haile Yimer

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mechanical     

3

Abebu Abebaw

F

Msc.

Lecturer

Mathematics 

4

Alene Endaylalu

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mechanical

5

Asfaw Alene

M

BSc.

Ass. Lecturer

Computing   

6

Baynesagn Mekonnen

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mathematics 

7

Dawit Tessema

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mechanical

8

Enquhone Alehgn

M

B.Sc.

Ass.  Lecturer

Computing

9

Fasika Hailu

F

BSc

Ass. Lecturer

Computing 

10

Gera workie

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mathematics 

11

Gezahegn Andargie

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mechanical

12

Haile Abreha

M

M.A.

Lecturer

English

14

Jula Kebeto

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mathematics 

15

Kassahun Gebru

M

M.A.

Lecturer

English

16

Kidist Shewankitaw

F

M.A.

Lecturer

English

17

Lantebiye Wudneh

M

MED.

Lecturer

English

18

Medhanit Belachew

F

M.A.

Lecturer

English

19

Mehari Woldemariam

M

M.A.

Lecturer

Mechanical

20

Melkemariam Genet

M

M.A.

Lecturer

Social

21

Misganaw Mintesnot

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mathematics 

22

Muluneh Bekele

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mechanical

23

Ravindra Patnck

M

PhD

Asst. Professor

Mechanical

24

Semu Yihun

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mechanical

25

Shimeles Adugna

M

M.A.

Lecturer

Social

26

Sisay Tebabal

M

M.Sc

Lecturer

Computing

27

Solomon Tarko

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mechanical

28

Tadese Fenta

M

BSc.

Ass. Lect.

Computing 

29

Yikdem Yeshiwas

M

M.A.

Lecturer

Social

30

Yimer Libase

M

MSc.

Lecturer

Mathematics 

31

Kilole Tesfaye

M

M.Sc

Lecturer

Mechanical

32

Daniel Mekonnen

M

MSc

Lecturer

Mechanical

33

Aysheshim  Alene

M

Diploma

Tech. assist. II

Computer lab

34

Ousman   Hussen

M

Diploma

Tech. assist. II

Computer lab

35

Tadesse Alemayehu

M

Diploma

Tech. assist. II

Computer lab

36

Workneh Tilahun

M

Diploma

Tech, assist .II

Computer lab

37

Demeke Atigegn

M

Diploma

Tech. assist. I

Mechanical  Workshop

38

Fentahun  Wubshet

M

Diploma

Tech. assist. I

Mechanical Workshop

39

Mastewal Tagele

F

Diploma

Tech. assist. I

Mechanical Workshop

40

Melkamu   Yaschalew

M

Diploma

Tech. assist. I

Mechanical Workshop

Contact person

Mehari Weldemariam (Lecturer)
Director of Basic Engineering and Science Research and Innovation Center 
Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology (EiTEX)
Bahir Dar University
Mobile: +251912352167

Fax: +251582266246

E-mail: mewedeja@gmail.com

Po.box:1037

Website: http://eitex.bdu.edu.et/

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