Hundessa Dessalegn (Ph.D.)

Hundessa Dessalegn Demsash (Ph.D.) is an assistant professor at Addis Ababa University. He obtained B.Sc.  degree in Chemical Engineering as a topper of his batch from Bahir Dar University in 2007 and MTech. in Process Engineering in 2012 from Addis Ababa University with very great distinction. He has completed a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi in 2017 and worked for two years (2008-2010) as Process and Quality Control Supervisor at Ethiopian Sugar Corporation, Ethiopia. He then joined Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Addis Ababa University in 2011 as Lecturer in the School of Chemical and Bio-Engineering and currently he is an Assistant Professor and Chairman of Process Engineering Chair and President of Ethiopian Society of Chemical Engineers. His broad research interests are in Clean Energy and Process and Product Engineering.  He has published articles in high impact factor journals, book chapters, and conferences Proceedings. He is currently undertaking sponsored research projects. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Ethiopian Chemical Industry Corporation (CIC) and Technical Committee of Ministry of Innovation and Technology of Ethiopia. He is the recipient of awards and honors such as the Ph.D. scholarship award for the most topper student in the MoU master program between India Institute of Technology Delhi and Addis Ababa University and Special certificate award for outstanding accomplishments and contributions as President of Bahir Dar University Engineering Faculty Anti-AIDS Movement. He has also contributed to the “Ethiopian Sugar Manufacturing Sector Roadmap”.