296028838 8139062002785640 5062530818748361643 nCollege of Engineering and Technology has successfully conducted training on “Research Project Grant Writing” to its Academic staff

College of Engineering and Technology (CET) of our University had planned to organize week-long Workshop as part of its INDEMT_Project from August 01 to August 06 of 2022. As per the plan of INDMET Project, the workshop aims to address two major issues: Training and Curriculum Review. The training workshop involved two training sessions that was conducted in parallel on the titles “Research Project Grant Writing” organized for academic staffs and “3D Modeling and Simulation Based Product Development” for participants invited from TVET teachers and Industry Engineers.

296024293 8139068616118312 2155454892259507936 nINDMET Project Leader at Wallaga University, Endalkachew Mosisa (PhD), delivered a welcome address. In his speech, Dr. Endalkachew emphasized the importance and benefits of the training for academic staff and researchers. The training was opened by Research, Community Service & Industry Linkage V/President, Diriba Diba Gemeda (PhD).

296092222 8139069296118244 5654040569464717393 nTraining on “Research Project Grant Writing” organized for academic staffs was successfully delivered by renowned Professor Hirpa Lemu Gelgele of Stavanger University of Norway. Beside, Professor has shared our staffs the success stories of his own grant winning experiences in European and African universities for more than twenty years. Endalkachew Mosisa (PhD), Dean of CET from Wallaga University, on his part presented on a title “Getting Your Work Published” to all Academic staff members of the College. During reflection session, the trainees have expressed their views on how the training will help them in their academic works in the future. Accordingly, the College’s Academic staff stated that they have gained a lot from the training as part of the INDMET project activities and asked the college to organize continuous similar trainings in the future.

The training workshop was concluded with the closing speech of Academic Affairs Vice President of Wallaga University, Melka Hika )PhD). Dr Meka Hika thanked all stakeholders involved in organizing such enlightening workshop and encouraged all participants to make use of what they gained from the training for professional/personal development.

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