(Geology and GIS) and postgraduate (Exploration Geophysics) programs.

Category: (Geology and GIS) and postgraduate (Exploration Geophysics) programs. Published on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 Written by Super User

Programs

1.      Geology (undergraduate)

The Program of Geology actively contributing to academic and research works of the University runs courses covering four years of undergraduate education. The courses in all four years are called Earth Sciences, and cover topics related to the Earth from origin of the earth to developing the earth’s resources including minerals, rocks, water and energy resources.

 2.      GIS (undergraduate)

In addition to maintaining a strong core program in the department of Earth Sciences has included the growth of Remote Sensing and GIS program by newly introducing it in 2013. From the day of launching, different labs have been established and professionals have been employed under the program.

 3.      Exploration Geophysics (postgraduate)

The postgraduate program in Exploration geophysics was launched under the department of Earth Sciences in 2014 with summer program taking 9 students. It has since then been expanded by addition of regular full time and weekend programs. There are currently 52 students, 42 summer, and 10 regular attending the program under the department of Earth Sciences.The program has built a lab with required equipment to help its students understand how to work with the technology and to accomplish their theses.

In addition to Exploration Geophysics Earth Science department has been planned to Launch Hydrogelogy stream (postgraduate)in the coming 2011 E.C/ 2018/19 G.C.

Table 1. Number of staffs of  the department on duty. 

S.No.

Name of the Instructors

Academic Qualification

Academic rank

1

Dr. Fekadu Tamiru Gebisa

Asst.Prof

PhD

2

Dr. Gadisa Deyasa Dadi

Asst.Prof

PhD

3

Firawalin Dessale Tafa 

Lecturer

Msc

4

Wondimu Tesfaye

Lecturer

Msc

5

Gadisa Geremew

Lecturer

Msc

6

Kuma Kebede Bedane 

Lecturer

Msc

7

Beksa Amente Kumsa  

Lecturer

Msc

8

Dereje Kenea Mamo 

Lecturer

Msc

9

Feye Abule Yada 

Lecturer

Msc

10

Misgana Firomsa

Lecturer

Msc

11

Hawi Hailu

Lecturer

Msc

12

Lamessa Kenate

Lecturer

Msc

13

Tadelu Girma Olana

Asst.GII

Bsc

14

Soreti Fufa Eticha

Asst.GII

Bsc

15

Fayera Gizew

Asst.GII

Bsc

16

Indale Nigussie

Asst.GII

Bsc

17

Baisa Negasa

Asst.GI

Bsc

18

Fantaye Zewude

Asst.GII

Bsc

19

Bashatu Dibisa

Asst.GII

Bsc

20

Burane Abdisa

Asst.GII

Bsc

21

Degefa Temesgen

Lab. Technician

Bsc

22

Gadisa Fayera Gemechu

Lab. Technician

Bsc

23

Melesa Temesgen

Lab. Technician

Bsc

24

Geremew Lamessa Duressa

Asst.Prof 

PhD Candidate

25

Aklilu Abose Anshebo

Lecturer

PhD Candidate

26

Gizachew Kabite Wodajo

Lecturer

PhD Candidate

27

Geleta Geremew Amenu

Asst. Lecture 

Msc candidate

28

Shibiru Merga Nemara

Asst. Lecture 

Msc candidate

29

Tekalign G/Yesus

Asst.GII

Msc candidate

30

Bersisa Bekele Takele

Lecturer

PhD Candidate

31

Muleta Ebissa Feyissa

Lecturer

PhD candidate

32

Chaltu Tadese Amente

Asst.GII

Msc candidate

33

Diriba Alemayehu

Lecturer

PhD Candidate

34

Fekadu Warku Chuko

Asst.GII

Msc candidate

35

Asnakech Goshu Olika

Asst.Lecturer

Msc candidate

36

Fanta Dangia Nagasa

Asst.GII

Msc candidate

37

Birhanu Tadesse Edosa

Asst.GII

Msc candidate

38

Guta Tolossa Werati

Asst.GII

Msc candidate

Table 2. Number of Expatriate staffs  

S.No.

Name of the staff

Academic Qualification

Academic rank

1

Theenaadhayalan G.

Asst.Prof

PhD

2

Shayaq Ali

Ass.Prof

PhD

3

Sugumaran S.

Ass.Prof

PhD

4

Sankaranna Gadiputi

Ass.Prof

PhD

Table 3. Number of students the department has 2010Ac. year 

Ac. year

Number of students per the programs

Total

Geology

Remote sensing & GIS

Exploration Geophysics(MSc)

2010

167

139

52

358

Table 4. Summary of number of students graduated from the department since 2009Ac. year 


Ac. year

Number of students per the programs

Total

Geology

Remote sensing & GIS

Geophysics(MSc)

2009/10

43

     

2010/11

       

2011/12

31

     

2012/13

57

     

2013/14

54

     

2014/15

78

60

   

2015/16

65

65

   

2016/17

52*

30*

9*

544 total graduated sts


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