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Zelalem Hailu Gebrchirstos

Zelalem Hailu Gebrchirstos


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Skills & Interests

  • Science and Technology (Intermediate)
    Computer Skills: Computer Programming with: Fortran 77, 90, 95 Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic Net C++ MATLAB Release 12 VBA with Excel, with Access RDBMS with Access, SQL-Server, Visual FoxPro Website Development with: Dreamweaver8, Flash 8, Coldfusion, Authorware Interactive web sites with JavaScript, Visual Basic Script Web-based Database Development, ASP/XML, ASP.Net Adobe Premiere, Macromedia Director (Certificate awarded by UNESCO) Courseware Authoring with Content Creator 3.0 Graphics and Spatial Data Analysis: AutoCAD ArcView GIS/ ArcGIS 9 Database Organization & Management with Access/SQL Server 2000 Access, Visual FoxPro 3Ds Max 9 Adobe Photoshop CS2 Adobe Illustrator CS2


  • Ethiopian Civil Engineering Society
    Executive Member of the Addis Ababa University Chapter of the Association 08/2007 – Current
  • Society of Applied Learning Technologies
    Member 03/2011 – 03/2011

Education History

  • Certificate as Expert of New Learning Technology (05/2007)
    Furtwangen University, Germany
  • PhD in Hydropower Engineering (02/2002)
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
  • MSc in Civil Engineering (Hydraulic Engineering) (07/1993)
    Addis Ababa University

Teaching Experience

  • CENG 661 (Fall 2006)
    • Addis Ababa University – Hydrodynamics
    • Flow of ideal fluid. Equations of continuity. Rotational and irrotational flows. Circulation and vorticity. Stream functions. Velocity potential. Euler's equations. Bernoulli's equations. Flow of real fluid. Effects of viscosity. etc
  • Numerical Methods (Winter 2005)
    • Addis Ababa University – Numerical Methods and Computational Techniques
    • The application of Computational Methods in solving Civil Engineering Problems and the related accuracy of computational techniques are taught.
  • CENG 564 (Fall 2004)
    • Addis Ababa University – Hydropower Development
    • Water as a source of energy. Estimation of water power potential: flow duration curves. Electrical loads on turbines. Classification of hydropower plants. Hydraulic design of hydropower plants are taught.


  • Teaching Hydrodynamics in the Post-graduate Program, 11/27/2007
    An excellent practice showcase of an eLearning course developed by the author is scheduled to be presented in Berlin this year in the 13th annual EDUCA conference
  • A case study of the inception of eLearning in the Faculty of Technology, Addis Ababa University, 06/26/2007
    A case study of the inception of eLearning in the Faculty of Technology Addis Ababa University is published in the Proceedings of the eLearning conference with took place in Las Vegas, Nevada this year
  • Topics of Integrated Watershed Management, Water and Wastewater – Concepts for the future, 04/20/2007
    DAAD Alumni University Forum at the Munich University of Technology, Munich, Germany


  • Head of Civil Engineering Department of Faculty of Technology (08/2007 – Current) Addis Ababa University
  • Head of Computer Center of Faculty of Technology , AAU (05/2004 – 08/2007) Addis Ababa University
  • Head of Water Reseach Center of Faculty of Technology (02/2004 – 08/2007)