The MOU will enable AASTU to have Oslo based global standard NOVA Chem. plc., in sectors of consultation on equipment specification and lab arrangement standards for its broad based mineral exploration center of excellence.
President of Addis Ababa Science and Technology University, Doctor Dereje Engida, on the occasion said that the MOU will have significant importance on technology transfer and experience sharing on mineral exploration, geology and mining sectors.
According to doctor Dereje’s statement, this will facilitate the wise use of resources on AASTU’s minerals exploration, teaching learning process, research and center of excellence development activities.
Professor Dejene Kifle, research scientist of mineral exploration of University of Oslo & the managing director of NOVA Chem. plc. expressed that the Nova Chem. plc. is experienced on mineral exploration, chemical laboratory, physical characteristics , training, maintenance of related equipment, service , methodology and standard operation procedures.
The plc. has recently started working with Ethiopian Geological Service, Bulehora University and Ethiopian mineral, petroleum & bio-fuel corporation, added professor Dejene Kifle. And he has assured that his commitment to share his lifelong accumulated intellectual experience to academic staffs, researchers and students of AASTU.