Call for Papers

The conference aims to assemble researchers and scholars from various disciplines in Ethiopia and out of the country in order to communicate their research outputs and achievements on recent trends in exploiting technologies and innovations to promote the Ethiopian Economy. Individual paper presentations, posters and plenary discussions will be organized to make the conference enlightening and enjoyable event. All researchers, technologists, academicians, PhD students, Economists and Policy makers from academia, research institutions, industries, NGOs, and other Government bodies in and outside the country are invited and encouraged to submit both Abstracts and Full Papers until May 15, 2018 within the general sub-themes indicated below.

Sub-themes:

  • Agricultural, Environmental, and Industrial Biotechnology
  • Material Sciences and Nanotechnology
  • Green Solutions
  • High Performance Computing and Smart Innovation
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Construction and Transport Technologies
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship and Technology-based Ventures
  • Technology for Sustainable Development

Organizing Committee Members

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Dr. Adane Abraham
Vice President for Research & TT (Chair)

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Dr. Girma Gonfa
Research Director (Secretary)

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Dr. Mesfin Tafesse (Member)

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Ms. Haimanot Tibebe

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Mr. Yohannes Regassa

Editorial Board Members

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Dr. Samson Mekbib

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Dr. Madhu Thomas

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Dr. Abera Belay

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Dr. G. Sanjiv Rao

Paper Publication

Accepted paper will be published in Addis Ababa Science and Technology University conference proceeding.

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Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: April 15, 2018

Extended Paper submission deadline: May 15, 2018

Notification of Acceptance: April 30, 2018

Date of Conference: May 31 - June 1, 2018

Best Paper Award

Best paper and paper presentation may be considered for award.

Contact Us

Dr. Adane Abraham, Vice President for Research & TT
adaneab2016@gmail.com
+251 930 097 652

Dr. Girma Gonfa, Research Director
girma.gonfa@aastu.edu.et
+251 911 311 232

Keynote Speakers

Dr Andreas Stamm

German Development Institute - Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE),

www.die-gdi.de Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn,

Tel. +49-228-94927-174

andreas.stamm@die-gdi.de

https://www.die-gdi.de/andreas-stamm/
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Professor Gobena Ameni

Professor Gobena Ameni is an Immunologist and Microbiologist with several awards. Currently he is a full professor at Addis Ababa University. He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles that are published in peer-reviewed journals.

http://www.aau.edu.et/alipb/gobena-ameni/ https://ethicobots.com/people-2/

Event Schedule

Thursday, May 31st 2018
8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration and Reception
9:00 am - 10:30 am Opening Ceremony
10:30 am - 11:00 am Tea Break and Poster Presentations
11:00 am - 11:40 am Plenary Session-1 by Professor Gobena Ameni, Addis Ababa University, Aklilu Lema Institute of Pathobiology
11:40 am - 12:20 pm Plenary Session-2 by Dr Andreas Stamm, German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany
12:20 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 3:10 pm Oral Presentations
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Tea Break and Poster Presentations
3:30 pm - 4:50 pm Oral Presentations
Friday, June 1st 2018
8:40 am - 10:00 am Oral Presentations
10:00 am - 10:20 am Tea Break and Poster Presentations
10:20 am - 12:20 pm Oral Presentations
12:20 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:50 pm Oral Presentations
3:00 pm Onwards Closing Ceremony
Session 1
Day 1
Sno Time Title of the Paper Author Name
1 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM Challenges in Sustainable Coloration and Finishing of Textiles Dr. G. Nalankilli
2 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM Preliminary Investigation on Surface morphology of Coffee Husk - Activated Carbon and Study of Adsorption and Desorption of Heavy Metals Tesfaye Eshete
3 2:10 PM - 2:30 Pm PHENOTYPIC SCREEENING OF ETHIOPAN BARLEY LAND RACES FOR THEIR TOERANCE TO SOIL ACIDITY/Al3+ TOXICITY Habtamu Alemayehu
4 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Thermal decomposition kinetics of Copper (II) complexes of 4-N-(4'-antipyrylmethylidene) aminoantipyrine Tesfay Gebretsadik Ashebr
5 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM Iron(II) Spin Cross Over Compounds Yosef Bayeh
Tea Break
6 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM Antibacterial Activity of Ag-doped TiO2 and Ag-doped ZnO Nanoparticles Gebretinsae Yeabyo Nigussie
7 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM Nickel silicide/silicon core-shell nanostructures as a highly stable lithium-ion battery anode material Andebet Gedamu Tamirat
8 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM Sustainable conversion of urine into value added fertilizer in batch reactor Adhena Ayaliew Werkneh
9 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM Fabrication of High Capacity and Long Cycle Life Lithium-Sulfur Battery Using Porous Material as a Polysulfide Adsorbent Tilahun Awoke Zegeye
Day 2
108:40 AM - 9:00 AMDevelopment of nature-based water quality solutions for communities in the developing countries: Low-cost green optionMoa Megersa
119:00 AM - 9:20 AMA series of new structural models for the OEC in photosystem IIFikre Elemo Aymalo
129:20 AM - 9:40 AMCHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ANTIOXIDANT AC-TIVITIES OF ESSENTIAL OILS FROM THE LEAVES OF RUTA CHALEPENSIS L. “TENA ADAM” GROWN IN ETHIOPIAAdmasu Beshiwork
139:40 AM - 10:00 AMLanthanide Based Single Molecule Magnets (SMMs) with Schiff Base LigandsMamo Gebrezgiabher Beyene
Tea Break
1410:20 AM - 10:40 AMDielectric and relaxor ferroelectric properties of Sr4CaLaTi3Nb7O30 tetragonal tungsten bronze ceramicsGebru Zerihun
1510:40 AM - 11:00 AMPolymeric Graphitic Carbon Nitride For Efficient Photocatalytic Activity Under Visible light IrradiationGebrehiwot Gebreslassie
1611:00 AM - 11:20 AMSustainable Clean Energy from Industrial Wastewater Treatment: Microbial Fuel CellDr.Omprakash Sahu
1711:20 AM - 11:40 AMBiosynthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles using Parthenium hysterophorous (L) leaf extract and assessing their photocatalytic degradation activityKamaraj Murugesan
1811:40 AM - 12:00 AMRSM-GA based Modeling and Process Optimization on Bioleaching of Pb from Galena by Leptospirillum ferriphilumDr. Venkatesa Prabhu
1912:00 PM - 12:20 PMSUITABILITY EVALUATION OF AFAR BENTONITE FOR BLEACHING COTTON SEED OILhaimanot tibebe
Lunch Break
201:30 PM - 1:50 PMTHE EFFECT OF CURING TEMPERATURE AND ADDITION OF CLAY ON THE FREEZE THAW RESISTANCE OF GEOPOLYMER MORTARSabel woldu
211:50 PM - 2:10 PMExtraction and Characterization Study of Ethiopian Castor Seed Oil (Ricinus Communis L)Beruk Alemu
222:30 PM - 2:50 PMLow-Cost DNA Molecular Weight Marker: Specific Primer-Directed Synthesis from 16S rRNA gene of E. coliR. Elangomathavan
Closing Ceremony
Session 2
Day 1
SnoTimeTitle of the PaperAuthor Name
11:30 PM - 1:50 PMAddis Ababa City Transport ChallengesDawit Fekadu Gebremariam
21:50 PM - 2:10 PMMicro-structural properties of Silica fume and rice husk ash resisting the permeability aspectSudarshan Kamble
32:10 PM - 2:30 PMImplications of Whole Life Cycle Cost Analysis in Highway Pavements Case StudiesDr. Avinash M Potdar
42:30 PM - 2:50 PMDesign and Development of Diabetic Footwear: A Case StudyTsedey Michele
52:50 PM - 3:10 PMInvestigation on Utilization of Fly Ash and Pond Ash with Self Compacting ConcreteDr. Saravanan Thirugnanam
Tea Break
63:30 PM - 3:50 PMDoes industrial policy cause structural transformation in regional economy of EthiopiaZewdie Habte
73:50 PM - 4:10 PMMonitoring and Characterization of Waterlogged Irrigation Fields in the Fincha’a Valley Sugar Estate, Nile Basin of Western EthiopiaGetahun Kitila
84:10 PM - 4:30 PMSolar Assisted Hybrid Vehicle – A Bike for the FutureDr. Manikumar Rajendran
94:30 PM - 4:50 PMSurvey on M2M Communication in 5G Wireless SystemNegasa Basha Teshale
Day 2
108:40 AM - 9:00 AMExperimental Investigation of Gasohol and Gasoline-Ethanol Blend Fuel in Spark Ignition EngineK.Manikandan
119:00 AM - 9:20 AMTransient Thermal Simulation of Heat Transfer Characteristics of Induction Injera cooking panS.Ramasamy
129:20 AM - 9:40 AMEffect of Supply Chain Responsiveness on Competitive Advantage: A Study Case of Garment Manufacturing Company in EthiopiaTigist Wolde Gebre
139:40 AM - 10:00 AMScrap Reduction in Plastic Chair Extrusion Blow Moulding Process by using Six Sigma ApproachAjit Pal Singh
Tea Break
1410:20 AM - 10:40 AMInvestigation on Gasification of Oil Palm Fronds: Challenges and Remediessamson mekbib atnaw
1510:40 AM - 11:00 AMComparative Investigation on Image Preprocessing Techniques for Solid Waste BinBereket Simon
1611:00 AM - 11:20 AMSLOTTED GROUND PLANE MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNA FOR 5G APPLICATIONSDr.R.Swaminathan
1711:20 AM - 11:40 AMNarrowband IoT: An Appropriate Solution for Developing CountriesSudhir K. Routray
1811:40 AM - 12:00 PMIntelligent Techniques based Hybrid Renewable Energy Smart Villages with the Concepts of Distributed Generation for the Sustainable Economy of EthiopiaDr. GopiKrishna Pasam
1912:00 PM - 12:20 PMGround Penetrating Radar: Reading made easy by Feature exatraction methods – Support Vector Machine, Principal Component AnalysisDr Sultan/Ramasami
Lunch Break
201:30 pm - 1:50 PMMIDDLEWARE FOR SERVICE ORIENTED COMPUTING AND WIRELESS MULTIMEDIA SENSOR NETWORKSDevarajan Gopal
211:50 PM - 2:10 PMTV White Space Technology for Rural BroadbandHabib Mohammed Hussien
222:10 PM - 2:30 PMTraffic congestion detection scheme modelled for Ethiopian roadsAbenezer Girma
Closing Ceremony

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Developers

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Eyuel Solomon

Student (2nd Year)
Department of Software Engineering
AASTU

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Yosef Girma

Student (2nd Year)
Department of Software Engineering
AASTU

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Amir Redvan

Student (4th Year)
Department of Software Engineering
AASTU

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Dr. G Sanjiv Rao

Associate Professor
Department of Software Engineering
AASTU

Thanks to Software Engineering Department and Staff for their continious support
Special thanks to
Ms. Eleni Teshome Head of Software Engineering Departement
Sultan Feisso(PhD)Dean of College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Girma Gonfa(PhD) Research Director, Addis Ababa Science and Technology University