Abraham Debebe Woldeyohannes (Dr.)
Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer
+251 11 8961442
P.O Box: 16417 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Welcome to Addis Ababa Science and Technology University!
Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) is established with enormous government backing and believes in the importance of strong science and technology university that can be used as a cornerstone to aspire economic development within the country. Hence, it is important for AASTU to position itself and mobilize resources to achieve the expectations of the Government and contribute to the development of Ethiopia.
Developing strong strategic collaboration with national and international universities to create a cutting-edge advantage for securing local and international grants is critical for realizing the mission and vision. AASTU valued its various stakeholders and attempt to provide quality Research & Development services through proper incentive mechanisms for high-caliber researchers. Establishing the state of the art laboratory
facilities and strategic investments in excellent infrastructure on priority research areas and creating conducive research environment for the researcher is priceless. Addis Ababa Science and Technology University gives strong emphasis on human capital by attracting and developing high-quality researchers by providing the opportunity to learn and contribute to research and development.
AASTU has been mandated to establish eight (8) Research Centers of Excellence (CoEs) which includes Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Bio-Technology and Bio- process, High-Performance Computing and Big Data Analytics, Construction Quality and Technology, Nano Technology, Mineral exploration and Processing, Sustainable Energy Technology, and Nuclear Engineering Technology, which will contribute to the national development plans. These CoEs are expected to be equipped with the state of the art laboratory equipment and provide services to all other universities within the country which will enhance the research capability as well as improve the quality of postgraduate programs. AASTU will build a national hub of science & technology in these areas to set standards, create scientific knowledge, center to scientific innovation, and become exemplary model to other institutions in the country and the science community at large.
AASTU has envisaged strong strategic collaboration with national and international universities and industries to create a superior advantage for securing local and international grants. The university welcomes researchers, research institutes, industries, and developing partners nationally and internationally to work together for mutual benefits.