AAU Promots 7 Scholars to Full Professorship

The Addis Ababa University (AAU) announced Monday that its governing board has approved the promotion of seven faculty to full professorship.

The university’s governing board approved the cases during its meeting on Oct 26.

Internal and external evaluators thoroughly evaluated the promotion cases, followed by endorsement by the academic commissions of respective colleges and the AAU Senate, before their eventual approval by the board.

The majority of the professorships were given to scholars from the College of Natural and Computational Sciences.

They are Professor Seyoum Lete (in Environmental Biotechnology), Professor Feleke Zewge (in Environmental Chemistry), Professor Hassen Mamo (in Parasitology), and Professor Gurja Belay (in Molecular Genetics).

The other scholars promoted to professorship are from different colleges of the AAU.

Professor Girma Seyoum (in Anatomy) is a member of the College of Health Sciences and School of Medicine.

Professor Asefa Abegaz of the College of Social sciences was promoted to a professorship in Land Use management.

From the College of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, Professor Teshale Sori received his professorship in Veterinary Epidemiology.

By ethionegari@gmail.com

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