Dr. Girum Ketema

Dr. Girum Ketema

  • PhD from University of Ghent, Belgium
  • IT Systems Design Specialist
  • Assistant Professor at the School of Computing, Jimma University
  • Teaching and Research interests
    • Network Administration
    • System Administration
    • Internet of Things (IOT)
    • Distributed Systems
    • Network Security
Dr. Nigussie Tadesse

Dr. Nigussie Tadesse – Adjunct Faculty

  • Assistant Professor of Information Systems
  • PhD from the University of Oslo, Norway
  • Currently Faculty at Brock University, Canada
  • Worked at AAU for more than 10 years
  • Teaching and Research interests
    • IT and Strategy
    • Service Delivery Innovation
    • Data Analytics
    • Information Systems Development
    • Open Source Software
    • ICT for Development

Dr. Rahel Bekele

Dr. Rahel Bekele

  • Associate Professor of Information Systems
  • PhD from the University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Served at AAU in various academic positions for the last 30 years.
  • Teaching and Research interests
    • Research Methods
    • Data Analytics
    • Systems development methodologies
    • Mobile application for health care
    • ICT for Development
    • eLearning

Dr. Tesfaye Biru

Dr. Tesfaye Biru

  • Software Engineer
  • PhD from University of Hamburg, Germany
  • Former CEO of Ethio Telecom
  • Former Vice President for Business and Development at AAU
  • First Director of the IT PhD Programme at AAU
  • More than 30 years of teaching at AAU
  • Teaching and Research interests
    • Systems Engineering
    • Enterprise Transformation
    • Software Architecture

Mr. William Makatiani

Mr. William Makatiani  – Adjunct Faculty

  • CEO of Serianu Limited based in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Strong passion for cyber security
  • Over 15 years’ experience in the ICT industry – focusing on ICT Strategy, Analytics, Risk and Compliance
  • Numerous engagement in different countries

Ms. Brencil Kaimba

Ms. Brencil Kaimba  – Adjunct Faculty

  • Senior Consultant at Serianu, Nairobi
  • Editor in chief of Africa Cyber Security Report that cuts across 10 African countries
  • Engaged in the area of IT and Strategy
    • Cyber Security Data Analytics
    • Forensics Investigations
    • Cybersecurity Training
    • Risk Management
    • Cyber Intelligence