SCEE Director

Abinew Ali
Message from the Director


It is my distinct pleasure to welcome you to the website of the School of Computing and Electrical Engineering Bahir Dar University, one of the biggest public researches University in Ethiopia.

Currently our school of Computing and Electrical Engineering is running six undergraduate programs namely, Electrical and computer Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, computer science, Information Science, Information Technology, TVET in Electrical Engineering.  We have also two graduate programs in Power Systems and Communications.  A brand new curriculum   in Computer Science will be launched in the near future.

The school of computing and Electrical Engineering is doing researches on Solar and Renewable Energies that engages our senior researchers and masters students.  We are also working researches and projects with the School of water resource and Civil Engineering in establishing low cost satellite Image Receiving and Dissemination.  

In addition to educating major curricula, we also offer programs that teach all students how to use information technology more effectively in their fields of interest, whether they are business, science or even the fine arts.

We offer Internationally recognized short term certificate programs like Cisco, Linux Professionals Cerfication(LPCI). We have also other short term curricula in Electricity, Automation, PC maintained, Multimedia, System Installation and Basic Computer Skills. Our short term curricula are very flexible to meet the demands of our clients.  Consulting services on our fields of specialization are supporting the region.  Our revenue generation team is working hard to be an enterprise so that the service we are providing increase in quality and type.

We have successfully hosted a national level conference that has left with us lot of experience sharing and connection with professionals, industry and the government officers.  In the two days conference several research papers, which most of them are focused on energy and the power sector in Ethiopia, were presented.

This year, one of the focuses is again on staffing programs created over the past three years. We are continuously upgrading our laboratories.  We are also working on developing collaborative researches and project. In addition we are highly engaged on community services more than ever we had before.

Home to 1,500 undergraduate and 60 graduate students, close to 160 regular staff members, and many part-time professors and contractual personnel, the school is a major player in education and in the advancement of knowledge in Ethiopia. And the University of Bahir Dar, Public University, offers numerous opportunities for educational and extracurricular.

This update is only a glimpse at what we have achieved in this year, and I am confident that our students, staff can look forward to continuing success in our many exciting future endeavors. 

It is indeed my pleasure to welcome you to our school community; staff, and fellow students, is committed to your success. I want to thank you for visiting our Web site. I welcome your suggestions and advice as we move forward into tomorrow.

Mr Abinew Ali

Director of School of Computing and Electrical Engineering