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Brief Biography

I received B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, in 2005; and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, in 2016. Currently, I am ARC DECRA Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Electrical Engineering) 2016

Victoria University, Australia

  Thesis by publication: The Human Body Antenna: Characteristics and its Application

Master of Engineering Science (Telecommunication Engineering) 2011

Victoria University, Australia

   All units scored High Distinction (HD)

Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) 2005

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

Positions

ARC DECRA Fellow (01/2018 – 01/2021)

Monash University, Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Australia

Research Fellow (01/2016 – 01/2018)

Monash University, Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Australia 

Research Assistant (07/2015 – 01/2016)

Victoria University, College of Engineering and Science, Australia

PhD Candidate (08/2011 – 01/2016)

Victoria University, College of Engineering and Science, Australia

Master of Engineering Science (full time study 07/2010 – 07/2011)

Victoria University, College of Engineering and Science, Australia

Electrical Engineer (09/2005 – 07/2010)

EthioTelecom, Voice and data department, Ethiopia

Professional membership

IEEE (Member)

IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society 

IEEE Communications Society

IEEE Victoria University student branch, 2013 vice-chairperson

The Australasian Brain Stimulation Society (ABSS)  

Refereeing

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications

IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems

IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation

IEEE Sensors Journal

IEEE Access

IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity

IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components 

Progress in Electromagnetics Research

Electronics Letters

Hobbies

Cooking (I experiment with global cuisine, mainly Asian :) )

Hiking