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Dr. Getasew Wubetu | Plasma Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Getasew Wubetu , Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

Getasew Admasu Wubetu, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Laser Spectroscopy at Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University. With a Joint PhD in Laser Plasmas Spectroscopy and Optoelectronics from Dublin City University, Ireland, and the Military University of Technology, Poland, he possesses extensive expertise in experimental laser plasma spectroscopy, photoluminescence spectroscopy, and pump-probe spectroscopy on wide bandgap semiconductors. His research interests span from investigating metallic nanoparticles to perovskite solar cells, and he has led significant projects aimed at enhancing light harvest efficiency in solar cells for rural regions of Ethiopia. Dr. Wubetu is also recognized for his management roles, including heading the Department of Physics at Bahir Dar University and serving as a course chair for various physics disciplines. With a track record of mentoring numerous MSc students and ongoing collaborations with international institutions, he continues to contribute significantly to both academia and research in Ethiopia and beyond.

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πŸŽ“ Education:

Getasew Admasu Wubetu holds a Joint PhD in Laser Plasmas Spectroscopy and Optoelectronics, earned from Dublin City University in Ireland and Military University of Technology (MUT) in Poland. Prior to his doctoral studies, he completed a Master’s degree in Nanophysics at the University of Antwerp in Belgium and a Master of Science in Nanomaterial from the University of Ulm in Germany. His educational journey began with a Bachelor of Education in Physics from Alemaya University (now Haramaya University) in Ethiopia. This diverse academic background has equipped Getasew with a comprehensive understanding of laser plasma spectroscopy, optoelectronics, nanophysics, and nanomaterials, positioning him as a versatile and knowledgeable researcher in the field of physics.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« Teaching Experience:

Getasew Admasu Wubetu has extensive experience teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Quantum Mechanics, Laser Physics, Optics, and various other subjects. He has imparted his knowledge and expertise to students at Bahir Dar University and Adama University, where he previously held teaching positions. Through his dedication to education, Getasew has played a significant role in shaping the academic development of students in the field of physics, fostering their understanding of complex topics and preparing them for careers in scientific research and innovation.

πŸ”¬ Research Interests:

Getasew Admasu Wubetu specializes in experimental laser plasma spectroscopy, nanoparticle laser interferometry, photoluminescence spectroscopy of perovskite solar cells, fabrication, and characterization of electronic devices, as well as the study of charge transport phenomena in semiconductors. Through his research endeavors, Getasew explores the intricate properties and behaviors of materials at the nanoscale, leveraging advanced spectroscopic techniques to uncover valuable insights into their optical, electronic, and structural characteristics. His work contributes to the advancement of knowledge in fields such as renewable energy, nanotechnology, and semiconductor physics, with implications for various technological applications and innovations.

πŸ† Honors, Fellowships, and Project Awards:

Getasew Admasu Wubetu serves as the Principal Investigator for a research project aimed at enhancing the light harvest efficiency of silicon-based solar cells. Additionally, he is a key member of a project focused on developing affordable perovskite solar irrigation systems, aiming to bring sustainable agricultural solutions to communities. Throughout his career, Getasew has been recognized with various fellowships and awards for his contributions to the field of physics and his commitment to advancing renewable energy technologies. His leadership and expertise continue to drive innovation in the realm of solar energy research, with a focus on improving efficiency and accessibility for global sustainability efforts.

Publication Top Notes:

  1. Comparison of LIBS and Polarization Resolved LIBS Emission Spectra for Aluminium Alloy (2023) – Published in Journal of Applied Spectroscopy, cited by an article.
  2. Nanoscale friction force on thin films of polymer blends and silane layers matrix (2023) – Published in Tribology International, cited by 1 article.
  3. Performance and Stability of Halide Perovskite Solar Cells in Bahir Dar Climatic Conditions (2022) – Published in Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering.
  4. Optical study of relaxation dynamics of photo-induced absorption of Cr-doped Bi12SiO20 crystals (2021) – Published in Physica B: Condensed Matter, cited by an article.
  5. Recombination contributions to the anisotropic emission from a laser produced copper plasma (2020) – Published in Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, cited by an article.





Dr. Getasew Wubetu | Plasma Award | Best Researcher Award

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