Alemayehu Teferra , Professor
Addis Ababa University
Alemayehu Teferra is Professor of Civil Engineering at Addis Ababa University (AAU), Faculty of Technology, specializing in Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering.
He obtained his BSc from College of Engineering, Addis Ababa (1961); his MSc from Technion-Isreal Institute of Technology, Haifa (1963) and Dipl.Ing and Dr.Ing from Technical University of Aachen, Germany (1974).
He was a senior Fulbright scholar at the University of California, Berkely and served as an Associate Researcher (1985).
major publications are in the areas of soil mechanics, soil dynamics and foundation engineering.
In addition, he
has written two textbooks and a reference handbook, which are widely used by students as well as practicing civil engineers within and outside the country.