Mr. Tariku Bedasa, Chemistry Award, Best Researcher Award

Tariku Bedasa at Adama Science and Technology University, Ethiopia

Mr. Tariku Bayisa Bedasa is an accomplished Analytical Chemistry educator and researcher with extensive experience spanning over 7 years. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry at Adama Science and Technology University, where he has excelled academically, scoring the highest CGPA of 3.96 out of 4.00. His doctoral research focuses on the functionalization of cotton fabrics with metal and metal oxide nanoparticles to investigate their antibacterial properties.

Prior to his doctoral studies, Mr. Tariku completed a Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry at Hawassa University, where he graduated with distinction. His research during his Master’s program involved the determination of heavy metals using atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry, also from Hawassa University, where he graduated with distinction.



PhD in Materials Chemistry

  • Institution: Adama Science and Technology University
  • Duration: October 2018 – Present
  • Achievement: Highest CGPA of 3.96/4.00

Higher Diploma Program in Teaching

  • Institution: Wollega University
  • Duration: November 2006 – July 2009
  • Modules: Four fundamental modules certifying as a teacher in higher educational institutions

MSc Degree in Analytical Chemistry

  • Institution: Hawassa University
  • Duration: September 2009 – July 2012
  • Graduation: With distinction

BSc Degree in Applied Chemistry

  • Institution: Hawassa University
  • Duration: September 2014 – June 2014
  • Graduation: With distinction

Professional Experience:

Mr. Tariku Bayisa Bedasa has accumulated significant professional experience in the field of analytical chemistry and education over the years. He has served as a Lecturer at both Wollega University and Assosa University, where he taught various courses related to analytical chemistry, chemical instrumentation, environmental toxicology, and instrumental analysis. During his tenure, he also supervised laboratory activities, led research initiatives in collaboration with faculty members, and contributed to the establishment and management of departmental laboratories. His roles have involved not only teaching and research but also administrative responsibilities, including serving as the head of the chemistry department and coordinating education quality and standards. His dedication and expertise have been instrumental in shaping the academic environment and fostering learning and research excellence.

Research Interest:

Functionalization of textiles with metal and metal oxide nanoparticles: Investigating the application of nanoparticles to enhance the properties of cotton fabrics, such as antibacterial activity.

Heavy metal determination: Utilizing advanced analytical techniques, such as atomic absorption spectrophotometry, to analyze and quantify heavy metal contaminants in different environmental samples.

Green gas emissions analysis: Studying the sources, distribution, and impact of greenhouse gas emissions on the environment, with a focus on developing strategies for mitigation and pollution control.

Environmental pollution analysis: Conducting assessments of environmental pollutants, including their sources, behavior, and effects on ecosystems and human health, and proposing solutions for sustainable environmental management.

Nanomaterial synthesis and characterization: Investigating the synthesis, properties, and applications of nanomaterials, particularly metal and metal oxide nanoparticles, for various industrial and environmental applications.

Advanced analytical techniques: Exploring innovative analytical methods and instrumentation for chemical analysis, materials characterization, and environmental monitoring, with an emphasis on improving sensitivity, selectivity, and accuracy.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Antibacterial durability of L-methionine modified cotton fabrics functionalized with ZnO nanoparticles

  • Authors: Bayisa, T., Edossa, G.D., Gupta, N.K., Inki, L.G.
  • Journal: Scientific African, 2023, 22, e01977

Title: Stabilization of Ag Nanoparticles and ZnO–Ag Nanocomposite onto L-Methionine-Modified Cotton Fabric for Antibacterial Durability

  • Authors: Bayisa, T., Bajhal, S., Sundaramurthy, A., Gupta, N.K., Edossa, G.D.
  • Journal: Fibers and Polymers, 2023, 24(10), pp. 3537–3555
Tariku Bedasa | Chemistry Award | Best Researcher Award

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