Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Dire Dawa University Institute of Technology is one of the premier chemical engineering departments in the country. Even if it has short years of history it has great experience of innovation and creativity in both teaching and in research.

Our primary missions are to educate undergraduate students, and to discover and disseminate knowledge through research. The department is committed to achieving excellence in these activities, and evaluates the success and leadership of its programs using the highest standards of quality, innovation, and visibility, while at the same time providing a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Our students will acquire strong fundamental skills complemented by professional skills including the ability to communicate and work in teams. Our goal is to produce students and faculty who will become leaders in their areas.

The department currently includes 12 faculty members (All Full Time Equivalent), with one teaching professor. The student body includes approximately 150 undergraduates. All faculty are engaged in research and teaching. The department has excellent computational and experimental facilities, for both teaching and research.


Address & Contact

Melaku Esubalew
Dire-Dawa University
P.O.Box 1362
Dire- Dawa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251-251-115547
Fax: +251-251-127971
E-mail: melakue@gmail.com