Dr.Kassu Jilcha

kassu2013@yahoo.com/ jkassu@gmail.com, kassu.jilcha@aait.edu.et


AddisAbaba University

Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering at AAU


AddisAbaba University

Director for Students Career Development Center


Wollo University

Academic Quality Assurance Head

2011 to 2013

Wollo University

Entrepreneurship officer

2011 to 2012


Addisabab University

Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering


Bahir Dar University

Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering


Bahir Dar University

Industrial Engineering in BSc Degree



Community and Consultancy services:
  • Ethio Engineering Group performance analysis in 2020/21
  • AAU Thematic research on Indigenous knowledge for technology transfer in 2021
  • AAU University Industry Linkage assessment consultancy in 2021
  • Addis Ababa city adaptive problem solving research in 2019,
  • Ethiopian Academic and Science, as data enumerator for the assessment of human demand and supply in 2016
  • Data enumeration for Ethiopian Development Research Institute in 2013,
  • Ministry of Industry as data enumerator in 2014,
  • Consolution PLc as Researcher for the aluminum and wood feasibility study in 2015,Training in 2016/17 to 2019,
  • Curriculum review in 2016-2019

Research Interests

Indigenous Knowledge management

Workplace safety and health

Quality Engineering

Technology Management

Innovation,sustainable development

Ergonomics and optimization areas

Awards & Certifications

  • Ethiopian Quality Award(EQA) Technical Committee member since 2019 up to present
  • Bahirdar Institute of Technology, 5th International Conferences on the Advancement of Science and Technology, May 2017 􏰀
  • Ethiopian Standard Agency, the first Annual National Quality and Standardizations Research held on October 2018.
  • 2019 High level Dialogue on “Building a Diversified Workforce for the Future” in Kenya Nairobi as panelist, July 9 and 10, 2019, 􏰀
  • Conference in the First International Afro-European Conference for Industrial Advancement in Ethiopia, November 2014 􏰀
  • A member of Ethiopian Industrial Engineering Society.