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Getnet Tesema |Textile Technology | Best Researcher Award

Getnet Tesema | Textile Technology | Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology,Ethiopia

👨‍🏫 Dr. Getnet Belay Tesema stands as an accomplished Textile Engineer with a fervent commitment to academia, research, and international collaboration. His extensive educational background and professional experiences in Ethiopia and abroad exhibit a dedication to textile research, standards development, and sustainable cotton cultivation. 📚

🌐 Professional Profiles:

🎓 Educational Background

Dr. Tesema earned his Doctor of Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from the University of Bremen, Germany, demonstrating his prowess in the field of textile engineering. His Master of Technology (M-Tech) in Textile Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD), and his B.Sc. in Textile Engineering from Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, laid the foundation for his academic journey.

🌐 Professional Expertise

His professional journey encapsulates a wide array of responsibilities, from advising and lecturing to managing laboratories and spearheading research activities. His pivotal role in developing, evaluating, and reviewing Ethiopian standards on fibers, yarns, and fabrics showcases his commitment to setting industry benchmarks and promoting sustainable practices in cotton cultivation.

🌱 Current Projects

At present, Getnet is deeply involved in multifaceted projects centered on developing and reviewing standards for fibers, yarns, and fabrics, coupled with research aimed at fostering environmentally friendly and sustainable cotton cultivation practices. As an editor for the forthcoming book “Cotton Sector Development in Ethiopia: Challenges and Opportunities,” accepted by Springer, he has penned three chapters, showcasing his expertise and commitment to knowledge dissemination.

📝 Research Contributions

Dr. Tesema’s research contributions are evident in his notable publications exploring fiber quality, cotton characteristics, and ginning effects. His papers, published in esteemed journals such as the Journal of the Textile Institute and Journal of Textiles and Engineer, reflect his thorough investigations and scholarly pursuits in the field of textile science.

🌍 International Engagements

His engagement in international committees and conferences, including the International Bremen Cotton Conference, underscores his commitment to collaborative research and his invaluable contributions to advancing cotton testing methods and sustainable cotton projects.


Top Noted Publications 📚:

Comparison of Fiber Quality Methods (2015): Collaborating with Hussein, k.m.m., this article in the International Journal of Fiber and Textile Research evaluated and compared different quantification methods to assess the fiber quality of cotton from Ethiopia, India, and Egypt.


Fibre Parameters Study (2018): In collaboration with K. Subramanian, this study, published in TEKSTİL VE MÜHENDİS/Journal of Textiles and Engineer, investigated the fiber parameters concerning the quality and processability of cotton.


Statistical Analysis of Ethiopian Cotton (2019): Teaming up with Axel Drieling, a Senior Manager at Faserinstitut Bremen e.V. (FIBRE), Germany, Getnet conducted a statistical analysis and instrumental characterization of commercial Ethiopian cotton varieties, published in the Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management.


Effect of Ginning on Fiber Properties (2020): Published in The Journal of the Textile Institute, this article by Getnet Belay Tesema and Axel Drieling explored the impact of ginning processes on fiber quality properties such as tenacity, elongation, and more.


Cotton Stickiness Post-Ginning (2020): Another contribution by Getnet Belay Tesema in The Journal of the Textile Institute, focusing on cotton stickiness before and after the saw ginning process.


Effect of Saw Ginning on Fiber Quality (2022): Co-authored with T.M. Daget, this article in the Journal of Textiles and Engineer studied the effects of saw ginning on the fiber quality of Bt and Non-Bt cotton.

Getnet Tesema |Textile Technology | Best Researcher Award
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