Getachew Tilahun | Applied Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

Getachew Tilahun|Applied Mathematics | Best Researcher Award

👨‍🏫Getachew Tilahun,  Dr at University of Haramaya University Ethiopia, stands as a distinguished Academician/Research Scholar in the domain of Mathematics. Holding a Ph.D. in Mathematics Pan African University and Jemo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, their professional journey exemplifies dedication and expertise. 📚

🌐 Professional Profiles:

Educational Background 🎓

Ph.D. in Mathematics (Computational Option) Pan African University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya. MSc in Mathematics (Numerical Analysis) Haramaya University, Ethiopia Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Methodology Haramaya University, Ethiopia. BEd (Major Mathematics, Minor Physics) Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.

Professional Summary👨‍🏫

Teaching Expertise: Proficient in teaching mathematics to students across various academic levels, from undergraduates to Ph.D. candidates. Taught a broad spectrum of courses, including Calculus, Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis, and Advanced Algebra.  Simulation & Validation: Skilled in developing numerical simulation methods using Python and Matlab. Proficient in fitting models to existing data for validation purposes, utilizing the R programming language. Ongoing Research: Currently involved in the development of spatial models for infectious diseases, particularly concentrating on agent-based modeling. Emphasizing within-host pathogen dynamics and employing Environmental Factor, Agent-based Model, and Geospatial Modeling Dynamics. Leadership & Grants: Led various local and international research projects, securing multiple research grants. Demonstrated strong leadership abilities as a Research Program Coordinator, Head of Department in Mathematics, and Director of the Freshman Program Directorate at Haramaya University.

Research Focus🦠

Published numerous research articles specializing in mathematical models for a diverse range of infectious diseases, such as HIV-AIDS, malaria, rabies, rubella, COVID-19, hepatitis B, TB, cholera, measles, meningitis, pneumonia, and typhoid fever. Developed cost-effective strategies for disease control.Actively engaged in modeling various infectious diseases, including seasonal, air-borne, water-borne, vector-borne, and eco-epidemiological diseases. Also exploring within-host pathogen dynamics using sophisticated modeling techniques.

Scholarship Awards 🏅

Pan African University Ph.D. in Mathematics Scholarship, Kenya, 2015, African Institute of Mathematics, Cameroon, 2014.

Research Grant Awards 💡

Various research grants focusing on disease modeling and analysis, traffic flow, and study skills in mathematics for high school students in Ethiopia.

Management and Leadership 🌟

Research Program Coordinator in 2012 Head of Department of Mathematics from 2013-2015 Director, Freshman Program Directorate, Haramaya University, from 2019 to present

Statement of Research Interest 🧬

Currently focusing on modeling various infectious diseases including seasonal, air-borne, water-borne, vector-borne, and eco-epidemiological diseases. Also delving into within-host dynamics of different pathogens using environmental factors, agent-based models, and geospatial modeling dynamics.