Yaecob Girmay Gezahegn

Mekelle Institute of Technology – Mekelle University


Mr. Yaecob Girmay Gezahegn earned his bachelor’s degree from Mekelle Institute of Technology – Mekelle University in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and master’s degree from Defense Institute of Advanced Technology in Signal Processing and Communication. Now he is doing his PhD under joint supervision of Prof. Achim Ibenthal from HAWK University of Applied Sciences & Arts, and Dr. Eneyew Adugna from Addis Ababa Institute of Technology – Addis Ababa University. He is studying on Detection and Recognition of Microscopic Images of Infectious Diseases using Machine Learning Algorithms. The study is part of a PhD program on Health Technologies by Prof. Achim through which he cooperates with several Ethiopian Universities and other organizations. Mr. Yaecob is involved in researches mainly focusing on analysis of medical images, machine learning and computer vision.