Profile

Girma T. Bitsuamlak, PhD, P Eng, F CSCE

Education

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India.

Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

PhD, Building Engineering (October 2004)

MTech, Civil Engineering (May 1998, first division with honors)

BSc, Civil Engineering (December 1991)

Experience

January 2004- November 2004

Part-time Instructor,

Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering,

Concordia University, Montreal, QC.

May 2001 – November 2004

Data Mining Research Engineer, (in parallel with my PhD studies)

Globvision Inc., Montreal, QC.

May 1998 – December 1998

Structural Engineer,

Hintsawi Consulting Architects Engineers and Town Planners PLC, Asmara, Eritrea.

December 1993 – August 1996

Instructor and Chair,

Construction Technology Department, Adama University,

Adama, Ethiopia.

Jan.1992 – Dec.1993

Construction Engineer,

Ethiopian Power Corporation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

June 2020-present

Full Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering,

  • Canada Research Chair in Wind Engineering (Tier II),
  • Director (Research) at Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory,
  • Director (Research) at WindEEE Research Institute,
  • Western’s site leader for Sharcnet,

Western University, London, ON, Canada.

January 2012 to June 2020

Associate Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering,

  • Canada Research Chair in Wind Engineering (Tier II),
  • Director (Research) at Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory, Director (Research) at WindEEE Research Institute,
  • Western’s site leader for Sharcnet,

Western University, London, ON, Canada.

August 2007- December 2011

Assistant Professor,

A joint appointment between Civil and Environmental Engineering, and International Hurricane Research Center,

Florida International University, Miami, FL.

November 2004- August 2007

Senior Wind Engineer,

Wind and Microclimate Group, RWDI Inc., Guelph, ON.

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