Wondimagegne Mamo (PhD)

Dr. Wondimagegne Mamo Mengistu has his BSc chemistry (2003), MSc (2006) and PhD (2014) in Inorganic Chemistry from AAU. He is currently a Senior Researcher at Nano-Technology Research Directorate at Emerging Technology Center in the Bio and Emerging Technology Institute (Ethiopia) starting from May, 2017. He was a director of Materials Science directorate
in the institute from 2017-2020. His research areas are mainly focused on developing advanced materials (Zeolites) for different applications, energy storage and biofuel production waste reduction Nano fertilizer preparation. He has also a keen interest in research topics including natural products and medicinal plants with their application to food, construction materials and
environment and sustainability aspects of future technologies. He starts teaching in High School at Semen Showa Merhabete Alem ketema, Arbegnoch Senior Secondary school in the year 1988- He was also serving, teaching and advising students for 20 years 1998-2017 at Dilla
University starting from technical assistant to Assistant professor Level, and advising 10 MSc students in the year 2014-2017 for 3 years currently also serves as Co-adviser of PhD and MSc students from universities. He has published more than some articles in high impact journals and a book in Lambert Academic Publishing He had also many years of Teaching and Curricula preparation experiences..

Websites link:- Home Institution:- https://www.betin.gov.et/


  • W. Mamo, N. Getachew, I. J. Villar-Garcia, Y. Chebude, I. Diaz Poster presentation on “Zeolite research at the chemistry department-Addis Ababa University” 7th FEZA conference July 3-7, 2011, Valencia, Spain.
  • W. Mamo, I. J. Villar-García, I. Díaz, Y. Chebude, “Synthesis of HMF Using Zeolites and Ionic Liquids” Oral presentation at the 28th CSE Annual congress, February 24-25, 2012, Gondar, Ethiopia.
  • W.Mamo and Yonas Chebude, “Synthesis of Oxovanadium(IV) Complexes from Triazines”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2012, ISBN13: 9783659152146.
  • L. Ayele, G. Dadi, W. Mamo, Y. Chebude, I. Diaz “Conversion of Glucose into platform chemicals using aluminophosphates (SAPO-5 and MeAPO-5) in [BMIM]Cl ionic liquid” Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia 28, 2014, 1-8.
  • W. Mamo, Y. Awoke, Y. Chebude, I. Diaz, Mild modification method for the generation of mesoporosity in synthetic and natural mordenite, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia 31, 2015, 29-35.
  • W. Mamo, Y. Chebude, C. Márquez-Álvarez, I. Díaz and Erique, Comparison of glucose conversion to 5-HMF using different modified mordenites in ionic liquid and biphasic, Catal. Sci. Technol., 6, 2016, 2766-2774.
  • Asrat Kussa Menta, Wondimagegne Mamo, Tegene Tesfaye, Determination of Essential Mineral Contents in Salty Soils Used for Supplementary Food to Ruminants in Wolaita Zone, Chemistry and Materials Research, 9(1), 2017, 10-18.
  • Abebie Beyazen, Engeda, Dessalegn and Wondimagegn Mamo, Phytochemical Screening and Biological Activities of Leaf of Foeniculum vulgare (Ensilal), World Journal of Agricultural Sciences 13 (1), 2017, 01-10.
  • Abebie Beyazen, Engeda Dessalegn and Wondimagegn Mamo, Phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of seeds of Foeniculum vulgare (ensilal) , World J Pharm Sci, 5(3), 2017, 198-208.
  • Wondimagegne Mamo, Tofick Agza, and Chernet Woyimo, Nutritional Compositions and Antioxidant activities of banana Pseudostem and Rhizome, Int J Nutr Sci & Food Tech. 5:9, 65-74, 2019.
  • Wondimagegne Mamo Mengistu, Overview of Current and Future Perspectives of Ethiopian Zeolites and its Applications in Sustainable Chemistry, Proceeding at Addis Ababa Science and Technology Institute 6th annual conference, 2022, 42-43.