Graduates of Jimma University Received National Medal Award for Science and Technology Projects

Jimma University graduates of 2017 from Biomedical Engineering, and Computer and Electrical Engineering received awards for Science and Technology projects.  On the ceremony of 8th National Science, Technology and Innovation award held on November 18th 2017 at United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Auditorium, four (4) final year project works of Biomedical Engineering and One (1) internship project of Electrical & Computer Engineering graduates of 2017 received one gold, three Silver and one bronze medals. The competition for the award was made among projects gathered from all universities in the country.

These works took one of the four gold medals, three of the six silver medals and one of the nine bronze medals prepared for the event. Jimma University manages to collect five (5) of the total nineteen (19) medals awarded.

Representatives of the winning projects received the medals from the hands of FDRE Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn.

The projects awarded at the event are the following:


Project Title

Medal received


Prevention of Mosquito bite and non-invasive way of detection of Malaria (De-Malaria)

Gold Medal


Self-monitoring blood glucose test assisted with mobile app

Silver Medal


Liver Test Using Enzyme

Silver Medal


Data Center Design for INSA

Silver Medal


Early detection of heart attack and total cholesterol test

Bronze Medal

We would like to congratulate Jimma University community, Jimma University Institute of Technology, School of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the graduates for the wonderful achievement on the 8th National Science, Technology and Innovation Award.