JU community has been grieved by the death of one of its veteran staff Dr. Balcha Abera , an Associate Professor at the Department of Biology, who passed away on December 28, 2016 at his home. He had been serving the university in his area of expertise for many years. Dr. Balacha has a PHD in Plant Physiology from Addis Ababa University and has been teaching and advising post graduate students at his department and engaged in research and several community service activities. He published more than 20 times in reputable journals. He was one of the most dedicated staff members of the department with strong desire to engage in scientific endeavors in his field of study and with high academic caliber.
We, hereby, pass our thoughts and prayers to Dr. Balcha’s family and friends and the entire JU Community. We wish them to quickly recover from their sorrow and grief.
May the almighty God let his soul to rest in eternal peace in heaven.