Hafte Hayelom Adhena was born in Maychew, Tigray, Ethiopia. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mekelle University – Mekelle Institute of Technology in 2015 and a Joint Erasmus Mundus master’s degree in Sustainable Transportation and Electrical power Systems (EMJMD STEPS) from University of Sapienza – Italy, University of Nottingham – UK, and University of Oviedo – Spain in 2020. His Master’s thesis was development of an Energy Management System for the Integration of energy storage solutions and distributed resources under the self-consumption scenario.
From 2015 to 2018, he worked as an assistant lecturer in Mekelle University – Mekelle Institute of Technology. From 2021 to June 2022, he worked as a researcher in university of Oviedo, Spain. His main responsibility was development of energy management methods for smart buildings with distributed generation and storage systems that includes building-to-building energy exchange.
Research in the ETUT project:
Since October 2022, Hafte is working as a Ph.D. candidate in the ETUT project at the University of Nottingham. His Ph.D. is about EMC of AC and DC traction supply railway systems with automatic devices.