B.R. Cheneka

B.R. Cheneka



  • Asia Pacific Climate Center (APCC) Young Scientist  Support Program; Jan. 2013 - Apr. 2013, APCC, Busan, South Korea
  • Alexander von Humboldt International Climate Protection Fellowship; July,2013 – Nov, 2014, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Germany 


Bedassa holds Bsc and Msc in Meteorology Science from Arba Minch University, Ethiopia. He has work experience in academia and industry. He taught courses in Arba Minch University at department of Meteorology and Hydrology, and Adama Science and Technology University in the department of Natural Resource Management.  In industry sectors, Bedassa worked for National Meorology Agency, Ethiopia as data management and numerical weather prediction expert. Also, Bedassa worked for Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), Ethiopia as senior project officer based at Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) to mainstream agro-meteorology advisory service.  
Currently, Bedassa is a PhD researcher. His research objectives are characterizing, modeling and forecast of wind power ramps in the current and project climate using the state of the art of climate model and neural network.  Bedassa works with Prof. Dr.  S. J. (Simon) and Dr. Sukanta Basu.   


  • Wind power resource assessment
  • Wind power ramps characterisation
  • Wind power (ramps) forecasting
  • Climate change
  • Regional climate modeling
  • Deep learning  

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