1998 – graduated from Addis Ababa University.
2002–2004 – Electrical Distribution Engineer at the Ethiopian Electric Light and Power Authority.
2005–2008 – defended his doctoral dissertation at the faculty of fuel and energy transportation and storage of the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany).
2008–2010 – Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Addis Ababa University.
2010–2012 – Head of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Addis Ababa University.
2012–2014 – Deputy Scientific Director at Addis Ababa Institute of Technology.
February 2016 – State Minister of Science and Technology of the Republic of Ethiopia.
November 2016 – Acting Minister of Innovation and Technology of the Republic of Ethiopia.