A National Symposium on Science for Sustainable Development

The Symposium will be held from 25 - 26 April, 2014.

  • To Download the Symposium Guidelines click here.
  • To Download the full paper submission template click here or here.

Arbaminch University is inviting for paper and poster contribution, hence related to all areas of the following themes (but not limited to) are invited for the national symposium, which is expected to be attended by senior University professors, Academia and scientists from nearly all parts of the country.


Theme I: Life Sciences for the future

Biodiversity and Ecotourism

Fisheries, Aquaculture & Biotechnology

Nano-sciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials & Production Technologies (NMP)

Natural Products Chemistry

Application of Computational and Mathematical modeling in engineering and science

Hydrogeological and Hydrological investigation design and Modeling

Spatial Modeling on Population and labor force

Theme II: Liquid and solid wastes management

Wastewater characterization for treatment,

Advances in biological, physical and chemical treatment processes,

Sludge stabilization, utilization and disposal

Reuse of wastewaters,

Management of hazardous, hospital, industrial, construction and demolition wastes,

Quality control of drinking waters,

Theme III: Renewable energy and Environment

Energy Resources Management

Biofuels technology like biogas, bio-ethanol, biodiesels and other renewable energy sources including solar, wind and geothermal

energy efficiencies and energy auditing

Renewable energy production

Food security and climate change

Technologies for adaptation climate change

CO2 sequestration and environmental protection methods

Soil quality, fertility, pollution and remediation

Earth resource explorations

Global environmental change and Ecosystem management

Environmental impact assessment and mitigation

Abstracts in English should be submitted including the following:

1. Title of the proposed paper

2. The selected sub-theme

3. An abstract (300-500 words)

4. A short biography (100-150 words)

Important dates

  • Call for papers                            26 February, 2014
  • Abstract submission deadline          28 march, 2014
  • Evaluating submitted Abstract           01April, 2014
  • Notification of acceptance                 03April, 2014
  • Full paper Submission deadline         10 April, 2014
  • Symposium day                            25-26April, 2014

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For any inquiries, please contact the Symposium Organizing Committee

1. Haftom Gebrekiros (+251913844600)

2. Dr.Fantahun Weldesenbet (+251911891911)

3. Dr.Alemayehu H/Michael (+251913878728)

College of Natural Sciences Research Coordination Office.