Background

Faculty of Engineering and Technology is one of the faculties established in Mettu University.  The faculty was established in September 2011 (Meskerem 2004E.C) with three departments. It is now the leading faculty in the university in hosting large number of students having seven departments. Recently, the faculty has 124 members of academic staff and about 13 administrative and supporting staff.

Faculty of Engineering and Technology is led by a Faculty Dean. There are three coordinators namely, Reform & Quality Assurance, Research & Community Service and Gender Affairs coordinators under the dean. Currently, there are over 3000 undergraduate students enrolled in various programs of the faculty.

Vision, Mission and Core Values

  1. Vision

The vision of Faculty of Engineering and Technology is to be the center of innovation and creativity, research and partnership with local and global communities.

  1. Mission

The mission of the faculty is offering a quality engineering and technology education that renders problem solving and research capabilities to its graduates by using the state of the art methodology, and provide consultancy service to local industries and the society.

  1. Core Values
  2. Academic Excellency
  3. Public engagement and diversity
  4. Transparency and accountability
  5. Rule of law
  6. Relevance
  7. Innovation
  8. Commitment
  9. Social and environmental responsiveness

Departments

Faculty of Engineering and Technology has recently seven departments. These are:-

  1. Department of Civil Engineering
  2. Department of Chemical Engineering
  3. Department of Mechanical Engineering
  4. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  5. Department of Construction Technology and Management
  6. Department of Computer Science
  7. Department of Information Technology

Facilities

The faculty has sufficient classrooms with necessary classroom facilities. There is one Engineering library, which is for engineering and technology students. The faculty has six laboratories where students carry out experimental activities. Each department has its own computer laboratory. Students go to other universities for their laboratory works in case when there is no laboratory facilities for some courses. The internet facility is also improving to meet current demand of academic staff and students. There are volleyball and football pitches for recreation.

Staff Profile

Faculty of Engineering and Technology has four PhD and three Assistant professors, 62 MSc instructors, 30 BSc assistant lecturers and 25 laboratory technicians.