Name: Kebede Tesema Atra
Institution: III-V Lab
Supervisor: Dr. Hélène Debrégeas
Kebede Tesema Atra received his BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from Hawassa University (Ethiopia) in 2009. Then he worked in Ethio telecom for more than four years. He joined the Erasmus Mundus MAPNET program in 2014 and received double master degrees from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (Italy) and Aston University (UK). His MSc thesis focused on designing arrays of high-power germanium photodiodes to enhance the combined RF output power which was carried out at IHP microelectronics (Germany) in collaboration with Techniche Universität Berlin. Finally, he was rehired at Ethio telecom after completing his MSc. Now he joined the Marie-Curie ITN 5G STEP-FWD program as a PhD student at III-V Lab.