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Professional Interests

Education, Computer Programming, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and Renewable Energy.
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Education

December 2002: GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION.
December 1999: (In Visual Basic Programming)
October 1998: DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. The thesis dealt with the application of finite element modelling in the analysis of contact lens manufacturing processes.
March 1994: GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
May 1992: MASTERS IN APPLIED SCIENCE (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which focused in the Finite Element Analysis, Mechanics of Solids, and Partial Differential Equations, and the thesis title was Stress Analysis of Metal Cutting Tools.
June 1985: BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (HONOURS), University of Calicut, Kerala, India.
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Publications List

Miller, K., Kiyoyuki, C., Orssengo, G. & Bednarz, P. (2000). Mechanical properties of brain tissue in-vivo: experiment and computer simulation. Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 33, No. 11, p.p. 1369-1376.
Orssengo, G. J. and Pye, D. C. (1999). Determination of the True Intraocular Pressure and Modulus of Elasticity of the Human Cornea in vivo. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, Vol. 61, No. 3, p.p. 551-572.
Orssengo, G. J., Pye, D. C., and Ho, A. (1997). Analysis of the Colleting Method of Producing Spherical Surfaces in Contact Lens Blanks Using Finite Element and Experimental Methods, Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Vol. 20, No. 2, p.p. 41-48, 1997, United Kingdom.
Orssengo, G. J., Pye, D. C., and Ho, A. (1997). Analysis of the Crimping Method of Producing Toric Surfaces in Contact Lens Blanks Using Finite Element and Experimental Methods, Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Vol. 20, No. 2, p.p. 49-55, 1997, United Kingdom.
Orssengo, G. J., Pye, D. C., and Ho, A. (1997). Variation in the Optic Zone radii of a Contact Lens and the Effect of Temperature on this Variation, Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Vol. 20, No. 4, p.p. 143-151, 1997, United Kingdom.
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Membership

American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
The Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Australia.
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Awards

Australian Postgraduate Award for Industry (1994-1997).
Frank Vernon Memorial Scholarship (1990), Academic award.
Canadian International Development Agency Scholarship (1989-1992).
Canadian International Development Agency Scholarship (1980-1984).
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Employment

March 2003 to Jan 2004: Teaching Science and Mathematics at Kewdale College in Perth; and Working on the development and maintenance of Accounting Software.
March 2000 to March 2003: Working on the development and maintenance of Accounting Software using Visual Basic, SQL and Crystal Report for four lobster exporting companies in Perth.
1998-1999: Research in finite element modelling of the swine's brain to determine the brain tissue's material property at the University of Western Australia.
1997-1998: Research in mathematical modelling of the cornea to determine the pressure inside the human eye at the University of New South Wales.
1996-1997: Teaching Assistant in Geometrical Optics at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
1990-1992: Teaching Assistant in Physics, Dynamics, and Engineering Drawing at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
1984-1989: Water Works Construction Authority, responsibilities included design, manufacture and testing of water lifting devices, such as wind, hand, and ram pumps.
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Computer Experience

Databases: SQL and Access
Finite element softwares: MSC/PATRAN, ABAQUS, and ANSYS
Drafting Software: AutoCAD
Mathematical Softwares: Mathematica, MatLab, MathCAD, and Microsoft Excel
Word-processing Softwares: Word and Latex
Programming Languages: Visual Basic, ASP, HTML, Crystal Report, Fortran, C, and Pascal
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Languages

English, Amharic and Hadiya - fluent
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Citizenship

Australian & Ethiopian
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Hobby

Chess, Reading, Gardening, Bushwalking, and Music (You Need Real One Player)
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References

Charles Moess, 150 Jersey Rd, Woollahra NSW 2025 Tel: (61 2) 9326-1863; E-mail: cmoess@bigpond.net.au
David Pye, Clinic Director, School of Optometry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052 Australia; Tel: (61 2) 9385-4359; E-mail: d.pye@unsw.edu.au
Claudia Harcombe-Smee; Bluewave Seafood Ltd. 3 Norfolk St., Fremantle WA 6160; Tel: (61 8) 9433-4222; Fax: (61 8) 9433-4200; E-mail: claudia@bwseafood.com.au
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Last revised: Girma Orssengo, July 2004
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