PhD. Water Engineering, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico (2018)
MSc. Geotechnical Engineering, Arba Minch University. Ethiopia (2011)
BSc. Irrigation Engineering, Arba Minch University. Ethiopia (2007)
Adv.Diploma. Application of GIS and Remote Sensing for Integrated Water Resources Management, University of Twente, Netherlands (2012).
Research Focus Areas
Water Resources Management
Numerical Model Development for Groundwater flow and solute transport;
Interaction of Atmospheric, Surface Waters and Groundwater;
Water Conservation and Conjunctive management of Water resources;
Geotechnical Investigation and land subsidence;
Applications of GIS and remote sensing for integrated Water resources management and database development.
Subjects Currently Teaching
HDG911S - Hydrogeology
ESA911S – Environmental Systems & Analysis tools
WWT411S – Wastewater Treatment
Brief Career Summary
2020+ Senior lecturer, NUST (DCEE), Namibia
2018-2020 Assistant Professor, Water Resources and Irrigation Eng., Arba Minch Univ.,ET
2017 Visiting research Scholar, Texas A&M ArgiLife research centre, U.S.A
2011-2015 Lecturer, Water Resources and Irrigation Eng., Arba Minch Univ.,ET
2008-2011 Assistant Lecturer, Water Resources and Irrigation Eng., Arba Minch Univ.,ET
2007-2008 Water Resources engineer. Regional Bureau of Water Resources, Afar,ET
Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)
Bushira.K.M, Jorge.R.H, Zhuping.S., Surface water and groundwater flow modelling for calibrating steady state using MODFLOW in Colorado River Delta, Baja California, Mexico, Journal of Modeling earth systems and Environment.no. 3:815–824(2017).
Bushira.K.M, Yosph.B.W Ramish.K.V Zhuping.S. Cut Soil Slope Stability analysis along National Highway at Wozeka- Gidole Road, Ethiopia. Journal of Modeling earth systems and Environment (2018).
Bushira.K.M, Jorge.R.H. MODFLOW-Farm Process Modelling for Determining Effects of Agricultural Activities on Groundwater Levels and Groundwater Recharge. Journal of Soil and Groundwater Environment 24:17-30 (2019).
Azeref.B.G. Bushira.K.M. Numerical groundwater flow modelling of the Kombolcha catchment northern Ethiopia. Journal of Modeling earth systems and Environment 6:1233–1244(2020).
Bushira.K.M, Abdule .Y.M, Spate Irrigation Potential Assessment for Ethiopian Watershed. Journal of Agricultural Science; 12:(2020)