Israel Tesfu Yilma

Scientific Coordinator of ECL-AA, EiABC (since 04. 2019)

IN3 Research Project Coordinator, EiABC(04.2019-12.2020)

Israel Tesfu Yilma is the scientific coordinator of ECL-AA (Emerging Cities Lab – Addis Ababa) in Addis Ababa. Israel holds a Master’s in Urban Design and Development, and a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Addis Ababa University. He is also a Ph.D. candidate at Addis Ababa University – EiABC since 10.2020. He works as a research associate and lecturer at Addis Ababa Universities ECL-AA, engaging in various research projects and teaching Masters classes in Urban Design, Housing, and Architectural Engineering programs. He is also involved in practical experience in the field of Urban Design and Architecture in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Israel research involves a range of issues in urban planning and design currently focusing on urban water metabolism in the case of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


e-mail: israel.tesfu[at]