Welcome to International Conference on Recent Trends on Electrical and Computer Technologies-2018


Haramaya University (HU) is one of the oldest public higher education institutions in Ethiopia. The university has been contributing to the country’s development since its establishment in 1954. The Haramaya Institute of Technology (HiT) focuses on education, research, and development programs in nine fields of engineering. Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of them and was established ten years ago and graduated over 1000 students in communications, power, computer, and industrial control  engineering streams. Now, as part of its plan and effort to opening postgraduate programs in communications, power, industrial control, and computer engineering respectively, the department is organizing an “International Conference on Recent Trends on Electrical and Computer Technologies-2018” that will take place from  20th –21st June 2018.


The conference will take place at Haramaya Institute of Technology (HiT) Gende Joye campus of Haramaya University, Haramaya, Ethiopia. Haramaya University is located at 25km from  the walled city of Harrar, which is registered by UNESCO and is one of the tourists attraction. The city is also considered as the third Holiest city in the world for Muslims next to Mecca and Medina.

Haramaya University is only 45km away from the industrial center of eastern Ethiopia– Dire Dawa City. Dire Dawa is well connected to the capital, Addis Ababa, and the world by air, bus, and train.


The objectives of the conference are:

  • To bring together industry, academia, and government bodies regionally and internationally to communicate and collaborate yielding professional interaction and knowledge transfer to promote socio-economic development .
  • To promote scientific and educational activities and collaborations between national and international universities, industries, and government agencies through research presentations.


Paper Submission: 1st Feb.— 1st April 2018.
Paper Review: 2nd  April — 15th May 2018.
Camera Ready: 30th May 2018.


Paper format  can be obtained from IEEE Inc. link https://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/conferences/2014_04_msw_a4_format.doc

Or by sending an email to ICRTECT@hit.edu.et. Please submit your research papers at the email above or send by postage P.O.Box 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Paper which are presented by either of the authors shall be published on  the conference proceeding.