Reiner Grigo has contracted in 2017 as Assistant Professor at SAUP (School of Architecture and Urban Planning) at Mekelle University, Ethiopia
SAUP has launched a master program for graduated architects in autumn 2018, Prof. Grigo has been responsible for Module 2: Architectural Technology. The master courses are given in an attractive surrounding due to small participant groups of only 10 students.Teaching is based on local and foreign staff (Nigeria, Slowenia, Germany). SAUP is committed to back progressive and sustainable development of architecture, based on well researched information, clients wishes, economic solutions and creativity.
Main interests of Prof. Grigo in research and development are:
- local fabrication of acoustic absorbers for hotels, meeting halls and offices
- basic research in acoustics, frequency weighting curves and disturbance adequate addition of spectral parts of noise
-identification of realization gaps between theory and practice in Ethiopian construction industry and maintenance
local production of absorbing elements for room acoustic purposes
research in building damages
establishing a laboratory for acoustics and building physics
room acoustics measurement, building acoustics calculation
Contact in Ethiopia - Prof. Reiner: local phone: +251 929 070 977
Due to the military conflict in Tigray region this engagement ended in November 2020. The Mekelle University is in reopening procedure.