Tsige Gebre-Mariam is Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at Addis Ababa University (AAU). He served as the Dean School of Pharmacy and Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research of AAU. He led the Graduate Program Expansion (2004-2009). Prof. Tsige is a recipient of several awards and fellowships including the Prestigious Georg Forster Research Award (2016); AAU Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Leadership, Teaching, Research and Community Services (2013); Humboldt Ambassador Scientist (2009-2015); Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship; AAU Golden Jubilee Research Award (2000); Certificate of Recognition and Gold Medal from the Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Association for research (2000) as well as for Outstanding Services to the Profession of Pharmacy in Ethiopia (2011). He has published extensively.