Kassu is a data scientist and materials engineer with strong background in computational modelling and materials characterization. He is skilled in advanced computational techniques, including machine learning, molecular dynamics simulations, and non-linear finite elements analysis.  He has also experience with materials characterization techniques, including x-ray diffraction, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy. Kassu has proven track research record on bio-based infrastructure materials, and bio-inspired materials for biomechanics applications. He is fast learner, problem-solving oriented, good collaborator and over all a happy person.