About NMIE

The National Metrology Institute (NMI) of Ethiopia is established by the Council of Ministers regulation No. 194/2010 since 10th February 2011.

The Institute is responsible for the maintenance of Ethiopian National Measurement Standards and Certified Reference Materials (CRM). It also provides calibration, training and consultancy services in the areas of metrology and scientific equipments.


The Institute shall have the objectives to:

1. Develop national metrology system compatible with international metrology system and ensure technology transfer in the sector;

2. Establish and implement a system that enables to compare Ethiopian National Measurement  Standfards and Certified Reference Materials with international Measurment Standards and to maintain and disseminate them;

3. Support education and research activities in the field of metrology;

4. Build National capacity for maintenance of scientific instruments and provide maintenance services.

5. Provide technical training, consultancy and information services on scientific equipment with a view to supporting users to carry out their duties.


To make the society beneficiary of the modern measurement system by implementing  national measurement system based on the internationally accepted practices.



To be a National Metrology Institute that fulfills the country’s need in the field of metrology, internationally recognized and the most credible in Africa

The Management Team Members
NAME: Wondwosen Fisseha
Director General
NAME: Fikreab Markos       
Technical Advisor
NAME: Mulugeta Derebew             
Director, Industrail Metrology
NAME: Gizache Betru
Director, Scientific Metrology
NAME: Abebayehu Mamu     

Director, Training and

consultancy Service


Head, Scientific Equipment

Maintenance Service

NAME: Dechasa Gurumu

Head, Communication and

Public Relation Service

NAME: Shiferaw Tadese   

Head, Audit Service

NAME: Sirgawi Kebede  

Head, Finance and
Supply Service


NAME: Gemechu Amente

 Human Resource Development

and Administration Service

NAME: Kokebe Lema

Heade, Information Technology
& library Service


NAME: Sintayeu Wondimu

Head, Plan and Programing Service