Bemnet is a Graduate Assistant in the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity.
He is part of the support staff for the Galileo and Hypatia Living/Learning Communities and is responsible for teaching the Galileo seminar for first-year participants. Along with that Bemnet, is one of the Graduate Assistants that runs and maintains the Design Studio1 which is a makerspace designated to members of the Galileo and Hypatia Living/Learning Communities.
Bemnet received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2019. He is currently pursuing his master's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Bemnet joined the CEED team in August 2019 after completing his undergraduate degree and transitioning directly into his master's program. He has been heavily involved with the CEED Office since his undergraduate years in the outreach, recruitment, and retention of diversity populations working with multiple programs.