Girmaye supports faculty and students who are engaging with spatial methods, bringing deep technical expertise in both GIS and application development to that work.

Before coming to Penn Libraries, Girmaye was a Researcher and GIS Lab Manager in the Environmental Resources and Policy Program at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He has master's degrees in Geography from SIU Carbondale and in Applied Geology from Addis Ababa University.

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  • Research Data and Digital Scholarship
  • GIS
  • Technology and Digital Initiatives (division)