I obtained BSc in Plant Sciences, MSc in Entomology (Insect Sciences), MSc in Nematology and PhD in Entomology. I taught Entomology, Nematology and Crop Protection courses at Arba Minch University and Haramaya University for undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have more than 15 years of research experience on forest insect pests and insect pests of agricultural importance. Currently, I am based at the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria. A more complete overview of my activities and experience can be viewed at https://iqi.su/vUV4E and https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mesfin_Gossa.