Sintayehu W. Dejene is a disease ecologist with experience in quantitative and qualitative research on zoonotic diseases. In 2017, he graduated my PhD from Wageningen University, The Netherlands on production ecology and resource conservation with a sub-speciation of disease ecology. During my PhD study, He has worked on the impact of biodiversity and global environmental change on disease transmission in pastoral area of East Africa, using different approaches including modeling. Currently Sintayehu is working in Haramaya University, Ethiopia, with the rank of Assistant Professor. His research focuses on climate, habitat alteration, land use and other environmental factors as they relate to emerging and re- emerging of zoonotic disease in multi-host community at the wildlife-livestock-human interface in the changing world.