Access to the College Green area of campus will be restricted until further notice. PennCard holders and some Penn affiliates may enter and exit Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center through the Rosengarten Undergraduate Study Center on the ground floor, and may enter and exit the Fisher Fine Arts Library through the 34th Street entrance to Meyerson Hall. See our Service Alerts for details.

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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Areas of Expertise
  • Geographic information systems
  • Maps