Contact Info

Faculty: sciences

Department: petroleum Geosciences

Address: Department of Petroleum Geosciences, Faculty of Sciences, Soran University, Kurdistan Regional Government North of Iraq


Phone Number: (optional)

Academic title: Assistant lecturer

Responsibility: Lecturer

General Expertise: Geology

Specific Expertise: Sedimentology and Sedimentary Petrology

Research Interests:

- Modeling and interpretation of sedimentary environments.

- Diagenesis and reservoir quality of petroleum reservoirs

- Sequence stratigraphy studies


- B. Sc. in Geology-Graduated in 2006, University of Tabriz, Iran

- M.Sc. in Sedimentology and Sedimentary Petrology- Graduated in 2011, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran



- My educational background includes a B. Sc. in Geology from the University of Tabriz, Iran and a M.Sc. in Sedimentology and Sedimentary Petrology from the University of Mashhad, Iran.

- Lecturer in Clastic and Carbonate Sedimentology and Sedimentary Petrography (Practical & Theoretical) courses, Paleontology and Stratigraphy Practical course, Sequence Stratigraphy practical course Department of Petroleum Geosciences, Faculty of Sciences, Soran University, Kurdistan Regional Government, northern Iraq (From 2012).

- My Skills, Qualifications and Experience includes:

Good command of English (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Translation).

Software Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Photoshop, Paint Shop, ArcGIS, Image Analysis, Corel Draw.

Petroleum Software: Log Plot, Geolog6.7.1, Rockwork, Surfer, Petrel 2009.

Laboratory experience (Sedimentology work, preparation and interpretation of thin sections).

Good experience and interest in laboratory work in the field of interpretation and analysis of carbonate and non-carbonate rocks thin sections.

Publications: (Books, researches)

- Abdula, A. A., Balaky, S. M., Nourmohammadi, M.S., and Piroui, M, 2015, Microfacies Analysis and Depositional Environment of the Sargelu Formation (Middle Jurassic) from Kurdistan Region, Northern Iraq: Donnish Journal of Geology and Mining Research Vol 1(1) pp. 001-026.



Scientific Activities: (Conference, Workshop, Symposium..)