SHERWAN SHARIF QURTAS

Quality Assurance

Contact Info

Faculty: Science

Department: Petroleum Geosciences

Address: Soran

Email: sherwan.qurtas@soran.edu.iq

Phone Number: 009647503056012

 


Academic title: Lecturer

Responsibility: Head of department of Petroleum Geosciences

General Expertise: Geology

Specific Expertise: Hydrogeology

Research Interests:

- Hydrogeology

- Hydrology

- Environmental Engineering

 


Education:

1998

Geology

B.Sc

Salahaddin university - Erbil

2005

Engineering -Hydrology

M.Sc.

UNESCO – IHE – Delft - Netherlands

2007

English language

B.A

Salahaddin University-Erbil

2014

Geology - Hydrogeology

Ph.D.

Salahaddin university - Erbil

 


Biography:

 

Iraq - Kurdistan

October – 1998 – October 2000

Assistant hydrogeologist: SHANADER LNGO; Drilling wells and water supply sector.

Iraq - Kurdistan

November -2000 – January- 2001

Assistant hydrogeologist: UN -FAO, Drilling well sector.

Iraq - Kurdistan

March- 2001 – August- 2001

Assistant hydrogeologist: UN-FAO, consulting ground water studies.

Iraq - Kurdistan

June – 2000 – September 2006

Hydrogeologist: Ministry of Agriculture and water resources.

Iraq - Kurdistan

August 2002 – October 2002

Hydrogeologist: UN-Habitat; Drilling wells sector.

Iraq - Kurdistan

2003 - 2004

Supervisor of main stores of UN-FAO – Ministry of Agriculture. Documentation and receiving the goods under the UN article of 986.

Iraq - Kurdistan

May-2011 – October 2011

Consultant: ECG – Company contracting with KRG & UNICEF; Erbil Solid Waste Management Master plan

Iraq - Kurdistan

September 2006 – 18- January - 2014

Assistant lecturer; University of Salahaddin – University of Soran.

Iraq - Kurdistan

September18- January – 2014 till now

Lecturer; Soran University. Faculties of Arts, Education, Sciences, and Engineering.

Specific experience in administration:

Salahaddin University – College of Education

3 - October – 2007 – 14 - February 2008

Supervisor of English department

Salahaddin University – College of Education –

14 - February 2008 – 7 – November - 2009

Head of English department

Salahaddin University – College of Education –

June – 2007 – October - 2007

Member of Examination Committee

Salahaddin University – College of Education –

June – 2008 – October - 2008

Member of Examination Committee

Salahaddin University – College of Education –

June – 2009 – October - 2009

Member of Control of Examination Committee

Soran University – Faculty of Arts

October – 2011 – May - 2012

Head of Geography department

Soran University – Faculty of Arts

13/ 12/2012 – 11/10/2015

Head of Geography department

Soran University – Faculty of Sciences.

12/10/2015 till now

Head of department of Petroleum Geosceinces

Iraq – Kurdistan: ECG – Company contracting with KRG & UNICEF

May-2011 – October 2011

Consultant: Erbil Solid Waste Management Masterplan

 


Publications: (Books, researches)

-          Impact of Urban Growth on Groundwater Levels using Remote Sensing - Case Study: Erbil City, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Journal of Natural Sciences Research Vol.5, No.18, 2015.

-          Urban Growth Prediction Using Cellular Automata Markov: A Case Study using Sulaimaniya City- in the Kurdistan Region of North Iraq, Journal of Natural Sciences Research.2016.


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

-          Water Education Symposium – Holland – Delft, UNESCO-IHE, 2004.

-          Oil and Gas symposium- Soran university – 2013

-          Conference of environment, Ministry of Tourism - KRG – Iraq – Erbil – Choman – 2013.

-          Conference of Tourism – High committee of tourism – KRG- Iraq – Erbil – Rwanduz – 2014.

-          Geography International conference – University of Duhok, KRG- Iraq – Duhok – 2014.

-          Special Meeting of parliament members with professionals of Environment in Soran, KRG- Iraq – Erbil – Soran – 2015.

-          Different workshops about training of special instruments of weather, modelling, effective and methods of teaching, and scientific debate, introduced by universities, KRG, and UN.