Barham Sabir Mahmood

Full Name: Barham Sabir Mahmood 
Faculty: Engineering 
Department: Petroleum 
Address: Soran University, Delizyan, Soran 

Academic title: Assistant Lecturer 
General Expertise: Petroleum Engineering Special 
Expertise: Reservoir Engineering

Research Interests: 
  • Water flooding 
  • Co2 sequestration 
  • Enhanced oil recovery
  • Reservoir rock characteristics

  • BSc in Petroleum Engineering 
  • MSc in Petroleum Engineering

Barham Sabir Mahmood was born on August 18, 1988 in Sulaimaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. He received a bachelor’s degree with honors in petroleum engineering from Koya University in July, 2011 and a master’s degree in the same major from Heriot-Watt University in September, 2014. His current placement is with Koya University as an assistant lecturer in petroleum engineering department. He is interested in waterflooding, enhanced oil recovery, and reservoir characterization.

Publications: (Books, researches)
  • Mahmood, B.S., 2015. Optimization of CO2 Storage in Saline Aquifers using the Raven Software. J Ecosys Ecograph, 5(172), p.2. Available at:

Scientific Activities: (Conference, Workshop, Symposium..)
  • Attended a course about PVT equipment and analysis which was arranged by Middle east technical university and U-test Company at Ankara, Turkey
  • Attended a short course about early production facility and surface well testing which was arranged by Petroleum Engineering Department/Soran university at Soran, Kurdistan Region