Sherwan Sharif Qurtas


Full Name: Sherwan Sharif Qurtas

Faculty: Sciences

Department: Petroleum Geosciences

Address: Soran

Email: sherwan.qurtas@soran.edu.iq

 


Academic title: Lecturer

Responsibility: Head of the Department of Petroleum Geosciences

General Expertise: Geology

Specific Expertise: Hydrogeology

Research Interests: Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Environmental Engineering

 


Education:

  1. 1998    Geology           B.Sc.     Salahaddin university - Erbil
  2. 2005    Hydrology        M.Sc.    UNESCO – IHE – Delft - Netherlands
  3. 2007    English language          B.A       Salahaddin University-Erbil
  4. 2014    Geology           Ph.D.    Salahaddin university - Erbil

 

Biography:

  • I have experience in administration in different locations in university, Specifically:
  • Salahaddin University-Erbil (College of Education- Soran): 
  • October – 2007 – 14 - February 2008        Supervisor of English department
  •  June – 2007 – October - 2007 Member of Examination Committee
  • June – 2008 – October - 2008 Member of Examination Committee
  • June – 2009 – October - 2009 Member of Control of Examination Committee
  • Soran University: 
  • Faculty of Arts: October – 2011 – May - 2012  the Head of Geography department
  • Faculty of Arts: 13/ 12/2012 – 11/10/2015 the Head of Geography department
  • Faculty of Sciences: 12/10/2015 till now the Head of department of Petroleum Geosciences
  • Iraq – Kurdistan: ECG – Company contracting with KRG & UNICEF May-2011 – October 2011      the Consultant: Erbil Solid Waste Management Masterplan.


I also have Specific experience in the region (Iraqi Kurdistan Region), simply as follows:

  • October – 1998 – October 2000 the Assistant hydrogeologist in SHANADER LNGO in Drilling wells and water supply sector.
  • November -2000 – January- 2001 the Assistant hydrogeologist in UN-FAO, in Drilling well sector.
  • March- 2001 – August- 2001 the Assistant hydrogeologist in UN-FAO, consulting ground water studies.
  • June – 2000 – September 2006            the Hydrogeologist in Ministry of Agriculture and water resources.
  • August 2002 – October 2002 the Hydrogeologist in UN-Habitat in Drilling wells sector.
  • 2003 – 2004 the Supervisor of main stores of UN-FAO – Ministry of Agriculture. Documentation and receiving the goods under the UN article of 986.
  • May-2011 – October 2011 the Consultant in ECG (Egyptian Company contracting) with KRG & UNICEF in Erbil Solid Waste Management Master plan.
  • September 2006 – 18- January - 2014 the Assistant lecturer in University of Salahaddin – University of Soran.
  • September18- January – 2014 till now  the Lecturer in Soran University. Faculties of Arts, Education, Sciences, and Engineering.


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.
  • International conference in Erbil Polytechnic University – KRG, 17 – 18 / 5 / 2017, Challenges facing the collaboration between technical Education and Market needs. My paper title; Hydrogeology of Natural Ponds and Their Sustainability for Tourism, Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques, in Zagros Thrust Zone, Northeast Erbil Province, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.
  • Different workshops about training of special instruments of weather, modelling, effective and methods of teaching, and scientific debate, introduced by universities, KRG, and UN.