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Sherwan Sharif Qurtas



Full Name: Sherwan Sharif Qurtas

 

Contact Info

Faculty: Engineering

Department: Civil Engineering

Address: Soran

Email: sherwan.qurtas@soran.edu.iq

Phone Number: 009647503056012

 


Academic title: Lecturer

Responsibility: Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

General Expertise: Hydrology

Specific Expertise: Hydrogeology

Research Interests: Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Environmental Engineering

 


Education:

1998     Geology            B.Sc.    Salahaddin university - Erbil

2005     Hydrology         M.Sc.    UNESCO – IHE – Delft - Netherlands

2007     English language            B.A      Salahaddin University-Erbil

2014     Geology            Ph.D.    Salahaddin university - Erbil


 

Biography:

I have experience in administration in different locations in university, Specifically:

1-      Salahaddin University-Erbil (College of Education- Soran): 

·         3 - 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

2-      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 – 20/50/2018 the Head of department of Petroleum Geosciences

·         24/4/2018 till now the Dean of the faculty of Engineering – Soran University.

·         The two years continuously 2016 – 2017 and 2017-2018 the head of Higher Education Examination committee.

·         Three years continuously, and for all the semesters and term (2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018) the head of the committee of students Objections to the final examinations.

3-      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.


Publications: (Books, researches)

- Hydrology of Natural ponds, Northeast of Erbil –KRG – Iraq (Under Review)

- Recharge estimation from precipitation. South of Erbil – KRG – Iraq (Under Review)

- impact of urbanization of the groundwater levels. Erbil – KRG – Iraq.

 


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.

·         International conference on Engineering Challenges in Kurdistan Region (ICECKR2018) - Nawroz University – College of Engineering – KRG, 5 & 6 / 5 / 2018, My paper title; Estimation of recharge from precipitation using groundwater level data and the specific yield- South of Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

·         1st Science conference – Soran university – faculty of science, 23rd April – 2018. My paper title: Groundwater levels to estimate recharge.

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