EIOGI 2017 conference was organized jointly between Koya University and Missouri University of science and technology and under the sponsorship of IEEE took place from 17th -19th April 2017 at Koya, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Mr. Rebwar Kirmanj Abdul-Rahman, Koya University instructor at Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering has published a research paper. His research is entitled “Sustainable Biodiesel Production from Waste Cooking Oil and Chicken Fat as an Alternative Fuel for Diesel Engine. “ With regard to choosing this research, Mr. Rebwar says “Because it is a crucial subject nowadays throughout the world of how to produce energy and fuel from animal fat waste and oil. Furthermore, the production of Biodiesel Fuel which has many significant characteristics including the reduction of environment-contaminating gases.” Regarding this subject, the conclusion of Mr. Rebwar’s research was the production of Diesel Fuel from animal fat waste and oil.
The Koya University delegation, which consists of the President of Koya University and the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, is in the US in order to hold several meetings with some academic institutions there.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Fahmi Fariq, Koya University Instructor, Faculty of Health and Science, has published 11 research articles in 2016. The majority of the research papers have been published by Journals having high impact factor, directly related to Thomson Reuters Index.
Concerning the selection of these research articles, Dr. fahmi said “Selecting the subjects to research is immensely dependent on their significance in Modern Technology, particularly in the field of Organic Electronics and Solar Cells.”
Some of the practical sections of the research papers have been carried out by Dr. Fahmi in cooperation with international researchers from abroad universities.
The European Commission (EC) aims to protect, preserve and improve the environment for present and future generations, proposing and implementing policies that ensure a high level of environmental protection and preserve the quality of life. The strategic priorities of the EC for 2016-2020 are to ensure the sustainability of theenvironment and the preservation of natural resources are key policy objectives. The EC is committed to pursue these objectives and respond to current challenges and priorities through three distinct focus areas: (i) green growth, (ii) connecting with citizens and (iii) making it happen.
The SEED Foundation with the support of the U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs has opened the Center for Mental health and Psychological Support Services at Koya University. The purpose of the center is to train academic staff so as to offer the best mental health and psychological support services to the psychological patients in Kurditan.
Dr. Sarbast Nabi, higher education lecturer at Koya University, has been appointed by United Nations as an adviser to the affairs of Syria in ESCWA commission, which is one of the leading institutions of UN.
Pursuant to an invitation letter he received from the committee of United Nations, Dr. S. Nabi will attend the fourth meeting of the committee. Dr. Muhammad says “Following the submission of my research paper on Identity and Multi-ethnicity in Syrian constitution to the United Nations organization, it was approved upon as a documentary research paper for the agenda of Syria in the United Nations.”
Koya University English Language Centre (KUELC) in association with Kaplan International KIC is a commercial unit at Koya University campus which will be run by leading qualified British language school Kaplan International with native English and skilled lecturers.