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A Professor with an International Research Group Published a New WoS-indexed Paper

Journal of Thermal Analysis and CalorimetryProfessor Salah I. Yahya from the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Koya University with a research group from University of Larestan and Kermanshah University of Technology published a research article entitled “Determination of biodiesel purity through feature mapping to the multi-dimensional space by the LS-SVM approach” in the Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry . The journal is indexed by Web of Science (Clarivate Analystice with IF = 2.731).

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A Ph.D. Student from KOU and Studying at the University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran, Published a Research Article Indexed by WoS

Journal of Molecular LiquidsMr. Karzan Abdul Kareem Omar, a teaching staff at the Department of Chemestry, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University, who is now pursueng his Ph.D. study at the University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran, published a research article in the Journal of Molecular Liquids. The journal is indexed by WoS (Clarivate Analytics with IF = 5.065. The paper which is entitled "Can isopiestic method predict the formation of deep eutectic solvents?" has been published on 8 March 2021.

About the Author:
Name: Karzan Abdul Kareem Omar
Affiliation: Department of Chemestry, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University

About the Journal:
Title: Journal of Molecular Liquids
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2021.115865
Indexing: WoS with IF = 5.065; SCOPUS with quartile Q1 
Publisher: ELSEVIER, Netherland.

SMED at KOU Helping Koya Community by Launching a Project of “Covid-19 and it's Relation to Diabetes and Hypertension”

School of Medicine; SMED; Koya UniversityOn 9th march 2021 a group of Academic staff at the School of Medicines with their students at Koya university started a new project of “Covid-19 and it's relation to diabetes and hypertension.” The aim of the project is to raise awareness about diabetes, hypertension and the risks that related to Covid-19. The project give the people of Koya city a free of charge medical tests and basic checkup. The medical tests include; blood sugar test, blood pressure test, blood group test and BMI. The project on phase #1 targeted 350 people. A database for the people of phase #1 was collected for the research purpose.

In Cooperation with Duy Tan University, a KOU Professor Published a Research Article Indexed by WoS.

Professor Salah I. Yahya from the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Koya University with a research group from Duy Tan University, Vietnam published a research article entitled “A Low-loss Four-Channel Microstrip Diplexer for Wideband Multi-Service Wireless Applications” in the AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications. 

About the authors:
Salah I. Yahya is a Professor at the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of engineering, Koya University. He is the Director of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development. He has a Ph.D. in MW and Communication Engineering. Prof. Yahya has more than 55 published scientific papers, most in journals indexed by Clarivate Analytics. Prof. Yahya is a Senior Member of IEEE. For more information click her.

PADC and DCHM held a Poster Presentation Competition Event

Pedagogy Center; Koya University; Haidar LashkryIn the effort to increase the interest and promote research, on Thursday, the 3rd of March 2021, the pedagogy and academic development center (PADC) in collaboration with the chemistry department at Koya University (DCHM) have organized a day event for a poster presentation competition. The event was opened by prof. Dr. Wali Hamad, the president of Koya University, Dr. Haider Lashkry, the vice president for scientific & post graduate affairs, and Dr. Taha J. Omer, the dean of the faculty of science and health (FSCH).

A KOU Graduate has Created her Own Private Business: UNIDO Filmed her Business Progress

Shawin Dlawar Sadraldin; Koya UniversityUNIDO has issued a video for one of KOU trainees: Ms. Shawin Dlawar Sadraldin is an Alumni of Koya University, Department of Physical Education for the Academic Year 2017-2018. Like most of her classmates and graduates, she was finding herself in a situation where the Kurdistan Region was hit by the deep economic crisis and the Kurdistan Regional Government was not capable of employing university graduates anymore.

Scholarships from the Russian Federation to the Students in Iraqi Kurdistan Region

The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in ErbilThe Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Erbil presents its compliments to the Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government - Iraq and has the honour to inform the Department that the Government of the Russian Federation has taken the decision to provide scholarships for students from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq at the expense of the Russian Federation in Russian universities in 2021-2022 academic year.

Trained at Koya University, New Graduates from the Entrepreneurship Development Program

Wali H. Hamad; President of Koya UniversitySixty unemployed Host Community, Syrian Refugees and IDP (age: 18-35) in Koya District have been trained at Koya University and graduated from the Entrepreneurship Development Program. Headway is a UNDP/UN-Habitat joint action programme, intervening in countries affected by the impact of the Syria crisis (Lebanon and Iraq) and funded by the “EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis, the EU MADAD Fund”. Rwanga Foundation in consortium with Erbil Governorate will implement it under the umbrella of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Koya University is Starting a New Round of Pedagogy

Pedagogy at Koya UniversityOn Thursday, the 11th of February 2021, the pedagogy and academic development center (PADC) at Koya University started its second round of pedagogical training course. The PADC welcomed a diverse range of interested participants to be the beneficiaries of the pedagogical training course that is running on a national framework and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The program orientation took place online with the presence of Koya University president, Dr. Wali Hamad, and the vice president for the scientific affairs, Dr. Haidar Lashkary.

A KOU Senior Lecturer Published Five Indexed Research Articles

Materials Today: ProceedingDr. Fahmi F. Mohammadsharif at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University, Published five new resaerch articles idexed by WoS (Clarivate Analytics) and SCOPUS, namely; International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Applied Sciences, Materials Today: Proceedings, Physica B-Condensed Matter and Plos One. Dr. Fahmi received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Physics from the University of Sulaimani and University of Mosul in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He completed his PhD at the Department of Physics, University of Malaya in 2012. He was the Gold Medal winner during his PhD study. He held the position of head of the Department of Physics from 2013-2016. His current research interests include fabrication of organic electronic devices and investigating their materials properties. (see TAP)

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