Asst. Prof. Dr. Sahar Basil Al-Qaisi, lecturer of Architectural Engineering Department-Faculty of Engineering, participated and presented a seminar in an International Conference held by SAH (Society of Architectural Historians) in USA as the representative of Koya University and Iraq. In addition to being a member of this organization, she is also the ambassador of this organization in her country.
On 22-23 May. 2016, at the Hall of the Koya University Presidency, the First International Conference on Haji Qadri Koyi was convened. In the conference, 27 research papers about Haji Qadiri Koyi and his poetry and work were presented.
A research team from the Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Koya University leading by Dr. Mohammed Zangana the dean of the faculty has been awarded a grant of 50,000 USD by International research and exchange board known as IREX for their project titled as " “Pre-treatment and Disposal of Expired Molecular Sieves: Petroleum Industry in Iraq as Case Study”. This is a joint project between Koya university and Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA.
The Department of Petroleum Engineering (DPTE) at the faculty of engineering, Koya university established the SPE student chapter. The student SPE chapter society will contribute in promoting the students experience through extending and introducing them to the world of petroleum engineering. This could be achieved by holding lectures, organizing social events, favouring contacts with Oil & Gas companies all over the world, enhancing collaboration with the wider SPE, and most of all, by doing the international field trip to hands-on experience in the oil industry.
A team of researchers at the Department of Software Engineering DSWE in Koya University (Dr. Salah I. Yahya and Dr. Yazen A. Khaleel) in collaboration with a researcher from the School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Loughborough University, UK (Dr. Will G. Whittow) have achieved a unique research about the numerical dosimetry of CDMA/GSM, DCS/PCS and 3G signal jammers.
Koya University scholars are taking part in the first International Conference on Engineering and Innovative Technology (SU-ICEIT 2016) with original and high quality research papers. The conference is hosted by the College of Engineering of Salahaddin University on 12-14 April 2016.
A Koya University delegation visited a number of Iranian universities on 17 April, 2016. The delegation was headed by Dr. Wali Mahmood Hamad, the President of Koya University and included a number of the academic and administrative staff of Koya University.
A team of researchers at chemical engineering department (DCHE) in Koya University has achieved an unique research that about production for bio-diesel from cow fats.The research team is consisted from Mr. Ribwar K Abdulrahman, Dr. Mohammed H Zangana, Dr. Jafar A Ali, Rebwar Ibrahim Aziz, Rawaz M Karem and Balen M. Hussain.
A delegation from Koya University visited Jordan for the purpose of signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with each of Mutah University, Amman Arab University, and the University of Jordan. The delegation included Dr. Wali Mahmud Hamad, the President of Koya University, Dr. Haider Lashkry, the Acting Vice President of Koya University for Scientific and Postgraduate Affairs, Dr. Vian Sleman, the Head of the Department of Accounting, and Dr. Wala Jawdet Al-Jaff, a Lecturer at the Department of Accounting and the Coordinator of the visit. The delegation arrived in Jordan on Saturday 27th February.
For the purpose of getting an overview of the process of Quality Assurance, a delegation from UNESCO and the KRG-UNESCO Coordinator for Education Affairs visited Koya University. On Thursday 18/2/2016, a delegation from UNESCO, including Ms. Rebbeca Valmoria, the UNESCO Monitoring and Evaluation Director and Mr.
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.