A KOU Senior Lecturer Published Two Research Articles with Springer

Assistant Professor Taghreed Khaleefa Mohammed Ali at the Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Koya University published two research articles with Springer publisher. The first research article entitled “Shear strength of a reinforced concrete beam by PET fiber” is published in the journal of Environment, Development, and Sustainability. The second research articls entitled "Properties of eco-friendly pervious concrete containing polystyrene aggregates reinforced with waste PET fibers" is published in the the journal of Innovative
Infrastructure Solutions.

About the author:
Name: Taghreed Khaleefa Mohammed Ali
Qualification: Ph.D.
Academic rank: Assistant Professor
Affiiliation: Department of Architectural Enginering, Faculty of Engineering, Koya University

Research Artcile #1:
Title: Shear strength of a reinforced concrete beam by PET fiber
Journal: Environment, Development and Sustainability
Indexing: SCOPUS (Q2), WoS (IF = 2.191)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-020-00974-w
Publisher: Springer
Country: Netherland

Research Artcile #2:
Title: Properties of eco-friendly pervious concrete containing polystyrene aggregates reinforced with waste PET fibers
Journal: Innovative Infrastructure Solutions
Indexing: SCOPUS (Q2)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-020-00323-w
Publisher: Springer
Country: Netherland



Koya University (KOU) is located in the city of Koya (Koy Sanjaq) which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region of F.R. Iraq. It is on the foothills of beautiful high mountain. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful mountainous nature. . There are 4 Faculties and 2 Schools in KOU; Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH), Faculty of Education (FEDU), Faculty of Humanities and Social Silences (FHSS), Shcool of Physical Education (SPHE) and School of Medicine (SMED). Also, there are two research centers; Genome Center and Malai Gawra Center. Moreover, at KOU there is an English Language Center (BELC) at KOU has been opened with the sponsorship of IREX and American embassy in Baghdad as well as with the support of Spring International Language Center of The University of ArkansasKOU has two Scientific Journals; ARO-The Scientific Journal of Koya University, which is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (ESCI), and Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (KUJHSS). KOU is a proactive member of Erasmus/ Marhaba Project and Erasmus+. KOU signed many Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with many International Universities, e.g., The University of Arkansas (June 2015). The Lulea University in Sweden (April 2014), The University of Nottingham in the UKThe University of Buckingham in the UK (Oct 2008), Belkin University in Turkey (Sep 2009) and The University of Greenwich in the UK.


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