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)

About the research articles:

Research article #1
Title: A Low-Profile Antenna Based on Single-Layer Metasurface for Ku-Band Applications
Journal: International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8813951
Indexing: WoS, IF = 1.207
Publication date: 16 Dec 2020

Research article #2
Title: Hypersensitized Metamaterials Based on a Corona-Shaped Resonator for Efficient Detection of Glucose
Journal: Applied Sciences
DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/app11010103
Indexing: WoS, IF = 2.474
Publication date: 24 December 2020

Research article #3
Title: The impact of TiO2 nanostructures on the physical properties and electrical performance of organic solar cells based on PTB7:PC71BM bulk heterojunctions
Journal: Materials Today: Proceedings
DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.12.234
Indexing: Scopus
Publication date: 26 January 2021

Research article #4
Title: An investigation on the optical parameters of TPD:Alq3 composite thin films
Journal: Physica B-Condensed Matter
DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2021.412816
Indexing: WoS, IF = 1.902
Publication date: 8 January 2021

Research article #5
Title: HDG-select: A novel GUI based application for gene selection and classification in high dimensional datasets
Journal: Plos One
DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0246039
Indexing: WoS, IF = 2.74
Publication date: 28 January 2021

About the authors:
Fahmi F. Muhammadsharif:  Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University, 44023 Koya, Kurdistan Region-F.R., Iraq.
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4563-9671
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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 (Curdistão iraquiano; كردستان_العراق) 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 Arkansas.  KOU 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. Koya University is a member of the International Association of Universities.

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