Students from Koya University championed the Scientific Challenge

In a scientific completion held between seven universities of Kurdistan Region to build a robust bridge, Koya University team took the first place.  The American University of Sulaimani hosted the contest and sponsored the project on 14/5/2017; where a team of Koya University took part in the race and came out on top. 

Post-doctoral research on the solar energy

Dr. Mohammad Ghaffar who is a lecturer at the Faculty of Health and Science and Department of Physics, has conducted his post-doctoral research on the scholarship of Marhaba Project into the solar energy. “I was able to succeed in doing my post-doctoral study on the scholarship of Marhaba Project at the University of Santiago De Compost Ella in Spain for six months, during October 1st, 2016 to April 1st, 2017.” Dr. Mohammad Gaffar Said.

Kurdistan Regional Referendum and independence

The speech of the Koya University President in a shared workshop between the Faculty of Humanity and Social Science/ Koya University and (the MP’s Union of Kurdistan) entitled (the legal dimension of Kurdistan Regional Referendum and the mechanisms towards independence

EIOGI 2017 Conference Key Recommendations

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. 

Koya University Researcher Publishes New Article

Mr. Rebwar Kirmanj Abdul-Rahman, Koya University instructor at Chemical Engineering DepartmentFaculty 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. 

A delegation of Koya University is visiting the USA

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.

Koya university, an emerged e-smart university

On Tuesday 28th Feb. 2017, a workshop held at the Presidency hall of Koya University at11:00 till 02:00 pm. The workshop entitled; “Smart University; How much Koya University is Smart?” was opened and ran by Prof. Salah I. Yahya, the Director of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development, and attended by the Vice President for Scientific and Postgraduate Affairs (Dr. Haidar Lashkry), and the Koya University academic teaching staff. Prof. Yahya presented the complete integrated e-system of Koya University that based on Google Apps. for Education and Open source Platforms. 

Koya University Researcher Published 11 Papers in 2016

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. 

Student Innovation Competition on Sustainable Energy 2017

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.

Koya University facilitates a Mental Health and Psychological Support Center

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. 


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