Associate Rector for Administrative Affairs

 

Personal Information

Full Name: Dr. Hussein Hameed Karim

Scientific Title: Professor

Specialization: Earth Science (Geophysics)

Current Address: University of Baghdad, Faculty of Science, Department of Earth Science

Previous Title: University of Technology, Department of Civil Engineering 

Position: Associate Rector for Administrative Affairs at the University of Baghdad

E-mail: [email protected]

Academic Certificates

1- Bachelor of Science (Earth Science) 1977-1978: Faculty of Science, University of Baghdad.

2 – Master of Science in Earth Science (Geophysics) 1982: Faculty of Science, University of Baghdad.

3- Ph.D. of Science (Engineering Geophysics) 1996: Faculty of Science, University of Baghdad

Academic Cooperation (Research Visits and Training Courses)

1- Training course for 4 months in geophysics: Purdue University, France, 1984.

2- Visiting Professor for one semester (3 months): Department of Marine Geology, Faculty of Oceanography and Environment, Hodeidah University, Yemen, 2002

 3- Research visit (Visiting Professor) for 3 months: Faculty of Civil Engineering, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany, 2006

4- Training course for months: Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010

5- Research visit (Visiting Professor) for 3 months: College of Civil Engineerin, Department of foundations engineering and mechanics of soil and rocks, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 2010

6- Research visit (Visiting Professor for 3 months: College of Civil Engineering, Department of foundations engineering and mechanics of soil and rocks, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 2014

Universities served in

1 – University of Basra (1983-1997)

2 – Technological University (1997-2019)

3 – Associate Rector for Administrative Affairs at the University of Baghdad

Scientific Degrees

1- Assistant Lecturer (1983-1988): University of Basra

2- Lecturer (1989-1991): University of Basra

3- Assistant Professor (1992-1997): University of Basra

4 – Assistant Professor (1997-2000): Department of applied sciences, University of Technology    

5- Professor (2000): Department of construction Engineering, University of Technology

 6- Obtaining the title of the first professor from the University of Technology for the academic year (2010-2011) for being chosen by the university council to get the highest number of points among the university candidates

7- Professor at the University of Baghdad as Associate Rector for administrative affairs

Previous Positions

1- Rapporteur of the department of marine geology at the University of Basra (1988-1993)

2- Member of the Faculty Council (representative of teaching staff), University of Basra (1986-1990)

3- Member of the scientific committee at the University of Basra (1987-1993)

4- Member of the editorial board of Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Sciences, University of Basrah (1987-1993)

5- Member of the scientific promotions committee at University of Basrah (1996-1997)

6- Member of the committee of higher studies at the department of applied sciences, University of technology (1998 – 1999)

7- Member of the scientific committee at the department of applied sciences, University of Technology (1999-2000)

8- Member of the higher studies committee at the department of construction engineering, University of Technology (2002-2006)

9- Chairman of the higher studies committee at the department of construction engineering, University of Technology (2007-2009)

10- Chairman of the committee of scientific promotions at the department of construction engineering, University of Technology (2009-2010)

 11- Member of the committee for central scientific promotions, University of Technology (2009 – 2010)

12- Member of the scientific committee at the department of construction engineering, University of Technology (2010-2011)

13- Chairman of the higher studies committee at the department of construction engineering, University of Technology (2011-2012)

14- Member of the higher studies committee at the department of construction engineering, University of Technology (2011-2012)

15- Chairman of the committee for central scientific promotions at the department of construction engineering, University of Technology (2013-2014)  

16- Chairman of the scientific committee at the department of construction engineering (engineering of roads and bridges), University of Technology (2015-2017)

17- Member of the higher studies committee at the department of construction engineering (engineering of roads and bridges), University of Technology (2017 – 2019)

18- Member of the preparatory committees for many conferences and scientific symposia

Teaching Topics (Preliminary and Postgraduate Studies)

1 – General Geology (Preliminary Studies)

2 – Engineering Geology (Preliminary Studies)

3 – Geophysics (Preliminary Studies)

4 – Crystallography and Mineralogy (Preliminary Studies)

5 – Synthetic Geology (Preliminary Studies)

6 – Geology and Extraction of Metals (Preliminary Studies)

7 – Programming (Preliminary Studies)

8 – Extraction of Materials (Preliminary Studies)

9 – N.D.T (Preliminary and Postgraduate Studies)

10 – Optical Metals (Preliminary Studies)

11 – Remote Sensing (Preliminary and Postgraduate Studies)

12 – Regional Geology (Preliminary Studies)

13 – Evolution and Development of Seas and Oceans (Preliminary Studies)

14 – Water Transport Engineering (Preliminary Studies)

15 – Marine Geology (Preliminary and Postgraduate Studies)

16 – Advanced Marine Geology (MA and PhD)

17 – Marine Geophysics (Preliminary Studies)

18 – Advanced Marine Geophysics (MA and PhD)

19 – Geometric Geophysics (Preliminary Studies)

20 – Advanced Engineering Geophysics (MA and PhD)

21 – Ceramics (Preliminary and Postgraduate Studies)

22 – Seismic Counterpoint (MA and PhD)

23 – Remote Sensing Applications in Environmental Engineering (MA)

24 – Aerial Photography (MA)

25 – Geological Engineering (MA)

26 – On-site Investigations (MA)

27 – Clays Technology (High Diploma and MA)

28 – Clay Bricks (High diploma and MA)

29 – Metal Technology (High Diploma and MA)

30 – Rock Mechanics (Preliminary Studies)

31 – Advanced Rock Mechanics (MA and PhD)

32 – Selected Studies (MA and PhD)

33 – Remote Sensing Engineering in Civil Engineering (Preliminary Studies)

34 – Image Processing (MA)

Research and Scientific Literature

1- Research: About 150 published scientific researches in the field of specialization

2- Books: Six authored books in the field of specialization

A- “Directory of the Center of Marine Science”, University of Basra, 1986 (in Arabic)

B- “Geology of the Arabian Gulf”, 1988 (in Arabic)

C- “Shatt al-Arab: Basic Scientific Studies”, 1991 (in Arabic)

D- “Introduction to Marine Geology”, 1991 (in Arabic)

E- “Fundamentals of Engineering Geology”, 2016 (In English)

3- Scientific Articles: more than 100 scientific articles published in local newspapers and scientific journals

4- Supervising 5 High Diploma, 30 Masters and PhD theses as well as discussion and evaluation of many theses

5- Scientific cooperation with German universities: joint supervision of doctoral students, discussion of these, dissemination of joint research and delivering lectures at German universities (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

6- Participation in many scientific conferences inside and outside of Iraq

7- Contractual Scientific Projects:                    

A- Geological project of the Arabian Gulf and the Iraqi coasts with the Arabian Gulf Academy for Marine Studies (1990-1992)

B- Makhool Project: Geophysical Aspect (1993-1994)

C- Project for Geophysical Study, Basrah Fertilizer Factories, 1995

D- Completion of four contractual scientific projects with the Research Center for Space and Astronomy (1999-2003)

E- Completion of a contractual project on geophysical study of Zabbidia-Wasit Power Plant, 2001

F- Completion of dozens of joint projects and research with government departments related to the field of specialization

G- Consultant of many government departments related to the field of specialization

Training Courses

1 – Training course for 4 months in geophysics: Purdue University, France 1984

2 – Training course on two-dimensional photographic quality resistance technology, AMAK Mining Company, representative of Swedish ABEM Company, (24-28) April 2011

Scientific Associations

1 – Member of the Iraqi Geological Society

2 – Member of the Iraqi Inventors Society

3 – Member of the Iraqi Scientific Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundations Engineering

4 – Member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering