Biography of the Rector of University of Baghdad

Personal information:

Name: Emad Hussein Mirza Hussein Al-Husseini

Birth Place: Basra, Iraq

Birth date: 22/11/1953

Nationality: Iraqi

Marital status: Married

Scientific Rank: Professor from 29/06/2005

Work Place: University of Baghdad

Contact information:

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Degrees:

– Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Basrah, Iraq, 1975.

– Master in Information Technology, Faculty of Information Technology, Cranfield University, England, United Kingdom, 1985.

– Ph.D. in Digital Computer Systems, Faculty of Electronic Systems Design, Cranfield University, England, United Kingdom, 1989.

Published Research: 57 Researches.

Administrative experience:

– Director of Computer Maintenance Department, Directorate of Computers, Baghdad, Iraq, 1976-1979.

– Director of Computer Maintenance, College of Engineering, Baghdad, Iraq (1982-1984).

– Head of Computer Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Baghdad, Iraq (1992-2001).

– Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs, Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq (2004-2005).

– Dean of the Institute of Informatics for Graduate Studies, Iraqi Computer and Informatics Authority, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad, Iraq (2006-2014).

– Chairman of the Iraqi Computer and Informatics Authority, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad, Iraq (2007-2014).

– Rector of Al-Mustansiriya University, 2009.

– Head of Communications Engineering Department, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq (2016-2018).

– Rector of the University of Technology: (30/5/2019 to 1/12/2019).

– Rector of the University of Baghdad: (1st December 2019 until now).

University Experience:

– Lecturer at the Department of Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Baghdad, Iraq (1989-1997).

– Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Baghdad, Iraq (1998-2003).

– Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq (2003-2004).

– Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq (2005-2006).

– Professor at the Institute of Informatics for Graduate Studies, Iraqi Computer and Informatics Authority, Baghdad, Iraq (2005-2015).

Co-lecturer (1989-2007):

– University of Baghdad, University of Technology, Mustansiriyah University, Nahreen University,

– The Institute of Informatics for Graduate Studies, Iraqi Computer and Informatics Authority.

– Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan(1997-1998).

Academic Teaching Service:

Bachelor Stage:

Materials: Computer Architecture, Microprocessor Applications, Aggregate Programming, Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Programming in Pascal, Digital Systems Design, Data Structure, Programming in Fortran, Microprocessors, Computer Portal, Computer Regulation, Operating Systems.

Higher Diploma Stage:

Materials: Software engineering, modeling and simulation, computer networks, computer architecture.

Research Supervision: 27 high diploma projects (computer engineering, information technology).

Master Stage:

Materials: Computer networks and communications, computer architecture, software engineering, data structure, parallel processing, matching circuit design, information systems management, digital system design, international network technology.

Research Supervision: 67 master’s theses (computer engineering, networks and communications, computers, computer science, information technology).

Ph.D. Stage:

Materials: Advanced Computer Networking, Advanced Computer Architecture, Software Engineering, Airborne Computer, Adaptive Circuit Design, Computer Network Performance Upload, Modeling and Simulation, Processors, Parallel, Advanced Microprocessors.

Research Supervision: 25 doctoral theses (computer engineering, computer science, computer networks and communications, IT).

Training Courses and Workshops:

– Digital Computer Maintenance, ICL Computer Company, Baghdad, Iraq, 1976.

– Main Computer Maintenance, ICL Computer Company, England, United Kingdom (1976-1977).

– Advanced Programming Technologies, Computer Center, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq, 1979.

– UPS Systems, BBC Limited, Switzerland, March 1979.

– ICT policy industry workshop for ESCWA member countries Beirut, Lebanon, June 2006.

– Program to Support the Project of the Iraqi E-Government, The Italian Government, Rome, Italy, October 2006.

– Training program for the development of information technology policy for Iraqi officials, Korean Grant (KOICA) Seoul, South Korea, June 2007.

– Strategic personnel planning, management training and development, Global Dialogue for Human Resources Development (HR), Amman, Jordan, November 2007.

– World Conference of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Erbil 2007.

– CIO Information Management Managers Summit at the Iraqi Government, Microsoft-Cisco, Beirut, Lebanon, March 2008.

– CIO Information Management Managers Workshop, Erbil, Iraq, August 2008.

– General Management Managers Course (CIO), National Defense University (NDU), Washington DC, USA, October 2008.

– IT Workshops, (ARABIA-MDS) Companies, Beirut, Lebanon, July, 2009.

– Identifying E-learning project programs, Institute of International Education (IIE), Amman, Jordan, June 2009.

– Workshop for trainers in the field of electronic governance, Amman, Jordan, July 2010.

– National Education Department Workshop in Iraq, Erbil, Iraq, July 2010.

– Training workshop for trainers for governance, Erbil, Iraq, October 2010.

– The second forum of the Association of Information Research Centers in the Arab World, Damascus, Syria, October 2010.

– IUC Conference in Ankara, Turkey, December 2010.

– Workshop to organize the linking of information systems (electronic governance synchronization framework) for government departments, Erbil, Iraq, January 2011.

– Quality assurance workshop for educational institutions, Erbil, Iraq, February 2011.

– Project Management Managers Training Course (PNP) Istanbul, Turkey, 2014.

 Practical Experience:

– Digital Computer Maintenance Engineer (ICL 2903) and (ICL 1902), Baghdad, Iraq (1977-1980).

– Master Computer Maintenance Engineer, Computer Center, College of Engineering, Baghdad, Iraq (1980-1984).

Membership of Academic Committees:

– Updating the university curriculum for preliminary and postgraduate studies (master’s and doctoral) for computer engineering and software departments engineering faculties.

– Evaluation of many scientific researches for publication and for the purposes of scientific promotion in the field of computer engineering and networks.

– Chairman and member of several Diwan committees and ministerial committees (2005-2014).

– Chairman and member of several university committees (2005-2014).

Chairman and Member of Discussion Committees:

1- Master’s Thesis (120 students).

2- Doctoral Degrees (54 students).

– Membership of the comprehensive examination committees for doctoral students (20 students).

– Member of the American Electrical and Electronic Engineers Corporation (IEEE) (2007-2017).

– Member of the Continuing Education Committee, Iraqi Society of Engineers (2002-2003).

– Member of the Scientific Council, Technological University, Baghdad, Iraq (2004-2006).

– Member of the Board of the Institute of Informatics for Graduate Studies, Baghdad, Iraq (2004-2006).

– Chairman of the Council of the Institute of Informatics for Graduate Studies, Iraqi Computer and Informatics Authority (2006-2014).

– Chairman of the Council of the Iraqi Computer and Informatics Authority (2007-2014).

– Member of the Council of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Opinion Commission (2007-2014).

– Chairman of the Committee of Deans of Computer and Information Technology Colleges, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (2007-2014).

– Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Communications, Computer and Control Engineering, University of Technology (2005-2009).

– Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Engineering and Technology, University of Technology (2005-2011).

– Member of the Advisory Board of al-Kufa Journal of Computers and Mathematics, University of Kufa (2010-2014).

– Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Engineers, Iraqi Engineers Union (2008-2014).

– Member of the Advisory Board of Al-Mansour Journal, Al Mansour University College (2007-2015).

– Member of the Advisory Board, Journal of Integrity and Transparency.

– Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communications, Computer And Control Engineering 2007.

– Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Al Turath University College, Baghdad, Iraq (2017-2018).

– Editor-in-Chief of the Iraqi Journal of Computer Engineering, Communications, Control and Systems (2017-2018).

 Consulting:

– Consultant Engineer, Iraqi Engineers Union (1985-2017).

– Consultant, General Systems Company, Ministry of Industry and Minerals 2003.

– Consultant, Technological Information Center, Iraqi Computer Computer Authority, 2002-2003.

– Scientific Advisor, Ministry of Communications, 2004.

 Projects:

– Designing, implementing and operating the Electronic Central Admissions Project (Electronic Form) for Admission to Iraqi Universities, 2012.

– Planning and establishing the specialized ICT University in Baghdad, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 2013.

– Design and implementation of application software systems, Council of Ministers and state institutions (2008-2014).

– Participation in the national electronic governance strategy project in Iraq (2006 – 2010).

– Head of the team of designing and implementing the electronic system for the students of nursing to automate the work of the Specialized Center for Endocrinology and Sugar at the Ministry of Health, 2011.

– Head of the team of designing and implementing the electronic system of examinations for talented students of the Ministry of Education, 2012.

– Project of the electronic form for communication with the official website of the Ministry of Immigration and Displaced Persons, 2012.                        

Books of Thanks and Appreciation (2004 -2019):

  • (100) Books of thanks and appreciation, (43) of which from (10) Ministers of State.