Dr. Thuraya Mahmood Qaradaghi is assistant professor at the electrical engineering department/Salahaddin University. She received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from university of Technolog/Baghdad in 1979 and 1990 respectively. She received her Ph.D. in Communication Engineering from university of Technolog/ Baghdad with co-operation of Monash university/Melb-Australia In 2009.

She was a visiting academic at the school of ECE at the Monash university in Melbourne- Australia during 2007-2008.

She is a member of Kurdistan Engineering Union as a Consultant Engineer.

She worked as a lecturer with foundation of technical institutions until 1997 in Electrical and Computer department. During 1993-1995 she has worked also as  visiting lecturer in the university of Technology/Baghdad. In 1997 she joined the department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Salahaddin- Erbil. 

Her research interests include Digital Communications, Coding Techniques, MIMO Systems and Wireless Communication.