Dr Aram Ali is a soil physicist and pedometrician with extensive academic and research experience. He received his Bachelor of Science in Soil and Water Sciences from Salahaddin University-Erbil in Kurdistan in 2009, followed by a Master of Engineering Science in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia in 2014. In 2021, he completed his PhD in Soil Physical and Chemical Properties, also from the University of Southern Queensland. Dr Ali's research focused on the marginal quality of irrigation water, soil constraints, soil and water modelling, agricultural system modelling, modern farming techniques, agricultural hydrology, agricultural soil mechanics, and land conservation and management. He has published several research articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Geoderma, Agricultural Water Management, and Soil Science Society of America Journal, among others. Dr Ali has held various academic and research positions throughout his career, including as a Lecturer at Salahaddin University-Erbil in Kurdistan, Iraq, and as a Research Fellow in Soil Physics at the University of Southern Queensland. He has also worked as an Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant/Tutor at Salahaddin University-Erbil.
Dr Ali has been the recipient of several grants and awards throughout his career, including the UniSQ Postgraduate Research Scholarship from the University of Southern Queensland and the Human Capacity and Development Program scholarship from the Kurdistan Regional Government, among others.
Overall, Dr Aram Ali's expertise in soil physics and pedometrics, combined with his extensive academic and research experience, make him a valuable asset to the field of agricultural engineering and soil science.