Dilshad Kakasor Jaf was born in Erbil (Iraq) in 1960. He received the BSc. degree in civil Engineering from Salahaddin University-Erbil in 1982, MSc. degree in Structural Engineering from Salahaddin University-Erbil in 1986 and PhD. degree in Structural Engineering / Construction materials from Baghdad University in 2000.
His fields of interests include the following:
1. Structural engineering behavior of reinforced concrete and Steel structures .
2. Construction materials properties.
3. Non –destructive tests of concrete structures.
4. Evaluation of existing structures.