Dr. Hawar Himdad J. Sektani holds a PhH degree from a Split-Site degree program between Salahaddin University Erbil (SU-E) and University of Technology Eindhoven (TU-E).

She obtained her MSc in Architecture from Sulaimani University, and her BSc from Koya University, ranking first from Architecture Department and College of Engineering. 

She is currently member of teaching staff at Salahaddin University Erbil (SU-E) with teaching experience in Architectural Design, Architectural visualization, Urban planning, and Heritage Conservation and Rehabilitation. 

Main fields of interest are; Built heritage, Architectural theory, Architectural philosophy, Environmental Psychology, Architecture Education, Architectural sketching and visualization.