Mrs. Hawar Himdad J. Sektani holds an MSc in Architecture from Sulaimani University. She obtained her Bachelor degree in Koya University, ranking first from Architecture Department and College of Engineering. 

She is currently member of teaching staff at Salahaddin University Erbil (SU-E) and Split-Site PHD candidate at University of Technology Eindhoven (TU-E).

Main fields of interest are; Design Theory, Architecture Education, Built Heritage, Environmental Psychology.