Hawkar Hashim Ibrahim works as a lecturer at the Department of Civil, College of Engineering, Salahaddin University-Erbil. He received B.Sc. degree from Salahaddin University-Erbil, Iraq, in 2008; M.Sc. degree in Geotechnical Engineering from University of Nottingham, the UK, in 2013. He has published more than 10 papers in international journals. He is interested in soil stabilization, expansive soil, foundations, tunnel engineering, and earth dam areas.