Mr. Irfan Shaaban Asaad is a member of geologic staff of Salahaddin university, Erbil. He is although employer in the same university since 2009. He has held past positions as Field geologist with Kalegran Co. Subsidiary of MOL Group for Oil and Gas from 2008 to 2009. He holds B.Sc. in Geology (2007) in Salahaddin University, Erbil, Higher diploma in Sedimentology and Stratigraphy in (2015) and MSc in Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (2019) from the same university.