Kawa was born in 1980. He obtained BSc and MSc degrees in Mathematics from the Salahaddin University/Erbil in 2003 and 2007 respectively. Then, he obtained PhD in Applied Mathematics from the School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham in 2015. His PhD focussed on numerical modelling acoustic microbubble dynamics using boundary integral method (BIM) under supervision Dr Qianxi Wang. He has published 5 research papers in scientific journals in this field.