Layla Nawshad Mahamed has been working as Assist lecturer of physics at university of Salahaddin, college of science, department of physics. She graduated from college of Science, university of Salahaddin in 2000. She was then awarded MSc. Degree with the thesis entitled “Optical constants and Photoconductivity of thermally evaporated ZnxCd1-xS thin films” from Physics Department College of Science, Salahaddin University in 2007.