Biography of Assistant Professor Dr. Muhamed Fakhri Omer


  • Assistant Professor of Sedimentology at the Earth Sciences and Petroleum Department, Salahaddin University -Erbil, Iraq since 2004.
  • M.Sc. in 2000 and Ph.D. in 2012 from Baghdad University, Iraq.
  • He got a Lecturer at Salahaddin University in Nov. 2012.
  • In 15h January 2017 promoted to Assistant Professor at the same University.
  • Major interests are sedimentology and sedimentary petrology with particular reference on Paleozoic formations exposed in northern Iraq.
  • Expert in cathodoluminescence and scanning electron microscopy that was obtained through three months training course at Aarhus University in Denmark  in 2011.
  • Postdoctoral scholarships for one year at Warsaw University –Poland 2014.
  • Participated in many local and international conferences with oral presentations and workshop activities:

- 2nd international conference on GEOShale held in Warsaw (Poland) in September 2014.

-2nd international conference on Geology held in Dubai (UAE) in April 2016.

-4th international conference on Geology and Geoscience and held in Dubai (UAE) in

                April 2017.

-International Conference on Geology & Geoscience held in Rome-Italy May 2018.

-3rd International Conference on Geology & Earth Science  held in Valencia-Spain April 2019. 

  • Published many papers in the Journal of African Earth Science in 2014 and 2015 and paper in the Arabian Journal of Geosciences Turkish journal of Earth Sciences  2016-2018  and Geological Journal 2021 respectively. 
  • He has been serving as a reviewer in many international journals.
  • Awarded Certificate of Reviewing on August 2016 from Journal of African Earth Sciences (ELSEVIER).
  • In January 1st of 2017 became a member of the new project IGCP 635 the Onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification.
  • Awarded Certificate of Reviewing from the Editor-In -Chief of Iraqi Geological Journal in January & May 2021.
  • 3rd of April 2022 as a membership of EGU European Geosciences Union.
  • Attended EGU Conference held at Vienna-Austria from 23-27 May 2022.