Name: Rozgar Yousif Omar


Place of Birth: Erbil

Date of Birth: 5 May 1986

Marital Status: Married



Lecturer at Salahaddin University-Erbil

December 2013 – Present

Translator at Freelance Translator

October 2006 - Present

Consultant at HIWAYFIRDOWS Ltd. (ACP & Glasses)

June 2015 – May 2017

Lead Technician Coordinator at Ulterra – Oil PDC Drilling Bits

For 2 Weeks in November, 2014

General Manager at Awtar Plaza Hotel

June 2010 – August 2010 (2 months)

Procurement Logistics & Machinery Specialist at Armada Company Ltd.

July 2005 – August 2010 (5 years)

Administrative Assistant at Azad Bureau Office

July 2006 - September 2006 (3 months)



Salahaddin University-Erbil

PhD Student

University of Newcastle (UK)

MA in Linguistics, 2012-2013

Кубанский государственный университет (Kuban State University)

Russian Certificate, Language Course, 2010-2011

Salahaddin University-Erbil

BA in Translation, 2005-2009


Honours and Awards

HCDP Scholarship/MA

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, KRG

September 2011

Top Ten Student/BA

Department of Translation, College of Languages, SUE

July 2009



Expert (Translation)

Judicial Council, License 4/2014 November 2014

Teaching Methods

Salahaddin University-Erbil, License MT15 March 2014


Languages: Kurdish, English, Arabic, and Russian


Publications and Activities


- Omar, R. and Jawzal, N. 2020. English lexical enrichment: methods and their frequency/productivity in 1785, 1885, and 1985 (in print).

- Jawzal N. and Omar, R. 2020. The Loss of English Directional Adverbs: An Empirical Study. ZANCO Journal of Humanity Sciences (JAHS), Volume 24 (3) 315-324.

- Kareem, M., Omar, R. and Ghazi, A. 2018. Narratology: Applying Simpson’s Modality in Kafka’s The Judgement. Scientific Journal of Cihan University-Erbil, 2 (1) 91-99.

- Omar, R., 2017. Problems and strategies of translating Gogol’s Шинель (Shinel) from Russian and English versions into Kurdish. Journal of Raparin University, 4 (11) 25-32.

- Storied Land: Kurdish Culture Through The Eyes of Russian Scholars (Russian into Kurdish, 2015).

- The Virtual ‘Caliphate’: Understanding Islamic State’s Propaganda Strategy (English into Kurdish, 2015).

Salahaddin University-Erbil

▪ Training, Garnet Education, October 2013

▪ Course, Teaching Methods MT15, March 2014

▪ Speaker at West Asia Mathematical School WAMS-CIMPA Conference, December 2015

▪ Examination Committee Member, 2016

▪ Open Speaker at West Asia Mathematical School WAMS-CIMPA Conference, December 2016

▪ Organizing committee member at 6th International Conference and Workshops on Basic and Applied Sciences (6th ICOWOBAS), March 2017

▪ Examination Committee Member, 2017

▪ ‘Lexical Innovation in English’ seminar at International University of Erbil, September 2017

▪ Examination Committee Member, 2018

▪ Organizing committee member at Second International Conference of Mathematics in Erbil (SICME), February 2019

▪ Conference Secretary at Second International Conference of Mathematics in Erbil (SICME), February 2019

▪ Organizing committee member at Gathering Mathematics Researchers: Meeting with Caucher Birkar, April 2019

▪ Examination Committee Member, 2019

▪ Mathematics Department Coordinator, 2019

▪ Departmental Head of Mathematics, 1st Semester Examination Committee, 2019-2020

▪ Departmental Head of Mathematics, 2nd Semester Examination Committee, 2019-2020


Awtar Plaza Hotel

Firefighting Course, 2010