University Chancellor CV

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Biography of Professor Dr. Muthaffar Sadiq Al-Zuhairi

Chancellor of Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical university

Personal Details

Full Name:- Muthaffar Sadiq Hassan Hussain Al-Zuhairi

Scientific title:- Professor

Birth:- 1961- Iraq / Diyala / Al-Khalis District

Phone Number:- 07901113106

Email address:-,

Languages:- Arabic (native), English (fluent) 

Current Job:- Chancellor of Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering 1981-1982, Al-Mosul University- Republic of Iraq
  • Master degree in Civil Engineering/Environmental Engineering 1985, Al-Mosul University- Republic of Iraq
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering/ Environmental Engineering 2000, University of Technology – Republic of Iraq

Membership in professional societies and unions

  • Member of the Iraqi Engineers Syndicate since (1982).
  • Member of the Board of Technical Education Authority – Iraq.
  • Member of the Quality Council of the Technical Education Authority.
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Leadership (British Management Institute) holds a CMI in Management from the aforementioned institute with honors during the year 2014.

Experiences in teaching and professional experiences:

  • Supervising many engineering projects and maintenance and rehabilitation works in Al-Najaf, Baquba and Baghdad institutes.
  • Member of the academic staff and lecturer in many Iraqi universities and institutes, namely;
  • Technical Education Authority (Najaf Technical Institute) (1987-1990) (lectures in construction management and drawing Health and computers).
  • Technical Education Authority (Baquba Technical Institute) (1991 – 1997) (Lectures in Surveying Engineering and Building Construction).
  • Yarmouk College (1993 – 1997) (discrete mathematics lectures / data structures / Programming in Fortran and Basic.
  • University of Technology (Baghdad), Department of Building and Construction (1998 – 1999) (lectures in mathematics, and air pollution control).
  • Al-Mustansiriya University / College of Engineering (2000 – 2003) (Lectures in Liquefaction and Drainage Engineering).
  • University of Technology / Building and Construction Engineering (2012-2013) (advanced treatment of wastewater for PhD students).


  • Dean of the Technical Institute – Baquba (2003 – 2007).
  • Dean of the Technical Trainers Institute in Baghdad (2007 – 2008).
  • Dean of the Institute of Technology / Baghdad (2008-2013).
  • Dean of the College of Engineering / Baghdad (2013-2014).
  • Chancellor of the Southern Technical University (2014 – 2019).
  • Chancellor of Al-furat Al-Awsat technical university (2019 – current).


  1. Sulphide Control for sewerage systems, 2000.
  2. Study of organic pollution as BODs and some other pollutants for Kufa River, 1994.
  3. Study of pollutions in Deyala River, 1995.
  4. Using of Industrial wastewater from Deyala company of Electrical industries for agricultural purposes, 2000.
  5. Using of metallic waste from industrial companies activity for reinforcement of some structural sections.
  6. Design of program for solid waste management at Deyala Area, 1998.
  7. Solid wastes generation rates and characteristics at Deyala Area 1999.
  8. Evaluation the efficiency of some water treatment plants at Deyala, 1997.
  9. The effect of water impoundment at Northern Tigris watershed, 1985.
  10. The efficiency evaluation for the main trunk sewer in Baghdad-Al Risafa side, 2006.
  11. Evaluation of future performance of Baghdad sewage treatment plants.
  12. Comparing between Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor and Conventional Activated Sludge system in Al-Rustamiyah  WWTP, 2015.
  13. GIS-Based Frequency Ratio Model for Mapping the Potential Zoning of Groundwater in the Western Desert of Iraq, 2017.
  14. Preparation and Evaluation of Ceramic Material in Wastewater Treatment, Patent No.5300, Iraq, 2018.
  15. Mono- And Multi- Langmuir Sorption Isotherm Models of BTEX Removal From Groundwater. By GDAS, 2018.
  16. Kinetic and Equilibrium study of Benzene Removal by Granular Dead Activated Sluge, 2018.
  17. Groundwater Site Prediction Using Remote Sensing, GIS and Statistical Approaches: A Case Study in the Western Desert, Iraq, 2018.
  18. Development of Python-based Geospatial Tools for Urban Evaluation and Queries.2018


  • The Ninth International Conference for Mining and Petroleum Engineering (21-24 February 2005), Cairo University.
  • The Fourth Scientific Conference (1997), Technology University of Baghdad.
  • The First Iraqi Forum for Technical Education and Vocational Training (Vocational and Technical Training) (17-19 July 2006),Cairo Egypt.
  • The second phase of the British Council – Links (Nov 2005) program (links). The program included many Lectures in the field of management and performance evaluation).
  • A program organized by the Lansman Company, Nottingham (England) (Oct 2004) (the program included proposals on Education in Iraq provided by the British Education Office, a presentation of the experiences of British companies in different regions From the world, visiting a number of British factories, and holding meetings with manufacturers of training equipment On vocational and technical education.
  • All scientific conferences organized by the Technical Education Authority in Iraq.
  • Program in Senior Management (LSIC / London Center for Training (April 2009).
  • Twinning Program with Warwickshire College in the United Kingdom (2007).
  • Representing the Iraqi Technical Education Authority in the twinning program with the University of NRC in Northern Ireland (2011).
  • Participation in the Twinning Program with South Burton & Derbyshire College in the United Kingdom (2012).
  • Participation in the DQP Deanship Rehabilitation Program in coordination with the British Colleges Group AOC and the British Council for a year and a half during the years 2011-2012.
  • Participation in development courses organized by Alaasko/ United Nations and local community development.

Thanks and appreciation:

Granting many Certifications of thanks and appreciation for scientific achievements and high efficiency in the field of management.