Dr. Omer Qarani
Education: PhD in structural engineering
Position: President of ACI-KURDISTAN chapter
Job Location: Professor at the Salahaddin University
Area of interest: Design of concrete structures, Prestressed bridges, steel structures, High strength concrete
Short Bio: Dr. Omar Qarani Aziz was born in Erbil in 1967. He received the B.S. degree in civil Engineering from the University of Salahaddin (Erbil) in 1990, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Technology (Baghdad) in 1993 and 1997 respectively. He is a faculty member in the Department of Civil Engineering, Salahaddin University since 1993. Author of more than 80 peer-reviewed publications. Member of the ACI, President of ACI Iraq chapter for 2017, Board of Directors and founder member of ACI Iraqi chapter in 2014, Member of editorial board of several international engineering journals, President and founder member of the ACI Kurdistan chapter in 2021. Design and Supervising (as a consultant) of different concrete and steel structures (more than 300 structures). Supervising Nine MSc and six PhD Thesis in Structural Engineering, Shared more than twenty conferences and symposiums in different universities and countries.