*Apparatus of Supervision and Quality Assurance

Curriculum Vitae

 

Assit. Prof. Dr. Mohammed Hussein Ahmed

Director General- Head of Apparatus of Supervision and Quality Assurance - Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research May2018-Present

Member of Kurdistan Genocide Recognition Board 2014 to Present

PhD English Linguistics and Pragmatics, 2011

Academic Visitor and PhD Research Scholar, Aston University, UK, 2010

Exchange Faculty, Appalachian State University, NC, USA 2009

MA English Methodology and Applied Linguistics, 2006

BA English Language and Literture, 2000

mohammed.ahmed@mhe-krg.org

009647501023586

009647701575688

 

 

 

-Name:  Dr.  Mohammed Hussein Ahmed

-Scientific Title: Assistant Professor

-Date of birth: 2/9/1978

-Place of birth: Diwaniya, Iraq

-Sex: Male

-Nationality:Kurd

-Marital status: Married

-Number of children: Two sons  (Dahen and Dahat)

-Languages: Kurdish (Native); Arabic, English

 

Job History:

  1. December 19th , 2000 to 2004   Teacher/ Garmian Directorate of Education
  2. December 18th, 2004 Assistant researcher / Sulaimani University
  3. June 8th, 2006   Assistant instructor/ Sulaimani University
  4. March 14th , 2009  Exchange Faculty / Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA
  5. October 1st, 2010  Academic Visitor/ Aston University-Birmingham, UK
  6. June 14th, 2011 Instrcutor/ Sulaimani University
  7. July 1st, 2011  Instructor / Garmian University
  8. August, 2014 Legal Translator/ Interpretor
  9. September 1st, 2015 Office for the Minister of Higher Education
  10. International Relations Officer for Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research May 2016 to May 2018
  11. January 14th,2018 Assitant Professor

 

-Certifications:

  1. BA English language and literatureCollege of Arts/ Salahadeen University/ 1996-2000
  2. MA English Methodology and Applied LinguisticsCollege of Education/ Diyala University / 2003-2006(Learning Copula by Iraqi Arabic and Kurdish Speakers of English as a Forgein Language)
  3. PhD  English Linguistics and Pragmatics -College of Education/ Sulaimani University/ 2011(A Pragmatic Analysis of Selected English and Kurdish Criminal Investigation Texts)  

-Date and title of first employment: 19-12-2000  Ministry of Education

-Date and title of first emplyment in the university: 18-12-2004 Ministry of Higher Education

-Scientific degree: Assistant Professor

-Current job location: Head of Apparatus of Supervision and Quality Assurance

-Email Address: mohammed.ahmed@mhe-krg.org , m.university78@gmail.com

                          -m.university@yahoo.com

-Phone Number: 009647501023586-009647701575688

 

 

-Work experiences:

      1. editorial staff in Twilight periodical newspaper-college of Arts- Sallahadeen University
      1. editorial staff in College Post periodical newspaper- college of Arts- Sallahadeen University
      1. Teaching English at UNHCR in Hawler
      1. English Teacher in intermediate and preparatory schools / Garmian directorate of Education / Minisitry of Education
      1. Delivering tens of courses for learning English language for different establishments and organizations

6-2004-2011   University Instructor at Sulaimani University

7-2005-2007    College administrator-College of Education

8-2005-2007   Student Affairs Manager –College of Education

8-12/11/2006-23/11/2006 Acting dean of the college of Education

9-28/2/2007-9/3/2007   Acting dean of the college of Education

10-2007-2014    Head of English Department-Morning Classes

11-2008- 2010   Member of TESOL-USA

12-2009-2013    Member of Kurdistan Academians Association

13-2011-present    Member of TESOL-Iraq

14-2012-2013    Editorial Board member of Journal of Garmian University for Scientific Researches

15- 2012           Member of Higher Committee in the national compaign to combat violence against women in the MHE-KRG.

16- 2013    Representative of Garmian University at Garmian Administration for Anfal Activities

17-2013     Director of the Advanced English Language Course-Garmian University

18-2013  Member of Higher Committee in the national compaign to combat violence against women in the MHE-KRG.

19-2013- 2015    Head of English Department-Evening classes School of Basic Education-Faculy of Education-University of Garmian

20- 2014  Reviewer at the Canadian Center for Science and Education in the Journal of English Language and Literature Studies

21-2015-2018    Minister’s office- International Relations Officer Ministry of Higher Education

 

 

-Seminars:

  1. 21-2-2005 delivering a seminar in the College of Education  entitled :

  (Difficulties faced by the students at English department to speak in the target language)

        1. delivering a seminar in the public library in KALAR entitled:

 (Halabja and Anfal ) 

        1. delivering a seminar at ASU in USA entitled :

 ( Halabja tragedies)

4-23-4-2009 delivering a seminar at ASU in USA entitled :

(Anfal and Genoecide of Kurdish nation)

5-28-4-2009 delivering a seminar at Hickory College, NC in USA entitled: (Geoecide against Kurds)

6-3/3/2011 delivering a seminar in the college of education, Kalar entitled (Gricean maxims and their roles in conversation)

7-12/3/2011delivering a seminar in the college of education, Kalar entitled (Ten weeks at ASU, higher education in USA)

8-19/3/2011delivering a seminar in the college of education, Kalar entitled(How to improve your English Language?)

9-22-9-2011      delivering a seminar about (The role of the scientific debate in the classroom) at University of Germian

10-5/10/2011    delivering a seminar about (How to write a good essay) at University of Germian

11-6/10/2011     delivering a seminar about (Children's Literature) at University of Germian

12-8/10/2011     delivering a seminar about (Code Swtiching in English Language) at University of Germian

13-9/10/2011    delivering a seminar about (Forensic Linguistics) at University of Germian

14-26\2\2012     delivering a seminar about (History of the Language) at University of Germian

15- 7\3\2012   delivering a seminar about (Human Language and Animals) at University of Germian

16-9/9/ 2012delivering a seminar about (Types of Varieties and variation) at University of Germian

17-10/9/2012 delivering a seminar about ( Regsiter, genre and style) at University of Germian

18-11/9/2-12delivering a seminar about (Politeness and Face) at University of Germian

19-12/9/2012delivering a seminar about (Meaning and Intention) at University of Germian

20-13/9/2012delivering a seminar about (Methods , approaches  and researches in Linguistics) at University of Germian

21-15/9/2012delivering a seminar about (Speech Acts) at University of Germian

22-16/9/2012delivering a seminar about (Grician Maxims) at University of Germian

23-19/9/2012delivering a seminar about (Information Structures) at University of Germian

24-3/2/2013delivering a seminar about (Metaphorian Linguistics) at University of Germian

25-4/2/2013delivering a seminar about (Words and Meanings) at University of Germian

26-10/2/2013delivering a seminar about (Anfal and the Kurdish Genocide) at The yourth and Sports Hall

27-18/4/2013delivering a seminar about (Swearing in English Linguistics) at University of Germian

28-16/1/2014 delivering a seminar about (Writing a good essay) at University of Human Development

29-17/2/2014 delivering a seminar about (The language and the literature) at University of Germian

30-18/2/2014delivering a seminar about (Corpus linguistics) at University of Germian

31-19/2/2014  delivering a seminar about (Anthropology) at University of Germian

32-23/2/2014 delivering a seminar about (Theoretical grammer of the English language) at University of Germian

33-24/2/2014 delivering a seminar about ( The language of advertising) at University of Germian

34-25/2/2014  delivering a seminar about (Language Testing) at University of Germian

35-2/3/2014delivering a seminar about ( Language and linguistic philology) at University of Germian

36-3/3/2014delivering a seminar about (Priscriptive and Descriptive Linguistics) at University of Germian

37-4/3/2014delivering a seminar about ( Language : Logic and meaning) at University of Germian

 

 

 

-Courses:

      1. participating in a special training course for english teachers held by ministry of education for two months
      1. participating in a special training course about methodology held by Garnet Education and supervised by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Researches

3-2008              participating in a Methodology Course at the college of education-Kalar between 10-25-10-2008

 

    1. participating in a special course about leadership and administration at ASU in North Carolina, USA
    1. participating in a special workshop for designing curriculum in the region

5-2010               participating in a special course about training the 

                          trainers initiative at USA embassy in Baghdad

      1.     participating in a three month course about  

    Forensic linguistics at Aston, Birmingham,UK.

6-2011              participating in a special course about The 

                         scientific debate by the Ministry of Higher 

                         education and scientific debate in the University of

                         Germian 

7-2013        Opening an English Language Advanced Course at the University of Garmian for applicants of Higher Studies lasted for two months

8-2014        Opening an English Language Advanced Course at the University of Garmian for applicants of Higher Studies lasted for two months

9-2015        Participating in a special courseabout Intenational humaniterian and criminal law by ICRC in Kenya

10- 2015     Participating in a special course about Medical Forensics in Coimbra/ Portugal

11- 2018      Participating in a special course about Investigation in Crimes in Amman, Jorden

 

 

-Conferences:

 

1-2005            Member of International Conference of Referundum

                       in Kurdistan-Sulaimani

 

    1. Member of International Conference of Higher Education / Erbil

3- 2008         Member of International Conference of Genoecide

                         against Kurds/ Erbil

 

4- 2008          Member of International Confernece of Mass 

                     Graves/Najaf

 

5- 2008         Member of International Conference about 

                     Developing English Language / US Embassy- 

                     Baghdad

6-2009          Member of PhD Students Symposium at Appalachian State University-North Carolina\ USA.

 

7-2010       Member of C.H.A.K First Conference, Sulaimani, August, 2010.

 

8-2010         Member of International conference about Not so  

                     different? Diverse societies, common challenges, at

                     Lakeside Conference Center, Aston University,

                     Birmingham , UK.

 

9-2011         Founding member of International conference of 

                    TESOL-Iraq / Baghdad

 

10-2012         Member of 3rd International Visible Conference on

                    New Trends In Education, Ishik University, Erbil.

 

11-2012         Member of International Conference of Arts and 

Science, Ax-en-Provence, France.

12-2012        Member of International Conference of Higher  

                     Education, Diyala University-Iraq

13-2012       Member of 2nd Scientific World Kurdish Congress- Erbil, Kurdistan-Iraq 11-15-10-2012

 

14-2012       Member of C.H.A.K Second conference, Sulaimani, 24-11-2012

15-2012        Member of the National Compaign to Combat Violence Against Women, Erbil, 26-11-2012

 

16-2012         Member of the International Conference of Arts and

                       Sciences, Gottenheim, Germany, 2-7\12-2012

                    ( Christmas Conference (Germany, Switzerland and

                      France)

 

17- 2012         Member of the International Conference of Higher Education- Kurdistan University-Hawler 18-20-2-2012

 

18-2013          Member of the first scientific Conference of  

                      Garmian University- Garmian 18-4-2013

 

19-2013                  Member of International Conference of Arts and 

Science, Ax-en-Provence, France.

 

20-2013        Member of International Conference of Arts and 

                    Science, Florenze , Italy.

 

21- 2013       Member of the National Compaign to Combat Violence Against Women, Erbil, 25-11-2013

 

22- 2014       Member of The First International Coference, Faculty of Human Sciences and Physical Education, Garmian University

23- 2015       Member of International conference of Armenian Genocide in Baghdad

24-2015        Member of Peace and coexistence conference in Lalish

25-2015        Member of International conference of genocide against ethnic and religious minorities in Erbil

26-2018        Member of International Forum on Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in Dubai, UAE.

 

 

 

Researches :

 

1-Bapir, Mohammed H Ahmed (2008) The use of distance education in Kurdistan.International Conference on Higher Education in Iraq.Erbil: Iraq. 99-112

 

2-Bapir, Mohammed H Ahmed (2008) Genocide : the greatest crime. International Conference on Genocide Against the Kurdish People. Erbil:Iraq.41-57

 

 3-بابير, محمد حسين احمد (2008) الابادة جماعية : جريمة كبرى , مؤتمر الثاني للمقابر الجماعية في العراق, نجف , العراق.

 

4-Bapir, Mohammed H Ahmed (2008) The Role of Kurdish Universities in Bridging Civilizations. International Conference about Higher Education in Malisya. Malisya.

 

5-Bapir, Mohammed H Ahmed (2008) Investigating the Performance of Kurdish Learners of EFL in the Area of Illocutionary Speech Acts. Journal of Al-Fath. Diyala:Iraq. 47-73

 

6-Bapir, Mohammed H Ahmed (2008) Investigating Coherence in the Performance of English Department Students. Journal of Diyala. Diyala:Iraq. 858- 875

 

7-Ahmed, Mohammed Hussein (2012) The Use of L1 in Teaching L2 Classrooms, Ishik University, Erbil, Iraq.

 

8-Bapir, Mohammed Hussein Ahmed and Al-Janabi, Sahima Abdulsalam Bdaiwi (2014) A Pragmatic Study of Politeness Startegies in English Doctor-Patient. Journal of Garmian University, No. 4, p.23-60.

 

9-Bapir,  , Mohammed Hussein Ahmed (2018) A Contrastive Study of Hedging in English and Kurdish Editorials. Proceedings for the International Conference of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Jan, 1-3, 2018, Dubai, UAE.

 

10- Ahmed, Mohammed Hussein (2018) Code-switching in English and Kurdish SMS Text Massages, Journal of Languges and Arts. Tikret University. (2018)

 

 

Subjects taught:

 

1st year: Grammar, Conversation, Vocabulary and Comprehension, Pronunciation, Composition, Scientific Debates

 

2nd year: Grammar, Conversation, Comprehension, Essay Writing, Phonology

 

3rd year: Grammar, Conversation, Methodology and Curriculum, Translation, Syntax, Morphology, Linguistics,

 

4th year : Methods of Research , Semantics, Pragmatics,  Language Testing, Translation.

 

 

Worked an interpretor for:

 

1-2004     The Public Referundom Meeting/ Khanaqeen

 

2-2010      The Third Conference for PUK-Sulaimani

 

3-2011    The Second International Festival of Folk Art in

                 Kurdistan/ Sherwana Castle-Kalar

    1. First International Short Film Festival 16-21/6/2013

5-2014    International Court for Crimes/ The president 20/10/2014

6-2015    Medical Forensic course in Cumbra

 

 

Linguistics Evaluator for:

 

1-Mohammed Hasan Fatah    7-10-2007  entitled

(A bacteriological study on sulfur oxidizing bacteria Acidithiobacilus thiooxidans isolated from Awasepi Sulfide Water)  MSc Thesis / University of Sulaimani

2-Salar Ibrahem Ali               24-12-2007 entitled

(Seroprevalence of Toxoplasmasis among aborted Women in Kalar Town)     

Msc Thesis / University of Sulaimani

3- Sirwan Aziz Akbar            31-8-2008 entitled

(A study of Diarrheagenic Eschrichia Coli isolated from Children in Kalar)                       

MSc Thesis/ University of Sulaimani

4-Paiwand Faeq                 7-9-2011 entitled

(A physiological study of cell shape profile of Campylobacter spp) MSc Thesis/ University of Sulaimani

5-Evaluator for the papers at First scientific conference at Garmian University 2013

6-Evaluater for the paper in Sulaimani Magazine  (B) 2013

 

 

Chairman of the committee for giving scientific titles for:

 

1-Salar Mahmoud Hama salah    4-1-2012      English Literature and Linguitiscs –India

2-Sara Najeeb Wahab                  31-1-2012   English Literature and Linguitiscs –India

3-Muqdad Nori Azizi                   31-3-2013   English Literature and Linguistics-India

4-Abas Mohammed Salah             20-1-2014  Applied Limguistics, Liverpool, UK 

5-Sherko Habib Bismar                 27-1-2014  English Linguistics, India .

5-Ayad Sabir Raza                         29-1-2014  English Linguistics, Sulaimani, Kurdistan, Iraq

 

 

Members of MA committee debate

 

1-Ali Yousif Mahmood Albarodi     9-7-2012    entitled (Politeness Maxims and Conflict Avoidance in Translating Arabic Political Televised Debates into English)    Translation Department, College of Arts,  University of Mosil.

 

2-Ashraf Abdolrazaq Saeed       18-10-2012 entitled ( The Role of Visual Effects in Translating English Scientific Texts into Arabic) Translation Department, College of Arts, University of Mosil.

 

3-Amera Mohamed Abdullah        6-7-2013 entitled (An assessment of  Students' Performance in Translation at Salahadeen University) English Department, College of Languages, University of Salahadeen

 

4-Mahmoud Ahmed Mahmoud  12-01-2014 entitled (Back-Translation: A Strategy for Translation Quality Assessment )Translation Department, College of Arts, University of Mosil.

 

 

Head of Commitees in:

 

1-2005   Anfal Cermony at College of Education-Kalar 14-4-2005

 

2-2006  Anfal Cermony at College of Education-Kalar 14-4-2006

 

3-2007  Anfal Cermony at College of Education-Kalar 14-4-2007

 

4-2008  Anfal Cermony at College of Education-Kalar 14-4-2008

 

5-2010  Laying the Foundation Stone for Garmian University 14\4\2010

 

6-2012  First Festival of Anfal- Garmian University-Kalar   9-10\4\2012

7-2012  Activities against violence against women, Garmian University

8-2013  Head of Translators Committee at First International Short Film Festival 16-21/6/2013

 

 

 

Letters of Appreciations :

 

  1. 7/3/18615 in 19/12/2009  Minsitry of Higher Education
  2. 1836 in 15/5/2012  Garmian University
  3. 2792 in 22/7/2012 Garmian University
  4. 2337 in 28/5/2013 Garmian University
  5. 2674 in 17/6/2013 Higher Committee of Women Affairs+ University of Garmian
  6. 3685 in 26/8/2013 Garmian University
  7. 5942 in 19/11/2013 Garmian University
  8. 308 in 21/1/2014 Garmian University
  9. 696 in 10/2/2014 Garmian University
  10. 1/15/2132 in 9/3/214   Ministry of Culture and Arts + 7179 in 14/4/2014 Ministry of Higher Education
  11. 2377 in 18/5/2014   Garmian university
  12. 2715 in 4/6/2014 Higher Committee of Women Affairs+ University of Garmian
  13. 3006 in 22/6/2014 Minsitry of Higher Education
  14. 1215 in 29-03-2015 Garmian University