Academic Qualification 

1971                 B.Sc Chemistry (First honor), Baghdad University, Iraq,


1986-                                                                     1986

Ph.D. Industrial Chemistry, chemistry and technology of Polymers, Birmingham University, England, UK.

Professor of polymer chemistry and technology.

Head of Chemistry Department, College of Science Basra University 

Dean of the college of Science/Basra University/Iraq
Dean of the college of education/Basra University /Iraq

Technical consultant(Gulf sale Engineering) UAE 
Professor at Australian universities :university of Technology Sydney (UTS),UNSW ,and University of Western Sydney (WSU) (honorary position).
Scientist/Technology Manager/Parchem for Construction Co,Dulux Group,Australia 

Academic and Scientific Achievements

  • Established the polymer research Centre.
  • Supervised 48 Master  theses and 27 Ph.D. Most of these theses were  based on applied research and contracts ;fulfilled at Iraqi and Australian universities. 
  • 37 Iraqi National patents have been granted ,most of them  implemented industrially 
  • 46 Australian/USA inventions  including 28 granted USA patents ,published and filed.
  • Published 7 Textbooks in various fields such as industrial chemistry, polymer chemistry and technology, chemical hazards & environmental pollution.
  • >250 published papers in outstanding journals and conferences.

Outstanding Industrial Achievements:

Consulted and managed six industrial projects at UAE, Abu Dhabi, Gulf Sail Engineering Co (Dec 2004 to May 2007) based on my patents in the field of polymer applications as: Concrete additives: super plasticizers, Hyper plasticisers, water proof, water reducer, Fire resistant paints and Gypsum Board, Gypsum additives(

Managed two Industrial projects at Sharjah, SAIF zone, UAE (May 2007): High quality fast setting cement and concrete additives (

  • 40 industrial projects were established as joint ventures with Industrial companies, petroleum & petrochemical Industries Iraq.

Awards Issued

  1. National Scientist prize, grade (A) for three alternative sequences 1993, 1998, 2003.
  2. National prize of the environment for 2001 and 2002.
  3. Highest  order of merit/ 2002
  4. 34 Annual Honoring Scientific prizes.
  5. Platinum Inventor of Australia, Intellectual Venture USA (