Directorate/Office of international Relations

The Fulbright Program, including the Fulbright-HaysProgram ( http://www.cies.org ), is a USA  program of highly competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists, founded by United States Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946.

Salahaddin University Staff members started  since 2005 ,benefiting from this programm for research, tranings and study higher education in US universities leading to Master degree in the fields of interest.Among these:

1- Dr.Wasfi Tahir Kawhachi ( wasfit@gmail.com ), dean of the college of Administration and Economics at Salahaddin university-Erbil, joined New Mexico University( http://www.nmsu.edu ) at Albuqureque in the period May 25th to Sept. 5th 2011.During the mentioned period , Dr.Wasfi worked on research paper titled (Modifying the Likert Scaling in Negative and Positive Coding) in the field of Statistcs. The work was carried out under supervision Prof.Dr. Sul.Kessicieh ( sul@unm.edu )  distinguished professor at Anderson Business School.The scholarship was fully funded by Fulbright Program.

2-Miss.Rubar Hamza( dizayee.rubar@gmail.com ) has joined Texas Christian University-Texas-USA and studied Environmental Geology and the degree of M.Sc. was awarded to her in August 8th,2014..The scholarship was fully funded by Fulbright program.

3-Miss.Silva Hekmat Matti ( silva.hm88@gmail.com ) has joined ST Marry University-One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio,Texas-USA and studying Software Engineering .It is expected that the degree of M.Sc. will be  awarded to her in August 2017..The scholarship was fully funded by Fulbright program.

4- Dr.Sardar Yaseen Taha, Dr.Kasim Omar Aziz, Dr.Amjad Boya Solaka and Dr.Haifa Sadiq Yaseen from  the College of Agriculture -Salahaddin university-Erbil, joined Michigan State University ( https://msu.edu )-USA in the period June 26th to September 4rd,2011(70 days) to participate in a training course on Knowledge and Capacity Building on best Practices in Agriculture. The workshop was also included establishing relations with professional associations as well as explaining host department policies, Curriculum development, access to database, use of technology. instruction and student engagement. The workshop was fully granted and funded by Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program of Iraq.

5-    Prof. Dr. Ayad M. Fadhil (ayad.fadhil@su.edu.krd )   from the college of Agriculture-Salahaddin University (http://www.su.edu.krd )was a Fulbright visiting scholar at the Michigan State University (www.msu.edu) at East Lansing for the period from 26 of June 2011 to 4 Sep. 2011. Dr.Ayad worked with Prof. Dr. Jiaguo Qi (qi@msu.edu ) and Prof. Dr. Joseph Messina(jpm@msu.edu  ) at the Center of Global Change & Earth Observation (CGCEO) on the application of remote sensing and GIS for the climate change and environmental change monitoring. During his stay at the Michigan State University Dr.Ayad have installed a scientific collaboration with Prof. Qi and Prof. Messina for doing scientific researches related to using the remote sensing and GIS techniques for the environmental changes in Kurdistan region of Iraq, as well as to get their acceptance for sending Salahaddin University-Erbil postgraduate students to do some of their study researches at their laboratories and to use the modern scientific equipment of remote sensing and GIS at Mechigan State University.Salahaddin university-Erbil gave full official leave permission to Dr.Ayad  in order to achive his mission.

6- Dr.Khder Niazi Nooraldeen, from department of Biology,College of Education-Salahaddin University-Erbil was a Fullbright visiting scholar at  Kent State University ( http://www.kent.edu/ ) , Ohio-USA from July 8th to September 15th ,2012.The project titled" Knowledg and Capacity Building on Best Practices in Science and Technology". The workshop was fully granted and funded by Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program of Iraq.