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PERSONAL INFORMATION
Full Name: Dr. Hikmat Najem Abdullah Gender: Male  Birthdate: 1974  Nationality: Iraq Degree: PhD  Academic Title: Professor College\Center: College of Information Engineering  Departement: Information and Communications Engineering Major: Electrical Engineering  Specialty: Communication Engineering Occupation: Professor, Dean of college of Information Engineering Mother Language: Arabic  Other Languages: English Work email: hikmat.abdullah@nahrainuniv.edu.iq Personal email: drenghikmat@gmail.com
EDUCATION
  • Ph.D. in Communication Engineering, University of Technology, Iraq, 2004
  • M.Sc. in Electronic and Communication Engineering, AL-Mustansiryah University, Iraq, 1998.
  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, AL-Mustansiryah University, Iraq, 1995.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Design and implementation of communication systems using FPGA board via VHDL programming
  • Simulation and performance evaluation of communication systems using MATLAB
APPOINTMENTS
  • 1998 - Assistant Lecturer, Al-Mustansiryah University, College of Engineering
  • 2005 - Lecturer, Al-Mustansiryah University, College of Engineering
  • 2009 - Assistant Professor, Al-Mustansiryah University, College of Engineering
  • 2015 - Instructor, Al-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering, ICE Department
  • 2015 - Professor, Al-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering
  • 2016 - Head of Promotion Committee, Al-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering
  • 2017 - Deputy Dean, Al-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering
  • 2019 - Dean, Al-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering
Research Interest
  • Wireless communication, Cognitive Radio, Chaotic communication.
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE SUPERVISOR THESIS
  • Guest researcher- Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2005
  • Guest researcher- Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2008
  • Guest researcher- Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2009
  • Guest researcher- Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, 2011
  • 2 Patents registered in Iraq, 2018
  • Supervision of 3 High Diploma Theses, 13 Master Theses, and 6 Doctoral Dissertations
  • 10 Publications in journals with impact factor indexed in Clarivate databases.
  • 24 Publications in journals with cite score indexed in Scopus databases.
  • 96 Overall publications in local and International Journals and conferences.
TEACHINING EXPERINENCE
  • 2015 till now- AL-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering: Broadband Communications (Ph. D.)
  • 2015 till now- Al-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering: Advanced Coding Techniques, Wireless Communications (M.Sc.)
  • 2015 till now- Al-Nahrain University, College of Information Engineering: Information Theory and Coding, Communication Systems, Digital Communications (Undergraduate)
  • 1998 to 2015- AL-Mustansiryah University, College of Engineering: Advanced Digital Techniques, Neural Networks, and Field Programmable Gate Arrays FPGA (M.Sc.)
  • 1998 to 2015- AL-Mustansiryah University, College of Engineering: Communication Systems, Microcomputer Architecture, Computer Networks (Undergraduate)
  • 2014 to 2016- University of Technology, Electrical Engineering Department: Computer-Aided Design (Ph.D.)
  • 2013 to 2016- Al-Mamoun University College, Communication Engineering Department: Information Theory (Undergraduate)
  • 2012 to 2013- Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany: Wideband Communications (M.Sc.)
  • 2009 to 2010- Dijla University College, Computer Engineering Department: Communication Theory (Undergraduate)
  • 2001 to 2003- Baghdad University, College of Education For Women: Microcomputer Architecture (Undergraduate)
  • 2000 to 2001- Al-Mustansiryah University, College of Sciences: Microprocessor programming and interfacing (Undergraduate)
AWARDS
  • Al-Nahrin university prize 2018 for getting a patent.
  • Medal of International Creativity, 2018, Babylon University
  • Al-Nahrin university prize 2017, for best academic in Engineering specialization
  • Al-Nahrain university prize 2016, for getting full professor title
  • 10 Appreciation letters from the minister of higher education and scientific research
  • 43 Appreciation letters from the president of Al-Nahrain university
  • 1 Appreciation letters from the minister of education
  • 3 Appreciation letters from the president of Al-Mustansiryah university
  • 1 Appreciation letters from the president of the University of Technology
  • 1 Appreciation letters from the president of the University of Information technology and Communications
  • 1 Appreciation letters from the president of the University of Human Development
GRANTS EXTERNAL FUNDING
  • Feb2013 to March2013 - Research grant funded by Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research at the University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany. Topic: Implementation of Discrete Wavelet Packet Modulation System Using FPGA.
  • June2012 to Dec.2012 - Research grant funded by International Institute of Education IIE (USA) at the University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany. Topic: Design and Implementation of differential chaos shift keying modulation system.
  • Feb.2011 to Feb.2012 - Research grant (Sabbatical stay) funded by International Institute of Education IIE (USA) at the University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany. Topic: Chaotic communications for wireless sensing applications.
  • Sept.2009 to Oct.2009 - Research grant funded by Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research at the University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany. Topic: Programming and Interfacing of FPGA Boards Using Simulink HDL Coder.
  • Aug2008 to Oct.2008 - Research grant funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at the University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany. Topic: Programming ALTERA-FPGA Boards Using Embedded MATLAB.
  • April2005 to June2005 - Research grant funded by UNISCO at the University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany. Topic: Programming and Interfacing of ALTERA-FPGA Boards.
  • Aug.2001 to March2003 - Research grant funded by Ministry of Industry, Iraq at Al-Milad Company. Topic: Design and implementation of synchronization sub-system for frequency hopping spread spectrum communication system receiver.
SERVICE LEADERSHIP
  • Holding training courses in the design and implementation of electronic circuits using FPGA Boards
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • Since 2020 - Researcher at Swedish-Iraqi Studies Network
  • Since 2018 - Member of Iraqi Academic Union
  • Since 2011 - Fellow Member at International Institute of Education (IIE)
  • Since 2008 - Fellow Member at DAAD Alumni Association
  • Since 2006 - Member of IEEE Society (Senior member since 2014)
  • Since 2000 - Member of Iraqi community of Computer sciences
  • Since 1998 - Member of Iraqi Teachers Union
  • Since 1995 - Member of Iraqi Engineers Union (Expert since 2015)
Conferences, symposiums and workshops
  • International Conferences:
  • - SSD'2010 International Conference in Amman, Jordan, 2010
  • - MIC-CCA2011 International Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, 2011
  • - ICUMT International Conference in Budapest, Hungary, 2011
  • - WD'12 International Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 2012
  • - SSD'12 International Conference in Chemnitz, Germany, 2012
  • - ICCAS International Conference in Kualalampour, Malaysia, 2013
  • - AMA'2013 International Conference in Nurnberg, Germany, 2013
  • - CCIS International Conference in Nizwa, Oman, 2014
  • - SCVT2014 International Conference in Delft, Holand, 2014
  • - ICCIIDT'16 International Conference in London, UK, 2016
  • - ICICM2016 International Conference in London, UK, 2016
  • - ICCMIT'17 International Conference in Warsaw, Poland, 2017
  • - ICCE International Conference in Berlin, Germany, 2019
  • - CCWC2021 International Conference in NewYork, USA, 2021
  • - SSD'21 International Conference in Monster, Tunis, 2021
  • - IconSpace International Conference in Selangor, Malayisa, 2022
  • International Symposiums and Workshops:
  • - RADCOM2010 workshop on Radar, Communication and Measurement, "Design and Implementation of FPGA Based Software Defined Radio", Hamburg - Germany, April 2010.
  • - EEEfCOM2010 Electrical and Electronic Engineering for Communication workshop, "FPGA Based Transceiver with Multiple Modulation Schemes Designed with Simulink HDL Coder", Ulm - Germany, June 2010.
  • - EEEfCOM2010 Electrical and Electronic Engineering for Communication workshop, "Simulation of Quadrature OFDM Systems in Rician Fading Channels", Ulm - Germany, June 2011.
  • - RadioTecC –Transmit & Test Solutions Workshop, “Chaotic Communication for Wireless Sensing Applications ”, Berlin, Germany, October 2011.
  • - Keynote speech at 2nd Al-Noor International Conference for Science and Technology 2NICST2020, “Cognitive Radio: Trends and Applications”, Baku, Azerbaijan, August 2020.
  • - Virtual Symposium: How can Life-Long Scientific Research Become a Social Culture?, sponsored by Omran Indicator Corporation, “How to Make a Researcher”, Amman, Jordan, March 2021.
  • - Iraqi-DAAD Alumni Meeting: Combating Desertification and Drought in Iraq via Promoting Sustainable Entrepreneurship Startups, “Information Technology for Combating Desertification”, Erbil, Iraq, 26-28 March 2022.
Others
  • Intensive training course on “Developing the Skills of Electronic Teaching”, Al-Nahrain University Continuous Education Centre in Cooperation with American Corporation IREX, Baghdad, Iraq, 25 October-29 November 2020.
  • Training course on “Classification and Management of Scientific Journals”, Swedish Iraqi Studies Network, Baghdad, Iraq, 9-14 May 2020.
  • Training course on “Innovation Management and Leadership”, German-Iraqi Management Training Academy, Bonn, Germany, 9-13 July 2019.
  • Training course on “Intercultural and interdisciplinary challenges to be faced in project management”, International Alumni Conference of Bonn-Rhein-Sieg university of Applied Sciences, Bonn, Germany, 27-30 September 2015.
  • Training workshop on "Building Academic Research Capacity", International Institute of Education (IIE), Erbil, Iraq, 03-05 February 2014.
  • Training workshop on "Student and Faculty Evaluation and Assessment", International Institute of Education (IIE), Erbil, Iraq, 25-27 June 2013.
  • Training workshop on "Modern Teaching Methodology and Excellence in University Teaching", International Institute of Education (IIE), Erbil, Iraq, 28-30 January 2013.
  • Training workshop on "Standards of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education", International Institute of Education (IIE), Erbil, Iraq, 29-31 January 2012.
  • Training workshop on "Networks and Cooperation", Alumni portal Deutschland, Erbil, Iraq, 23-24 February 2010.
  • Training course on "Computer Skills”, Al-Mustansiryah University computer training centre, Baghdad, Iraq, 10 July-4 August 1999.
  • Training course on "Academic skills”, Al-Mustansiryah University centre for teaching and academic training Baghdad, Iraq, 10 July-10 August, 1999.
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