Academic Profile

Rawaz Kurda

ره‌وه‌ز محمد سلیم كورده‌

Erbil Technical Engineering College
Department of Highway & Bridges Engineering
[email protected]
General Specialization
Specific Specialization
Construction materials
Erbil, Iraq _ Lisbon, Portugal


  • Published more than 60 scientific articles (see my GS) in high impact factor international journals
  • Editors: Four Impact factor Journals and few Scopas/Clarivate journals
  • Ranked number 1 out of ~ 600 teachers at Erbil Polytechnic University for most cited researchers (12/6/2021).
  • Supervision: PhD students in the UK, Turkey and Portugal
  • Member of CERES Research unit
  • PhD in Civil Engineering (Construction Building Materials) at University of Lisbon (distinction - پلەى نایاب)


  • Materials science;
  • Environmental impact;
  • Life Cycle Assessment;
  • Geopolymer concrete;
  • Toxicity
  • Alkali-activated materials.
  • Supplementary cementitious materials;
  • Construction and demolition waste;
  • Sustainable concrete and mortar;
  • Costs (economy);
  • Multi criteria analysis;
  • Optimization.