Academic Staff

                                        Dr. Wa'el Abdul-Bari Hussien
Dr. Wa'el Abdul-Bari Hussien Head of Water Resources Engineering Department
Lecturer
Water Resources
    • Doctor of philosophy in Water Supply Management Engineering, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK, 2017.
    • Master of Science in Water Resources Engineering, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq, 2006.
    • Bachelor of Science in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, University of Duhok, Dohuk, Iraq, 2000.

  • Publications (Journals)

    1. Hussien, W.A., Memon, F.A. and Savic, D.A., 2016. Assessing and modelling the influence of household characteristics on per capita water consumption. Water Resources Management, 30(9), pp.2931-2955.
    2. Sadr, S.M., Memon, F.A., Jain, A., Gulati, S., Duncan, A.P., Hussein, W.A., Savić, D.A. and Butler, D., 2016. An Analysis of Domestic Water Consumption in Jaipur, India.
    3. Hussien, W.A., Memon, F.A. and Savic, D.A., 2017. An integrated model to evaluate water-energy-food nexus at a household scale. Environmental Modelling & Software, 93, pp.366-380.
    4. Hussien, W.A., Memon, F.A. and Savic, D.A., 2017. A risk-based assessment of the household water-energy-food nexus under the impact of seasonal variability. Journal of Cleaner Production. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.094.

    Publications (Conferences)

    1. Sadr, S.M., Memon, F.A., Duncan, A.P., Jain, A., Gulati, S., Hussien, W.A., Savić, D.A. and Butler, D., An Investigation into Domestic Water Consumption and Water Use Habits in Indian Urban Areas. Water Efficiency Conference, 2015.
    2. Hussien, W.A., Memon, F.A. and Savic, D.A., Assessing and modelling the influence of household characteristics on per capita water consumption. Water Efficiency Conference, 2015.

    Theses

    1. Hussien, W.A., 2017. Multi-Scale Investigation of Water-Energy-Food Nexus. PhD. thesis, University of Exeter.
    2. Hussien, W.A., 2006. Reliability of Iraqi Reservoirs. M.Sc. thesis, University of Babylon.


  • Water-Energy-Food Nexus, Household water consumption, Water saving strategies, Water demand modelling.

  • Teaching Experience

    Date (from – to)

    Sep 2017 – Now

    Position

    Head of Water Resources Engineering Dep./Lecturer

    Name of employer

    Water Resources Engineering Department / College of engineering / University of Duhok.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    ·        Preparing up-to-date lectures in Analysis of Water Resources Systems, and Water Resources Economy and Management.

    ·        Teaching fourth stage students and provide them effective instructions during the lecture or office hours and also by sending Emails.

    ·        Evaluate reports, exams and assignments of undergraduate and post-graduate students.

    ·        Assess graduation projects of Water Resources Engineering Department students.

    ·        Review Duhok University Journals and give suggestions to improve it.

    ·        Conduct research in Water Resources Engineering and publish an article in a high impact factor journal (Cleaner Production: 5.651.

    ·        Attending local seminars and presentations for college staff and students.

    ·        Participate as a presenter in a workshop (Non-Revenue Water Management) for local directorates engineers.

     

     

    Date (from – to)

    Apr 2013 – Jul 2017

    Position

    Assistant lecturer (PhD student)

    Name of employer

    College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    Main activities and responsibilities

    ·        Teaching undergraduate students various modules, such as Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Statistics and AutoCAD software.

    ·        Evaluate reports, exams and assignments for under-graduate students.

    ·        Provide students effective instructions during the lecture or office hours and also by sending E-mails.

    ·        Conduct a detailed survey in over 400 households in Duhok city for winter and summer season. The aim of this surveys was to investigate the impact of household characteristics and seasonal variation on per capita water-energy-food consumption.

    ·        Investigate the impact of using various water conversation strategies on water and energy demand.

    ·        Develop a regression models to estimate per capita water-energy-food consumption as a function of various factors.

    ·        Participate in some conferences and workshops.

     

     

    Date (from – to)

    Oct 2006 – Jul 2012

    Position

    Assistant lecturer

    Name of employer

    Water Resources Engineering Department / College of Engineering / University of Duhok.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    ·        Heading the quality assurance of Water Resources Engineering Department. The aim was for applying new methods of teaching through the new instructions of how to modernize the teaching methods, prepare a course book for the students, and taking into account the student's feedback and evaluation.

    ·        Prepare lectures and teach various modules (e.g., Engineering Hydrology, Water Resources Planning, Water Resources Economy and Management, Fluid Mechanic, Design of Hydraulic Structures, Engineering Statistics).

    ·        Member in the examination committee for four years.

    ·        Evaluate students' progress and marking their reports, exams, assignments, etc.

    ·        Supervise students graduation projects.

    ·        Install and assemble the instruments and equipment of the new Fluid Mechanic laboratory.

    Teaching Experience

    Date (from – to)

    Sep 2017 – Now

    Position

    Head of Water Resources Engineering Dep./Lecturer

    Name of employer

    Water Resources Engineering Department / College of engineering / University of Duhok.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    ·        Preparing up-to-date lectures in Analysis of Water Resources Systems, and Water Resources Economy and Management.

    ·        Teaching fourth stage students and provide them effective instructions during the lecture or office hours and also by sending Emails.

    ·        Evaluate reports, exams and assignments of undergraduate and post-graduate students.

    ·        Assess graduation projects of Water Resources Engineering Department students.

    ·        Review Duhok University Journals and give suggestions to improve it.

    ·        Conduct research in Water Resources Engineering and publish an article in a high impact factor journal (Cleaner Production: 5.651.

    ·        Attending local seminars and presentations for college staff and students.

    ·        Participate as a presenter in a workshop (Non-Revenue Water Management) for local directorates engineers.

     

     

    Date (from – to)

    Apr 2013 – Jul 2017

    Position

    Assistant lecturer (PhD student)

    Name of employer

    College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

    Main activities and responsibilities

    ·        Teaching undergraduate students various modules, such as Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Statistics and AutoCAD software.

    ·        Evaluate reports, exams and assignments for under-graduate students.

    ·        Provide students effective instructions during the lecture or office hours and also by sending E-mails.

    ·        Conduct a detailed survey in over 400 households in Duhok city for winter and summer season. The aim of this surveys was to investigate the impact of household characteristics and seasonal variation on per capita water-energy-food consumption.

    ·        Investigate the impact of using various water conversation strategies on water and energy demand.

    ·        Develop a regression models to estimate per capita water-energy-food consumption as a function of various factors.

    ·        Participate in some conferences and workshops.

     

     

    Date (from – to)

    Oct 2006 – Jul 2012

    Position

    Assistant lecturer

    Name of employer

    Water Resources Engineering Department / College of Engineering / University of Duhok.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    ·        Heading the quality assurance of Water Resources Engineering Department. The aim was for applying new methods of teaching through the new instructions of how to modernize the teaching methods, prepare a course book for the students, and taking into account the student's feedback and evaluation.

    ·        Prepare lectures and teach various modules (e.g., Engineering Hydrology, Water Resources Planning, Water Resources Economy and Management, Fluid Mechanic, Design of Hydraulic Structures, Engineering Statistics).

    ·        Member in the examination committee for four years.

    ·        Evaluate students' progress and marking their reports, exams, assignments, etc.

    ·        Supervise students graduation projects.

    ·        Install and assemble the instruments and equipment of the new Fluid Mechanic laboratory.

  • Training and Short Courses

    • Energy, sustainability and resource efficiency. Birmingham, UK May 2017
    • The Water – Energy – Food nexus: Balancing our (in) securities. Reading, UK May 2017
    • Learning and teaching in higher education Exeter, UK Jan 2014

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