Academic Profile

Dr. Salah I. Yahya

Professor of Microwave and 
Communication Engineering
salah.ismaeel@koyauniversity.org
Koya - Kurdistan - Iraq
(+964) - 7711685068


Outline Biography
Salah is a Professor of Microwave and Communication Engineering in the Department of Software Engineering, where he has joined the work at Koya University since 2010. Before that he was an Associate Professor at The Academy of Graduate Studies, Tripoli, Libya, where he was a lecturer in Biomedical Engineering department (2008-2010).
He gained a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Al-Mustansiriya University in 1990, M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Baghdad University in 1995, and Ph.D. degree in Microwave and Communication Engineering from the Academy of Graduate Studies, Tripoli, in 2009.
He started his academic teaching in 1995 when he joined the work at the Higher Institute of Electronics, Ben-Walid, Libya, as an Assistant Lecturer in the department of Radar and Microwave engineering. In 2004 he joined the Ministry of Communication, Baghdad, as Chief Information Officer, then as the Iraqi MoC representative at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva,  till 2006 where he joined again the work with the Higher Institute of Electronics, Ben-Walid, Libya.
Dr. Salah participated more than seven meetings of the development sector of the ITU, Geneva. He participated two training courses and got certificates in Quality, Project, and Change Management by UNESCO and NANA Pcific, in 2013 and 2005, respectively.
Since 2011, he is heading the School of Computing in the Faculty of Engineering at Koya University.
Recently, Dr. Salah is heading the Quality Assurance Directorate at Koya University.
He is a member of the IEEE-USA, AMTA-USA, SDIWC-Hong Kong, and IAENG.

Research Interests
Salah's research interest includes the following fields;
1. Antenna design for mobile phones.
2. Numerical Dosimetry.
2. Hazard mitigation of mobile phone antenna radiation.
3. Microwave measurement.
4. Electromagnetic compatibility.
5. Open source technology.