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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rezan Omer Rasheed


Rezan Omer Rasheed is an Assistant Professor of Ecology and Pollution in Biology Department at University of Sulaimani.

She got BSc in Biology-Microbiology, Collage of Science, University of Salahaddin, (1992). MSc in Ecology (Limnology), Collage of Science, University of Salahaddin, (1995), and Ph.D. in Ecology & Pollution, College of Science, Univ. of Sulaimani, (2008). She has been working as a lecturer ever-since.


1- An Ecological study of some characteristics of water column in Derbendikhan reservoir, (2010).  Marsh Bulletin,5(2),153-169. Basrah University. ISSN 1816-9848

2- Ecological study of some Karez water within Sulaimani city- Kurdistan region_ Iraq. Journal of Applied Hydrology. Andhra Univ. Visakhapatnam -530 003, Vol. XXIII, No.3&4 in 2010, India, ISSN0971-670X.

3-Seasonal Variation in Fat percentage and Water content of Muscle Tissue of some fishes endemic to Derbendikhan Reservoir, Journal of Babylon University. vol.19, No.2, 2011.ISSN:1992-0652.

4-Ecophysiological effects of Ichtheotoxic (Verbascum sp.) on some local fish in Sulaimani City- Iraq.     Journal of Babylon University. vol.19, No.2, 2011.ISSN:1992-0652.

5-Length -Weight relationships of (9) fish species from Derbendikhan Reservoir- Kurdistan region, Iraq. Journal of Babylon University. vol.20, No.5, 2012.ISSN:1992-0652.

6- Assessment of some heavy metals in muscle tissue of Silurus triostegus from Derbendikhan reservoir Kurdistan region –Iraq. Journal of al-Rafidain Sciences , Univ. of Mosul, Raf. J. Sci., Vol. 23, No.1 pp 11-18, 2012. Pub. College of Science, Mosul University, Iraq ISSN 1608-9391


7- Seasonal Variations of Some Heavy Metals in Suspended Particulate Matter and Physiochemical Properties of Derbendikhan Reservoir, Kurdistan region-Iraq. 12th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geo Conference & EXPO SGEM2012, Modern Management of Mine Producing, Geology and Environmental Protection Vol.III,2012.

8- Evaluation of Some Heavy Metals in well water within Sulaimani City,

Kurdistan Region- Iraq, 2013, Marsh Bulletin,8(2), 131-147. Basrah University. ISSN 1816-9848.


9-Evaluation of some heavy metals from water and soil of Bazian Oil Refinery within Sulaimani Governorate, IKR, 2016, Marsh Bulletin,11(1), 11-25. Basrah University. ISSN 1816-9848


10- Effects of Nickel and Cadmium Contaminated Fish Meat on Chromosomal Aberrations and Sperm Morphology of Swiss Albino Mice. 2016, ZJPAS 28 (1); 36-42. ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences The official scientific journal of Salahaddin University-Erbil


11-Heavy metals in water, fishes and sediments in Derbendikhan reservoir, Kurdistan Region -Iraq.2017,

ZJPAS 29 (3); 19-27 Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences The official scientific journal of Salahaddin University-Erbil

12-Impact assessment of wastewater and planning for a treatment

plant within Sulaimani City, Iraq, Arab J Geosci (2017) 10: 507

13-Impact of Bazian Cement Factory On Air, Water, Soil, And

Some Green Plants in Sulaimani City-Iraq, Iraqi Journal of Agricultural Sciences –1027:49(3):354-366

Books & Articles:

1- Translation of (Bird Book for Children) to Kurdish language in 2007.

2- Preparing a book on Standardize methods of field work, sample preparation/preservation, handling, transporting, storage, and testing methods for aquatic analyses.

3- Miscellaneous articles: a file on (Ozone Depletion) was published In Journal of Biology, in addition to many articles in public magazines.

4- Published an article about Plastic, environmental and health problems in 16th of April 2013 in special issue of named as ((Shanzay Chwar)) environmental journal No.8, 2013.

5- An article titled Light Pollution, another risk of Environment was published in Kurdistany New Magazine in 5th of March 2014.

6- Published an article about effects of Light on human health and environment in:   in 22nd of April 2015-11

7- A Course book of Algae (Under Publication).

Supervising Diploma, MSc. and Ph.D. students:

1- Diploma student at University of Sulaimani, College of Science.

2- MSc Student at University of Sulaimani, College of Science.

3- MSc Student at University of Duhok, College of Engineering Planning.

4- Co supervisor for an MSc. Student at Tahran Univ.

5- Supervised a Ph.D. student at Tkreet Univ.

6-Supervising a Ph.D. student by a Split site programme with Asfahan Univ. of tech.

Rezan Omer Rasheed Official Website