Faroojan Khajeek Sisak Siakian
Faroojan K. Siakian graduated from University of Baghdad in 1969 with a BSc degree in Geology, his M.Sc. in Engineering Geological Mapping is from I.T.C., the Netherlands in 1982. He joined the Iraq Geological Survey (GEOSURV, Iraq) in 1971 and was nominated as Expert in 2005, he was the Director of Geology Department from May 2004 until October 2012.
He has 127 documented reports in GEOSURV’s library and has 194 published articles on various geological aspects in different geological journals. He was the Deputy Vice President of the Middle East Sub-Commission of CGMW (Committee of Geological Map of the World), Paris, from February 2010 until August 2012, retiring on 10 October 2012.
His major fields of interest are geological mapping, stratigraphy of the Iraqi territory, site investigation, mineral investigation and exploration, and geological hazards assessment and mitigation.
- - MSc Engineering Geology
- - BSc
|Sissakian, V.K., Abdul Ahad, A.D., Al-Ansari, N. and Knutson, S., 2017. The Geology of Wadi Hauran, the largest valley in Iraq. Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2017, p. 103 – 132 ISSN: 1792-9040 (print version), 1792-9660 (online) Scienpress Ltd, 2017|
|Adamo, N., Al-Ansari, N., Knutsoon, S. and Sissakian, V., 2017. Risk Management, Concept in Dam Safety Evaluation. Mosul Dam as a Case Study. Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 11, No. 7, p. 635 – 625. ltu.diva-portal.org/smash/latest.jsf.|
|Adamao, N., Al-Ansari, N., Laue, J. and Sissakian, V., 2017. Mosul Dam a Catastrophe Yet Unfold. Engineering, Vol. 9, p. 263 – 274. ScientificResearch Publishing. ISSN Online: 1947- 394NX, ISSN Print: 1947- 3931. http:// www.scrip.org/ journal/eng.|
|Al-Ansari, N., Adamao, Sissakian, V., Knutsoon, S. and Laue, J., 2017. Is Mosul Dam the Most Dangerous Dam in the World?. Review of Previous Work and Possible Solutions. Engineering, Vol. 9, No.10, p. 801 – 823. ltu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1145915/FULLTEXT01.pdf|
|Sissakian, V.K., Shehab, A.T., Al-Ansari, N. and Knutson, S., 2017. New Tectonic Findings and its Implication on Locating Oil Fields in Parts of Gulf Region. Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2017, p. 51 – 75. ISSN: 1792-9040 (print version), 1792-9660 (online) Scienpress Ltd, 2017.|
- - Geological mapping,
- - Stratigraphy of the Iraqi territory,
- - Site investigation and selection,
- - Mineral Exploration,
- - Geological hazards, recognition, and mitigation, and
- - Reviewing and editing geological articles.