Mahmood A. Bakr Khayyat, PhD
Professor/Architecture Programme Director
Prof. Dr. Mahmood Ahmed Bakr Khayat is the director of UKH’s Architectural Engineering and sustainability programme. He is the Director of SU. TIU joint M.Sc. Arch. Board, and has he acted as head of Department of Architecture at Salahaddin University (2013 – 2018). Dr. Mahmood is the cofounder of post graduate M.Sc. programme in his department, and cofounder of Erbil Forum for sustainable development. He was the founder of Mahmood Khayat Architects (1990) and Arbil Engineering Company ( 2004) in Baghdad. He acted as a visiting Professor for limited periods at Local universities (of Sulaymaniyah, Duhok, Koya, Cihan, TIU, and the American University of Kurdistan). In 2019 he was awarded the title of IFPO associate researcher.
Dr. Khayat has published articles and acted as a speaker in several local and international conferences and events, examined and supervised PhD. And M.Sc. local students and co-supervised and examined one M.A. Student at Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus-Germany. His research concentrated on defining the vocabulary and grammars of the local Architecture language, this was adopted as a theme of design by making use of perception laws in re-calling the architectural vocabulary saved in the deep mental data storage to create an environment friendly architecture that can communicate with the audience.
- - PhD, Architecture University of Technology - Baghdad
- - MSc, Architecture University of Technology - Baghdad
- - BSc, Architecture University of Baghdad