Prof Khalil Sayidmarie received the B.Sc. degree in Electronic & Communication Engineering from Mosul University, Iraq, in 1976, and the Ph.D. Degree from Sheffield University, U.K. in 1981. Then he joined the College of Engineering at Mosul University in 1983 and was promoted to full Professor in 1992. He worked as head of the Electrical Engineering Department/ University of Mosul for 9 years. He was the Manager of the Engineering Consulting Bureau / University of Mosul for 5 years. He was the acting dean of the College of Electronic Engineering at Mosul University 2002- 2003. Sayidmarie worked as Prof. of communication engineering at the College of Engineering, University of Amman / Jordan from Oct 2006 to Sept 2009, where he was dean of the Faculty of Engineering for the academic year 2008-2009. Sayidmarie has been Prof. of communication engineering at the College of Electronic Engineering/ Ninevah University since 2002. He was the recipient of a 6-month research scholarship from the Australian Endeavour organization in 2007 and a 4-month Endeavour Executive Fellowship in 2018, both spent at the school of ITEE/ University of Queensland/ Australia. He was a visiting professor for one month in 2013 to Bradford University. He has received the Science Distinction Medal from the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education in 2013, and many other prizes. Sayidmarie research interests cover antennas, propagation, and microwaves, where he has published more than 119 papers in refereed journals and conferences. He has supervised 38 Ph.D. and M.Sc. theses.