Prof. Dr. Ali Ismail Al-Juboury is a professor in the Geology Department, Mosul University, Iraq. He obtained his BSc in Geology and MSc in Sedimentology from Mosul University in 1980 and 1983, respectively, and his Ph.D. from Comenius University, Slovakia, in 1992. He has published 115 scientific papers (44 Clarivate and Scopus) in local and peer-reviewed journals in the fields of petroleum geology, sedimentology, geochemistry, and economic geology. He is a member of numerous international societies and serves on the editorial board of the Iraqi Geological Journal, International Sedimentology, Stratigraphy Journal of Oil and Gas Basins, and International Journal of Geophysics and Geochemistry. Dr. Al-Juboury has received several awards, including the Distinguished Scholars Award from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, Kuwait, in 2009, and the Science and Technology (Geology) Award from the Islamic States Organization in 2014.