Ali Ismail Al-Juboury is a professor in the Geology Department, University of Mosul, Iraq. He obtained his BSc in Geology and MSc in Sedimentology in 1980 and 1983, respectively, and his PhD from Comenius University, Slovakia, in 1992. He has published more thah 100 papers in local and peer-reviewed journals in the fields of mineralogy, petroleum geology, sedimentology, and geochemistry. He is a member of numerous international societies and serves on the editorial board of the Iraqi Geological Journal and International Sedimentology and Stratigraphy Journal of Oil and Gas Basins, Azerbaijan, and International Journal of Geophysics and Geochemistry (American Association of Science and Technology). He has received several awards, such as 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 in 2014.