Ali Ismail Al-Juboury is a professor of mineralogy and petrology of sedimentary rocks at Geology Department of Mosul University, Iraq. He graduated from Mosul University in 1980 and pursued his M.Sc. study at Mosul University in 1983. He was awarded a scholarship for his Ph.D. which he obtained from Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia in 1992. Al-Juboury has more than 85 published papers in local and international peer-referred journals in the fields of sedimentology, geochemistry, mineralogy and economic geology. He supervised on 17 Master and Doctorate thesis. Professor Al-Juboury is a member of several international geological associations and in the editorial board of the Iraqi Geological Journal, international Sedimentology and stratigraphy Journal of Oil and Gas Basins, Azerbaijan and the International Journal of Geophysics and Geochemistry (American Association of Science and Technology) and the Jordan Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences. He is the Editor of three books published by InTech Publishing House. Prof. Al-Juboury has also received several awards, among which are the Distinguished Scholars Award, Kuwait, 2009, and the Islamic States Science and Technology Award (Morocco) 2014.