Publications & Writings


I have presented and published papers and projects at prestigious and high ranking national and international conferences in Canada, USA, Europe, and Japan. I also scholarly collaborated with several outstanding national and international organizations and scholars.

Conference Proceedings, Presentations, and other publications:
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin and Alan F. Ali, “Beyond Structural Preservation: The case of restoring Sarai building as a museum”, in the 11th International Conference on the Inclusive Museum, Granada, Spain, September 6 – 9th, 2018.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “Interpretation and storytelling in Iraqi museums: Challenges and opportunities”, in the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) Annual Conference 2018 entitled “New Approaches to Studying the Middle East”, London, UK, June 25-28th, 2018.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin and Alan F. Ali, “Sustainable re-use and re-development of abandoned mine sites”, in the Environmental Pollution from Abandoned Mines symposium held in collaboration between Sulaimani Polytechnic University, IGME, and KISSR, Athens, Greece, June 25-26th, 2018.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “High Quality Research”, in the 3rd Symposium of Research and Publications, Erbil Polytechnic University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, May 10th, 2018.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “Uncovering the Iceberg of Erbil Citadel”, in the 2nd International Conference of Archaeology and Heritage of Hawler-Erbil, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, May 8-9th, 2018.
  • Alan F. Ali, Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, Jamal Kaka Bra, and Bakhtiar Sharif, “the effect of administrative and financial decisions on quality assurance in scientific research”, in the 8th International Arab Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Lebanese International University/Bekaa Campus, Lebanon, April 11-14th, 2018.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, Jeffrey E. Boyd, Richard M. Levy, and Tang G. Lee, “Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) for Storytelling in Museums and Historic Sites”, submitted to 2018 ACM Multimedia Conference (under review).
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin and Alan F. Ali, “Beyond structural preservation: The case of restoring Sarai building as a museum”, in the 11th International Conference on the Inclusive Museum, Granada, Spain, September 6-8th, 2018 (accepted).
  •  Alan F. Ali, Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, Jamal Kaka Bra, and Bakhtiar Sharif, “The effects of administrative and financial decisions on scientific research quality assurance”, in the 8th International Arab Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Lebanese International University, Bekaa, Lebanon, April 11-14th, 2018.
  •  Mariwan Jamal, Wanawsha Khasraw, Shaey Khabat, and Rozhen Kamal Mohammed-Amin, “Investigating and boosting walkability in Sulaimani’s mixed-use streets: Jamal Irfan street as a case study”, presented in the First International Conference on Engineering and Computing (ICEC2017), Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, August 22nd-24th, 2017 and published in special issue of Kurdistan Journal of Applied Research (KJAR), August 27th, 2017.
  •  Roger Matthews, Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, Seán Fobbe, Simone Mühl, and Karel Nováček, “Advancing Cultural Rights and the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Iraq”, a report submitted to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights(OHCHR), July 2017.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, Shokhan H. Ahmed, Simone Mühl, Roger Matthews, Seán Fobbe, and Kozad M. Ahmed, “The Impact of Fundamentalism and Extremism on the Cultural Rights of Women in Iraq”, a report submitted to the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, May 2017.
  •  Faris S. Hameed, Abdulbaki Al-Haidari, Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “Sustainable architectural preservation and threats on Nineveh province’s civilization memories”, in the fourth International Conference and Exhibits of Architectural Heritage Preservation, Dubai, UAE, February 14-16th, 2016.
  •  Rozhen Mohammed-Amin, "What Does Augmented Reality (AR) Have to Offer Living History Museums?" in proceedings of the 2014 Conference and Annual Meeting of Association for Living History Farm and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM), vol. XXXVII, 2015. 
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, "Augmenting Museum and Historic Site Spaces: Designing Augmented Reality (AR) Systems", in the 7th international conference on the Inclusive Museum, Los Angeles, USA, August 4-6th, 2014.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, Sebastian von Mammen, and Jeffrey E. Boyd (2013), ARCS Architectural Chameleon Skin, in proceedings of the 31st eCAADe Conference, Delft, The Netherlands, September 18-20th, 2013, pp. 467-475.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “When past, present, and future merge: Augmented Reality (AR) for exploring museums and heritage Sites”, in Carleton Heritage Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, March 16th, 2013.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, Richard Levy, and Jeffrey Boyd, “Mobile augmented reality for interpretation of archaeological sites”, in proceedings of the second international ACM workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage (PATCH 12), Nara, Japan, October 2012.
  •  Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “Augmented Reality applications in historic sites”, in the University of Calgary Graduate Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 5-7th, 2010.
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “People and Place for Building Sustainability”, in the University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 13-15th, 2009.


Feature Articles:

  • A Seminar by a Sulaimani Polytechnic University Research Center Coordinator led to an Erasmus plus funded joint international project with a UK university, Sulaimani Polytechnic University News, http://www.spu.edu.iq/ku/7571
  • The Sulaimani Polytechnic University Research Center Coordinator has been invited as an expert for an expert meeting and inter-sessional seminar on Cultural Rights and the Protection of Cultural Heritage at UN headquarter in Geneva, Sulaimani Polytechnic University News, http://www.spu.edu.iq/ku/6485
  • Sulaimani Polytechnic University faculty member's project was short-listed to compete in the final stage of an international grant, Sulaimani Polytechnic University News, http://spu.edu.iq/index.php/ku/knews/1014-2017-04-07-22-54-53
  • A Kurdish Architect completed her PhD in a Canadian University, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), issue 6778 on September 21st, 2015 (Kurdish Language). http://knwe.org/Direje.aspx?Jimare=34681&Cor=8&Besh=Araste
  • A Kurdish scholar received a scholarship in a Canadian university, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), issue 5940 on November 29th, 2012 (Kurdish Language).
  • A Kurdish scholar completed her Master’s degree in Canada, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), issue 5377 on January 12th, 2011 (Kurdish Language). http://www.knwe.org/Direje.aspx?Jimare=4923&Cor=8&Besh=Araste


Newspaper articles and short stories:
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “In the 26th anniversary of the uprising and the martyr of my dad, detective Kamal”, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), on March 15th, 2017 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “In the uprising anniversary: my dad detective Kamal”, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), on March 8th, 2016 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “To my dad in his anniversary”, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), on March 7th, 2014 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “Remembering Detective Kamal”, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), issue 5119 on March 7th, 2010 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “Restoring Erbil Citadel and its 8000 years history”, an interview in Cawder Newspaper, issue 212 on February 2nd, 2009 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen Mohammed-Amin, “In the memory of my Dad”, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper (a regional newspaper), issue 4520 on March 13th, 2008 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “Detective Kamal”, an article in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper issue 4213 on March 8th, 2007 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “My Daddy’s pen”, an article published in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper, issue 3615 on March 7th, 2005 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “History of Fear: a memorial museum in Al Sulaymaniyah city”, an interview in Kurdistany Nwe newspaper, issue 3451 on August 20th, 2004 (Kurdish Language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “A long Journey”, a short story published in Raya al-Horya newspaper, issue 29 on October 12th, 2002 (Arabic language).
  • Rozhen K. Mohammed-Amin, “The Hope of Future”, a short story published in Jiyani Azad newspaper, issue 45 on October 10th, 1998 (Kurdish Language).
  • Published a numerous articles in Hewal, Jamawar, and Kurdistany Nwe newspapers (Kurdish & Arabic languages) from 2000 to 2008.
  • Published a numerous short stories from 1994-2002 in Jiyani Azad newspaper.



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