01 Mar Who is Dr. Hemn Latif?
Hemin holds a BSc in Civil Engineering, a BSc in Computing and Statistics, a Graduate Diploma in Computing and Informatics, and a Ph.D. in Interaction Design and Robotics. He is an Assistant Professor of Information Technology at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), the Founding Director of the Center for Informatics and Data Analytics (CIDA), and the co-founder of TeraTarget for Digital Intelligence and IT Innovations.
In addition to his formal duties, he has supervised numerous student projects and teams, including winning projects of the City Award of Sulaimani, the winning project of the national competition of Microsoft ImagineCup in 2012, and featured projects on multiple TV programs.
Hemin believes that programming and poetry are born out of a very similar process. Therefore, he also has some interest in Kurdish poetry, published poetry booklets, conducted live poetry readings in Kurdish and English, and composed many lyrics for well-known Kurdish songs.