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Dr Hewa Balisane

Quality Assurance

Contact Info

Faculty: Education

Department: General Science Department

Address: Faculty of Education, Soran University, Delezyan, Soran

Email: hewa.balisane@soran.edu.iq

Phone Number: 009647507979553


Academic title: Assistant Professor

Responsibility: Lecturer

General Expertise: Computer Science

Specific Expertise: Biometrics

Research Interests:

Biometrics, Telecommunications, Networking, Multimedia Technology and Information Security.



PhD                                                                        Manchester Metropolitan University                      (United Kingdom)

MSc                                                                       University of Salford                                                       (United Kingdom)

BSc                                                                         Manchester Metropolitan University                      (United Kingdom)


Assist. Prof. Dr. Hewa Balisane was the Dean of the Faculty of Education at Soran University, Kurdistan for five years. He received his BSc (Hons) degree from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK in 2005, Master’s degree from Salford University, UK in 2008, and Doctorate degree from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK in 2011. Prior to his position at Soran University, he was an Associate Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University.  His research interests lie in advanced information technology, multimedia technology, data telecommunications and networks, and biometrics.


Publications: (Books, researches)


“Human Gait Analysis Using Wearable Sensors”, Hewa Balisane, Waqar Ahmed, Peter         Twigg, Amazon, 2012, 156


Research papers

·         Hewa Balisane, Peter Twigg, Nicolas Bowring , Steve Sigurnjak. (2009) ‘Human Gait Analysis for Biometric Identification purpose, Proceedings of the Annual Research Student Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom, 14 September 2009. P.32


·         Hewa Balisane, Mohammad Derawi, Patrick Bours, Waqar Ahmed, and Peter Twigg. (2011) ‘Performance of gait recognition in children’s walking compared to adults’. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Security and Communication Networks, IWSCN 2011, Gjouvik, Norway, 20-23 May 2011.  pp.9-13


·         Hewa Balisane, Mohammad Derawi, Patrick Bours, Waqar Ahmed, and Peter Twigg. (2011) ‘Gait recognition in children under special circumstances’. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Security and Communication Networks, IWSCN 2011, Gjouvik, Norway, 20-23 May 2011. pp.89-93

·         Mohammad Derawi, Hewa Balisane, Patrick Bours, Waqar Ahmed, and Peter Twigg (2011) ‘Gait Recognition for Children over a Longer Period’. Paper presented at: International conference of the Special Interest Group on Biometrics. BIOSIG2011, Darmstadt, Germany, 8-9 September 2011. 


  • Nguyen QT, Balisane H, Naguib RNG, Santos GN, Vallar EA, Galvez MC, Shaker MH and Ton TN. ‘A GIS–Integrated Wireless Sensors Network Tool for Water Risk Monitoring – Case of Khanh Hoa Water Supply and Sewerage Company, Vietnam’. Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Humanoid, Nanotechnology, Information Technology, Communication and Control, Environment, and Management, Puerto Princesa, Philippines, 12-16 November 2014.


·         Hewa Balisane. (2015) ‘Investigation of Teachers’ Attitudes towards Computer Use in Primary Education in Kurdistan’. Journal of Education and Practice, 6 (14):37-49.



·         Anitha Chinnaswamy, Hewa Balisane, Quynh T. Nguyen, Raouf N.G. Naguib, Nigel Trodd, Ian Marshall, Norlaily Yaacob, Gil Nonato Santos, Edgar Vallar, Maria Cecilia Galvez, Mohyi Shaker, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Nghia T. Ton, (2015) ‘Data quality issues in the GIS modelling of air pollution and cardiovascular mortality in Bangalore’. International Journal of Information Quality, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 64 –81


·         Chinnaswamy, A.K., Galvez, M.C.D., Balisane, H., Nguyen, Q.T., Naguib, R.N.G., Trodd, N., Marshall, I.M., Yaacob, N., Santos, G.N.C., Vallar, E.A., Shaker, M., Wickramasinghe, N. and Ton, T.N. (2016) ‘Air pollution in Bangalore, India: an eight-year trend analysis’, Int. J. Environmental Technology and Management, Vol. 19, Nos. 3/4, pp.177–197.



Scientific Activities: (Conference, Workshop, Symposium..)