Dr. Hemin Koyi
Dr. hemin koyi Professor Department Chair Earth Sciences

Contact Information
Hemin.Koyi@ku.ac.ae 5059


·       PhD. in Structural Geology and Geodynamics, Institute of Geology, Uppsala University, Sweden. 1989.

·       Research Fellow, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA, 1991-1993.

·       Habilitation (Docent-Associate Professor) at the Institute of Geology, Uppsala University, Sweden. September 30, 1994.

·       Promotion to Professor in Tectonics and Geodynamics, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2003.

  • - PhD at Uppsala University, Sweden

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers

Research Interests
  • Tectonics and Geodynamics

Research Projects

Salt Tectonics

- Triggering mechanisms of salt structure

- Salt diapirs as repositories for waste disposal and storage sites.

Thrust tectonics

- Quantifying penetrative strain in orogens

- Superimposed deformation in converging tectonic regimes