The roles of the Dean of Research Center are:
1- Oversight of Duhok Polytechnic University’s research strategy.
2- Initiate research activities that contribute to; new discoveries, scientific and technical breakthroughs, innovation, institutional reputation.
3- Coordinate and promote the University’s research.
4- Represent Duhok Polytechnic University to external R&D funding agencies in Iraq as well as abroad.
5- Responsible for initiating partnerships and collaborations with industry via research, knowledge transfer, and internships. In addition, managing and following up with the implementation of international programs and agreements.
6- Promote international collaboration in research and engage in strategic alliances and networking with other world-wide universities.
7- Managerial responsibility of IT directorate of the University.
8- Managerial responsibility of skills development directorate. Responsible for skills development of the academic staff members of the DPU.
9- Managerial responsibility for the University’s English Language programs.
10- Promote interdisciplinary research collaboration with the interaction of the University’s deans.
11- Establish, Maintain, and oversee programs and research’s laboratories and centers.
12- Assist colleges to deliver the Strategic Plan s targets in order to obtain an improvement in the quality and quantity of the University s research which leads to increasing the University’s research grant income.