Dina K. Kuttah received her B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from Al-Nahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq, in 1997, 2000 and 2004, respectively. In 1997, she was awarded the first national prize as outstanding student in civil engineering science in Iraq. From 2000 to 2008, she served as assistant lecturer and then lecturer at the same university.

In 2008 she immigrated to Sweden with her family and started serving as an external lecturer at Uppsala university, department of Earth Sciences beside learning Swedish.

From 2011, she joined the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), where she is currently a senior researcher in pavement technology. Dina has led several research projects exploring the use of developed techniques in road construction materials testing and has been principal researcher of her research team in European projects related to road and transport engineering.

Dina has published one book and over 60 articles and reports in geotechnical and pavement engineering fields, and she has also organized series of workshops toward a more knowledge exchange between Sweden and Japan in pavement engineering technology.