Jerew is a member of Iraqi Academy of Sciences, and a leading Iraqi scientist who has made original research contributions on varied topics in control system engineering, electronic and computer engineering, and informatics and computer software. He has occupied several top scientific and academic administrative positions, improving teaching, research, and higher education in Iraq. He is the author of 50 books and is a well known writer in the Iraqi and Omani media. He is a member of the Arab Science Academies, Syrian Academy of Arabic Language, Iraqi Engineering Society, and has won the state prize,several science medals, science merit in Iraq, and the Gdansk Technical University Medal of Poland. He was named by the Arab Thought Foundation as one of the Arab Pioneers in Electronic Engineering, 2005.