Bachelor of Science, Zagazig University, 1983. Master of Science, Zagazig University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1992.
Research and teaching associate Zagazig University, 1983-1987. Teaching associate Royal Technology Institute, Al-Gassim, Saudi Arabia, 1987-1988. Assistant professor Kuwait University, 1993-1997, associate professor mechanical engineering, 1998—2004, professor mechanical engineering Kuwait, since 2004.
Visiting scholar Ohio State University, Columbus, 1988-1990, graduate research associate, 1990-1992, postdoctoral researcher, 1992-1993.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
Married Amal M. Abdelwahhab, September 11, 1990. Children: Sarah, Salma, Samar.