Bachelor of Science with honors, University Cairo, 1963. Master of Science, University Arizona, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1974.
Senior lecturer, Al-Thagr Secondary Schools, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1963-1969;
assistant professor, King Fahd U. Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1974-1982;
associate professor, King Fahad U. Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, since 1982. Geophysical engineer Geophysical Svc. Internat, Dhahran, 1976.
Construction engineering Technology Superior vena cava syndrome Ltd., Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 1977-1982.
Member Society Exploration Geophysicists.
Married Lutfiyah M. Omar, July 7, 1969. Children: Lena, Maher, Ehab, Maha.