Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology, U, Kentucky, 1991.
Agricultural specialist Ministry of Agriculture and Water, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1974-1995. Assistant professor King Faisal University, Hofuf Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia, 1995—2002, associate professor Saudi Arabia, since 2002.
Member of Arab Society for Plant Protection, Entomological Society of Canada, Entomological Society of America (member committee on international affairs 1997-1999).
Married Nada Abu Rassein, October 25, 2001.