Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1980. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Michigan, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1987.
Teaching assistant, King Abdulaziz U., Jeddah, 1980-1981; assistant professor сivil engineering department, King Abdulaziz U., Jeddah, since 1987; graduate student, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1981-1984; graduate student, graduate research and teaching assistant, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1984-1987. Consultant for environmental and natural resources, Ministry of Planning, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since 1992.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers, International Association Impact Assessment, American Water Works Association, American Water Resources Association.
Married Elham Abdullah Ziwawy, 1980.