Bachelor of Science in Agricultural, Kansas State University, 1961. Master of Science, Kansas State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science, University Missouri, 1978.
Production manager Lebanese Foremost Dairies, Beirut, 1963—1964. Agricultural development officer Ministry of Agricultural, Aden, 1965—1968. Lecturer University Libya, Tripoli, 1968—1972.
Associate professor King Faisal University, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia, since 1978.
Member of Saudi Biological Society, International Association Milk, Food & Environmental Sanitarians, Institute Food Technologists, Sigma Xi (associate).
Married Zuhrieh Amin Shana'a, July 14, 1968. Children: Safa, Yara, Suha, Summar.