Bachelor of Science, King Saud U, Abah, 1985. Diploma, Essex University, United Kingdom, 1988. Master of Science, South Hampton University, United Kingdom, 1989.
Doctor of Philosophy, South Hampton University, United Kingdom, 1991.
Assistant professor King Saud University, Abha, Saudi Arabia, 1992—1999. Research fellow University Rochester, New York, 1999—2000. Associate professor King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia, 2000—2002, head physics department, since 2002, full professor, 2006.
Dean College of Computer Science and Engineering. Science advisory AKACST.
Founder Saudi Physical Society.
Children: Sumaya, Moad, Reem, Waleed.