Bachelor of Science in Oil Technology, Royal School Mines, London, 1958. BSS Master of Science Geology, Imperial College of Science an Technology, London, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy Reservoir and Industry, Rice University, Houston, Iran, 1964.
Chief petroleum engineer, Iranian Oil Exploration, Gachsaran, Iran, 1960-1963; managing director, Case Technology Company, Tehran, 1965-1971; chairman, Tanab VA Seem Manufacturing Company, Tehran, 1973-1979; director, Enterprise International, Nice, France, 1980-1982; president, Terra Exploration, Englewood, Colorado, 1982-1986; president, Pars Investment, Englewood, since 1986.
Chairman committee oil, mine Tehran University, 1973-1975. Member committee study group Tehran City, 1972-1976. Member Rotary (Tehran).
Married Shahla Farhan, November 27, 1959. Children: Babak, Mazyar, Saam.