Azam studied at Tabriz University in Iran. In 1974 Azam received a degree of the Master of Science. From 1978 to 1987 he was a student of the Nancy University in Nancy, France. He became a Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Science.
Since 1989 Azam works as a Professor of the University of Haute Alsace in Mulhouse, France.
Azam married to Hamid Aleboyeh on September 3, 1974. Children: Peyman Aleboyeh, Sahand Aleboyeh, Sanam Aleboyeh.