Master of Business Administration, McGill University, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 1995.
Hardware designer/systems architect Nortel Networks, Montreal, Canada, 1995—1996, senior systems engineer/technical advisor, 1996—2002. Assistant professor Dubai University College, United Arab Emirates, since 2002.
Member of Association Telecomm. Engineers and Scientists, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Married Thauraya Makni, June 26, 1995. Children: Sarah, Maryam.