Bachelor of Science, Kuwait University, 1973. Master of Science, University College London, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University College London, 1980.
Demonstrator, Kuwait U., 1973-1974; assistant professor, Kuwait U., 1980-1987; associate professor, Kuwait U., 1988-1997; professor, Kuwait U., since 1997; member of national commission on desertification, Kuwait U., since 1997; member water resources program committee, Kuwait U., 1994; acting head geology department, Kuwait U., 1985, 86, 89; acting head geology department, Kuwait U., 1991; head geology department, Kuwait U., since 1998; convenor budget committee, Kuwait U., 1982-1983, 96; member music committee, Kuwait U., 1992-1993; member safety committee, Kuwait U., 1986-1987; member annual report committee, Kuwait U., 1996-1998. Project coordinator Kuwait Institute for Science Research, 1992-1997, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, 1992-1996, Ministry of Electricity and Water, 1993-1994, Ministry of Education, 1994-1997, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, 1988, among others. Participant numerous geological conferences, seminars, and symposiums.
Member Geological Society, Groundwater Well Association, International Association Desalination, Society Science and Technology of Water.
Married Taleb Ghloom Ghadanfari, July 7, 1980. Children: Ahmad, Fatma, Hashim, Tasneem, Dalal.