Doctor of Philosophy in Geology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 1990.
Researcher to assistant researcher National Research Center, Cairo, 1982—1990. Consultant National Glass Factory, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1990—1991, Al Drees Company, Riyadh, 1991—2002. Technical expert Saudi Geological Survey, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, since 2002.
Member of 6th Octobar Club (associate).
Married Fatma Anwar El-Hadedy, October 5, 1960. Children: Mohammad Gamal Abou-Elgheat, Eman Gamal Abou-Elgheat, Ahamad Gamal Abou-Elgheat.