Bachelor of Science, Jordan University, 1976. Master of Science, Jordan University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1984.
Assistant professor Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1984-1989, associate professor Jordan, 1989-1993, professor Jordan, since 1993. Visiting professor Essen (Germany) University, 1991-1992. Chairman Chemistry Department The Hashemite University, Jordan.
Married Kholud Abu-Ain, July 6, 1980. Children: Fadi, Nader, Mahmoud, Nour, Ibrahim.