Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with 1st class honors, University Leeds, England, 1978. Master of Science in Structural Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering, University California, Berkeley, 1983.
Teaching assistant, U. Jordan, Amman, 1978-1979; professor, U. Jordan, Amman, since 1983; chairman сivil engineering Department, University Jordan, Amman, 1990-1992; instructor, University of California, Berkeley, 1982-1983; consultant, Engineering Consortium, Amman, 1987-1993; partner, Consolidated Cons., Amman, since 1993. Freelance computer programmer, structural engineering consultant, Jordan, 1988-1992. Junior structural engineer Arabi Engineering Office, Kuwait, 1978.
Member Jordan National Code, 1985-1992. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Jordan Association Engineers.
Married Raya Mahmud Samra, August 16, 1982. Children; Lulwa, Said.