Bachelor of Science, Sharif University, Tehran, Iran, 1979. Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology, 1995.
Vice managing director, NIRO, Tehran, 1981-1983; industrial, technical counsellor, Min. Industry, Tehran, 1983-1984; industrial counsellor, Embassy of Iran, Stockholm, 1985; researcher, Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, 1986-1994; researcher, SAQ, Stockholm, since 1988.
With Iranian Army, 1980-1981.
Son of; married Afsar Darabi, 1976. Children: Hoda, Mahdi.