Bachelor of Science, Faculty of Science, KAAU, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1978. Master of Science, Manchester (United Kingdom) University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Manchester (United Kingdom) University, 1987.
Demonstrator Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, 1978-1981, assistant professor, 1982-1996, deputy dean faculty earth science, 1990-1991, deputy supervisor academy affairs, 1995-1996, director university sponsored scientific research department, 1995-1999, associate professor faculty earth science, since 1996, deputy supervisor general scientific research council, 1999-2001, supervisor general, since 2000. Counsellor KAAU Cultural Committee, Jeddah, 1989, member delegation to Oman, 1989. Scientific advisor Faqueeh Research Center, 1998.
Head public relations committee 1st Saudi Earth Sciences Conferences, 1988. Member Supreme Committee for Total Quality, since 2001, University Curriculum Reform Committee, since 2001. Supervisor various workshops K.A.A. University, since 2003.
Deputy director Hayaãt Al-Ighathal Al-Islamiyah, 1988-1996, consultant, Rabitat Al-Aalam Al-islamy, 1988-1991, Gam'ayyat Iqrraa' Al-Khayriyyah, 1990-1991.