Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles, 1964; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles, 1969.
Project engineer, Leach Corporation, Los Angeles, 1968-1972; senior engineer, Ampex Corporation, Los Angeles, 1972-1974; senior engineering consultant, Digital Resources, Houston, 1974-1978; director Syrian operations, Digital Resources, Houston, 1978-1984; engineering manager, Fluor Daniel, Irvine, California, 1985-1994; project director, Alafandi Establishment, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, since 1995. System engineer Card Key Sys. Inc., Burbank, California, 1964-1968.
Member Arab Student Association, 1964-1967, Muslim Student Association, Los Angeles, 1968-1978, West Coast representative, 1971. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Married Rosemary Irene Guidry, September 1962. Children: Zaid, Sharifa, Almahdi, Asma, Ibrahim.