Higher national diploma in chemistry, Royal Institute Chemistry, England, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Chemistry, University Wales, Swansea, 1972.
Postdoctoral research fellow, U. Swansea, 1972-1973;
lecturer biochemistry, U. Kuwait, 1973-1979;
associate professor, U. Kuwait, 1979-1987;
professor, U. Kuwait, since 1987;
head chemistry Department, University Kuwait, 1973-1979;
head biochemistry Department, University Kuwait, 1978-1981, 86-. Consultant on biochemistry and nutrition Kuwait Institute for Science Research, 1977-1980. Consultant on marine environmental and food security Kuwait Foundation for theAdvancement Sciences, since 1988.
Consultant Kuwait Environmental Protection Council, since 1990, executive member emergency environmental committee, 1991. Consultant on assessment and cleanup of oil lakes Kuwait Petroleum Company, 1992-1995. Consultant Public Authority for Assessment of Compensation, Kuwait, since 1992.
Member Kuwaiti Chemical Society (board directors, vice chairman since 1979), Kuwaiti Environmental Protection Society, Society Toxincology.
Married Khadeeja Hussein Shishter, May 5, 1977. Children: Shaikhah, Mohammad, Abdulla, Dalal, Yousif.