Bachelor of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 1974. Master of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Irvine, 1984.
Research assistant University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1979-1980. Teacher and research assistant University California, 1980-1983. Part-time lecturer California State University, Fullerton, 1984.
Assistant professor materials science King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1984-1988, associate professor Saudi Arabia, 1988-1995, professor Saudi Arabia, since 1995. Member Saudi Standards Organization, Riyadh, since 1994.
Member Egyptian Engineering Society, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.
Married Rasmia A. Salem, December 20, 1981. Children: Abdul-Rahman, Marwah, Noha, Eman, Alaa, Mohamed, Ahmed.