Bachelor of Science, Kashmir University, 1977. Master of Science, Lucknow University, 1979. Master of Philosophy, Aligarh University, 1984.
Doctor of Philosophy, Aligarh University, 1988.
Senior research fellow Aligarh University, 1985-1987. Assistant professor Kashmir Agriculture University, 1987-1989. Research associate Boston University, 1989-1992.
Scientist Fibromed, Inc., Boston, 1992-1993. Senior scientist Geo-Centers, Inc., Natick, Massachusetts, since 1993. Biotechnology consultant Technology Transfer Consultant, Boston, since 1992.
Founder, director American Institute for Promotion of Science in the Third World, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1992. Founder Kashmir Educational Foundation, 1989. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Son of Abdul Aziz and Zeba Begum (Bhat) S. Married Patricia Lynn Slechta, January 4, 1992.