Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1977. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1981.
Assistant research engineer Research Institute University Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 1983-1984. Senior consultant Special Systems Company, 1984-1985. Head computer unit and monitory unit Ministry of Planning, 1985-1987, director socio-economics information center, 1987-1990.
Director Jordan Information Bureau, Washington, 1990-1994. Ambassador to Israel, Embassy of Jordan, Tel Aviv, 1995-1996. Minister information Government of Jordan, Amman, 1996-1997.
Ambassador to United States of America, Embassy of Jordan, Washington, since 1997. Spokesman, Jordanian delegate Government of Jordan, 1991-1994.
Married Lynne F. Farraj, July 5, 1987. Children: Omar, Hana.