Doctor of Philosophy, University Putra Malaysia, 2002.
Associate professor International Islamic University Malaysia, since 2004.
Member of Sudanese Agricultural Engineers Union, African Oil Chemists' Society, Sudanese Chemical Society, Malaysian Oil Scientists' & Technologists' Association, American Oil Chemists' Society (award).
Married Sabah Mirghani Osman Mohamed. Children: Sarrah Mohamed Elwathig, Faizah Mohamed Elwathig, Douaa Mohamed Elwathig, Abrar Mohamed Elwathig.