Bachelor of Science, Panjab University, Lahore, Pakistan, 1967. Master of Science, Panjab University, Lahore, Pakistan, 1969. Master of Philosophy, University Islamabad, 1970. Master of Science, Concordia University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Concordia University, 1981.
Research chemist SNC Group, Inc., Montreal, 1980-1982. Post doctoral fellow University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1983-1985. Senior research chemist Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Coventry, Rhode Island, 1985-1995. Nuclear magnetic resonance specialist Saudi Aramco, Dharan, Saudi Arabia, since 1995.
Canada representative Muslim Students Association, Indianapolis, 1975. Treasurer, secretary Masjid Al-Islam Islamic Center, Providence, Rhode Island, 1990-1995. Member American Chemical Society.
Married Ummaysalma Fazalilahi, October 27, 1973. Children: Asmaa, Hamzah, Haashir.