Bachelor of Science, Yarmouk University, Irbid, 1983. Master of Science, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, 1988. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1994.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1994.
District projects manager Ministry of Education, Irbid, 1985-1989. From research-teaching assistant to assistant professor civil engineering Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1989-1999, associate professor civil engineering, since 1999, professor civil engineering, since 2006. Advisor to Minister of Higher Education and Research, Jordan, since 2004.
Dean student affairs Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2000. Board directors Jordanian University Sports Federation, 2000. Consultant Ministry of Education, Jordan, 1985-1988.
Member evaluation and planning committee Royal Jordanian Geography Center, 1995. Consultant for authoring computer books for high schools, Jordan, 1995.
Active Jordanian Olympic Committee, 2000. With Jordanian Army, 1983-1985. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Indian Road Congress, American Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Jordanian Professional Engineering Society, Society for Prevention of Road Accidents Jordan.
Married Hekmat Hamzeh Obaidat, July 23, 1988. Children: Bahá, Deyá, Ahmed, Abdullah.