Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Bangladesh University Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, 1977. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, King Fahad University Petroleum, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1988.
Teaching assistant, King Fahad U. Petroleum and Minerals, 1978-1980; lecturer in chemistry, King Fahad U. Petroleum and Minerals, 1980-1982; researcher, teacher Research Institute, King Fahad U. Petroleum and Minerals, since 1988; teaching assistant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1986-1988. Consultant King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Presenter in field.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (manager metallocene research program).
Married Salwa Akhtar Aminah. Children: Abdur Rahman, Fatimah.