Bachelor of Science with honors in Engineering, Cairo University, 1966. Master of Science in Engineering, Duke University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Duke University, 1974.
Teaching instructor Cairo University, 1966-1968. Research assistant Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1969-1972. Civil engineer II Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 1972-1974.
Senior engineer Ontario Hydro, Toronto, 1974-1978. Assistant professor Kuwait University, 1978-1981, associate professor, 1981-1993, professor, since 1993. Consultant Ministry Public Works, Kuwait, 1980-1990, 2005-2006, Ministry of Justice, 1991-2005, Office Consultation and Career Development, Kuwait University, 1986-2005.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society Engineers (Egypt).
Married Seham Mohammed Darweesh Mostafa, August 20, 1979. Children: Hussam, Hisham, Dalya.