Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Aligah Muslim University, India, 1979. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, King Fahad University Petrol./Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India, 2002.
Engineer Voltas Ltd., New Delhi, 1979-1980. Assistant executive engineer O.N.G.C., Bombay, 1980-1981. Research assistant King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, 1981-1984.
General field engineer Schlumberger, various locations, 1984-1991. Consultant engineer Prime International, New Delhi, 1991-1992. Deputy chief engineer, consultant mechanical engineering Kuwait University, Safat, since 1992.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Petroleum Engineers, International Institute of Acoustics & Vibration, Kuwait Society Engineers.
Married Tabassum Iftikhar, July 2, 1964. Children: Hibah Najeeb, Imad, Manal Najeeb.