Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Nottingham, England, 1980. Master in Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bradford, England, 1994.
Deputy dean research University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, 2004—2009, deputy director RMC, since 2009. Director Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Engineering and Architecture Consultant, Bangi, since 2007.
Engineering program accreditator Board Engineers Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, since 1998. Master: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Malaysia Section (section chair 2005-2007). Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (chapter chair 2000-2003), Institution Engineers Malaysia (member board examiners 2004-2008), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society (Asia pacific region chapter rep since 2005).
Married Harison Ali, March 7, 1981. Children: Farzaana Norman, Harith Norman, Najwaa Norman;children: Muhammad Zaki Norman, Ibrahim Norman, Daleela Norman.