Bachelor of Science, Mustansiriya University, Baghdad, 1968; Postgrad. diploma, Southampton University, United Kingdom, 1974; M.Philosophy, Sussex University, Brighton, United Kingdom, 1978; Certified engineer.
Assistant professor Baghdad University and Mustansiriya University, Baghdad, 1984-1991; senior researcher Iraqi Atomic Energy Commission, 1984-1987, director computer center, 1983-1987, director information center, 1987-1989; director computer center Military Research and Development Council, 1989-1991; consultant Optical Disc Techs. Company, Lund, Sweden, 1993-1996; senior scientist Obducat Company, Malmoe, Sweden, 1996—2000; deputy minister Ministry Higher Education & Sci. Research, Kurdistan, Iraq, 2004—2006, science advisor Iraq, 2007; scintist, intellectual property senior manager Obducat Tech. Company, Malmoe, Sweden, since 2008; Contributor International Standards Organization, Swedish Standards Organization, Lund, 1994-1995. Author: Principles of Computers And..., 1988, Databank System for..., 1976; contributor articles to professional journals; patentee on cryptosystem for optical storage, Renewable Energy (Photovoltaics), and Light Emitting Diode (LED).
Spouse Joanne (Noori Abdulkarim) Jiawook, July 7, 1968.