Bachelor of Science, University Constatine, Algeria, 1984. Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1991.
Assistant professor Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1991—1992, Sultan Qabuos University, Muscat, Oman, 1992—1999. Associate professor Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates, since 1999. Chair University Sharjah, 2003—2006.
Member of Association for Computing Machinery (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Married Hayet Zeddiouj, July 28, 1988. Children: Abdellatif, Requia, Abdelkader, Abdella, Zeineb.