Bachelor, Government College, Lahore, Pakistan, 1946. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors, Engineering College Lahore, 1949. MScTech, College of Technology, Manchester, England, 1953.
Doctor of Science, University New Mexico, 1962.
Lecturer, assistant professor Engineering College, Lahore, 1949-1959. Instructor, research associate University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1959-1962. Senior engineer General Electric Company, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1962-1964.
Professor, chairman department electrical engineering Engineering University Lahore, 1964-1965. Associate professor Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1965-1966. Senior engineer Radio Corporation of America Space Center, Hightstown, New Jersey, 1966-1968.
Staff scientist, branch manager Communications Satellite Corporation Laboratories, Clarksburg, Maryland, 1968-1973. Senior scientist Operations Research, Inc., Silver Spring, 1973-1974. Senior engineer National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 1974-1979.
Chief communications scientist National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Washington, 1979-1981. Manager for system planning, tracking and data relay satellite system National Aeronautics and Space Administration-GSFC, 1981-1984. Manager research and planning National Aeronautics and Space Administration Communications Division, 1984-1988.
Program manager, Advanced Systems Office National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Washington, 1988-1992. Consulting engineer Computer Sciences Corporation, Beltsville and Seabrook, Maryland, 1992-1998. Retired, 1998
Visiting professor University Maryland, 1972, adjunct professor University Maryland University College, 1997-2004.
Adjunct professor George Washington University, 1980-1982, 86-87, research professor, 1993-1997. Member Engineering Manpower Commission, American Association Engineering Societies, 1981. Executive fellow, technical advisor Federal Communications Commission, 2000-2001, fellow, technical advisor State Department, 2004-2005.
President Muslim Community Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1976-1982, trustee, 1989-1994, 95-2000, chairman, 1998-2000. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (board governors aerospace and electronic system society 1977-1993, president 1982-1983, director Division IX 1984, 1985, publications board 1986, 1987, 1991, board directors national telesys. conference 1991-1994, publications board 1992, board governors aerospace and electronic system society 1997—2003, Citation of Honor United States Activties Board 1980, Outstanding Member Region 2 1982, Meritorious Achievement in Continuing Education award 1994, Millennium medal 2000, Professional Activities award 2001, Centennial medal 1984), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), Washington Academy of Sciences (vice president administration 2001-2004, vice president membership 2008-2009). Member: Human Rights Commission Montgomery County, Maryland), National Active & Retired Federal Employee (president Aspen Hill, Maryland Chapter 2006-2008), District of Columbia Council Engineering Architectural Societies (vice president 2005-2006, president 2006-2007).
Married Brita Katarina Yasmin Portin, May 21, 1959. Children: Zarina, Amina, Arif.