Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, Middle East Technology University, Ankara, Turkey, 1970. Master of Science in Mining Engineering, Middle East Technology University, Ankara, Turkey, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Missouri, Rolla, 1983.
Doctor of Philosophy in Mining Engineering, University Missouri, Rolla, 1982.
Process engineer Jordan Phosphates Mines Company, Ruseifa, 1970-1971, shift engineer, 1972-1973, mine superintendent El Hassa, 1973-1976. Professor mechanical engineering Yarmouk University, Irbid, 1983-1985. Professor civil engineering Jordan University of Science and Technology, since 1986.
Visiting professor University Missouri, Rolla, 1985.
Member American Institute of Mining, American Society of Civil Engineers, International Society Explosives Engineers (United States).
Married Hanan Omar Jadid, May 29, 1973. Children: Ranya, Ehab, Eyad, Lara.