Bachelor of Science, Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar College, Bhubaneswar, India, 1982. Master of Science in Physics, Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, India, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1991.
Research fellow Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1991—1995, University Warwick, Coventry, England, 1995—2002. Assistant professor Kuwait University, 2002—2006, associate professor, since 2006.
Member of Institute Physics United Kingdom (associate).
Married Fatima Tafheem Zamani, March 31, 1993. Children: Wasique Mifzal Sayed, Durfishan Rushda Sayed, Sumaiyah Afeefah Sayed.