-  B.Sc. (Geology), Ain ​​Shams University, Egypt.

-  M.Sc (Geology), Cairo University, Egypt.

-  Ph.D., Royal School of Mines, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, UK.

-  Geologist and head of Mining Department (for seventeen years), Directorate General of Mineral Resources, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia

-  Prof. of mining geology, Faculty of Earth Sciences, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

-  Director of Central of Applied Geology, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

-  Dean of the Institute of Applied Geology (for seven years), King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.

-  Member of some international and Arabian Scientific Societies.

-  Supervised and examined tens of M.Sc., Ph.D. and research projects.

-  Member of the Scientific Council of King Abdulaziz University.

-  Editor-in-Chief of JKAU Earth Sciences, for nine years.

-  Deputy, then Head of the Board of trustees of Arab Petroleum Training Institute of OAPEC, for fourteen years.

-  Published hundreds of research articles in local and international journals.

-  Published many text books (Arabic and English Editions).