Associate Professor, College of Graduate Studies, Arabian Gulf University.
Director, Sultan Qaboos Chair for Desert Farming Techniques & Soilless Agriculture.
Coordinator, Desert Farming Techniques & Agricultural Biotechnology Programs.
1980-85: BSc Agriculture, University of Khartoum, Class 1, Best Final Student in Agricultural Mechanization Option.
1990-91: Higher Diploma in Agricultural Engineering, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
1991-92: MSc Agriculture & Biological Sciences, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
1997-2000: PhD Global Development Science, Kobe University, Japan.
1985-1992: Assistant Research Scientist, Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC), Sudan.
1992-1994: Research Scientist, ARC, Sudan.
1995: Head, Agriculture & Farm Management Section, ARC, Sudan.
2000-2001: Assistant Professor, ARC, Sudan.
2001-2003: Visiting Research Scientist, Kobe University, Japan.
2004-2006: Associate Professor, Water Management Section, Land & Water Management Center, ARC, Sudan.
2006-2008: Head Water Management Section, Land & Water Management Center, ARC, Sudan.
2008-2009: Director, Soba Research Station for Reclamation of Saline and Sodic Soils, ARC, Sudan.
2009-2010: Water Management Specialist, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, Khartoum, Sudan.
2010-2011: Visiting Associated Professor, Arabian Gulf University.
2011-2013: Associated Professor, Arabian Gulf University.
2011: Promoted to full Professor, backdated June 2010, ARC, Sudan.
2013-2016: Vice-Dean, Sphere of Technological Studies, College of Graduate Studies, Arabian Gulf University.
2016-2018: Coordinator, Desert Farming and Soilless Agriculture Program, Arabian Gulf University.
2019 to date: Director, Sultan Qaboos Chair of Desert Farming and Soilless Agriculture. Coordinator, Desert Farming and Soilless Agriculture Program. Coordinator, Agricultural Biotechnology Program.
Plant-Soil-Water Relationship, Irrigation Water Management, Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture, Evaporative Cooling of Greenhouses, Crop Simulation Models, Land Degradation, Management of Saline and Sodic Soils.
Awards and Patents:
Izmerlian Prize for Final Best Graduate in Agriculture Mechanization, 1985.
Water Harvesting In Rows Planter (WaHIP). Registered Patent No. 3214, Republic of Sudan, Ministry of Justice, General Commissioner, Intellectual Property Rights, 2014.
First Prize for Best Invention, (WaHIP) during the Knowledge Sharing and Management in Agriculture and Rural Development in the Middle East and North Africa, Jordan, 2013.
Presented in More than 20 International Conference/Workshops.
Authored/co-authored more than 30 papers in Peer viewed Scientific Journals.
Participating Author of a book about Physics of Weather Phenomena and Literature in Sudan.
Authored/co-authored 7 approved Technologies for the Agricultural Sector of Sudan.
Supervised/co-supervised considerable numbers of MSc and PhD students.
External and Internal Examiner for considerable numbers of MSc and PhD students for the University of Gezira-Sudan, University of Khartoum, Arabian Gulf University and IHP Water Learning Institute, Delft, Holland.
Example: Agricultural Waste Management: Turning Knowledge into Investment Actions