Elected Fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences (1988). Prof. Naggar is a member of the Geological Society of London, the Geological Society of Egypt and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Petroleum, London.
A former professor of geology at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Prof. Naggar was educated at Wales University in the United Kingdom from where he obtained his PhD in Geology in 1963.
Prof. Naggar is the author/co-author of many books and more than 40 research papers in the field of Islamic Thought, Geology, General Science and Education. He was awarded by the Ministry of Education in Egypt the top “Secondary Education Award” as well as the seventh Arab Petroleum Congress Best Papers Award in 1970.
Prof. Naggar has taught at Ain Shams University, Cairo; King Saoud University, Riyadh; University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, U.K; Kuwait University and the University of Qatar in Doha.
Elected a member of the IAS Council (1994 and 1999), Prof. Naggar is currently working at the Arab Development Institute.