Abdullatif is currently a Research Specialist at the Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) in King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received his B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Alfaisal University. During that time he worked on diverse projects that cover areas such as Turbomachinery, Automotive Engineering. Additionally, he developed interests in Probability Theory and computational modelling.