Bachelor of Science with honours in Engineering, University Leeds, England, 1981. Master of Science in Engineering, University Leeds, England, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering, University Queensland, 1999.
Regional research mining engineer Development Program United Nations, Ipoh, Malaysia, 1983—1991. Lecturer University of Science Malaysia, Nibong Tebal, 1987—1991, professor madya, 1991—2007, professor engineering, since 2008, head, quality and accreditation, since 2009. Chairman Malaysian Institute Engineers, Penang, 2006—2008.
Occupational safety & health expert panel Nati. Occupational Safety & Health, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, since 2003. Member State Services Advisory Panel.
Head State Hillslope Development Advisory Panel. Authors' panel Phoenix Magazines Institute Quarrying Australia, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, since 2002, council treasurer, Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia, since 2003. Engineering education delegate head evaluators panel Board Engineers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, since 2001.
Editorial committee Board Engineers Malaysia, since 2004. Honorary faculty fellow Utar University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, since 2003. Science publication board University of Science Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, since 2003, head AMQUEST Research (mining & quarrying research cluster), Penang, Malaysia, since 2003.
Consultant Mineral Research Center, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, since 2003. Speaker in field; academic adviser KDN University College. Academic assessor INTI College.
Member State Investment Workgroup, Ipoh, Malaysia, 2000. Regional research engineer United Nations Development Programme/SEATRAD Center, Malaysia, 1983—1991, vice-chairman, 1989—1990. Fellow: Institute Materials, Mining, Minerals, Institution Engineers Malaysia (mentor 1991, executive committee mining and quarrying division 1991-1994, executive committee environmental division 1999—2002, interviewer and examiner since 2000, community service assistant 2002, vice-chairman 2003-2004, state chairman), Institute Quarrying (honorary treasurer since 2003).
Member: American Society of Civil Engineers (journal reviewer since 2001), Chamber Mines, Malaysia, Malaysian Quaries Association (editor directory 2004-2004, chief editor InnoEng Transactions since 2004, chairman technical papers since 2004), Technological Association Malaysia.
Married Master of Arts Chong.