Bachelor in Engineering, National University Singapore, 1981. Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Queensland, 1999.
Engineer Chartered Industries of Singapore, 1981-1983, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Construction & Development, Singapore, 1983-1984. Lecturer Nanyang Technological University, 1984-1990, senior lecturer, 1991-1998, associate professor, since 1999. Associate chair Nanyang Technological University School Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Visiting scholar University Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 1996-1997. Consultant Fisher Rosemount, Singapore, 1995. Keynote speaker 3rd Asian Symposium on Visualization, Chiba, Japan, 1994.
Member American Society Heating, Refigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (president Singapore chapter 1994-1995), Institution Engineers Singapore (senior member).
Married Leh-Hiong Ker, September 16, 1983. Children: Clement, Justin.