Bachelor of Science, University Malaysia, 1959. Bachelor of Science with honors, University Malaysia, 1960. Master of Science, University Malaysia, 1961.
Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1964.
Lecturer, U. Singapore, 1964-1970; senior lecturer, U. Singapore, 1971-1976; associate professor, U. Singapore, since 1977; acting head department chemistry, National U. Singapore, 1988-1994; head department chemistry, National U. Singapore, since 1995. Deputy chairman Chemical Industry Studies Committee, Singapore, 1973-1980, chairman, 1980-1986.
Fellow Singapore National Institute Chemistry (president since 1992), Royal Society Chemistry (London). Member Federation Asian Chemical Societies (secretary-general 1985-1987, treasurer 1983-1989, citation 1995), Singapore National Academy of Sciences (council since 1992).
Son of; married Yeng Yew Wong, February 27, 1966. Children: Wee Sun, Wee Leng.