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Geography educator

Ngai Weng Chan, Malaysian geography educator. Scholar Middlesex University, London, 1991. Chairman Malaysian Nature Society, Penang, 1995, Penang State Environmental Council, 1996; president Water Watch Penang, 1998.

Background

Chan, Ngai Weng was born on April 17, 1954 in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. Son of Yoke Chan and Guan Siew Hoi.

Education

Bachelor in honors, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1977. Master of Arts, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Middlesex University, London, 1995.

Career

Tutor University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1977-1986. Lecturer University of Science Malaysia, Penang, 1986-1996, associate professor, since 1996. Consultant Malaysian Examination Council, Kuala Lumpur, 1977-1991, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Bangkok, Thailand, 1989-1991, Energy Information Administration studies on hydrology and environment.

Chairperson geography section University of Science Malaysia, Penang, 1988-1990. Assistant secretary National Geography Association Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1989-1991. Visiting academy Middlesex University, London, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Physical Geography, 1978, Introduction to Geography, 1994, Basic Climatology, 1995, Basic Biogeography, 1996. Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman Malaysian Nature Society, Penang, 1995, Penang State Environmental Council, 1996. President Water Watch Penang, 1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Squash, ballroom dancing, golf, theater, travel.

Connections

Married Sheila Chang, June 10, 1996. Children: Chan, Lisa.

father:
Yoke Chan

mother:
Guan Siew Hoi

spouse:
Sheila Chang

child:
Chan

child:
Lisa Chan