Bachelor of Science, National Amoy University, Xiamen, China, 1941. Master of Science, Bristol University, England, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Malaya, Singapore, 1957.
Teaching assistant, Amoy U., Changting, China, 1941-1943; teaching assistant, National Shanghai Medical College, Shungking, China, 1943-1944; assistant professor, National Taiwan U., Taipei, 1948-1949; lecturer, U. Malaya, Singapore, 1950-1960; senior lecturer, U. Malaya, Singapore, 1960-1970; associate professor, U. Singapore, 1970-1971; professor, U. Singapore, 1971-1977; chairman zoology Department, University Singapore, 1971-1977; director, Regional Marine Biological Center, Singapore, 1973-1977; retired, 1977. Consultant in field.
Member Sentosa Coral Committee, Singapore, 1970-1976, National Museum Board, Singapore, 1970-1972, Great Barrier Reef Committee, Brisbane, Australia, 1973. Member Zoological Society London, Paleontological Society of America.
Married Elsie Lee-Chuen Loo, September 13, 1951. Children: catherine Hsueh-Jau, Helen Hsueh-Ruey.