Bachelor of Science, National University Singapore, 1983. Diploma in education, National University Singapore, 1984. Master of Science with 1st class honors, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 1987.
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995.
Teacher Singapore Ministry Education, 1985—1989. Lecturer Institute Education, 1990—1990. Associate professor National Institute Education, Nanyang Technology University, since 1991, principal staff officer, 1997—1999, associate dean academy computing, 1999—2000.
Deputy director higher education Singapore Ministry Education, 2000—2003, director educational technical, since 2003. Member governing board Seameo Seamolec, Jarkata, Indonesia, since 2003.
Married Siew-Mei Wu, December 26, 1962. Children: Ignatius Zhongren, Theresa Simin.