Dr. Ng is a Professor at the Department of Biomedical Imaging, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He received his M.Sc. (Medical Physics) from University of Aberdeen and Ph.D. (Medical Physics) from Department of Pathology, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is certified by the American Board of Medical Physicist. Prof Ng was honored as one of the top 50 medical physicists in the world by the International Organization of Medical Physics (IOMP) in 2013.
He has authored/coauthored over 230 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 30 book chapters; co-edited 5 books. He has presented over 500 scientific papers, more than 300 are invited lectures. He has also organized and directed several workshops on radiology quality assurance, digital imaging, dosimetry and scientific writing.
He is the co-founder and co-editor in chief of the open-access e-journal ‘biomedical imaging and intervention journal’ (www.biij.org). He is in the editorial board and advisory board of several journals, including Medical Physics, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Singapore Medical Journal, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, and World Journal of Radiology.
His main research contribution has been in breast imaging, in particular breast density. He has also been directing research initiatives in intervention radiology, radiological safety and radiation dosimetry; and more recently science and technology in society (STS).
Dr. Ng has been serving as an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) consultant/expert and a member of International Advisory Committee of the World Health Organization. He had served as a consulting expert for the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP). He is the Founding President and Emeritus President of the South East Asian Federation of Medical Physics and is a past President of the Asia-Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics.