Professor Dr. Ng Kwan Hoong
Professor, Department of Biomedical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
Prof. Ng is a professor at the Department of Biomedical Imaging, University of Malaya. He was the recipient of the Marie Skłodowska Curie Award in 2018 given by the International Organization of Medical Physics for his excellent contribution to research, education and leadership. He was the recipient of the Mederka Award 2020 for outstanding scholastic achievement.
He received his M.Sc. (Medical Physics) from the University of Aberdeen and Ph.D. (Medical Physics) from the University of Malaya. He is certified by the American Board of Medical Physics and was a visiting scientist at the University of Wisconsin. He consults for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in radiation safety, dosimetry, quality control in radiology. He was also a member of the IAEA comprehensive study team working on the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant disaster.
Professor Ng was honoured as one of the top 50 medical physicists in the world by the International Organization of Medical Physics in 2013. Prof. Ng has authored/ coauthored over 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 35 book chapters, co-edited/ written twelve books. He has been directing research initiatives in breast imaging, risk communication and radiation dosimetry.