Dr. Charles Ong

 Head of School Life & Physical Sciences


Dr Charles Ong Ban Choon is the Head of School of Life and Physical Science, PSB Academy.

Dr Ong graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) (Hons) from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Master of Science in Information Technology from University of Glasgow and PhD in Chemical Engineering from NUS.

Dr Ong has over 20 years of teaching experiences and leading academic programmes at the tertiary level. He has taught many programmes in chemical and biomolecular engineering and chemistry. He strongly believes in life-long learning and is passionate in developing students to become more self-directed learners.


Dr Ong’s research interests are in the area of colloidal science and environmental technology. His other area of expertise is in workplace health and safety.


Aside from his responsibilities in teaching and research, Dr Ong contributes as a member of the Examination Board, Curriculum Review Committee and Assessment Committee at PSB Academy.