Dr. Ong is an Associate Professor and Head of Electronics and Communication Department at College of Engineering, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (National Energy University), Kajang. He is also one of project leaders for TNBR-UNITEN Smart Grid Test-Bed initiative. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Master of Science degree in Health Physics from University of North Dakota, USA, in 1986 and 1989, respectively. Later, he was educated and trained in University of Minnesota where he received his Ph. D in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics. Currently, he is actively working on ICT in power utility especially in the area of smart grid. His job experience includes title like scientific and database programmer, network administrator and designer, biomedical engineer, and instrumental specialist. He has designed and implemented instrument such as high field nonhuman Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Imaging system, networked data acquisition system and ultrasonic power meter. In networking field, he involved in designing and testing of an ATM network for healthcare education and telemedicine. Among the renowned biomedical research institution that he worked, attached and collaborated are United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center; University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinics (UMHC); Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR); Center for Interdisciplinary Applications in Magnetic Resonance (CIAMR); and Mayo Clinic. He is a long time member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and ComSoc. His research interests include Utility communication, Smart Grid informatics and Analytics system, and data network design.