Michael is a Research Officer at the Archaeology Unit. He graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in Linguistics and Multilingual Studies minoring in History from Nanyang Technological University. He has been involved in several archaeological excavations in Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia and Jordan. Currently, he is working on processing the artefacts that were excavated from the National Art Gallery, Singapore excavation and as well as other artefacts excavated from other sites. Michael’s research interests revolve around Southeast Asian archaeology and history; in particular, World War II/military history, maritime trade within Asia, maritime archaeology, Khmer, Majapahit and Srivijayan architecture and art, ceramics and geographic information system application in archaeology.