Professor Wong was appointed as the Director-General of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), a statutory body and a national research institute in Malaysia in August 2011. He was promoted to full professor of Mechanical Engineering in University Putra Malaysia in 2011 and Professor Wong is also an Adjunct Professor of Qatar University.
Professor Wong has directly and indirectly involved in establishing numerous national and international initiatives and interventions in Road Safety, amongst them are rear seatbelt law, national implementation framework of UN WP29 Regulations, enforcing various UN Regulations (UN R94, 95, 66, 14, 16, 44 and others) on Road Vehicles, ASEAN NCAP, iRAP, Guideline for Road Safety Audit, Code of Practices for Transport Sector under OSHA Malaysia, ISO39001 road traffic safety management systems and the competence requirements for auditing and certification in ISO17021-7, Pilot implementation of ISO39001 in Malaysia, use of electric cars, motorcycles and bicycles, in-depth crash and accident database, Automated Enforcement System, Mandatory of Electronic Stability Control System, Malaysian eCall Initiative, Endorsement of 2015 ASEAN Declaration on Road Safety Strategy by ASEAN Transport Ministers, and many others.
With his expertise in crashworthiness and road safety, Professor Wong has led numerous investigation teams to analyse and reconstruct numerous high profile traffic collisions in Malaysia yielded constructive recommendations up to the Cabinet of Malaysia for improvement since 2006. Professor Wong is currently the editorial board member of the International Journal of Crashworthiness (by Taylor & Francis), serving many other renowned scientific journals to review manuscript for publications. He is also sit in scientific committee of numerous international scientific conferences. Professor Wong has successfully led MIROS in receiving numerous international recognitions, amongst them are MIROS as ASEAN Road Safety Centre endorsed by all the 10 ASEAN Transport Ministers, the 2014 Prince Michael International Road Safety Award, MIROS as one of the 7 iRAP Centres of Excellence in the world, Running the 9th New Car Assessment Programme in the world.
Professor Wong is now serving numerous national and international committee related to road safety. Amongst them are the High Level Expert Panel of the FIA and to the UN Secretary General Special Envoy on Road Safety, ITS Malaysia council, REAAA council, advisory council of Towards Zero Foundation, executive committee of Road Safety Council Malaysia, chairing ISO/TC241/WG5 on ISO39002 RTS Management System Guide on Community Accident, and PIARC TC.C2 on Design and Operation of Safer Road Infrastructure.