Venerable Dr. Chuan Sheng

Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs / Associate Professor, Full-time 

Venerable Chuan Sheng obtained his BA (Honours) in History from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and PhD in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University. Specializing in Asian history and East Asian international relations, he was an academic staff of NUS for 26 years, before receiving his higher ordination in Taiwan in 2013.

Currently training under his ordination master, Venerable Kwang Sheng, at Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, his interests in Buddhist Studies include Pure Land Buddhism and mindfulness meditation. He is Associate Professor and Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs.


Venerable Chuan Hou

Vice-Rector for Monastic Training and Administration, Full-time

Venerable Chuan Hou was born in Fujian Province, China, and has been influenced by Buddhism since young. After his ordination, he attended the Buddhist College of Min Dong in Fujian, followed by the Buddhist Academy of China in Beijing. Thereafter, he studied at the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies at University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, from 2005 to 2007.

In 2007, at the invitation of the Buddhist College of Singapore, he was appointed to assist in academic-related matters. He is currently the Deputy Rector of BCS,overseeing Monastic Training and Administration Offices.