Mr Hua   Chai
Casual Academic

Mr Hua Chai

ENG Education

Hua Chai received his Double Bachelor's Degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Project Management from North China Electric Power University, China, in 2014. He received his Master's degree (Research) in Electrical Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 2019. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Energy System research group, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW. His research interests include distributed generation and microgrid modeling, power engineering education, partial discharge detection and localization and condition monitoring of power system equipment.


My Qualifications

Master of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2018-2019

Graduate Certificate in Energy Systems, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2017-2018

Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Automation, North China Electrical Power University, China, 2010-2014

Bachelor of Management, Project Management, North China Electrical Power University, China, 2010-2014


My Awards

Faculty of Engineering Students' Choice Teaching Award, University of New South Wales, 2021

Development and Research Training Grant, University of New South Wales, 2021

International Conference Travel Funding, University of New South Wales, 2021

Best Video AwardIEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 2021

Outstanding Paper AwardInternational Conference on Engineering, Technology and Education (IEEE TALE conference), 2020

Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship, Australian Government (Department of Education, Skills and Employment), 2020


My Teaching

I have extensive experience in tutoring/mentoring/marking/lab demonstration in the following courses:

  • ELEC 1111 Electrical Circuit Fundamentals (Undergraduate)

  • ELEC 3111 Distributed Energy Generation (Undergraduate)

  • ELEC 4611 Power System Equipment (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

  • ELEC 4612 Power System Analysis (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

  • ELEC 4613 Electrical Drive System (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

  • ELEC 4614 Power Electronics (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

  • ELEC 4617 Power System Protection (Undergraduate & Postgraduate)

  • ELEC 9713 Industrial and Commercial Power System (Postgraduate)

  • ELEC 9716 Electrical Safety (Postgraduate)

  • ELEC 9123 Design Proficiency (Postgraduate)


My Supervision

Masters Thesis (Joint supervision): Online virtual lab implementation in power engineering program, 2020-2021

Masters Thesis (Joint supervision): Statistical analysis in engineering education research-A case study in a fourth year power engineering course, 2021-2022

Room 402, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Lu S; Chai H; Sahoo A; Phung BT, 2020, 'Condition Monitoring Based on Partial Discharge Diagnostics Using Machine Learning Methods: A Comprehensive State-of-the-Art Review', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 27, pp. 1861 - 1888,
    Journal articles | 2019
    Chai H; Phung BT; Mitchell S, 2019, 'Application of UHF sensors in power system equipment for partial discharge detection: A review', Sensors (Switzerland), vol. 19,