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Adjunct / Visiting Appointments and Professor of Practice

LO Wai-chau Edward

HD, BSc, MPhil, PhD, JD, FHKIE
Visiting Associate Professor

Room: CF616



Dr. Edward Lo received his Higher Diploma award in Electronic Engineering from Hong Kong Polytechnic, and then he obtained his BSc(Eng) (First Class Honor), MPhil, and PhD degrees, all from the Department of Electrical Engineering in The University of Hong Kong.

In January 2000, Dr. Lo joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Now he is the Associate Head and an Associate Professor of the Department.

Before joining the Department, Dr. Lo worked, on and off, for a number of tertiary institutes in Hong Kong and accumulated 10 years of teaching experience. In between, he worked as a R&D Engineer in a private electronic firm for a year (83-84), he was a visiting scholar in University of Tokyo for a year (87-88), and he also served as a Professional Scientist in the Device & Energy Section of the Telecom Research Lab. of Telecom Australia for three years (91-93).

Currently, Dr Lo's main areas of research interests are renewable energy, electrical services of buildings, building automation systems, power quality, and power electronics, drives & traction.

In recent years, he has undertaken a number of consultancy projects for the Airport Authority (HK), railway corporations, HKSAR Government, MACAU SAR Government and other private firms.

Dr. Lo has been a member of the Grade C Licensing Examination Committee for electrical workers since 1996. Dr. Lo is a Member of HKIE. He also serves in a number of committees in HKIE and departments of HKSAR Government.

Refereed Journals


1. LAM, KING HANG, LAI, TSZ MING#, LO, WAI CHAU EDWARD and TO, W M, " The application of dynamic modelling techniques to the grid-connected PV (photovoltaic) systems ". ENERGY, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp.264-274 (Oct 2012)


1. TO, WM, LAI, TM#, LO, WC, LAM, KH and CHUNG, WL, " The growth pattern and fuel life cycle analysis of the electricity consumption of Hong Kong ". ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, Vol. 165, pp.1-10 (2012 Jun)

2. ZHU, M, LIN, Y#, LO, EWC, WANG, Q, ZHAO, ZJ and XIE, WH, " Electronic and magnetic properties of La2NiMnO6 and La2CoMnO6 with cationic ordering ". APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, Vol. 100, No. 6 Issue, pp.062406 (2012 Feb)

Invited Conference Papers


1. LO, W.C.E. and PANG, HUEY, " Computer Modelling of Multi-purpose Hybrid Filter for high Voltage Electrical Installations ". The International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Hong Kong, 10-14 July 2011 (2011)

Honours and Awards

Patents granted