By Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias (University of Malaya)

On 15th January 2019, five academic staffs from Asia Pacific University (APU) of Technology and Innovation, Kuala Lumpur, visited the University of Malaya High Voltage Laboratory (UMHVL) in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya.

During the visit, the Head of UMHVL and the Secretary of IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) Malaysia Chapter, Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias, demonstrated high voltage experiments to the APU staffs in the lab. The experiments include electrical breakdown in an air gap under AC, DC and impulse voltages using different electrode shapes. The demonstration was held as part of the preparation for the lab session for APU undergraduate students.