By Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias (University of Malaya)

On 11th January 2022, three academic staffs from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) visited the Universiti Malaya High Voltage Laboratory (UMHVL) at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaya. The purposes of the visit were to obtain more information regarding setting up a new high voltage lab and to seek advice on the lab safety requirements.

During the visit, the Head of UMHVL, Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias, who is also the Vice Chair of IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) Malaysia Chapter and the Counselor of IEEE Universiti Malaya Student Branch, introduced the facilities available at UMHVL and explained the activities carried out at the lab and the lab safety requirement. After that, the delegates visited UMHVL to gain a better insight into the lab.