Tze Wood CHING, Herman程子活
Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications | Professional Experience | Honor | Teaching | Laboratory in-charge | Research | Selected Publications | Professional Affiliations | Professional Service | Contact Details


Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • B.Eng. (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic, Hong Kong

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Electromechanical Engineering, University of Macau
  • Electrical Engineer, CLP Power (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong

Honor

  • Honorary Assistant Professor, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Teaching

B.Sc. Courses

  1. Design Project (EMEB410)
  2. Digital Systems (MECH309)
  3. Electrical Engineering (EMEB213 / MECH205)
  4. Electrical Services (MECH487)
  5. Electrical Services – Wiring and Installations (EMEB356)
  6. Electromechanical Systems (MECH405)
  7. Electro-mechanical Energy Conversion (EMEB357)
  8. Electronics & Instrumentation (MECH450)
  9. Microprocessors (CPTG301)
  10. Project (MECH415)

M.Sc. Courses

  1. Introduction to Research (ELME701 / IMEM002)
  2. Advanced Electrical Services (ELME723 / IMEM024)
  3. Advanced Electro-mechanical Energy Conversion (ELME724 / IMEM025)
  4. Advanced Electric Vehicles (ELME728 / IMEM029)
  5. Thesis (IMEM999)
  6. Applied Thesis (ELME797)

 


Laboratory in-charge


Research

Interests

    Battery Chargers, Electrical Building Services, Power Quality, Electric Vehicles, Electrical Energy Conversion and Utilization, Electrical Power Systems and Motor Drives

Projects

  • Development of a Novel Segmented-Stator Dual-Winding Vernier Permanent Magnet Machine (2018-2020)
  • Development of a Multi-phase Magnetless Linear Variable Reluctance Motor suitable for Urban Rail Transit (2017-2020)
  • Development of Direct Driven Electric Machine for Wind Power Generation (2015-2018)
  • Development of Linear Generator for Wave Energy Harvesting
  • Investigation on Electric Vehicles (EVs) and their Application in Macau
  • HB-LED Lighting Systems for General Illumination Applications
  • Design and Implementation of EV Charging Stations in Macau
  • Pilot Test and Performance Evaluation of Electric Vehicles in Macau
  • Development of Grid-connected Photovoltaic Systems
  • Investigation on Electric & Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Development of Soft-switching Converters for Electric Drives

Invited Talks/Short Courses

  • T.W. Ching, “Advanced Direct-Drive Electrical Machines”, presentation at South University of Science & Technology of China, Oct., 2016.
  • T.W. Ching, “Development of Electric Vehicles in Macau”, presentation at Green Transportation in the Pearl River Delta, Macau, 24 Sept., 2010.
  • T.W. Ching, “Electricity Generation, Distributed Generation & Renewable Energy Sources”, short course presented to Companhia de Electricidade de Macau (CEM), 24 Feb., 2010.

Selected Publications

Book / Chapter Contributions

  • T.W. Ching and W. Li (2016)
    “On-board Electromagnetic energy regeneration for Electric Vehicles,” Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, K. T. Chau (Ed.), the Institution of Engineering and Technology, ISBN:  978-1-78561-008-0.
  • W. Li and T.W. Ching (2016)
    “Ultrahigh-speed Flywheel Energy Storage for Electric Vehicles,” Energy Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, K. T. Chau (Ed.), the Institution of Engineering and Technology, ISBN:  978-1-78561-008-0.

Refereed Journal Papers

  1. T.W. Ching and W. Li (2018)
    “A Superconducting Linear Variable Reluctance Machine for Urban Transportation Systems,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, accepted.
  2. X. Liu, X. Zhong, Y. Du, X. Chen, D. Wang and T.W. Ching (2018)
    “A New Magnetic Field Modulation Type of Brushless Double-Fed Machine,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, accepted.
  3. W. Li, T.W. Ching, K. T. Chau and C. H. T. Lee (2018)
    “A Superconducting Vernier Motor for Electric Ship Propulsion,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 28, No. 3, Article#: 5201706.
  4. W. Li, T.W. Ching, K. T. Chau and C. Liu (2018)
    “A Phase-Decoupled Flux-Reversal Linear Generator for Low-Speed Oscillatory Energy Conversion Using Impedance Matching Strategy,”
    IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Accepted, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2793211.
  5. W. Li, T.W. Ching and K. T. Chau (2017)
    “Design and Analysis of a New Parallel-Hybrid-Excited Linear Vernier Machine for Oceanic Wave Power Generation,”
    Applied Energy, Vol. 208, 878-888.
  6. W. Li, T.W. Ching and K. T. Chau (2017)
    “A Hybrid-Excited Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine Using Homopolar Topology,”
    IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 53, No. 11, Article#: 8111507.
  7. C. Jiang, K. T. Chau, T. W. Ching, C. Liu and W. Han (2017)
    “Time-Division Multiplexing Wireless Power Transfer for Separately Excited DC Motor Drives,”
    IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 53, No. 11, Article#: 8205405.
  8. W. Li, T.W. Ching and K. T. Chau (2017)
    “Design and Analysis of an Outer-Rotor Parallel-Hybrid-Excited Vernier Machine,”
    Chinese Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, 27 – 32.
  9. W. Li, T.W. Ching and K. T. Chau (2017)
    “A New High Temperature Superconducting Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine for Wind Turbines,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 27, No. 4, Article#: 5202905.
  10. Y. Wang, C. Wang, Q. Feng, X. Li and T.W. Ching (2017)
    “Fabrication and Experiment of Racetrack HTS Magnet for Stator Field-Excitation HTS Machine,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 27, No. 4, Article#: 5201605.
  11. Y. Wang, C. Wang, Q. Feng, X. Li and T.W. Ching (2017)
    “Design and Experiment of an HTS Flux-Switching Machine with Stationary Seal,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 27, No. 4, Article#: 5201405.
  12. W. Li, T.W. Ching and K. T. Chau (2017)
    “A New Linear Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine using High Temperature Superconducting DC field Excitation,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol. 27, No. 4, Article#: 5200805.
  13. W. Li, K. T. Chau, C. H. T. Lee, T. W. Ching, M. Chen, and J.Z. Jiang (2017)
    “A New Linear Magnetic Gear with Adjustable Gear Ratios and its Application for Direct-Drive Wave Energy Extraction,”
    Renewable Energy, Vol. 105, 199-208.
  14. C. Qiu, K.T. Chau, Z. Zhang and T.W. Ching (2016)
    “A comparative study of flux cancellation among multiple interconnected modular pads in lumped IPT system,”
    Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol.49, 131-140.
  15. T.W. Ching, K.T. Chau and W. Li (2016)
    “Power Factor Improvement of a Linear Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine using Auxiliary DC Field Excitation,”
    IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol.52, No.7, Article#: 8204804.
  16. W. Li, K.T. Chau, T.W. Ching, Y. Wang and M. Chen (2015)
    “Design of a High-Speed Superconducting Bearingless Machine for Flywheel Energy Storage Systems,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol.25, No.3, Article#: 5700204.
  17. Y. Liu, W. Fu, S. Ho, S. Niu and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Electromagnetic Performance Analysis of Novel HTS Doubly-Fed Flux-Modulated Machines,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol.25, No.3, Article#: 5203204.
  18. C.H.T. Lee, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, T.W. Ching and M. Chen (2015)
    “A New Magnetless Flux-Reversal HTS Machine for Direct-Drive Application,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol.25, No.3, Article#: 5203105.
  19. F. Xiao, Y. Du, Y. Wang, M. Chen, T.W. Ching and X. Liu (2015)
    “Modeling and Analysis of a Linear Stator Permanent Magnet Vernier HTS Machine,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol.25, No.3, Article#: 5202104.
  20. Y. Wang, M. Chen, T.W. Ching and K.T. Chau (2015)
    “Design and Analysis of a New HTS Axial Field Flux-Switching Machine,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol.25, No.3, Article#: 5200905.
  21. Y. Liu, S. Niu, S. Ho, W. Fu and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Design and Analysis of a New HTS Double-stator Doubly-Fed Wind Generator,”
    IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, Vol.25, No.3, Article#: 5200804.
  22. C. Liu, K.T. Chau, Z. Zhang, C. Qiu, W. Li and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Wireless Power Transfer and Fault Diagnosis of High-Voltage Powerline via Robotic Bird,”
    Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.117, 17D521.
  23. F. Xiao, Y. Du, Y. Sun, H. Zhu, W. Zhao, W. Li, T.W. Ching and C. Qiu (2015)
    “A Novel Double-Sided Flux-Switching Permanent Magnet Linear Motor,”
    Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.117, 17B530.
  24. C. Qiu, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, T.W. Ching and Z. Zhang (2015)
    “Modular Inductive Power Transmission System for High Misalignment Electric Vehicle Application,”
    Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.117, 17B528.
  25. Z. Zhang, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, C. Qiu, W. Li and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “A Positioning-tolerant Wireless Charging System for Roadway-Powered Electric Vehicles,”
    Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.117, 17B520.
  26. C. Liu, K.T. Chau, Z. Zhang, C. Qiu, F. Lin and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Multiple-Receptor Wireless Power Transfer for Magnetic Sensors Charging on Mars via Magnetic Resonant Coupling,”
    Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.117, 17A743.
  27. L. Jian, Y. Gong, J. Wei, Y. Shi, Z. Shao and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “A Novel Claw Pole Memory Machine for Wide-Speed-Range Applications”
    Journal of Applied Physics, Vol.117, 17A725.

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Conference Papers

  1. C.H.T. Lee, K.T. Chau, C.C. Chan and T.W. Ching (2017)
    “Design and Analysis of Partitioned-Stator Flux-Switching Hybrid-Excitation Machine for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,”
    The 30th International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS 30), Stuttgart, Germany, Oct. 2017.
  2. T.W. Ching and W. Li (2017)
    “A Superconducting Linear Variable Reluctance Machine for Urban Transportation Systems,”
    25th International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT-25), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Aug. 2017.
  3. W. Li and T.W. Ching (2017)
    “A Superconducting Vernier Motor for Electric Ship Propulsion,”
    25th International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT-25), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Aug. 2017.
  4. Y. Du, Q. Wang, X. Zhu, L. Quan, C. Zhang and T.W. Ching (2017)
    “A New Partitioned Stator Hybrid Excitation Flux Switching Machine with Iron Bridges,”
    25th International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT-25), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Aug. 2017.
  5. X. Liu, X. Zhong, Y. Du, X. Chen, D Wang and T.W. Ching (2017)
    “A New Magnetic Field Modulation Type of Brushless Double-Fed Machine,”
    25th International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT-25), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Aug. 2017.
  6. W. Li and T.W. Ching (2017)
    “A New Segmented-Stator Linear Vernier Permanent Magnet Machine for Direct-Drive Applications,”
    The IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference (IEMDC 2017), Miami, USA, May 2017.
  7. C. Jiang, K. T. Chau, T. W. Ching and C. Liu (2017)
    “Time-Division Multiplexing Wireless Power Transfer for Separately Excited DC Motor Drives,”
    The IEEE International Magnetics Conference (Intermag 2017), Dublin, Ireland, Apr. 2017.
  8. W. Li, T.W. Ching and K.T. Chau (2017)
    “Hybrid-Excited Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine Using Homopolar Topology,”
    The IEEE International Magnetics Conference (Intermag 2017), Dublin, Ireland, Apr. 2017.
  9. T.W. Ching, W. Li and K.T. Chau (2016)
    “A New Linear Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine using High Temperature Superconducting DC Field Excitation,”
    Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC 2016), Denver, USA, Sep. 2016.
  10. W. Li, K.T. Chau and T.W. Ching (2016)
    “A High Temperature Superconducting Linear Motor for Vertical Transportation,”
    Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC 2016), Denver, USA, Sep. 2016.
  11. T.W. Ching, K.T. Chau and W. Li (2016)
    “A New High Temperature Superconducting Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine for Wind Turbines,”
    Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC 2016), Denver, USA, Sep. 2016.
  12. L. Zeng, T.W. Ching and W. Li (2016)
    “Electrification of Bus Services in Macau,”
    The International Conference on Electrical Engineering 2016 (ICEE 2016), Okinawa, Japan, Jul. 2016.
  13. T.W. Ching, W. Li and K.T. Chau (2016)
    A New Parallel-Hybrid-Excitation Linear Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine: Improved Solution for Direct-Driven Power Generation,”
    The 11th International Conference on Ecological Vehicles and Renewable Energies (EVER2016), Monte Carlo, Monaco, Apr. 2016.
  14. T.W. Ching, K.T. Chau and W. Li (2016)
    “Power Factor Improvement of a Linear Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine using Auxiliary DC Field Excitation,”
    The 13th Joint Magnetism and Magnetic Materials-Intermag Conference (MMM | Intermag 2016), San Diego, USA, Jan. 2016.
  15. W. Li, K.T. Chau, H. Fan and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Maximum Power Point Tracking Control of a Linear Magnetic-Geared Generator for Direct-Drive Wave Energy Conversion,”
    The 10th IET International Conference on Advances in Power System Control, Operation and Management (APSCOM 2015), Hong Kong, Nov. 2015.
  16. Y. Chen, D. Sun, B. Lin, T.W. Ching, and W. Li (2015)
    “Dead-beat Direct Torque and Flux Control Based on Sliding-Mode Stator Flux Observer for PMSM in Electric Vehicles,”
    The 41st Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2015), Yokohama, Japan, Nov. 2015, 2270 – 2275.
  17. T.W. Ching, K.T. Chau, W. Li and C. Liu (2015)
    “A Low-Speed Linear Harmonic Generator for Grid-Tied and Stand-Alone Operation using Hybrid Excitation Topology,”
    The IEEE International Magnetics Conference (INTERMAG 2015), Beijing, China, May 2015.
  18. F. Xiao, Y. Du, W. Hua, M. Cheng, Y. Sun and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Winding Configuration Design of Flux-Switching PM Motors Based on Magnetic Gearing Principle,”
    The IEEE International Magnetics Conference (INTERMAG 2015), Beijing, China, May 2015.
  19. W. Li, K.T. Chau and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “A Six-Phase Transverse-Flux-Reversal Linear Machine for Low-Speed Reciprocating Power Generation,”
    The IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference 2015 (IEMDC 2015), Coeur d’Alène, USA, May 2015.
  20. F. Lin, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, C.C. Chan and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Comparison of Hybrid-excitation Fault-tolerant In-wheel Motor Drives for Electric Vehicles,”
    The 28th International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS 28), Goyang, Korea, May 2015.
  21. H. Fan, K.T. Chau, C. Liu, C.C. Chan and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “An Integrated PM Magnetic-geared Machine for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,”
    The 28th International Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS 28), Goyang, Korea, May 2015.
  22. D. Zhu, C. Shen, Y. Du and T.W. Ching (2015)
    “Comparison of a Novel Modular and Complementary Linear Flux-Switching Permanent Magnet Motor With Different Phase Arrangements,”
    The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology 2015 (ICIT 2015), Seville, Spain, March 2015.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Chartered Engineer, United Kingdom.
  • Chartered Professional Engineer, Australia.
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Hong Kong.
  • Senior Member, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, United States.
  • Member, The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, United Kingdom.
  • Member, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, United Kingdom.
  • Member, The Institution of Engineers, Australia.
  • Member, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
  • Member, International Research Centre for Electric Vehicles, The University of Hong Kong.
  • Registered for Design, Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Works (HV/LV, any capacity), Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services, Hong Kong.
  • Licensed for Design, Installation and Maintenance of Security Systems, Commissioner of Police, Hong Kong.

Professional Service

  • Assessor, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Assessor, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong
  • Honorary Treasurer of Power and Energy Section – The IET Hong Kong.
  • Organizing Committee – The 17th Annual Power Symposium 2018, IET.
  • Committee of Power and Energy Section – The IET Hong Kong.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Special Session 01 – Advanced Direct-Drive Electric Machines for Energy Harvesting, Electric Propulsion and Actuation” in IEEE-ISIE18.
  • Organizing Committee – The 16th Annual Power Symposium 2017, IET.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Special Session- Magnetless or Reduced Magnet Machines for Emerging Applications” in IEEE-IEMDC 2017.
  • Organizing Committee – The 15th Annual Power Symposium 2016, IET.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Advanced Electric Machines for Ecological Vehicle Drives and Renewable Energy Harvesting” in EVER 2016.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Special Session- Renewable Energy Harvesting Technique for Future Energy Systems” in IEEE-IECON15.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Special Session- Electrical Machines and Drives for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles” in IEEE-IECON15.
  • Organizing Committee – The 14th Annual Power Symposium 2015, IET.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Special Session-03 Advanced Electric Machines and the Associated Drives for Electric Vehicles” in IEEE-IEMDC15.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Special Session-13 Emerging Technologies for Electric Vehicles” in IEEE-ICIT15.
  • Organizer & Chair for “Special Session-12 Advanced Power Devices for Renewable Energy” in IEEE-ICIT15.
  • Session Co-Chair for “EMD-1: Electrical Machines and Drives” in IEEE-ISIE13.
  • Co-Chairman of Special Session on “Electric Machines and Drives for Electric Vehicles” in IEEE-ISIE13.
  • Co-Chairman of Special Session on “Electric and Hybrid Vehicles” in IEEE-IECON12.
  • Editorial Board Member, Thermal Energy and Power Engineering.
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Energy Engineering.
  • Reviewer, Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Reviewer, Journal of Applied Physics
  • Reviewer, Energy Policy, Elsevier.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Energy Research, Wiley.
  • Reviewer, Energies, MDPI.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Electrical Engineering Education, Manchester University Press.
  • Reviewer, Computer-aided Design, Elsevier.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE.
  • Reviewer, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON)
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Electric Machines and Drives Conference (IEMDC)
  • Reviewer, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC)


Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-4071
Telephone: (853) 8822-4352
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: twching