Personal details

Dr Aaron Liu
Research Fellow for SEI project
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science,
Power Engineering
Discipline *
Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering, Other Education
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Identifiers and profiles

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Engineering (University of Queensland), Master of Engineering Management (Queensland University of Technology), Graduate Certificate of Academic Practice (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Automation (Other)

Professional memberships
and associations

Registered Professional Engineer Queensland and Australia (RPEQ, NER)

Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)

Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA, UK and International)

Member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust), IEEE, CIGRE



transdisciplinary research, electrical engineering, energy management, power economics, model predictive control, sustainable buildings, engineering education

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Research Interests:

  • Enabling affordable and sustainable energy to all
  • Engineering education with real world visuals

Academic Education:

  • QUT: PhD, Master of Engineering Management, Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • The University of Queensland: Master of Engineering (Power Systems)
  • Jiangnan University (CN): Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Automation)

Leadership and Service:

  • QUT Academy of Learning and Teaching Steering Committee Member
  • Elsevier Recognised Reviewer
  • Reviewer for IEEE Power and Energy Society Transactions
  • Organising Committee Member and Volunteer for International Conferences
  • Speaker to Engineers Australia and QUT Seminars
  • Facilitator for QUT Research Students Network workshops and IEEE QUT events


This information has been contributed by Dr Aaron Liu.


Teaching Philosophy:

  • Engage students and support learning with real world visuals


  • Power System Analysis (in Energy Supply and Delivery unit)
  • Grand Challenge in Science – Energy
  • Guest lecturer for Energy Management


  • Accredited Supervisor for Higher Degree Research (HDR) students
  • Energy Optimised Buildings
  • Master by Coursework

My website to share learning and lessons (e.g. reflection of PhD journey, tips in finding a job and career, etc):

1 min engineering education videos (Youtube Channel, no ads):

This information has been contributed by Dr Aaron Liu.


Research Experience:

Industry Experience:

  • ABB Australia: engineering and estimating turnkey solutions for high voltage and medium voltage power substations
  • PSG Group: engineering and estimating medium voltage and low voltage substations, switchboards, and customised product solutions
  • A. O. Smith Water Heater Company: service and project management for residential and commercial central heating systems, boilers and water heaters


This information has been contributed by Dr Aaron Liu.


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.