Danny received his B.Eng. and Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia in 1978 and 1981 respectively. Following his graduation he joined GEC Projects, Australia as a Power System Analyst. In 1982 he joined the School of Electrical Engineering at UNSW. In 1996 he joined the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a Professor in Electrical Engineering.
In 2006, he joined UOW as Professor of Power Engineering. His main areas of research are power system analysis, power system economics, voltage stability, harmonics, power electronics and computer aided education. He was awarded the N. Svennson’s Award for Teaching Excellence in the Faculty of Engineering in 1994. In 2000, he was awarded the HK Polytechnic University President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching. He is also a member of the International Editorial Advisory panel of the International Journal “Electric Power Systems Research”.