Professor LIM received the BEng (Hons) and PhD degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the UK. Prof. Lim worked for Andrew Ltd, a leading communications systems company in the United Kingdom from 2002 to 2007.Since August 2007, Prof. Lim has been at Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, where he was formally the head of EEE department and University Dean of Research and Graduate studies.
Now, he is Inaugural School Dean of Advanced Technology, Inaugural director of AI university research centre and also professor in department of Communications and Networking. He has published nearly 200 refereed international journals and conference papers. His research interests are Artificial Intelligence, robotics, AI+ Health care, international Standard (ISO/ IEC) in Robotics, antennas, RF/microwave engineering, EM measurements/simulations, energy harvesting, power/energy transfer, smart-grid communication; wireless communication networks for smart and green cities.