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Chee Shen Lim received Bright Spark Scholarship to pursue the dual-PhD degrees at University of Malaya and Liverpool John Moores University, which he completed in 2013. He was a Research Scientist with the Experimental Power Grid Centre of the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR; 新加坡科技研究局), Singapore, an Assistant Professor, and then an Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with the University of Southampton (wholly owned campus in Malaysia;南安普顿大学). He was also the EEE deputy program leader, associate Editor (since 2015) for the IET Electric Power Applications Journal, IEEE senior member of US IEEE, and a UK Chartered Engineer (CEng). He joined the EEE Department of XJTLU in Nov21 and currently serves as the Programme Director of Electrical Engineering BEng. His research interest is in the area shared among by power electronics, control, energy, and intelligent algorithms. He has been working in the fundamental research works related industries of electric transportation, multi-motor and multiphase machines drives, power grid controls, and microgrids.------------------Recruiting PhD research students:I am actively looking for PhD candidates with genuine research interest in the broad area of smart grids, power electronics, electric drives and transportation, feel free to get in touch

Research interests

Intelligence-enhanced predictive control of power-electronic converters

Intelligent hierarchical control and energy management of smart/microgrids

Classical and predictive optimal control of power-electronic converters (e.g. for grid, drives, UPS)

Multiphase machines and multi-motor drives (e.g. for industrial and transportation applications)


Programme Director, Electrical Engineering, 2022 - present

Associate Professor, Department of EEE, XJTLU, 2021 - present

Deputy Program Lead, EEE, Malaysia campus, University of Southampton, 2019-2021

Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Southampton Malaysia Campus, 2015-2021

Research Scientist, Experimental Power Grid Centre (EPGC), A*STAR, Singapore, 2013-2015


ELEC2208 Power electronics and drives

ELEC2213 Electrical machines

ELEC2217 EEE design exercise

ELEC2220 Control and communications (part)

ELEC1207 Electronic systems (part)

KXGE6308 Vector control of AC machines and electric vehicle applications

Awards and honours

2019 Bronze medal, Int. Conf. and Exp. on Invention of IHL PECIPTA, Malaysia

2010 Gold medal, Malaysian Technology Expo MTE, Malaysia

2010 Silver medal, International Invention, Innovation, and Technology Exhibition ITEX, Malaysia

2009-2013 Bright Sparks Scholarship, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Dual-PhD degree, University of Malaya - 2013

Dual-PhD degree, Liverpool John Moores University - 2013

BEng degree, University of Malaya - 2009

Person Types

  • Staff


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