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Details of Dr. Chai Heng Lim   


Gender male
Job title Senior Coastal Engineer
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Sea of Azov
Nationality Malaysia
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Degree PhD
Job type Research , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Physical Oceanography , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Activities Heng is a coastal engineering and physical oceanographic professional with extensive experience in consultancy, research and teaching. 

Academic qualifications:
• Dr. rer. nat. (Physical Oceanography), 2014
• M.Eng. (Coastal and Maritime), 2006
• B.Eng. (Hons) (Civil-Environmental), 2002

Over the years since 2002, his experience includes:
• Numerical modelling - waves, hydrodynamics, sediment transport, tsunami. 
(MIKE 21 Flow Model FM, MIKE 21 Spectral Waves FM, MIKE 21 Sediment Transport ST, TELEMAC-2D, FVCOM, SWAN)
• Coastal evolution and longshore sediment transport (littoral drift).
• Physical modelling and laboratory experiments in flume and basin.
• Field measurements.
• Metocean data analysis.
• Coastal hydraulic studies.
• Laboratory and field instrumentation.
• Coastal and marine structures - floating breakwater and low-crested porous breakwater~reef systems.
• Professional/technical training.
• Project coordination/management and business development.

Professional affiliations:
• Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
• The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
• Department of Environment (DOE), Malaysia
(Areas of expertise registered for EIA studies: Hydraulics, Coastal Engineering and Maritime Studies) 
• Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), U.K. 
• Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Malaysia

Scientific/technical writings and publications:
• Peer-reviewed journal articles
• Scientific and technical reports
• Conference proceedings articles
• Theses and dissertation

To download his detailed CV:

1. chaiheng753@yahoo.com
2. heng.malacca@gmail.com
Working languages English
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Chai Heng LIM)

Monien P, Lettmann KA, Monien D, Asendorf S, Wölfl A-C, Lim CH, Thal J, Schnetger B, Brumsack H-J (2014) Redox conditions and trace metal cycling in coastal sediments from the maritime Antarctic. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 141: 26-44, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.003.
Lim CH (2014) Modelling waves and currents in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarctica. PhD Thesis, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany. http://oops.uni-oldenburg.de/1798/
Wölfl A-C, Lim CH, Hass HC, Lindhorst S, Tosonotto G, Lettmann KA, Kuhn G, Wolff J-O, Abele D (2014) Distribution and characteristics of marine habitats in a subpolar bay based on hydroacoustics and bed shear stress estimates - Potter Cove, King George Island, Antarctica. Geo-Mar Lett 34(5): 435-446, doi: 10.1007/s00367-014-0375-1.
Lim CH, Lettmann K, Wolff J-O (2013) Numerical study on wave dynamics and wave-induced bed erosion characteristics in Potter Cove, Antarctica. Ocean Dyn 63(11-12):1151-1174, doi: 10.1007/s10236-013-0651-z.
Lim Chai Heng and Faridah Jaffar Sidek, The Development and Performance of an Innovative Low-Crested Porous Breakwater~Reef System, Proceedings, The Malaysia-Japan International Symposium on Advanced Technology 2007 (MJISAT 2007), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-15 November 2007.
Lim Chai Heng, System Performance of A Composite Stepped-Slope Floating Breakwater, Master?s Thesis, 2006. http://eprints.utm.my/3705/
Lim Chai Heng and Hadibah Ismail, Performance of A Composite Floating Breakwater System, Proceedings, 6th Annual IEM Water Resources Colloquium, Petaling Jaya, 12 June 2004.
Hadibah Ismail, Teh Hee Min and Lim Chai Heng, Laboratory Investigations on Wave Energy Dissipation Over the Edge of an Oceanic Atoll, Proceedings, Technical Seminar on Shoreline Management, 18-19 August 2003 at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Created: 2007-10-03 Last Updated: 2016-06-23 by Chai Heng LIM