Lim Kian Meng


Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
National University of Singapore

ResearcherID: B-2556-2010
ORCID: 0000-0003-4311-9223
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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Numerical Methods (Finite Element, Boundary Element, Finite Difference, Spectral)
  • Fast Computation (Pre-corrected FFT, Fast Multipole, Asymptotic Methods)
  • Microfluidics (AC electrokinetics, Ultrasonics)
  • Vibration, Acoustics and Hearing
  • Structural Dynamics, Mechanical Modelling and Control

Research Projects

  • Plate vibration and acoustic black hole †
  • Boundary element method and multipole expansions for acoustics †
  • Sonic crystals and acoustic metamaterials †
  • Acoustophoresis and ultrasound in microfluidics †
  • Noise barriers
  • Computational tools for ship vibration and acoustics
  • Microfluidics modeling and simulation
  • Dielectrophoretic cell traps and sorters
  • Fast Fourier transform on multipoles (FFTM) method for BEM
  • Atomistic simulation and bridging with FEM
  • Cochlear models and biomimetic transducers
  • Singular boundary element for fracture analysis
  • Failure analysis of Integrated Circuits (IC) packages
  • Real-time mechanics-based simulation for virtual surgery

† Current projects

Modules taught

  • Engineering Principles and Practice
  • Acoustics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Mechanics of Machines
  • Plates and Shells
  • Computational Biomechanics
  • Introduction to Numerical Simulation
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Dynamics and Vibration

Professional Membership

  • Society of Acoustics Singapore
  • International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration
  • International Association of Applied Mechanics
  • Singapore Association of Computational Mechanics

Mailing Address:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
National University of Singapore
9 Engineering Drive 1
Singapore 117575