Derrick Lim

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University

Profile Summary

My professional experiences are in R&D and Engineering project
management. I am also the co-founder of an internet job search company
based in Malaysia. My technical background is in RF systems engineering,
wireless communications systems, antenna design, electromagnetism,
engineering project management and computational electrodynamics.


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, 2006
  • B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering (Minor in Physics), Barrett Honors College, 2000.

Research & Work Experience

  • Lecturer, International School of Engineering, Chulalongkorn
    University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Professor of Engineering, Arizona Western College, Yuma, AZ, USA
  • Principle Staff Engineer, Motorola Solutions, Malaysia
  • Research Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
  • Senior Staff Engineer, Motorola Labs, Tempe, AZ, USA

Conference & Publications


  • “Adaptive Responsivity RF Receiver Detector System” United States
    Patent Application 20090163160, submitted June 25th, 2009
    (Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (Motorola))
  • “Eyewear Communication System” United States Patent Application
    20090156128, submitted June 18th, 2009 (Ingrassia Fisher & Lorrenz,
    P.C. (Motorola)) (
  • “Hybrid Antenna for Portable Radio Communications Device” in
    submission process by Motorola Solutions, 2015.


  • Z/Zhang, D. Lim, R. Diaz, “Image theory for plasmon-modified
    luminescence near nanospheres”, Proc. SPIE 8595, Colliodal
    Nanocrystals for Biomedical Applications VIII, 859508 (February 22,
    2013); doi:10.1117/12.2004164.
  • N. Dzulkifly,  M. Saravanan, T.M. Shu, H.T. So, D. Lim, “Using RSSI
    to characterize the radio channel”, Penang Motorola Technical
    Symposium, 2013.
  • D. Lim, A. Kang, H.T. So, S. S. Tan, C.K. Oon, “A Mathematical
    Model for Radio Range Testing”, Penang Motorola Technical
    Symposium, 2013.
  • Amlani, N. Pimparkar, K. Nordquist, D. Lim, S. Clavijo, Z. Qian, R.
    Emrick, “Automated Removal of Metallic Carbon Nanotubes in a
    Nanotube Ensemble by Electrical Breakdown”, in 8th IEEE
    Conference on Nanotechnology, pp239-242, 18-21 Aug 2008,
    Arlington, USA.
  • R.E. Diaz and D. Lim, “Fullwave Simulation of the Interaction
    between a Molecule and a Photonic Antenna”, in Progress In
    Electromagnetics Research Symposium, July 2-6 2008, Cambridge,
  • S. Rockwell, D. Lim, B. Bosco, J.H. Baker, B. Eliasson, K. Forsyth,
    M.Cromar, “Characterization and Modeling of Metal/Double-
    Insulator/Metal Diodes for Millimeter Wave Wireless Receiver
    Applications”, 2007 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits
    Symposium, pp171-174, 3-5 June 2007, Honolulu, USA.
  • R.E. Diaz and D. Lim, “Classical emulation of molecular fluorescence
    and the modification of its quantum efficiency by nearby material
    structures”, in Joint International Conference on Electromagnetics in
    Advanced Applications and European Electromagnetic Structures
    Conference, 12-16 September 2005, pp953-955. Torino, Italy.
  • D. Lim, R.E. Diaz, S. Clavijo, I. Amlani, Z. Qian, R. Lempkowski, S.
    Rockwell, R. Emrick, “Electromagnetic Models of Small Metallic
    Carbon Nanotubes”, URSI 2009, Charleston, USA (accepted but