Derrick Lim

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University
Lecturer

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.
 

Education

  • 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

Patents

  • “Adaptive Responsivity RF Receiver Detector System” United States
    Patent Application 20090163160, submitted June 25th, 2009
    (Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (Motorola))
    www.google.com/patents/US20090163160)
  • “Eyewear Communication System” United States Patent Application
    20090156128, submitted June 18th, 2009 (Ingrassia Fisher & Lorrenz,
    P.C. (Motorola)) (www.google.com/patents/US20090156128)
  • “Hybrid Antenna for Portable Radio Communications Device” in
    submission process by Motorola Solutions, 2015.

Publications

  • 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.
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=4617060)
  • 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,
    USA.
  • 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.
    (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=4266406)
  • 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
    Withdrawn)

Patents

Adaptive Responsivity RF Receiver Detector System” United States Patent Application 20090163160, submitted June 25th 2009 (Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (Motorola)) (www.google.com/patents/US20090163160)

“Eyewear Communication System” United States Patent Application 20090156128, submitted June 18th 2009 (Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (Motorola)) (www.google.com/patents/US20090156128)

“Hybrid Antenna for Portable Radio Communications Device” In submission process by Motorola Solutions, 2015.

 

Publications

  • Z. Zhang, D. Lim, R. Diaz, “Image theory for plasmon-modified luminescence near nanospheres”, Proc. SPIE 8595, Colloidal 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.
  • I. 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. (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp? arnumber=4617060)
  • 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, USA.
  • 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. (http:// ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=4266406)
  • 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, pp. 953-955. 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 withdrawn)

Funding and Awards

  • CREST Malaysia, Motorola Solutions Malaysia, “Nonlinear Characterization of Radio Amplifiers”, RM950,000 awarded for 3 years (2014).
  • USA National Institute of Health supplemental funding for Exceptional, Unconventional Research for Knowledge Acceleration (EUREKA) project titled “Feasibility Demonstration of an. Artificial Electrocyte”, USD300,000 (~ RM 1million) awarded for 3 years (2009).
  • Member, Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honors Society ​