Lim Chye Ing


Ir. Dr. Lim Chye Ing

PhD, MSc, BEng, PEng, MIEM, PMP

Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University, Malaysia

Contact Details

Telephone: +60 85 630100 ext.: 2450,

Location: Skylark 3 (SK3) Room 315

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Research Interests

Sustainability, Cleaner Production, Eco-design, Life Cycle Assessment, Energy Efficiency, Engineering Management

Professional Experience

• Senior Lecturer, Curtin University Malaysia (January, 2014 – current)
• Lecturer, Curtin University Malaysia (December, 2009 to December, 2013)
• Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Tuanku Ja’afar Power Station, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (November 2001 to July 2008)
• Project Manager, Petronas LNG Train 9 Project, Colour Case Sdn Bhd (July 2014 – Jun 2017)

Awards and Appointments

  • School Merit Prize, Wolfson School of Mechanical Engineering (2009)
  • Appointments: Chair – Industrial and External Relations Committee, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University (2011- 2014; 2017 – current)

Professional Affiliation

  • Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate (Mechanical), Board of Engineer Malaysia
  • Corporate Member, Institution of Engineers, Malaysia
  • Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute (USA)

Professional Activities

  • Honorary Secretary, Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Miri Branch, Session 2017-2018
  • Vice Chairman II, Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Miri Branch, Session 2018-2019
  • Honorary Treasurer, Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Miri Branch, Session 2019-2020
  • Reviewer, Journal of Cleaner Production



1. Lim, Chye Ing, and K. Biswas Wahidul. 2017. Palm Oil Sustainability Assessment (POSA) Framework. edited by Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia. Malaysia. PI 2017704083 (Filled)


1. Woldemichael, D.; Hoe, K.C.; Woldeyohannes, A.; Lim, C.I. Design support system for parabolic trough solar collector. Journal of applied sciences 2012, 12, 2474.

2. Woldeyohannes, A.D.; Woldemichael, D.E.; Ing, L.C.; Ru, E.Z. Transportation algorithm for optimizing renewable energy resources utilization at rural areas. Applied Mechanics and Materials 2014, 699, 853-857.

3. Lim, C. I., Biswas, W., & Samyudia, Y. (2015). Review of Existing Sustainability Assessment Methods for Malaysian Palm Oil Production. Procedia CIRP, 26, 13-18. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.08.020

4. Lim, C. I., & Biswas, W. (2015). An Evaluation of Holistic Sustainability Assessment Framework for Palm Oil Production in Malaysia. Sustainability, 7(12), 16561-16587. doi:10.3390/su71215833

5. Lim, C. I., & Biswas, W. K. (2017). Development of triple bottom line indicators for sustainability assessment framework of Malaysian palm oil industry. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 1-22. doi:10.1007/s10098-017-1453-7

6. Lim, C.I., & Biswas W.K. (2018). Sustainability assessment for crude palm oil production in Malaysia using the palm oil sustainability assessment framework. Sustainable Development, 1–17.

7. Lim, C. I., & Biswas, W. (2019). Sustainability Implications of the Incorporation of a Biogas Trapping System into a Conventional Crude Palm Oil Supply Chain. Sustainability, 11(3), 792; doi: 10.3390/su11030792

Conference Publications

  1. Woldemichael, D.E, Hoe,  K. C., Woldeyohannes, A.D,  and Lim, C. I., Design Support System for Parabolic Trough Solar Collector, International Conference on Plant Equipment and Reliability (ICPER2012), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  2. Abraham D.W., Dereje E.W. and C. I. Lim, Fishbone Diagram Approach for Improving the Passing rate for Basic Engineering Subjects, In Enhancing Learning: Teaching & Learning Conference 2011, An international conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Sarawak Malaysia.
  3. C. T. Lee and C. I. Lim, Redesigning a Small Electrical and Electronic Appliance for Improved Sustainability , 3rd CUTSE International Conference 2011, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  4. S. W. Fam and C. I. Lim, Techno-economic Study of a Combined Heat and Power Unit (CHP) with Absorption Chiller for CSM Campus , 2nd CUTSE International Conference 2010,  Sarawak, Malaysia.

Research Grants and Consultancy Projects

  1. MySabrix – App based brix reflectometer to measure Brix Index for Fruits and Vegetables in Sarawak, funded by Sarawak Multimedia Authority Research Grant 2018 (Co-investigator), RM150,000 (on-going)
  2. Microwave Kiln for Beads Production, Ministry of Education Public-Private Research Network Fund 2018 (Co-investigator), RM30,200 (on-going)
  3. Industry 4.0 Awareness Programme, Sarawak Multimedia Authority Grant 2018 (Organiser), RM20,600 (completed)