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Ar. Dr. Lim Chin Haw

Email: chinhaw.lim@ukm.edu.my Phone: 03-89118584

Current Position: Senior Research Fellow

Specialisation: Passive and low energy architecture, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Natural Ventilation, Building Integrated Photovoltaic System (BIPV) and Solar Assisted Air-Conditioning System.

Biography:
Ar. Dr. Lim Chin Haw is a Senior Research Fellow at the Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI), University Kebangsaan Malaysia and a professional registered Architect with the Malaysia Board of Architects. He has 15 years of professional architectural practice experience and more than 13 years as an avid researcher covering a variety of projects both local and international. He is actively involved in many solar energy researches and demonstration projects with industries and international collaboration with renowned research institute such as Fraunhofer Solar Energy Research Institute, Germany.  His area of expertise encompasses Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Building Integrated PV System (BIPV), Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Solar Assisted Air-Conditioning system, Building Performance Simulation and Natural Ventilation. He has also received several awards namely the Asean Energy Awards 2004 and 2014, Silver Medal Award for Building Integrated PV Thermal Solar Collectors at International Exposition of Research and Invention (PECIPTA) 2009, Silver Medal Award for Ultra Low Energy House at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2010 and Gold Medal Award for Inverted Air Foil Wind Driven Ventilation Tower at the International Ibn Al-Haytham’s Al-Manazir Innovation and Invention Exhibition 2011.

Qualifications
B. Arch (Hons.) UTM, Master Science (Arch.) UM, PhD (Renewable Energy) UKM

Areas of Research
Passive and Low Energy Architecture, Building Integrated PV System (BIPV), Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Solar Assisted Air-Conditioning system and Natural Ventilation.

Publications Journals

Award

  1. Asean Energy Awards for Prototype Solar House SIRIM (2004).
  2. First Prize for Short Term Research, PJP University of Malaya (2004).
  3. Silver Medal Award for Invention of Biodegradable Portable Charger at ‘Pameran Reka Cipta, Penyelidikan dan Inovasi UPM 2008. (29-31 July 2008).
  4. Award for Excellent Performance in Year 2006, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
  5. Silver Medal Award for Invention of Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal Solar Collectors at PECIPTA 2009, International Exposition of Research and Invention of Institutions of Higher Learning 2009, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, 8-10 October 2009.
  6. Silver Medal Award for Invention of Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal Solar Collectors at Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2010, 4 -6 February, 2010, Kuala Lumpur by Malaysian Association of Research Scientists (MARS).
  7. Silver Medal Award for Invention of Solar Powered Aircraft Warning Light at 21st International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition Malaysia Technology Expo (ITEX) 2010, 14 – 16 May, 2010 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
  8. Silver Medal Award for Research Project : Ultra Low Energy House at Driving the Excellence in Knowledge Heritage Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 3-5 May 2011 at Dewan Canselor Tun Abdul Razak, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  9. Silver Medal Award for Research Project: Invented Air Foil Wind Driven Ventilation Tower at International Conference and Exposition Inventions of Institutions of Higher Learning 2011 (PERCIPTA 2011), 13 -15 September 2011 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
  10. Asean Energy Awards 2014 for Application of Venturi-shaped Wind-induced Natural Ventilation Tower and Photovoltaic Thermal Collectors for Low Energy Homes, Vientiane, Laos.

Supervision

Teh Khar San - Master - Main Supervisor

Administrative Services/Committee

Postgraduate Committee Members of Solar Energy Research Institute, UKM

Research Grant

  1. Thermal behaviour of radiant barriers in enhancing energy efficiency and Thermal comfort in Malaysian buildings, DLP, Principal Researcher, 2013 – 2014 (On-going).
  2. Characterization and droplets spatial distributions analysis of wind-driven Rain effects on building facade in equatorial climatic conditions, FRGS, Principal Researcher, 2013 – 2015 (On-going).
  3. Advanced concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) System for CELCOM Telecommunication Base Station, ETP, Principal Researcher, 2013 – 2015 (On-going).
  4. Field Evaluation on Radiant Barrier Insulation under hot and humid climatic conditions, Industry Funding, Principal Researcher, 2012-2014 (Completed).
  5. Development of Prototype Roof Integrated Photovoltaic Mounting System for Standard PV Modules under Tropical Weathering Conditions, PRGS, Principal Researcher, 2011 – 2013 (Completed).
  6. Effectiveness of Wind Induced Ventilation Tower with Variable Vent Openings & Roof Configuration, FRGS, Principal Researcher, 2010 - 2011 (Completed).
  7. The Development of A Sustainability Responsive Ultra Low Energy Terrace Housing Architecture for the Tropics Incorporating the Raised Floor Innovation, GUP, Principal Researcher, 2008 - 2010 (Completed).