Dr. Hwee Lim
Dr. hwee ling lim Associate Professor English

Contact Information
lim.ling@ku.ac.ae +971-2-3124172


Dr. Hwee Lim is an Associate Professor at Khalifa University (Abu Dhabi, UAE). She obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the National University of Singapore (Singapore), and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree from Murdoch University, Australia. Dr. Lim’s research interests include educational technology, computer-mediated communication, electronic discourse analysis, engineering education and human capital development. She has published over 60 works including books, book chapters, journal papers and conference proceedings. She received an award for Best Research Paper at the 2007 Computer Science and Information Technology Education Conference. Dr. Lim is an editorial review board member for the Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, and Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice. She was a reviewer for annual international conferences and had given invited talks on engineering education in Doha (Qatar) and Abu Dhabi (UAE).

  • Ph. D., Murdoch University (Perth, Australia)
  • M.A., National University of Singapore (Singapore)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education, National Institute of Education (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  • B.A., National University of Singapore (Singapore)

  • Academic English I (ENGL101)
  • Academic English II (ENGL102)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers
  • Petroleum Institute

Research Interests
  • Educational technology, Computer-mediated communication, Electronic discourse analysis, Engineering education, Human capital development

Research Projects


Jan 2018-Dec 2019

ADEK Award for Research Excellence: Emirati Youths and Parents Perspectives on National Service in the United Arab Emirates 

Project grant AED 94,920

Role: Principal Investigator