Dr. Lim Lee Hoon

Senior Assistant Professor


Educational Qualifications: BScEd (UBD), MSc (UEA), PhD (Birmingham)

Research Interests

Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
  • Monitoring of environmental pollutants such as polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air and occupational environments
  • Acidity of rain water (contribution of weak organic acids)
  • Heavy metals/trace metals/contaminants in the environment, food matrices, marine organisms and animals.


  • SC-1401 Chemistry of the Environment
  • SC-2261 Analytical Chemistry I
  • SC-3262 Instrumental methods of chemical analysis
  • SC-4365 Environmental Chemistry
  • SC-4366 Food chemistry and chemical analysis of food

Research Publications

  • Kooh, M. R. R., Lim, L. B. L., Lim, L. H. & Bandara, J. M. R. S. Batch adsorption studies on the removal of malachite green from water by chemically modified Azolla pinnata. Desalin. Water Treat. 1–15 (2015). doi:10.1080/19443994.2015.1065450

  • Kooh, M. R. R., Lim, L. B. L., Dahri, M. K., Lim, L. H. & Sarath Bandara, J. M. R. Azolla pinnata: An Efficient Low Cost Material for Removal of Methyl Violet 2B by Using Adsorption Method. Waste and Biomass Valorization6, 547–559 (2015).

  • Mohamed, A. A. J., Rahman, I. A. & Lim, L. H. Groundwater quality assessment in the urban-west region of Zanzibar Island. Environ. Monit. Assess.186, 6287–300 (2014).

  • Mohamed, A. A. J., Rahman, I. A., Said, S. A. & Lim, L. H. OCCURRENCE OF ARSENIC, LEAD, THALLIUM AND BERYLLIUM IN GROUNDWATER. Am. J. Environ. Sci.10, 164–170 (2014).