Current Position: | Associate Professor | |

Room No: | A4-#467 | |

Telephone: | +603 8705 5175 | |

Email: | yenkheng.lim [at] xmu.edu.my |

**BIOGRAPHY**

Yen-Kheng Lim is an Associate Professor at Xiamen University Malaysia. He received his PhD in 2015 from the National University of Singapore, where he also worked for several years as an instructor. His research interests include black holes, general relativity and gravitational systems in the context of holography and quantum gravity.

**RESEARCH INTERESTS**

Black holes and General Relativity. Exact solutions in Einstein-Maxwell and related theories. Theoretical and mathematical physics.

**EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND**

PhD (Physics), Department of Physics, National University of Singapore (2015)

BSc (Hons) (Physics), Department of Physics, National University of Singapore (2009)

**WORKING EXPERIENCE**

Teaching Assistant, National University of Singapore (2010-2016)

Instructor, National University of Singapore (2017-2018)

**RESEARCH EXPERIENCE/GRANTS**

Theoretical and observational implications of emergent gravity, XMUMRF/2019-C3/IMAT/0007

Algebraic and topological structure of spacetime geodesics, XMUMRF/2021-C8/IPHY/0001

**REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS**

**Y.-K Lim**,*Motion of charged particles in spacetimes with magnetic fields of spherical and hyperbolic symmetry*, Phys. Rev. D**106**064023 (2022) [2206.00170]Ziou Yang and

**Y.-K Lim**,*Structure of test magnetic fields and charged particle motion around the Hayward spacetime*, Phys. Rev. D**105**124045 (2022) [2203.12124]**Y.-K Lim**,*Solenoid Configurations and Gravitational Free Energy of the AdS–Melvin Spacetime*, Entropy**23**1477 (2021) [2107.07652]**Y.-K Lim**and M. Nisse,*Light-ring pairs from A-discriminantal varieties*, Phys. Rev. D**104**104012 (2021) [2107.07652]**Y.-K Lim**,*Motion of charged particles around a magnetic black hole/topological star with a compact extra dimension*, Phys. Rev. D**103**084044 (2021) [2102.08531]**Y.-K Lim**,*Null geodesics in the C-metric with cosmological constant*, Phys. Rev. D**103**024007 (2021) [2011.05503 ]**Y.-K. Lim**,*Hypocycloid motion in the Melvin magnetic universe*, Phys. Rev. D**101**104031 (2020) [2004.08027]**Y.-K. Lim**,*Charged dilaton black hole with multiple Liouville potentials and gauge fields,*JHEP**03**, 134 (2020) [1904.02297]M. Azreg-Aïnou, Z. Chen, B. Deng, M. Jamil, T. Zhu, Q. Wu,

**Y.-K. Lim**,*Orbital mechanics and quasiperiodic oscillation resonances of black holes in Einstein-Æther theory ,*Phys. Rev. D**102**, 044028 (2020) [2004.02602 ]**Y.-K. Lim**,*Electric/magnetic universe with a cosmological constant*, Phys. Rev. D**98**084022 (2018) [1807.07199 ]**Y.-K. Lim**, and Q.-h. Wang,*Field equations and particle motion in covariant emergent gravity*, Phys. Rev. D**98**124029 (2018) [1806.03807]G. Z. Babar, A. Z. Babar, and

**Y.-K. Lim**,*Periodic orbits around a spherically symmetric naked singularity*, Phys. Rev. D**96**084052 (2017) [1710.09581 ]**Y.-K. Lim**,*Kasner-type singularities and solitons with Lifshitz asymptotics*, Phys. Rev. D**96**124004 (2018) [1710.00444]N. W. K. Wong, J. Gong,

**Y.-K. Lim**, and Q.-h. Wang*Criteria of existence for bounce solutions in false vacuum decay with gravity ,*Class. Quant. Grav.**35**, 045016 (2018) [1708.02689]**Y.-K. Lim**,*Cohomogeneity-1 solutions in Einstein-Maxwell-dilaton gravity*, Phys. Rev. D**95**104008 (2017) [1702.05201]**Y.-K. Lim**, and Q.-h. Wang,*Exact gravitational lensing in conformal gravity and Schwarzschild-de Sitter spacetime*, Phys. Rev. D**95**024004 (2017) [1609.07633]**Y.-K. Lim**,*Charged C-metric in conformal gravity*, Phys. Rev. D**93**084045 (2016) [1604.07485 ]Y. Chen,

**Y.-K. Lim**, and E. Teo,*Deformed hyperbolic black holes*, Phys. Rev. D**92**044058 (2015) [1507.02416]G. Z. Babar, M. Jamil, and

**Y.-K. Lim***Dynamics of a charged particle around a weakly magnetized naked singularity*, Int. J. Mod. Phys. D**25**1650024 (2016) [1504.00072]**Y.-K Lim**,*Motion of charged particles around a magnetized/electrified black hole*, Phys. Rev. D**91**024048 (2015) [1502.00722]Y. Chen,

**Y.-K. Lim**, and E. Teo,*A new form of the C-metric with cosmologicalconstant*, Phys. Rev. D**91**064014 (2015) [1501.01355]**Y.-K Lim**,*Geodesic motion in the vacuum C-metric*, Phys. Rev. D**89**104016 (2014) [1405.2611]**Y.-K Lim**,*Warped branches of flux compactifications*, Phys. Rev. D**85**064027 (2012) [1202.3525]

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