Prof. Lim currently is a fellow of ASME, ASCE, EMI and HKIE, Ir Professor Lim received a BEng from University of Technology of Malaysia, MEng and PhD from National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, respectively. Prior to joining City University of Hong Kong(CityU), he was a post-doctoral research fellow at The University of Queensland and The University of Hong Kong. Professor Lim is also a visiting professor at various universities including the University of Western Sydney, Dalian University of Technology, Huazhong University of Scienceand Technology, etc. He has expertise in theory of plates and shells, dynamics of smart piezoelectric structures, nanomechanics and symplectic elasticity. He is one of the editors for JoMMS, Assoc Editor (Asia-Pacific Region) for JVET, Assoc Editor for IJBC, subject editor for AMM, etc. and also on the editorial board of some other top-ranked international journals. He has published one very well-selling title in Engineering Mechanics entitled “Symplectic Elasticity”, co-authored with W.A. Yao and W.X. Zhong from Dalian Univ of Tech., as recorded in April 2010 by the publisher, World Scientific. He has published more than 320 international journal papers, accumulated more than11,000 citations and has an Google Scholar H-index 56. One of his papers co-authored with G. Zhang and J.N. Reddy, is a highly cited paper in JMPS and the most cited paper since 2009 in the journal,while another co-authored with L.H. He and B.S. Wu was granted the IJSS 2004-2008 most cited article award. He was also awarded Top Referees in 2009, Proc. A, The Royal Society. Professor Lim is also a registered professional engineer in HK. Recently Prof Lim is honored with the 2020 J.N. Reddy Medal which is a very prestigious international award.