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Dr. Teik Lim

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Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Herman Schneider Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director – Vibro-Acoustics and Sound Quality Research Laboratory
Director – Hypoid and Bevel Gear Mesh and Dynamic Modeling Consortium
Director – UC Simulation Center

University of Cincinnati
College of Engineering and Applied Science
801 Engineering Research Center (ERC)
PO Box 210018
2901 Woodside Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0018
Tel: (513) 556-2933  Fax: (513) 556-3626     Email: Teik.Lim@uc.edu  

SPECIALTY AREAS   

Design and dynamics of precision machine elements (gears, bearings, drivelines, powertrain systems), Gear noise/vibrations, Structural vibrations and acoustics, Active noise and vibration control, Automotive NVH (noise, vibration & harshness), and Product sound quality design, analysis & testing.

EDUCATION   

1989    Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University (OSU)
1986    M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri–Rolla (UMR)
1985    B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University (MTU)

EXPERIENCE

2014 - Present
Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Cincinnati (UC)
2009 - present
Herman Schneider Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati (UC)
2004 - present
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati (UC)
2012 - 2014
Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Cincinnati (UC)
2011 – 2012
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Cincinnati (UC)
2010 – 2012
School Director, School of Dynamic Systems, University of Cincinnati (UC)
2005 – 2010
Department Head of Mechanical Engineering (Previously called Mechanical, Industrial & Nuclear Engineering), University of Cincinnati (UC)
2002 – 2004
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati (UC)
1998 – 2002
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama (UA)
1996 – 1998
Research Scientist Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Ohio State University
1993 – 1996
Sr. Project Engineer, Advanced Test and Analysis Group, SDRC
1990 – 1993
Project Engineer, Advanced Test and Analysis Group, Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC)


HONORS AND AWARDS    

§ Fellow of the Graduate School, University of Cincinnati, 2014
§ Order of the Engineer Fellowship, University of Cincinnati, 2013
§ Thomas French Alumni Achievement Award, Ohio State University, 2010
§ Herman Schneider Professorship, University of Cincinnati, 2009
§ Chang Jiang Scholars Program’s Chair Professorship Award from the China’s Ministry of Education, 2008
§ ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Fellow, 2006
§ SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Fellow, 2006
§ SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Arch T. Colwell Merit Award, 2005
§ SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, 2002
§ Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society) Eminent Engineer, 2002
§ ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) Ferdinand P. Beer and E. Russell Johnston, Jr. Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award, 2001
§ ASEE Southeastern Section New Faculty Research First Place Award, 2001
§ Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Faculty Member Award, 2001


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS   

B.W. Rudd, T.C. Lim, M. Li, J-H. Lee, “In-Situ Active Noise Cancellation Applied to Magnetic Resonance Imaging,” ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 134, pp. 011017(1–7), 2012.
J. Yang, T. Peng, T.C. Lim, “An Enhanced Multi-term Harmonic Balance Solution for Non-linear Period-one Dynamic Motions in Right-angle Gear Pairs,” Nonlinear Dynamics, 67(2), pp. 1053–1065, 2011.
J. Yang, T.C. Lim, “Dynamics of Coupled Non-linear Hypoid Gear Mesh and Time-Varying Bearing Stiffness Systems,” International Journal of Passenger Cars– Mechanical Systems, 4(2), pp. 1039–1049, 2011.
M. Li, T.C. Lim, “Active Control of Gear Mesh Dynamics,” International Journal of Passenger Cars– Mechanical Systems, 4(2), pp. 1162–1167, 2011.
J. Wang, D. Qin, T.C. Lim, “Influence of Combined Assembly Error and Bearing Elasticity on Spur Gear Tooth Contact Load Distribution,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 225, pp. 1507–1521, 2011.
M. Li, B.W. Rudd, T.C. Lim, J-H. Lee, “Active Control of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Response Using Inverse Modeling,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 59(3), pp. 268–277, 2011.
J. Duan, M. Li and T.C. Lim, M-R. Lee, W. Vanhaaften, M-T. Cheng, T. Abe, “Active Control of Vehicle Powertrain Noise Using a Twin-FxLMS Algorithm,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 133(3), pp. 034501(1–4), 2011.
W. Elwali, M. Li, T.C. Lim, “Vehicle Interior Noise Transfer Function Predictions Applying Semi-Analytical, Finite Element, and Boundary Element Approaches,” International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, 7(2), pp. 91–108, 2011.
W. Jiang and T.C. Lim, “Time-Domain Two-substructure Transfer Path Analysis of Transient Dynamic Response in Mechanical Systems with Weak Nonlinear Couplings,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 58(4), pp. 357–370, 2010.
M. Li, B.W. Rudd, T.C. Lim, J-H Lee, “Active noise control of simulated magnetic resonance imaging response,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, 58(1), pp. 35–42, 2010.

 J-H. Lee, B. Rudd, M. Li, T.C. Lim, “Sound reduction technologies for MRI scanners,” Recent Patents in Engineering, 2, pp. 72–79, 2008.

 M. Li, T.C. Lim, J-H. Lee, “Simulation Study on Active Noise Control for a 4-T MRI Scanner,” Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 26, pp. 393-400, 2008.

 Y. Dai and T.C. Lim, “Suppression of Brake Squeal Noise Applying Finite Element Brake and Pad Model Enhanced by Spectral-Based Assurance Criteria,” Applied Acoustics, 69(3) pp. 196-214, 2008.

 J. Wang, T.C. Lim, M. Li, “Dynamics of a Hypoid Gear Pair Considering the Effects of Time-Varying Mesh Parameters and Backlash Non-linearity,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 308(1-2), pp. 302-329, 2007.

 R. Tanna and T.C. Lim, “Parametric Analysis of Ring Gear Structure Vibration Modes,” International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, 11(2), pp. 93–105, 2006.

 M. Li, T.C. Lim, Y.H. Guan and W.S. Shepard Jr., “Actuator Design and Experimental Validation for Active Gearbox Vibration Control,” Smart Materials and Structures, 15, pp. N1–N6, 2006.

 S.R. More, T.C. Lim, M. Li, C.K. Holland, S.E. Boyce, J-H. Lee, “Acoustic Noise Characteristics of a 4 Tesla MRI Scanner,” Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 23, pp. 388–397, 2006.

 M. Li, T.C. Lim, W.S. Shepard Jr. and Y.H. Guan, “Experimental Active Vibration Control of Gear Mesh Harmonics in a Power Recirculation Gearbox System Using a Piezoelectric Stack Actuator,” Smart Materials and Structures, 14, pp. 917-927, 2005.


TEACHING    

Vehicle Noise, Vibration and Harshness
Concurrent Product and Process Development
Analytical Vibrations of Mechanical Systems
Mechanical Vibrations
Advanced Vibrations
Dynamic Machine Components
Intermediate Dynamics
Advanced Dynamics of Machinery
Digital Signal Analysis of Mechanical Systems
 

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