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Dr Hock Chuan Lim

Dr Hock Chuan Lim, Assistant Professor at UOWD

Dr Hock Chuan Lim

Assistant Professor

Dr Hock Chuan Lim interest and research is in gaming and game development. His ongoing research focus includes game analytics, enterprise planning, social networks, the application of ecosystem approach for game development and visualization tools for teaching and learning.

 Qualifications: BSc, Philippines Military Academy, MSc, University of New South Wales, Australia, PhD, University of New South Wales, Australia

 Location: Block 15, Room 219E

 Telephone:  +971 4 278 1986

Email: (@uowdubai.ac.ae):HCLim

Dr Hock Chuan Lim is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai.

He obtained a PhD from the University of New South Wales in Australia. Prior to this, he received a Masters from the University of New South Wales, Australia and a Bachelor’s degree from the Philippines Military Academy (on a Singapore Overseas Training Award scholarship).

Prior to joining UOWD, Dr Lim worked as lead instructor in games programming in Canberra, Australia. He served as an instructor for Higher Education in Australia for 10 years and as IT manager and consultant for many years in the Asia Pacific region. His previous posts include Assistant Director of eASEAN, the ASEAN Secretariat, Senior IT Manager, APAC travel, and Field Manager of APAC Services, WorldGate Communications, USA.

Dr Lim has worked on improving gaming research awareness and ICT initiatives for the Asia Pacific region. He is a member of International Simulation and Gaming Association (ISGA), International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) and Australian Research Council Complex Systems Research Network (COSNet). He is an avid researcher of complex systems, gaming and game development. His ongoing research focus includes game analytics, enterprise planning, social networks, the application of ecosystem approach for game development and visualization tools for teaching and learning.

His recent publications include:

 

  • H. C. Lim, “Rebel Design: Exploring Social Network Analysis-enabled Management Information Systems Strategy and Connected Learning”, GS Journal of Computing, 2017
  • H. C. Lim, “Computational Thinking (CT) and Rebel Game Design: CT in Health Games,” Paper accepted for the 5th IEEE Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, SeGAH'17, Perth Australia, 2017
  • HC Lim, “Exploring Ecosystem Approach for Games Development and Connected Learning, Computer Game Development and Education: An International Journal (CGDEIJ), Vol. 1, Number 1, 2016, AIRCC Publishing Corporation, pp 29-33.
  • H. C. Lim, "Social Network Analysis-enabled Management Information Systems Strategy: Towards Connected Learning," in 2016 2nd International Conference on Communication Systems and Computing Application Science (2nd CSCAS 2016), Jeju Island, Korea, 2016.
  • H. C. Lim, "Adopting Game Development and Visual Curriculum Design (VCD) Framework For Connected eLearning," in The Second International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining and Wireless Communications (DIPDMWC2015), Islamic Azad University, Academic City, Dubai,2015.

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