Dr Woei Chet Lim
Senior Lecturer (Mathematics)
About Woei Chet
I grew up in Kuantan, Malaysia. After finishing Form 5 in Kuantan, I began my journey oversea. I studied Grade 13 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. After that, I went to the University of Waterloo for BMath, MMath and PhD. I did 3 postdocs in Canada, USA and Germany before joining the Mathematics department at the University of Waikato.
My field of research is mathematical and computational cosmology. My research involves modelling the universe as a whole, using a system of partial differential equations (PDEs). As PDEs seldom admit exact solutions, I use dynamical systems and asymptotic analyses in simpler regimes of the model, and perform numerical simulations in general regimes.
Gregoris, D., Lim, W. C., & Coley, A. A. (2017). Stiff fluid spike solutions from Bianchi type V seed solutions. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 34(23), 21 pages. doi:10.1088/1361-6382/aa924f Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11580
Coley, A. A., & Lim, W. C. (2016). Spikes and matter inhomogeneities in massless scalar field models. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 33(1), 20 pages. doi:10.1088/0264-9381/33/1/015009 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/10202
Coley, A. A., Gregoris, D., & Lim, W. C. (2016). On the first G(1) stiff fluid spike solution in General Relativity. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 33(21). doi:10.1088/0264-9381/33/21/215010 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/10978
Lim, W. C. (2015). Non-orthogonally transitive G₂ spike solution. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 32(16). doi:10.1088/0264-9381/32/16/162001
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