Jung-Uk Lim, PhD

College of Science and Engineering
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Cyber Engineering


  • PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea

Courses Taught at HCU

  • Engineering Cyber Projects I (ENSC 1411)
  • Engineering Cyber Projects II (ENSC 1412)

Courses Taught at Liberty University

  • Engineering Design I (ENGR 481)
  • Engineering Design II (ENGR 482)
  • Electronics (ENGE 321)
  • Advanced Electronics (ENGE 421)
  • Power Systems (ENGE 351)
  • Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Circuits (ENGE 211)
  • Calculus with MATLAB (ENGR 133)

Courses Taught at University of Houston

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Design I (ECE 4335)
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Design II (ECE 4336)
  • Power Transmission and Distribution with the Lab (ECE 5377/5127)
  • Power Electronics and Electric Drives with the Lab (ECE 5380/5180)
  • Renewable Energy Technology (ECE 5388)
  • Power Transients, Harmonics and Grounding (ECE 6386)
  • Industrial Power System Analysis (ECE 6368)
  • Electrical Power Regulations and Standards (ECE 6369)
  • Electric Circuits Analysis Laboratory (ECE 2100)

Teaching Focus

  • Hands-on laboratory-driven electrical engineering education. Teaching specialty areas include capstone engineering design, electric circuits, electronics, and power and energy systems

Research Interests and Publications

  • Research interests include Power System Control, Operation and Protection, Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), Renewable Energy such as Solar and Wind Power, Microgrids, and Smart Grids.
  • Lim, K.K. Bae, and H. Medina, “Design and Construction of An Aesthetically Pleasing Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (APVAWT) – A Case Study of Art and Engineering Collaboration in Engineering Capstone Course”, The 2020 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 22-26, 2020, virtual conference due to covid-19.
  • Hall and J. Lim, “Power System Modeling and Simulations for the Virginia Power Grid”, The Research Week 2020, April 2020, Liberty University, virtual conference due to covid-19.
  • Johnson and J. Lim, “Design and Implementation of a Single-Phase AC-DC Conversion System Including Multiple Outputs”, The 2020 NURVa Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference, Hampden-Sydney College, VA, January 25, 2020.
  • Lim, “A Probabilistic Approach to Voltage Stability Assessment of Power Systems with High Wind Penetration”, International Journal on Power Engineering and Energy (IJPEE), Vol. 6, No. 4, Oct. 2015, pp. 601-607.

Committee Service/Offices Held

  • COSE Strategic Planning Team Member (since Fall 2020)
  • Electrical and Cyber Engineering Faculty Advisor (since Fall 2020)

Awards and Honors

  • The ILLUMINATE Grants for the Improvement of Teaching, Enhancement of Student Learning about Renewable Energy through Hardware Labs Using Actual Solar and Wind Generators, 2019-2020, Liberty University.
  • New Online Graduate Degree Program, Industrial Power Systems (IPS) Program, 2015, University of Houston.
  • New Faculty Research Award, Voltage Stability Assessment and Control Considering Uncertain Wind Power Generation and Load Demand Values, 2014, University of Houston

Previous Academic/Professional Positions

  • Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Liberty University (August 2017 – July 2020)
  • Instructional Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston (January 2014 – August 2017)
  • Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Arkansas Tech University (August 2011 – January 2014)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Energy and the Environment, New Mexico State University (May 2010 – August 2011)
  • Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Associate of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Oklahoma (March 2005 – March 2010)

Additional Information

  • Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Member of Christian Engineering Society (CES)