Dr LeeHoon Lim


Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science


Dr Lim Lee Hoon is a senior assistant professor in Analytical and Environmental Chemistry at the Faculty of Science, Univeristi Brunei Darussalam. She obtained her PhD in Environmental Chemistry from the University of Birmingham, UK in 1999. Her current researches concentrate mainly trace ion analysis and environmental monitoring: rain composition and acidity, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, particulate matter, volatile organic compounds, food additives, heavy metals, nitrate and nitrite in water, vegetables and food matrices.

Email: leehoon.lim@ubd.edu.bn

Affiliation: Chemical Science Programme, Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Jalan Tungku Link, Gadong, BE 1410


Monitoring of toxic contaminants in food matrices, marine organisms and the environment.


Pathway of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in food matrices

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Migration of Phthalate in food matrices and packaging materials

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Migration of heavy metals in plants via application of fertilisers.

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Separation of acid blue 25 from aqueous solution using water lettuce and agro-wastes by batch adsorption studies
MRR Kooh, MK Dahri, LBL Lim, LH Lim, CM Chan, Applied Water Science 8 (2), 61 2018.

Tidal and seasonal variation in carbonate chemistry, pH and salinity, for a mineral-acidified tropical estuarine system
S Proum, JH Santos, LH Lim, DJ Marshall, Regional Studies in Marine Science 17, 17-27, 2018.

Separation of toxic malachite green dye from aqueous solution using water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)
MRR KOOH, LBL LIM, LH LIM, MK DAHRI, N PRIYANTHA, Journal of Ecotechnology Research 18 (2), 23-30, 2017

Phosphorus Dynamics and Rice Yield Response to Different Fertilization in Acid Soils.
KP Zin, LH Lim, MRS J. Bandara, MH Thippeswamy, Environment and Sustainability 1 (3), 90-102, 2017.

Phthalate Sample Preparation Methods and Analysis in Food and Food Packaging: a Review
NZI Haji Harunarashid, LH Lim, MH HarunsaniFood Analytical Methods, 1-25 (online), 2017.


The contribution of traffic to atmospheric concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons LH Lim, RM Harrison, S Harrad Environmental science & technology 33 (20), 3538-3542, 1999
Temporal trends, temperature dependence, and relative reactivity of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons M Dimashki, LH Lim, RM Harrison, S Harrad Environmental science & technology 35 (11), 2264-2267, 2001
Short-term variation in the concentration of selected ions within individual tropical rainstorms M Radojevic, LH Lim Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 85 (4), 2363-2368,1995
Azolla pinnata: An Efficient Low Cost Material for Removal of Methyl Violet 2B by Using Adsorption Method K Muhammad Raziq Rahimi, LBL Lim, MK Dahri, LH Lim, JMRS Bandara Waste and Biomass Valorization 6 (4), 547-559, 2015
A rain acidity study in Brunei Darussalam M Radojevic, LH Lim Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 85 (4), 2369-2374,1995.


Grant type: URG, Grant Number: UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1 (177), Project Title: Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in occupational environments, Investigators (PI/Co-PI): PI Dr Lim Lee Hoon, Funding Details: Start Date: 25/02/2011, End Date: 25/01/2013.

Grant type: FIC Block grant. Ref. no.: UBD/RSCH/1.4/FICBF(b)/2018/006: Project title: Study on the migration pathways of heavy metals in vegetables via the application of fertilizers. Investigators: PIs Dr Lim Lee Hoon and Dr Faizah Hj Metali, End date: March 2020.


1. Offshore Environmental Baseline Study – Block C1A (AECOM/TOTAL), 2011
2. Jointly prepared a “State of the Environment” report for the Ministry of Development (Environmental unit) – 2006
3. Jointly prepared a report for UNEP on “Brunei Darussalam inventory of dioxin and furan releases to environment using a tool kit” under the Ministry of Development (Environmental unit) – 2002 http://www.pops.int/documents/guidance/toolkit_inv.pdf
4. Kampung Batu Marang Project under the ministry of Fishery – 2001-2002