Tai Wei Lim is a Senior Lecturer at SIM University (UniSIM) and a Research Fellow Adj. at the National University of Singapore (NUS) East Asian Institute.
His research interests are in the energy histories of China and Japan and modern/contemporary East Asian history in general.
He graduated from Cornell University with a PhD in history and teaches the world history course in UniSIM.
He also conducts policy research on contemporary Sino-Japanese relations, popular culture and the soft power influence of the creative industries in Japan as well as Sino-Hong Kong relations.
His latest co-authored book is Contextualizing Occupy Central in contemporary Hong Kong published by Imperial College Press in 2015.