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educator , Electrical engineer

Whei-Min Lin, Chinese electrical engineer, educator. Recipient Prominent Research award National Science Council, 1995, 96, 97, 98, 99, 2000, Engineering Excellence award Chinese Institute Electrical Engineering.


Lin, Whei-Min was born on October 3, 1954 in Taipei, Taiwan. Son of Mei-Chin and Chin-Chu (Tung) Lin.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, National Chao-Tung University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, 1977. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Connecticut, 1982. PhDEE, University Texas, 1985.


Visiting associate researcher Chun-Hwa Institute Economic Research, Taipei, 1985-1986. Senior engineer Control Data Corporation, Minneapolis, 1986-1989, manager, 1989-1992. Senior manager Control Data Taiwan, Inc., Taipei, 1989-1992.

Associate professor department electrical engineering Na.t Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohisung, Taiwan, 1992-1996, professor Taiwan, since 1996. Chairperson 16th Symposium on Electrical Power Engineering Taiwan, Taipei, 1996. Chairman Academy-Industry Coalition Team, National Sun Yat-Sen University.

Director Environmental Technology Research Center, National Sun Yat-Sen University.


Board directors Minnesota Overseas Chinese Culture Center, Minneapolis, 1986-1989. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Chinese Institute Electrical Engineering (board directors since 1997, member academy committee 1989-1991), New York Academy of Sciences (honorary), Tau Beta Pi (life).


  • Other Interests

    Sports, music, travel, reading, movies.


Married May Hsing-Mei Soong, June 2, 1984. Children: Yvonne Yu-Fan, Daron.

Mei-Chin Lin

Chin-Chu (Tung) Lin

May Hsing-Mei Soong

Yvonne Yu-Fan Lin

Daron Lin