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educator , Mechanical engineer

Yang-Tai Thomas Lin, Chinese mechanical engineer, educator. Achievements include design of Optimal Design Motorcycle Shock Absorber. Member of Chinese Environment Protection Association (auditor 2002), Chinese Society Mechanical Engineers (secretary general 1987-1998, board directors).

Background

Lin, Yang-Tai Thomas was born on January 1, 1947 in Keelung, Taiwan. Son of Fu-sun Lin and Yen Guo.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1970. Microsoft Security Essentials, West Virginia University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, West Virginia University, 1978.

Career

Associate professor Mechanical Engineering National Taiwan University, 1979—1983, professor Mechanical Engineering, since 1983. President Automotive Research and Testing Center, Taiwan, 1994—1997. Consultant San-Yang Industrial Company, Taiwan, 1980—1986.

Chairman New Environment Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan, 1998—2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of Optimal Design Motorcycle Shock Absorber.

Membership

Member of Chinese Environment Protection Association (auditor 2002), Chinese Society Mechanical Engineers (secretary general 1987-1998, board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Billiards, music, Ma-jian.

Connections

Married Mun-Yin Klara Tsai, January 31, 1976. Children: Yu-Lin, Tso-Lin.

father:
Fu-sun Lin

mother:
Yen Guo

spouse:
Mun-Yin Klara Tsai

child:
Yu-Lin

child:
Tso-Lin