Dr. Lin joined the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Concordia University in 2011. She received her M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in structural engineering from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Ottawa. Her Ph.D. thesis was nominated for Governor General’s Gold Medal as the most outstanding Ph.D. thesis in the Sciences at the University of Ottawa. Her research is in the fields of structural and earthquake engineering, and focuses on the improvement of the seismic design and performance of buildings, bridges and infrastructure systems. Dr. Lin has published about 40 technical publications. In addition to her research expertise, she has extensive practical experience in the design of buildings and bridges. Dr. Lin has received a number of prestigious awards including the NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, and Visiting Researcher Fellowship at Stanford University.
2013-2014 President's Excellence in Teaching Award (New Faculty)
Seismic performance of buildings and bridges
Performance-based earthquake engineering
Development of seismic fragility curves for buildings and bridges
Development of improved intensity measures for probabilistic seismic demand analysis
Seismic risk assessment using HAZUS-MH
Characterization of seismic ground motion