Academic Credentials
  • M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 2004
Licenses & Certifications
  • Professional Engineer Civil, Washington, #56283
  • Professional Certificate in Data Science
  • Professional Certificate in Database Management
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Civil Engineers

Mr. Lin's background is in civil and environmental engineering focusing on surface hydrology and water resources. He is a licensed engineer with 8 years of experience specializing in hydrology, data analysis, and hydraulic and hydrodynamic modeling. 

Mr. Lin uses various models to support a variety of projects including water balance calculations, peak-flow hydrograph simulations, surface water and groundwater interactions, source fingerprinting on water quantity and quality, snow water and snow depth estimation, and sediment transport investigations. He has used a range of hydraulic and hydrologic models such as HSPF, DSM2, SWMM, and HEC-RAS; land surface models that study interaction between surface water and groundwater such as IWFM and VIC; and hydrodynamic models such as DELFT 3D.

Mr. Lin is also an experienced database manager and data analyst. He has experience processing and analyzing meteorological, geological, and USGS measurement data for various hydrologic modeling efforts. He provides technical support involving statistical analysis, database querying and updates, and data visualizations for a wide variety of data, including field measurements, laboratory analyses, and publicly available datasets. He is fluent with programming languages and database management tools such as R, PERL, MS SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.