Yi Lin is a Senior Research Scientist at the National Institute of Aerospace and Resident at the Advanced Materials and Processing Branch at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va, USA. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in polymer chemistry in 1996 and 1999, respectively, at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, China. He earned his Ph.D. degree in chemistry in 2004 at Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA. He was a Research Assistant Professor at Clemson University in 2004?2006 and became a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow in 2007. Lin joined the National Institute of Aerospace in 2009. He has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Science at College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va, USA since 2011. His background is the synthesis, modification, and characterization of nanomaterials. His current interest covers mechanical reinforcement of carbon nanotube structural composites; nanohybrids for catalysis, energy storage, and antenna applications; fundamental properties, synthesis, and applications of 2-dimensional boron nitride nanomaterials; topographic nanowire assembly for targeted aerospace and aeronautics applications. He is the author or coauthor of over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and 6 book chapters. He has given numerous conference presentations and several invited talks.
Biography Updated on 29 July 2012