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ScD in , MIT, 1982

MS in , MIT, 1980

BS in , National Cheng-Kung University, 1973

(1985) Research Paper award, Institute of Chinese Civil and Hydraulics Engineers, Taiwan.

**Lin, J.**, and Zhou, Y., 2015, "Rebuttal: Shallow wide groove scratch tests do not give fracture toughness," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, pp. 211-222.

**Lin, J.**, Seol, Y., and Choi, J., 2015, "An SMP Critical State Model for Methane Hydrate-Bearing Sands," International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics.

Zhou, Y., and **Lin, J.**, 2014, "Modeling the ductile-brittle failure mode transition in rock cutting," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, pp. 135-147.

Zhou, Y., and **Lin, J.**, 2013, "Can scratch tests give fracture toughness?," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, pp. 161-168.

Li, B., **Lin, J.**, and Wang, J., 2011, "Cell Mechanobiology: The Forces Applied to Cells and Generated by Cellsin," in Mechanobiology Handbook, J. Nagatomi, ed., CRC Press, Chp. 12, 253-266.

Yang, Z., **Lin, J.**, and Smolinski, P., 2011, "Effects of Solid Compressibility on Responses of Hydrated Soft Biological Tissues," International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation, no.10, pp. 2191-0294.

Yang, Z., Smoliski, P., **Lin, J.**, and Gilbertson, L., 2011, "Dynamical Finite Element Modeling of Soft Tissues as Chemoelectric Porous Media," Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, no.1, pp. 101-130.

GutiĆ©rrez, J.J., Vallejo, L.E., and **Lin, J.**, 2010, "Impact of longwall mining on highways," 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Jaime, M.C., Gamwo, I.K., Lyons, D.K., and **Lin, J.S.**, 2010, "Finite Element Modeling of Rock Cutting," 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Mendoza, J.A., Gamwo, I.K., Zhang, W., and **Lin, J.**, 2010, "Discrete Element Modeling of Rock Cutting Using Crushable Particle," 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Tien, Y.M., **Lin, J.**, Kou, M.C., Chung, Y.J., and Lee, D.H., 2010, "Uncertainty in Estimation of Volumetric Block Proportion of Bimrocks Using Scanline Method," 44th US Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Wu, J., **Lin, J.**, and Chen, C., 2009, "Dynamic discrete analysis of an earthquake-induced large-scale landslide,"," International Journal for Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, no.46, pp. 397-407.

**Lin, J.**, and Wibowo, J., 2008, "Stability Analysis of Rock Surface Spillways Using a Partition of Unity Method," 42nd US Rock Mechanics Symposium.

Jaime, M., **Lin, J.**, and Vallejo, L., 2008, "A rational procedure for rock slope design for western Pennsylvania."

Wang, J., Li, B., and **Lin, J.**, 2008, ""Cell traction force microscopy for musculoskeletal research," in A Practical Manual for Musculoskeletal Research, A.L. Leung et, ed., World Scientific, Chp. 14, 773-787.

Hsu, Y., **Lin, J.**, and Kuo, J., 2007, "Projection Method for Validating Reliability Analysis of Soil Slopes," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, no.6, pp. 753-756.

Li, B., Xie, L., Starr, Z.C., Yang, Z., **Lin, J.**, and Wang, J.H., 2007, "Development of micropost force sensor array with culture experiments for determination of cell traction forces," Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, no.7, pp. 509-518.

Wang, J., **Lin, J.**, and Yang, Z., 2007, "Cell Traction Force," in Advanced Bioimaging Technologies in Assessment of the Quality of Bone and Scaffold Materials Techniques and Applications, H.K. Genant, J. Griffith, K. Leung, and L. Qin, eds., Springer, pp. 227-235.

Wang, J.H., and **Lin, J.**, 2007, "Cell traction force and measurement methods," Biomech Model Mechanobiol, no.6, pp. 361-371.

Wang, J.H., Thampatty, B.P., **Lin, J.**, and Im, H., 2007, "Mechanoregulation of gene expression in fibroblasts," Gene, no.391, pp. 1-15.

**Lin, J.**, 2006, "Stability Analysis of Spillways Using a Partition of Unity Method."

**Lin, J.**, and Ku, C., 2006, "A two scale modeling of jointed rock masses," International Journal for Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, no.43, pp. 426-436.

**Lin, J.**, Yang, Z., and Wang, J.H., 2006, "A new computational approach to obtaining substrate displacement filed for determining cell traction forces," 5th World Conference of Biomechanics, S234, Munich, Germany.

Yang, Z., and Wang, J.H., 2006, "Application of genetic algorithms to determine cell traction field #5080," 5th World Conference of Biomechanics, S397, Munich, Germany.

Yang, Z., Chen, J., **Lin, J.**, and Wang, J., 2006, "Determining substrate displacement and cell traction fields - a new approach," J Theoretical Biology, no.242, pp. 607-616.

**Lin, J.**, and Ku, C., 2005, "Modeling Slope failure as a crack propagation problem," 11th International Conference on Fractures, paper number 3617, Turin, Italy.

**Lin, J.**, Rise, R., and Sharma, R., 2005, "A framework for Assessing the Impact of Build Environment on Health," Engineering Sustainability.

Comfort, K., Milos, K., and **Lin, J.**, 2004, "Dynamic Networks: Modeling Change in Environments Exposed to Risk," Annual Research Conference of the Association of Public Policy and Management.

Ku, C., **Lin, J.**, and Chern, J., 2004, "Modeling of jointed rock masses using a combined equivalent continuum and discrete approach," International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, no.1, pp. 402-407.

**Lin, J.**, 2003, "A Mesh Based Partition of Unity Method," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, no.11-12, pp. 1515-1532.

Feng, Z., **Lin, J.**, Chi, S., and Chern, J., 2003, "Numerical Simulations for Liquefiable Sands," 10th conference on current geotechnical research, Taiwan.

**Lin, J.**, 2002, "A Unified Framework for Discrete and Continuum Analysis," Discrete Element Methods -Numerical Modeling of Discontinua, no.117, pp. 145-150.

**Lin, J.**, and Ku, C., 2002, "Simulation of the evolution of slope failure," Engineering Mechanics.

McElfresh, S.B., Harbert, W., Ku, C., and **Lin, J.**, 2002, "Stress modeling of tectonic blocks at Cape Kamchatka, Russia using principal stress proxies from high-resolution SAR, new evidence for the Komandorskiy Block," Tectonophysics, no.354, pp. 239-256.

**Lin, J.**, 2001, "Seismic Resistance Design of Earth Structures and Deep Foundations (I) --Developing Dynamic Analysis Programs for Analyzing Saturated Sands."

**Lin, J.**, and Hung, T.K., 2000, "A manual for Conducting Seismic Safety Assessment of Dams."

**Lin, J.**, and Hung, T.K., 2000, "Assessment of Dam Safety During Earthquake III."

**Lin, J.**, and Hung, T.K., 2000, "Manual for Dam Safety During Earthquakes."

**Lin, J.**, and Hung, T., 1999, "A Procedure for Seismic Risk Analysis of Earth Dams," J. Kuo, and B.C. Yen, eds., Water Resources Publications, LLC, pp. 159-177.

**Lin, J.**, and Hung, T.K., 1999, "A Procedure for Seismic Risk Analysis of Earth Dams."

**Lin, J.**, and Hung, T.K., 1999, "Assessment of Dam Safety During Earthquake II."

**Lin, J.**, and Hung, T.K., 1999, "Assessment of Dam Safety Under Earthquake Loadings."

**Lin, J.**, Ku, C., and Chern, J., 1999, "Manifold Method Analysis of Rock Masses Containing Joints of two Different Scales," Denver.

**Lin, J.**, and Hynes, M., 1998, "Seismic Discontinuous Deformation Analysis," Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics III, pp. 790-799.

**Lin, J.**, Al-Zaharnari, R., Munjiza, A., and Lee, D., 1997, "Large Displacement and Finite Strain DDA: An Implementation and Physical Verification," Kyoto.

**Lin, J.**, and Chen, S., 1997, "Soil Slope Stability Analysis using DDA," Kyoto.

**Lin, J.**, 1996, "Assessment of Soil Slope Stability During Earthquakes using the Manifold Method."

**Lin, J.**, and Lee, D., 1996, "Manifold Method Using Polynomial Basis Function of Any Order," Berkeley.

Chang, K.C., Hung, T.K., Margo, D.A., and **Lin, J.S.**, 1996, "Dynamic Effects of Sediment and Foundation on Dam Hydrodynamic Pressure Under Vertical Ground Acceleration," 11th Engineering Mechanics Conference, pp. 511-514.

**Lin, J.**, 1995, "Continuous and Discontinuous Analysis using the Manifold Method," pp. 1-20, California.

**Lin, J.**, 1994, "Extracting the Dynamic Properties of Soils from Earthquake Records using Kalman Filter," Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, no.12, pp. 2100-2117.

**Lin, J.**, and Zhang, Y., 1994, "Nonlinear Structural Identification using Extended Kalman Filter," Computers and structures, no.4, pp. 757-764.

**Lin, J.**, 1993, "On Engineering Equivalent Linear Analysis of Soils in Frequency Domain," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, pp. 75-88.

**Lin, J.**, and Chen, S., 1993, "Discrete Element Modeling of Direct Shear and Simple Shear Tests," 2nd International Conference on Discrete Element Method.

**Lin, J.**, 1992, "Evaluation of Seismic Response using Stochastic Linearization," ASCE Specialty Conference.

**Lin, J.**, Ting, J., Vuba, B., and Chen, S., 1992, "Computer Simulation of Direct Shear Test," ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference.

**Lin, J.**, 1990, "Regional Seismic Slope Failure Probability Matrices," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, pp. 911-923.

**Lin, J.**, and Chao, B., 1990, "Estimation of Shear Moduli and Damping Factors of Earth Dam Materials," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, pp. 891-910.

**Lin, J.**, 1989, "Identification of Nonlinear Hysteresis Behavior of Soils," 4th International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering.

**Lin, J.**, 1987, "Ground Motion input Through Equivalent Stationary Motion, in Ground motion and Engineering Seismology," p. 44.

**Lin, J.**, and Tyan, Y., 1986, "Equivalent Stationary Motion and Average Response Spectra," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, pp. 267-279.

**Lin, J.**, and Whitman, R.V., 1986, "Earthquake Induced Displacements of Sliding Blocks," Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, no.1, pp. 44-59.

**Lin, J.**, Lee, S.M., and Chao, B.K., 1985, "A Scheme for System Identification," ROC-Japan Joint Seminar on Multiple Hazard Mitigation.

**Lin, J.**, 1984, "Risk assessments of the earthquake induced Permanent Displacements in earth dams."

**Lin, J.**, 1983, "Evaluation of Earthquake-Induced Permanent Displacements for Rock Slopes," 24th US symposium on Rock Mechanics.

**Lin, J.**, and Whitman, R.V., 1983, "De-coupling Approximation to the Evaluation of Earthquake-Induced Plastic Slip in Earth Dams," Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, pp. 667-678.

**Lin, J.**, Whitman, R.V., and Vanmarack, E.H., 1983, "Equivalent stationary Motion for Liquefaction Study," Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, no.8, pp. 1117-1121.

2013, "A personal Perspectives on Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (Keynote Lecture)," 11th International Conference on Analysis of Discontinuous, Fukuoka, Japan.

**Lin, J.**, 1990, "1)Discrete Elements using Circular Particles, and 2) Discrete Elements Member (Workshop)," Mechanics of Granular Material, Taiwan Institute of Technology.

**Lin, J.**, 1995, "Introduction to Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (Short Course)," First International Conference on Discontinuous Deformation Analysis, Berkeley, California.

**Lin, J.**, 1996, "Workshop on DDA," Second North America Symposium on Rock Mechanics, Montreal, Canada.

**Lin, J.**, 2005, "Environment and hazard mitigation designs (Short course)," Hua-Feng University, Taiwan.

1994, "Computer Methods in Geotechincal Engineering (Short Course)," Central University, Taiwan.

2006, "Mesh Based Partition of Unity Methods and Sample Applications ( keynote lecture)," (mini symposium on DDA, keyblocks and manifold method) 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, California.

2007, "A computational perspective on fragility, hazard mitigation and emergency management (Feature Lecture)," International Conference on Natural Hazards and Disaster Management, Hyderabad, India.