Academic Staff

Lin Y.
Associate Professor
Research Area:

Cell Adhesion
Cell Motility
Cytoskeleton Mechanics
Modeling and Simulation of Biological Materials
Email:
ylin@hku.hk
Phone:
3917 7955
Office:
HW 7-30
Website:
http://web.hku.hk/~ylin/

Dr. Y. Lin received the BS and MS degrees in Engineering Mechanics from Tsinghua University in 1999 and 2001, respectively. He later obtained a MS degree in Applied Mathematics in 2006 and followed by a Ph.D. degree in Solid Mechanics in 2007 from Brown University. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the University of Hong Kong in 2008 after serving a brief appointment at Brown University as a post-doctoral research associate. His research interests include cellular and molecular biomechanics, nano- and micro-mechanics, and tribology.