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Qiyin Lin, PhD

Staff Scientist, Irvine Materials Research Institute (IMRI)

University of California - Irvine
3425 Calit2 Building
Irvine, CA 92697-2800
Tel: 949-824-5993 (Office), 949-988-4698 (Cell)

Lin received his doctorate from the University of Oregon in 2009. His Ph.D. research focused on synthesis and characterization of thermoelectric materials. He held a Department of Energy postdoctoral fellowship at the Materials Science Division at Argonne National laboratory from 2009-12, where he focused on synthesis and characterization of lithium ion battery materials. He has authored and co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles in journals, such as Angewandte Chemie, Energy & Environmental Science, Advanced Materials, Advanced function materials, Chemistry of Materials, Journal of America Chemical Society, Crystal Growth & Design, etc.

Lin has been working as a staff scientist at UCI since 2012, managing the X-ray, SEM and e-beam/thermal evaporator facilities in IMRI. He specializes in crystal structure analysis and surface characterization for cutting-edge materials research by X-ray analytical techniques and scanning electron microscopy. He trains, supervises and advises internal academic and outside industry researchers.