Cirrculum Vitae

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Experience  
2016 Oct - Present Center for Data Science & Public Policy, University of Chicago
Data Scientist
Working with government agencies and non-profit partners on various data science for social good projects, and building internal tools and data-driven system.
2016 May - 2016 Sept Data Science for Social Good Fellowship, University of Chicago
Data Science Fellow
In partner with Johnson County Kansas, built an early warning system to identify frequent users of multiple public systems for early intervention by using machine learning and data science.
2015 - 2016 Falcota Technology Inc., Taipei
Junior Data Scientist
Developed a model to successfully classify 95% of the healthy persons and the patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea with EKG and SpO2 time series.
2014 - 2015 Research Center for IT Innovation, Academia Sinica
Research Assistant, Multimedia & Machine Learning Lab, Adviser: Dr. Yu-Chiang Frank Wang
Conducted individual research on object fingerprint by image feature descriptors, photometric stereo, and texture recognition. Also did surveys on image processing via machine learning and deep neural network.
Education  
2011 - 2013 National Taiwan University
Master of Science, Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics
2007 -2011 National Taiwan University
Bachelor of Science, Physics
Research Experience  
2014 - 2015 Research Center for IT Innovation, Academia Sinica
Research Assistant, Multimedia & Machine Learning Lab, Adviser: Dr. Yu-Chiang Frank Wang
Conducted individual research on object fingerprint by image feature descriptors, photometric stereo, and texture recognition. Also did surveys on image processing via machine learning and deep neural network.
2011 - 2013 National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics
Master Student, Integrated Photonics Lab, Adviser: Dr. Ding-Wei Huang
Conducted individual research about simulating dynamic daylight by multi-chromatic LED-based lighting system using a spectrum matching approach and comparing with different optimization algorithm.
Thesis & Publication  
2018 E. Salomon, M. Bauman, T.-Y Lin, K. Boxer, H. Naveed, L. Haynes, J. Walsh, J. Helsby, S. Yoder, R. Sullivan, C. Schneweis, R. Ghani, “Reducing Incarceration through Prioritized Interventions”, ACM COMPASS, June 2018
2017 O. Lam, T.-Y Lin, “Measuring Subjectivity in History Textbooks”, September 2017.
2015 T.-Y. Lin, C.-Y. F. Wang, S. Moss-Pultz, “ObjectMinutiae: Fingerprinting for Object Authentication”, ACM Multimedia, October 2015
2015 T.-C. Yen, T.-Y. Lin, C.-Y. Yeh, H.-P. Hsieh, C.-T. Li, “An Interactive Visualization System to Analyze and Predict Urban Construction Dynamics”, ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Urban Computing, August 2015
2013 Master’s Thesis: Smart Lighting and Dynamic Daylight Simulation, T.-Y. Lin, M.S. E.E National Taiwan University, August 2013
Projects  
Oct. 2015 Flavours of Physics: Finding τ → μμμ, Competition, Kaggle
Combined XGBoost model and Random Forest model to train a classifier to predict τ → 3μ decay with numerous data collected by the LHCb detectors of CERN, resulting in 0.99 of classification rate and on the top 2.8% (19th/673) in the end of the competition.
Sept. 2015 First Steps with Julia, Kaggle
Built a VGG-like deep neural network to solve the task of identifying characters from Google Street View images, resulting in 80% of classification rate and on the top 9.8% (5th/52) in the end of the competition.
Aug. 2015 ObjectMinutiae, Bitmark Inc.
Built a prototyped device and framework to extract fingerprint of objects with binary descriptor and locality-sensitive-hash, resulting in almost 100% of True Acceptance Rate in a small dataset and presented in ACM MM’ 15 Technical Demo.
May 2015 GeoMonster, Taipei OpenData Hackathon
Built a K-means clustering and Autoregressive Poisson regression model to cluster and predict urban time series data, resulting in 3.4 of RMSE and presented in ACM SIGKDD UrbanComp’ 15.
Apr. 2015 Air Hockey Robot
Built an Air Hockey Robot with components from a 3D printer and ps3eye cam with OpenCV, openFrameworks and Arduino and exhibited in Maker Faire Taipei 2015.
Sept. 2013 Smart Lighting Control System
Built a LED-based lighting system that can be controlled by mobile phone and CapSense remote via Bluetooth and nRF2401.
Awards  
June 2015 2nd Prize Award, Taipei Open Data Hackathon
Built a geometric analysis and visualization framework for construction requests with other 2 teammates.
Feb. 2011 - Oct. 2011 Selected Finalist, Young Entrepreneurs of the Future, Epoch Foundation
Selected out of 200+ participants as one of the 17 finalists, visiting and pitching at MIT Media Lab, Sloan School, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, and several incubators.
Nov. 2013 Album “Formosa Medicine Show”, Nominated 57th Grammy Awards for Best Packaging Design
Recorded the piano and melodica part in album of a Taiwanese band Muddy Basin Ramblers.
Oct. 2013 Film, “A Possible Love That Maybe Never Happened”, Third Prize of 2013 Macroview TV Contest
Created film music for the short film directed by Chieh Yang.
May 2012 Film, “Her Dream Lovers” Nominated 65th Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner
Recruited musicians and created film music for the short film directed by Chieh Yang.
Skills  
Data Science & Machine Learning Pandas, Scikit-learn, StatsModels, TensorFlow, Theano, Gensim, NLTK, OpenCV
Web Development Flask, SQLAlchemy, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, React, Redux, jQuery, D3, HTML, CSS
Devops Git, Docker, AWS
Programming Language Python, Javascript, SQL, C++, MATLAB, LaTex
Prototyping Tools AVR, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Processing, Altium Designer, PCB design layout and fabrication
Design Tools OpenSCAD, openFrameworks
Fluent Languages Mandarin, English

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