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Y. Eason Lin, PhD, MBA
Center for Environmental Laboratory Services
National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
Dr. Y. Eason Lin is currently the Professor and Director of Center for Environmental Laboratory Services, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan. He was a research assistant professor at Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. His professional expertise is in the area of disinfection of emerging waterborne pathogens, including Legionella and Mycobacterium avium, from hospital and residential water distribution systems. He has numerous journal articles and conference presentation on Legionella disinfection modalities. In addition to his research efforts, he also provided engineering and business consultation to companies in evaluating, selecting, installing, and designing disinfection systems for institutional water distribution systems.
Dr. Y. Eason Lin graduated from National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. He received his graduate education from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh (M.S., 1995, PhD.1999) and the master degree of business administration from Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh (MBA, 1999).