Dr. Bao-Shuh Paul Lin is a research fellow and Life Chair Professor of Department of Computer Science and the past Chief Director of Microelectronics and Information Research Center(2009.8~2018.1), National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Hsinchu, Taiwan since September 2009. He was also the Director of Committee of Communication Industry Development (CoCID), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) since 2001. He was the Vice President of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) from 2001 to 2009 and the General Director of the Information & Communications Research Laboratories (ICL), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) from 2001 to 2009.
Dr. Lin obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Ill., USA. From 1979 through 1991, he worked for Bell Labs of AT&T, Boeing, and two other high-tech firms before coming back to Taiwan in 1991. From 1991 to 1998, he worked for ITRI and served as the Director of Computer Communications Research Division in CCL (the forerunner of ICL) and was later promoted to its Deputy General Director.