Jia-Chin Lin received the B.S. and the M.S. degree from the Department of Electronics Engineering at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Taiwan in 1994 and 1995, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taiwan in 1998. He was in the obligatory military service from July 1998 to March 2000 and then joined the Microelectronics and Information Systems Research Center at NCTU as a Research Assistant Professor. In February 2001, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at National Chi Nan University (NCNU) in Taiwan as an Assistant Professor. In August 2004, he was promoted to serve as an Associate Professor. In August 2006, he joined the faculty in the Department of Communication Engineering at National Central University (NCU) in Taiwan as an Associate Professor. In August 2008, he was promoted to serve as a Full Professor. In January 2011, he became a Distinguished Professor. He has also held visiting appointments at several universities, including at Stanford University and Princeton University.
Dr. Lin has been serving as an (Associate) Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology from 2008. He has been serving as a Technical Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine from 2013. He had served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Letters from 2011 to 2012. He served as a Guest Editor for the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (Special Issue on Emerging Technologies in Communications: Vehicular Networks and Telematics Applications.) He served as a Guest Editor for IEEE ITS Magazine and a Guest Editor for IET ITS. He served as the Lead Guest Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (Special Issue on Telematics Advances for Vehicular Communication Networks) in 2011. He delivered a keynote speech titled “Recent Advances on Signal Synchronization” at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (RAIT), March 15-18, 2012, Dhanbad, India. He also serves as a Technical Program Committee Member for numerous IEEE conferences and as a reviewer for IEEE and IET journals. Dr. Lin had also served as the Vice Chair of Meetings and Conferences Committee for the 2008-2009 IEEE AP ComSoc. Jia-Chin Lin has won many awards, including the Dr. Wu Da-You Research Award from the National Science Council (NSC), Executive Yuan, the 2003 Award for Outstanding Faculty from the Ministry of Education, the Young Scientist Award issued by URSI, the Outstanding Researcher Award from the IEEE ComSoc APB, the Investigative Research Award (for visiting scholarship) from the Pan Wen Yuan Foundation, and the Taiwan Merit Scholarships (TMS) Program from Executive Yuan. Professor Lin also won the 2009 Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award of Taiwan. He is a Fellow of the IET and a Senior Member of IEEE.