Yu-Feng Forrest Lin
- 2002: Ph.D. in Geological Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison
- 1996: M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut
- 1993: B.S. in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Tamkang University, Taiwan
- Geothermal exchange and renewable energy [Example]
- Fiber-optic distributed temperature sensing (FO-DTS) in hydrogeology applications [Website]
- 3-D printing in geology applications [Website]
- Numerical modeling and parameter estimation for groundwater flow system
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications in natural resource management [Website]
Development on Improving Geothermal Exchange Infrastructure, 2016-2017, Principal Investigator, awarded by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, U.S. Department of Defense.
High Resolution Temperature Profiling and Thermal Analysis for Geothermal Energy, 2016 – 2018, Principal Investigator, awarded by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. [Abstract]
Using Distributed Temperature Sensing to Measure Stream–Aquifer Exchange at the Ribeirão da Onça Creek Watershed in the Guarani Aquifer System, 2016 – 2018, Principal Investigator, awarded by the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies.
MRI: Acquisition of a National CyberGIS Facility for Computing and Data-Intensive Geospatial Research and Education, 2014 – 2017, Senior Personnel, awarded by US National Science Foundation. [Abstract]
Scientific Activities in Support of Water Supply Planning, Illinois, 2014 – 2017, Co-Principal Investigator, awarded by Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Intensively Managed Landscapes-Critical Zone Observatory (IML-CZO), Established 2013, Investigator, awarded by US National Science Foundation. [Website]
* denotes student or postdoc author
Wu, Q., Y. Zhao*, Y. F. Lin, and H. Xu. 2016. Locally Conservative Flow Fields in Continuous Galerkin Groundwater Models Using Prismatic Meshes. Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1002/2016WR018967.
Lin, Y.F., S. Zhong, and A.J. Stumpf. 2016. Procedure for three-dimensional printing of a digital hydrostratigraphic model. Illinois State Geological Survey, Circular 593, 9 p.
Dong, D., G. Lin*, Y.F. Lin, M. Zhao, and L. Li. 2016. Evaluating Induced Fractures between a Large Artificial Lake and an Aquifer-Coal Seam System: A Case Study in Tangshan Coal Mine, China. Mine Water and the Environment. 35(2): 253-260. doi: 10.1007/s10230-014-0319-z.
Mehnert, E., Adams, N., Zohreh, A.-K., Benson, S.M., Berger, P.M., Butler, S.K., D’Alessio, M., Freiburg, J.T., Hackley, K.C., Krothe, N.C., Krothe, J., Kelly, W.R., Lin, Y.F., Panno, S.V., Ray, C., Rice, R.J., Roy, W.R., Storsved, B.A., Strandli, C.W., and Yoksoulian, L.E., 2015, Protecting Drinking Water by Reducing Uncertainties Associated with Geologic Carbon Sequestration in Deep Saline Aquifers, EPA-STAR Project Report and Report Summary: EPA-G2008-STAR-H1 (A-24141), ISGS Contract Report.
Lin, Y.-F. F. 2014. Hydrogeology: Objectives, Methods, Applications (Book Review), Groundwater 52(6): 815–816. doi: 10.1111/gwat.12282
Wan, J.,* Y.E. Yang,* Y.F. Lin and J. Wang.* 2013. Groundwater Resource Planning to Preserve Streamflow - Where Environmental Amenity Meets Economic Welfare Loss. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 139(4): 440–448
Wan, J.,* Y.E. Yang,* and Y.F. Lin. 2013. The Effect of Groundwater Allocation on Economic Welfare Loss. Groundwater 51(4): 603–612.
Advisory Committee Member
Since 2016, Illinois Water Resources Center
Since 2014, Groundwater, National Ground Water Association
Board Director, 2014-2017
Chinese American Water Resources Association
Since 2014, Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists
Since 2013, The Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR)
Since 2011, Groundwater, National Ground Water Association
Since 2011, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP)
Since 2011, GIS Certification Institute, USA
uWATER-PA - Ubiquitous WebGIS Analysis Toolkit for Extensive Resources - Pumping Assessment: an ArcGIS Explorer plug-in package developed for initial assessment on complex groundwater pumping impacts [Download] [Presentation]
uWATER - The ubiquitous WebGIS Analysis Toolkit for Extensive Resources: an ArcGIS Explorer plug-in package developed for visualizing and analyzing decision support variables [Download] [Presentation]
SP2Learn - Spatial Pattern to Learn: A software suite for geospatial modeling from ancillary field measurements using image processing and machine learning [Download]
PRO-GRADE - Pattern Recognition Organizer and Groundwater Recharge And Discharge Estimator for Geographic Information Systems: A software package includes two GIS plug-in tools for image and map pattern recognition and groundwater recharge and discharge estimation in 2D and steady state [Download]
Nanosensors for monitoring water quantity and quality in public water systems [Presentation]