Curriculum Vitae

Jiao Lin
Neutron Sciences Directorate
Oak Ridge National Lab
linjiao at ornl dot edu


  • 2004 California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Materials Science, June 2004
  • 1999 Chinese Academy of Sciences, Master of Science, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, July 1999
  • 1996 Peking University, Bachelor of Science, Department of Physics, July 1996

Academic Positions

  • 2015–Now Computational Scientist, Oak Ridge National Lab
  • 2012–2015 Visiting Scientist, Oak Ridge National Lab
  • 2008–2015 Computational Scientist, California Institute of Technology
  • 2005–2008 Assistant Scientist, California Institute of Technology
  • 2004–2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

  • Monte Carlo Neutron Ray-tracing

    Jiao Y. Y. Lin, Hillary L. Smith, Garrett E. Granroth, Douglas L. Abernathy, Mark D. Lumsden, Barry Winn, Adam A. Aczel, Michael Aivazis, and Brent Fultz,

    MCViNE – An object oriented Monte Carlo neutron ray tracing simulation package, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, submitted.

  • Remote Sensing

    Frederic Herman, Olivier Beyssac, Mattia Brughelli, Stuart N Lane, Sebastien Leprince, Thierry Adatte, Jiao Y Y Lin, Jean-Philippe Avouac, and Simon C Cox,

    Erosion By an Alpine glacierw, Science, Vol. 350 no. 6257 pp. 193-195, 2015

  • Mossbauer Diffractometry

    Lin, Jiao,

    Mossbauer diffractometry: principles, practice, and an application to a study of chemical order in 57Fe3Al. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. 2004.

  • First-principle calculation of optical properties

    Lin J, Lee MH, Liu ZP, and Chen CT.

    Mechanism for linear and nonlinear optical effects in beta-BaB2O4 crystals, Phys Rev B 60 (19): 13380-13389 NOV 15 1999


  • 2012-2015 ORNL subcontract ``Virtual Neutron Facility at SNS’’ $170K/year. Lead Investigator
  • 2012-2015 NSF Sustainable Software Innovation Institute Award Collaborative Research: Scientific Software Innovation Institute for Advanced Analysis of X-Ray and Neutron Scattering Data (SIXNS). $240K/year. A main contributor of reports to NSF
  • 2013-2014 Caltech/JPL President’s and Director’s Fund ``The Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) Co-laboratory for Natural Hazards Research’’ $298K/year. Co-Investigator
  • 2011-2013 KISS technical program ``Monitoring Earth Surface Changes from Space’’ $240K/year. Architect
  • 2006-2012 NSF DANSE software project. $2.4M/year. Lead developer of the inelastic group
  • 2004-2006 ARCS software project. $580K/year. Developer

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