Yanru Lin

Yan-Ru Lin

R&D Staff Scientist

Yan-Ru Lin is an R&D Associate Scientist in the Radiation Effects and Microstructural Analysis Group (REMAG) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His research primarily focuses on understanding the effects of radiation damage in nuclear materials under neutron and ion irradiation, with a particular emphasis on employing transmission electron microscopy. Dr. Lin earned his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He also holds a Master's degree and a Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Engineering from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.

  • 2024–present - Bredesen Center Joint Faculty, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 
  • 2023–present - R&D Associate Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 
  • 2022–2023 - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 
  • Mark Mills Award, American Nuclear Society (2021)
  • Tickle Graduate Fellowship, University of Tennessee (2021)
  • Distinction Award of Professional Promise, University of Tennessee (2021)
  • College of Science Elite Student Award, National Tsing Hua University (2013)
  • 2017-2021  University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering
  • 2012-2014  National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, M.S., Nuclear Engineering
  • 2008-2012  National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, B.S., Nuclear Engineering