Dr. Chin Yu Lin received his dental education at the Yang Ming University (Taiwan). He furthered received his graduate education at the National Defense Medical Center (Taiwan) for a master degree, at the University of California at San Francisco for a Ph.D., and at the Saint Louis University for an orthodontic specialty certificate and a master degree. After completing of the graduate education, he has been a full-time faculty at the Saint Louis University, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and the NOVA Southeastern University. Through his career, he has received numerous awards, such the Hatton Award from the American Association for Dental Research, the Travel award from the International Association for Dental Research, the Robert M. Ricketts Sunflower Orthodontics Fellowship Award, the Anthony A. Gianelly Teaching Fellowship Award, and the T.M. Graber Teaching Fellowship Award from the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, and the Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Fellowship For Scholar in Medicine from the Harvard Medical School.