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En Tni (Lily) Lin

Ph.D. Student

Lily Lin is a member of Dr. Spier's research group. Her research focus is on footwear evidence image quality assessment using subjective human raters and objective image feature-based metrics. The goal of her research is to develop quantitative tools for footwear image quality and understanding correlations between quality and image factors.

En Tni (Lily) Lin is originally from Taipei, Taiwan where she earned her B.S. degree in Chemistry at National Taiwan Normal University. After coming to the United States, she attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) to pursue an M.S. degree in Forensic Science. Her thesis research concerned the effects on identification error rates due to subclass characteristics with respect to 3D microscope imaged land engraved areas (LEAs) on bullets. Lily received her M.S. degree with double tracks in criminalistics and forensic toxicology. Currently, Lily is a Ph.D. student in Forensic & Investigative Science at West Virginia University and works as a Teaching Assistant for the microscopy course.