Brian Tsang-Wei Lin is a research fellow in UMTRI's Human Factors Group. He earned his BS, MS, and PhD in industrial engineering from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in Taiwan. Before joining UMTRI, Dr. Lin served as an adjunct assistant professor at Minhsin University of Science and Technology in Taiwan.
Dr. Lin’s current research is focused on driver-assistance-system evaluation, driver-performance and behavior assessment, in-vehicle multimedia interface design, driver distraction/workload, and the analysis of naturalistic driving data. He has conducted more than ten experiments to evaluate automotive system prototypes, including auto-braking, lane departure, driver-state monitoring, and several electronic head units, for major auto companies. He also serves as a peer reviewer for Applied Ergonomics, Behavior Research Methods, and The Design Journal.