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 Don L. Lin, Ph.D.


Don is the founder and principal of Aurora Consulting Engineering.  Prior to founding Aurora, Don worked in the transit industry with Kawasaki Rail Car Inc. in Yonkers, NY. His primary responsibility was in the areas of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and bench test equipment (BTE). He developed EMC plan, test procedures and test reports as well as managing all field tests for R143 and R160 railcars of NYC Transit Authority and the commuter train of Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority. His BTE work ensured quality design and timely delivery/commissioning of qualified test equipment to maintenance centers of NYCT.


Before joining Kawasaki, Don was Product Engineering Manager at Corning. His group was responsible for end-to-end reliability engineering and qualification of leading edge optical communication products.


Don spent the greater part of his career working at the prestigious Bell Laboratories. He started in the field of system engineering and planning for AT&T's Integrated Services Digital Network in Holmdel, NJ and moved on to the reliability engineering of microelectronics in the technical areas of electromagnetic compatibility and electrostatic discharges in Murray Hill, NJ. Finally, he transferred to the Princeton location of Bell Labs to join the Test and Reliability Center of Excellence in the Engineering Research Center, focusing on the product testing and reliability engineering for Lucent Technologies Inc.


Don holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Columbia University and is a graduate of National Taiwan University in Taipei.  He holds four US patents and has published over 40 scientific and engineering papers.

Quotes from customers:

"Don has a reputation for strong customer focus."

"Don excels at working with customers and colleagues to produce maximum results".

"He takes initiatives to get the job done!".

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