PhD, Northwestern University
BA, National Taiwan University
Dr. Lin's current research interests are in the areas of production and operations management, information systems, multinational finance, and forecasting. He has published 74 articles in refereed proceedings and leading academic journals, including the Journal of the Association of Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Information & Management, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, The Financial Review, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, International Finance, Multinational Finance Journal, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Forecasting, Information and Software Technology, Resources and Energy, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, and Decision Support Systems. He has presented papers at 64 national and international conferences. He has been awarded numerous significant research grants and awards. He won a best paper from the Multinational Finance Society in 2001 and an Excellent Scholar/Sustained Achievement Award from The State University of New York at Buffalo in 2004.
Chen, Y.H. and W.T. Lin, "Analyzing the Relationships between Information Technology, Inputs Substitution and National Characteristics Based on CES Stochastic Frontier Production Models," International Journal of Production Economics (August 2009), 552-569.
Lin, W. T., "The Business Value of Information Technology as Measured by Technical Efficiency: Evidence from Country-Level Data," Decision Support Systems (March 2009), 865-874.
Lin, W. T. and B. B. M. Shao, "Assessing Input Effect on Productive Efficiency in Production Systems: The Value of Information Technology Capital, "International Journal of Production Research (May 2006), 1799-1819.
Lin, W. T. and B. B. M. Shao, "The Relationship between User Participation and System Success: A Simultaneous Contingency Model, "Information & Management (September 2000), 283-295.
Lin, W. T. and B. B. M. Shao, "Relative Sizes of Information Technology Investments and Productive Efficiency: Their Linkage and Empirical Evidence," Journal of the Association for Information Systems (September 2000), 1-35.
Lin, W. T., Y. H. Chen, R. Chatov. "The Demand for Natural Gas, Electricity, and Heating Oil in the United States." Resources and Energy (October 1987): 233-258.
Lin, W. T., "Analysis of Lumber and Pulpwood Production in a Partial Adjustment Model with Dynamic and Variable Speeds of Adjustment." Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (July 1986): 305-316.
Dr. Lin has advised, consulted and lectured in China; in addition, he taught International Financial Management in the China MBA Program. He has given many speeches in foreign countries, and he has presented numerous papers at foreign universities and at international conferences.
Dr. Lin was awarded a three-year, $100,000 and a two-year, $94,000 (co-sponsored by National Sun Yat-sen University) research grants from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (USA); and grants from the Pacific Cultural Foundation, New York State Health Research Council, and National Sun Yat-sen University.
Winston T. Lin
Operations Management and Strategy
School of Management
University at Buffalo
325A Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4000