Sheng-Hsuan Lin, M.D., ScD, ScM

 National Chiao-Tung University

Institute of Statistics

Rm 415, 1001 University Road, Hsinchu 30010, Taiwan

TEL:886-3-5712121 ext 56822







Academic Appointments

Assistant Professsor, National Chiao-Tung University, Institute of Statistics, 2017-Present

National Chiao Tung University Junior Chair Professor (Lee Chen Junior Chair Professor), 2017-Present

MOST Young Scholar Fellowship, 2018-present



Harvard University, School of Public Health (HSPH), Boston, M.A.

Master of Science (ScM), Department of Biostatistics (2014 – 2016)

Doctor of Science (ScD), Department of Epidemiology (2011 – 2016)

  • Concentration: Epidemiologic Method (Causal inference program)
  • Thesis advisor: Dr. Tyler VanderWeele
  • Committee members: Dr. Miguel Hernan, Dr. Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen
  • Major Field of Study: General epidemiology
  • Minor Fields of Study: Biostatistics, Neurological and Psychiatric Epidemiology

National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan

Medical doctor (M.D.), Department of Medicine (2003 – 2010)


Research Highlight

Methodology: Epidemiologic method, biostatistics, causal inference, mediation analysis, time-varying system

Application: Epidemiology, decision science, cost-effectiveness analysis, psychiatry, behavior addiction, portable medical device, heart rate variability.


Research Support


Causal inference and mechanism investigation through machine learning methodology. Sheng-Hsuan Lin, PI. Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan 107-2636-B-009 -001. Project Period: Feb 1, 2018 – Jan 31, 2023. Principal Investigator. 85% Effort. (USD 1,058,167 – 5 years)


Analyzing the effects of occupational health policies on overworkrelated diseases: mediating factors, forces that drive national policy change, and potential gaps in the research 107-2314-B-039 -062 -MY3. Project Period: Aug 1, 2018 – Jul 31, 2021.



Causal mediation and interaction analysis with multiple mediators. Sheng-Hsuan Lin, PI. Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan 106-2118-M-009-004-MY2. Project Period: October 1, 2017-July 31, 2019. Principal Investigator. 70% Effort. (USD 41,600 – 2 years)



Medical license in Taiwan (July 2010-Present)


Professional Affiliations (past and present)

American Statistics Association (ASA)

Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER)

International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Occupational Hygiene Association of Taiwan


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