ISI Directory

Fandel Lin


M.S., Computer and Communication Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.


Fandel Lin is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of Southern California (USC), where he is conducting research with Prof. Craig A. Knoblock from Center on Knowledge Graphs in Information Sciences Institute (ISI).

He receives the M.S. degree in Computer and Communication Engineering (CCE) and B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, where he had been working with Prof. Hsun-Ping Hsieh from Urban Science and Computing Lab (UCLAB).

Research Summary

Fandel's research interests lie in urban computing, data mining, geographic information science, and combinatorial optimization.


1st Place, Map Feature Extraction Challenge, AI for Critical Mineral Assessment Competition, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), 2022.
Best Paper Finalist, ACM SIGSPATIAL, 2021.
2nd Place, ACM Student Research Competition Grand Final, ACM Award Banquet, 2019.
1st Place, ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Research Competition, ACM SIGSPATIAL, 2018.