Lina served as a Research Assistant at LAIR lab, working on ontology development and visualization. Lina graduated with a MSIS degree from UNC in 2011. She is currently working as a software developer at Research in Motion.
Before coming to the master degree in Information Science in SILS, UNC-CH Lina had an undergraduate degree in Software Engineering in China. During her junior and senior undergraduate years, she was attracted to computer human interface and information retrieval and visualization. Her curiosity has driven her to pursue a graduate study in the broader realm of information science.