For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through Him. - John 3:16-17 Claire Yilin Lin

Claire Y. Lin

Curriculum Vitae
Office: East Hall 2860
Email: yilinlin at

About Me

I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics program, at the University of Michigan.
I work with Prof. Jeff Fessler and Prof. Anna Gilbert, on optimization algorithms for image reconstruction problems in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).


B.S., Applied Mathematics (Summa Cum Laude), Department of Mathematics, Emory University, 2012 - 2016
Thesis: Line-to-Point Registration with Applications in Geometric Reconstruction of Coronary Stents (Advisor: Prof. Lars Ruthotto)


Math 105: Data, Functions and Graphs (Fall 2016)
Math 115: Calculus I (Winter 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2018)

Conference Proceedings / Abstracts

Generalizability test of a deep learning-based CT image denoising method [pdf]
R. Zeng, C. Y. Lin, Q. Li, J. Lu, J. A. Fessler, K. J. Myers
Proc. CT Meeting, pp. 224-227, 2020.
A Temporal Model for Task-based Functional MR Images [pdf]
C. Y. Lin, D. C. Noll, J. A. Fessler
Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Biomed. Imag., pp. 1035-1038, 2020.
Evaluation of Sparse Sampling Approaches for 3D Functional MRI [pdf]
M. Karker, C. Lin, J. A. Fessler, D. C. Noll
Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Res. Med., p. 0370, 2019.
Accelerated Methods for Low-Rank Plus Sparse Image Reconstruction [pdf]
C. Y. Lin, J. A. Fessler
Proc. IEEE Intl. Symp. Biomed. Imag., pp. 48-51, 2018.

Journal Articles

Efficient Regularized Field Map Estimation in 3D MRI [pdf] [code]
C. Y. Lin, J. A. Fessler
IEEE Trans. Comput. Imag., 6: 1451-1458, Oct. 2020.
Efficient Dynamic Parallel MRI Reconstruction for the Low-Rank Plus Sparse Model [pdf] [code]
C. Y. Lin, J. A. Fessler
IEEE Trans. Comput. Imag., 5(1): 17-26, Mar. 2019.
Numerical Methods for Polyline-to-Point-Cloud Registration with Applications to Patient-Specific Stent Reconstruction [pdf]
C. Y. Lin, A. Veneziani, L. Ruthotto
Int. J. Numer. Method Biomed. Eng., 34(3): e2934, Mar. 2018.
Global Sensitivity Analysis in a Mathematical Model of the Renal Interstitium [pdf]
M. Bedell, C. Y. Lin, E. Roman-Melendez, I. Sgouralis
Involve, a Journal of Mathematics, 10(4): 625-649, Mar. 2017.