Dr. Xingqin Lin: is a Master Researcher and Standardization Delegate at Ericsson Research Silicon Valley, driving 5G/6G research and standardization in the area of non-terrestrial communications and networking (satellites/HAPS/airplanes/drones). He is a member of Ericsson NextGen Advisory Board, collaborating with Ericsson Executive Team on strategic projects. He is an expert in wireless communications and technology strategy. He has been a key contributor to 5G NR, NB-IoT, and LTE standards. His pioneering work on cellular connected UAVs helped establish the 3GPP Rel-15 work on enhanced LTE support for aerial vehicles. He is co-author of the book “Wireless Communications and Networking for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” and lead editor of the book “5G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Standards.” He has been a frequent speaker, panelist, and technical contributor at conferences and workshops. He served as an editor of the IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS from 2015-2018. He is serving as the Industry Liaison Officer for the IEEE ComSoc Emerging Technology Initiative on Aerial Communications. He received the 2020 IEEE Communications Society Best Young Professional Award in Industry. He is an IEEE Senior Member. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, USA.
Ericsson Inc, USA