Xingqin Lin is a Master Researcher and Standardization Delegate at Ericsson Research Silicon Valley, driving 5G/6G research and standardization in strategic focus areas. He serves on the Ericsson NextGen Advisory Board, collaborating with Ericsson Executive Team on transformational projects. He is an expert in wireless communications and technology strategy and a key contributor to 5G NR, NB-IoT, and LTE standards. His pioneering work has led to strategic opportunities, products, and real-world deployments in the telecom industry, enabling major network transitions from 4G to 5G.
He has garnered a number of awards, including the 2020 IEEE Communications Society Best Young Professional Award in Industry, the 2021 IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Early Career Award, the 2021 IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize, among others. He is co-author of the book “Wireless Communications and Networking for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” and the lead editor of the book “5G and Beyond: Fundamentals and Standards.” He is an IET Fellow, an IEEE Senior Member, an IET Fellow Assessor, and a Global Juror for Ericsson Innovation Awards. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, USA.