Xingqin Lin is a Senior 3GPP Standards Engineer at NVIDIA Corp., USA. Before joining NVIDIA, he spent seven years at Ericsson holding several positions, most recently as Master Researcher, leading 5G/6G research and standardization in focus areas. He was a member of the Ericsson NextGen Advisory Board, collaborating with Ericsson Executive Team on strategic projects. He also served as a Global Juror for Ericsson Innovation Awards.
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 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 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 an IET Fellow, an IEEE Senior Member, and an IET Fellow Assessor. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, USA.