Dr. Lin-Nan Lee
Lin-Nan Lee received his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University, his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Norte Dame. He is a Vice President of Engineering of Hughes (an Echostar company) leading its Advance Development Group. His research areas include channel coding, modulation, multiple access signal processing and data compression. He actively participated and made major contributions to in DVB-S2 and DVB-S2X standardization activities. He also participated and contributed to 3rd generation wireless communications standards, and IEEE802.11.n, and is actively involved in 3GPP currently for the 5th Generation (5G) Wireless Standard, specifically trying to include the non-terrestrial networks into the 5G framework.
Prior to Hughes, he worked for Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), serving in various research and development positions in the COMSAT Laboratory, and as Chief Scientist of COMSAT System Division. His research area also included conditional access and high-definition television during the period. Prior to COMSAT, he was with Linkabit Corporation developing a packet multiple access protocol for satellite based on a quality of service concept.
Dr. Lee is a Life Fellow of IEEE. He has authored or co-authored over 60 US patents, more than 30 journal and conference papers, and chapters of two books.