Chih-Lin I

China Mobile Wireless Research Institute

CHIH LIN I is China Mobile’s chief scientist of wireless technologies in charge of advanced wireless communication R&D efforts of the China Mobile Research Institute. She established the Green Communications Research Center of China Mobile, spearheading major initiatives including 5G key technologies R&D; high energy efficiency system architecture, technologies, and devices; green energy; and C-RAN and soft base stations. She was an elected Board Member of IEEE ComSoc, Chair of the ComSoc Meetings and Conferences Board, and Founding Chair of the IEEE WCNC Steering Committee. She is currently an Executive Board Member of GreenTouch and a Network Operator Council Member of ETSI NFV. Her research interests are green communications, C-RAN, network convergence, bandwidth refarming, EE-SE co-design, massive MIMO, and active antenna arrays. She received her Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and has almost 30 years experience in wireless communications. She has worked at various world-class companies and research institutes, including the Wireless Communication Fundamental Research Department of AT&T Bell Labs, the headquarters of AT&T, ITRI of Taiwan, and Hong Kong ASTRI. She received the IEEE Transactions on Communications Stephen Rice Best Paper Award and is a winner of the CCCP National 1000 Talent program.

Journal articles