VP of Engineering at Qualcomm Corporate R&D
Dr. Mingxi Fan is currently Vice President of Engineering in Qualcomm Research System Department. He joined the division in 2002 as a system engineer on cdma 2000 EV-DO project. He has worked on key initiatives on C2K, UMTS, and LTE driving technology innovation and product enhancements, going through the entire invention and development cycle including system architecture and algorithm design, prototype implementation, standardization, technology positioning and evangelization, as well as commercial product development and verification. He also helped company to found Qualcomm Research China operation established 2008 in Beijing. He is presently leading the R&D initiative for taking LTE to unlicensed bands. Mingxi holds over 20 U.S. patents and has received top contributor awards in Qualcomm Research in 2004 and 2011. Mingxi received his Bachelor, Master and Ph.D degrees in Electrical Engineering in 1999 and 2002, respectively, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, where he also received the Ernst A. Guillemin EE Master’s thesis award from MIT in June, 1999.