Dr. Ian Wong

Dr. Ian C. Wong is Senior Manager of the Advanced Wireless Research group at National Instruments where he leads the company’s 3GPP and 802.11 wireless standards strategy and platforms for wireless system design, simulation, prototyping, and implementation.  From 2007-2009, he was a systems research and standards engineer with Freescale Semiconductor where he represented Freescale in the 3GPP LTE standardization efforts.  He is a senior member of the IEEE, the acting Director of Industry Communities for IEEE Communications Society, and was the Industry Program Chair for IEEE Globecom 2015 in Austin.   His current research interests include 5G wireless systems design and prototyping, and design automation tools for rapid algorithm development.

Dr. Wong is the co-author of the Springer book “Resource Allocation for Multiuser Multicarrier Wireless Systems,” has over 10 patents, over 25 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, and over 40 standards contributions. He was awarded the Texas Telecommunications Engineering Consortium Fellowship in 2003-2004, and the Wireless Networking and Communications Group student leadership award in 2007.

He received the MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004 and 2007, respectively, and a BS degree in electronics and communications engineering (magna cum laude) from the University of the Philippines in 2000.