Dr. Hao

Member, ECE Advisory Board

Dr. Hao Xu is currently the Head of Qualcomm Research China. Since 2003, he has been working at Qualcomm R&D. He has led many research and standardization projects from 3G to 5G, as well as research in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Prior to Qualcomm, he was at Bell Lab’s Wireless Communication Research Lab, where he received the Bell-Labs President Gold Metal Award in 2003 for his contributions to  MIMO systems design.  

Dr. Hao Xu has over 840 US issued patents and numerous journal publications. He has been recognized as the Person of the Year of “Golden Trend Award” in 2019, and the “Top Ten 5G Leading Figures” by Communications World in 2018. He also received several industrial awards for various 5G trials.

Dr. Hao Xu received his B.S and M.S. from Moscow Power Engineering Institute and Technical University, Russia. He received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in 2000. During his Ph.D. research, he pioneered the millimeter-wave propagation research at 38 GHz and 60 GHz with Dr. T. Rappaport. In 1999, he received the IEEE Communications Society Steve Rice Award with Dr. G. Durgin and Dr. T. Rappaport.