Boon Loong NG
BOON LOONG NG (member, IEEE) received the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) degree and the Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2001 and in 2007, respectively. He is currently a Research Director with Samsung Research America – Standards & Mobility Innovation (SMI) Lab in Richardson, Texas. He leads a team researching on wireless communication technologies for 5G and beyond. He has contributed to 3GPP standards in RAN working groups since LTE Release 8, and more recently 5G New Radio (NR) beam management. He holds over 30 USPTO-granted patents on LTE/LTE-A/LTE-A Pro and more than 100 patent applications globally. He served as the chairperson for the Verizon 5G Technical Forum Air Interface Work Stream which developed the air interface technical specifications for Verizon 5G mmWave Fixed Wireless Access technology. He is currently a co-rapporteur for 3GPP 5G NR study item on Integrated Access and Backhaul (IAB), with the objective of standardizing 5G mmWave backhaul technology.