Hughes Engineering Executive, Dr. Lin-Nan Lee, Honored with Distinguished Service Award for Contributions to Satellite Communications June 18, 2019 Company News false Dr. Lin-Nan Lee, vice president of Advanced Development at Hughes and Life Fellow at IEEE, was recognized by IEEE with a “Distinguished Contributions to Satellite Communications” award. The IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization for the advancement of technology, presents this prestigious award to one industry leader each year to commend outstanding contributions to the advancement of science, technology and applications in communications. “Dr. Lin-Nan Lee has had a profound impact on the field of satellite communications for many years,” said Dr. Matthew Valenti, IEEE Fellow and Professor in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University. “He has been a pioneer in the use of several ground-breaking technologies, including turbo and low-density parity-check coding, interference cancellation, adaptive modulation, and faster-than-Nyquist signaling. Dr. Lee’s work has shaped many of the most commonly used satellite and cellular standards we use today.” Hughes innovator recognized by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for pioneering satellite research and advancing industry standards. In his 25+ years at Hughes, Dr. Lee has played a prominent role at both a company and an industry level in developing international satellite communications standards. He contributed to over 30 published journal and conference papers, while helping secure more than 60 of the 300+ U.S. patents held by Hughes, including development of the DVB-S2 and DVB-S2X global satellite standards. “It’s truly a great honor to be recognized by our distinguished peers from the IEEE,” said Dr. Lee. “I would like to thank the entire Engineering and Advanced Development team at Hughes as they share in this recognition of accomplishments over the past 25 years, which reflects the collaboration and dedication of an extremely talented group of innovative professionals.” Dr. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree from National Taiwan University and a Master of Science and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. His research at Hughes spans many fundamental communications disciplines such as channel coding, modulation, multiple access, signal processing, and data compression. Click here to read the full Channels Spring 2019 Newsletter! Categories See All Connecting the Unconnected (45) Satellite is Essential (40) Company News (36) JUPITER System (28) HughesNet (23) HughesON Managed Networks (17) Community Wi-Fi (15) SD-WAN (15) Podcast (11) Emergency Communications (11) Interoperability (11) Cellular Backhaul (10) Mobility (7) HughesON Digital Signage (1) Popular Blogs Tech Talks Daily Interview with Mark Wymer, SVP North America Consumer DivisionJan 18, 2021 Audio Podcast Interview with Rick Lober, VP/GM Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes Network SystemsFeb 17, 2021 EM Weekly Podcast Episode: When Disaster Strikes, Staying Connected MattersFeb 19, 2021 Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Hughes India for LeadershipMar 24, 2021 Hughes “Digital Workers” Improve Field Service and Customer ExperienceMar 24, 2021 Related Posts See All Hughes Employees Who’ve Shaped an Industry April 12, 2021 Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Hughes India for Leadership March 24, 2021 Innovations that Changed the Industry: The Two-Way VSAT February 22, 2021 From South Africa to Brazil, Hughes and Yahsat Meet Growing Market Demands February 02, 2021 Connecting the Most Remote Villages in India November 27, 2020 ENJOY THIS POST? Provide your email below to receive a monthly round-up of what’s happening in the world of connectivity! First Name Last Name Email Company Campaign ID CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.