Dr. Russell Hsing

Dr. Russell Hsing

Prof. T. Russell Hsing, Life Fellow of the IEEE and Fellow for the British Computer Society
(BCS) and SPIE, is now Chair Professor of National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan, Guest Professor of
Peking University in China, Adjunct Professors with the Arizona State University in US, and the Chinese
University of Hong Kong. He has been teaching a course of “Technology Entrepreneurship: Curiosity,
Opportunity, Risk, and Money” at POSTECH (Korea) in 2012, National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan)
since 2013, and Peking University (China) since 2014. Currently he is Board Member for the OpenFog
Consortium, Advisory Board Member for four high-tech start-ups in US (DataMi, Inc.; Smartiply Inc.; and
IoT Eye, Inc.) and Taiwan (ePass2UInc.). He has been Academic Advisor for the Next Generation Mobile
Networks (NGMN) Alliance since March 2014. His current research efforts are concentrating on Wireless
5G, Internet of Things, Network Economics & Neutrality, Fog Network & Computing, and Technology
Entrepreneurship. From 1976 to 2012, He was with the Applied Research Center in
Bellcore/Telcordia/Ericsson as Director (1986-1995) and Executive Director (1995-2012). He has also
established and supervised the Directors for Telcordia Applied Research Centers in Taiwan (TARC-TW)
and Poland (TARC-PL) (2004-2012). He accumulated rich R&D experience of 35 years through affiliations
with Burroughs, Xerox, GTE Labs, Telco Systems Fiber Optics Corporation, and
Bellcore/Telcordia/Ericssson. From 1987 to 1995, He has led a research team to propose and then to
develop the world’s first working QAM-based ADSL system first, and then designed the world’s first
working DCT chip for video communication applications at Bellcore. In 2002, he was given a
responsibility to establish a new Emerging Technologies and Services R & D Department for Vehicular
Telematics, Healthcare, and physical security systems applications. He pioneered the technology
commercialization in emerging technologies and services through joint business ventures with
commercial partners. He holds a B.Sc. (1970) from Taiwan, M.Sc. (1974) and Ph.D (1977) of Electrical
Engineering, the University of Rhode Island. His research and publications cover communication signal
processing, multimedia communications, wireless technologies & sensors network, vehicular networks
& telematics, video communications and VLSI implementations. He co-edits the ICT book series for John
Wiley & Sons, Inc. since 2007. Within the IEEE Communications Society, he was member (2006-2008)
and chair (2010-2011) of the Fellow Evaluation Committee, and a member of the Award Committee
(2010-2012). He was founding chair (2010-2012) of Sub-TC on Vehicular Networks and Telematics
Applications for the IEEE Communications Society. Within the IEEE, he was a member (2008-2010)/ Chair
(2010-2011)/Past Chair (2012) for the IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award Committee, and then the IEEE Eric
Sumner Award Committee (2010-2012). He has been a member for the IEE Fellow Committee since 2012,
the Strategic Planning Committee in 2013, and Chair for the IEEE Technical Field of Award (TFA) Council
& Member for the IEEE Award Board since 2015.