Keysight Technologies Announces Recipient of its Inaugural Keysight Early Career Professor Award


Dr. Jixin Chen Recognized for Work on Next-Generation Mobile Technologies, mmWave Research at Southeast University in Nanjing

SANTA ROSA, Calif., May 10, 2016

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced that Jixin Chen, Ph.D., professor at Southeast University State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves in the School of Information Science and Engineering, is the recipient of the first Keysight Early Career Professor Award for his work in microwave and millimeter wave technologies.

Chen's research focuses on technologies for 5G wireless communications using substrate-integrated waveguide components, circuits and systems as well as silicon-based millimeter wave and terahertz integrated circuits. High performance and cost effective millimeter wave technologies are critical to the successful deployment of next generation mobile communications systems.

Currently, Chen is leading the research at Southeast University on a miniaturized Q-band array for 5G massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems. He is a co-inventor on over 10 patents and a co-author on over 100 journal and conference publications.

"We are delighted to learn Dr. Jixin Chen received this highly competitive award from Keysight, a company that has played a leading role in test and measurement in microwave for many years," said Professor Wei Hong, IEEE Fellow, director of the State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves and dean of the School of Information Science and Engineering, Southeast University. "Dr. Chen has made many notable contributions to microwave integration technology."

"Dr. Chen made significant contributions to the development of technologies that enable high-frequency, high-performance wireless communications using affordable solutions," said Kent Carey, director of university relations at Keysight. "Such breakthroughs are needed to make 5G mobile communications a reality."

The Keysight Early Career Professor Award is established to recognize and encourage excellent research enabling design, test or measurement of electronic systems. The program seeks to establish strong collaborative relationships between Keysight researchers and leading professors early in their careers and to highlight Keysight's role as a sponsor of university research.

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