Dr.Qu is currently with Facebook Connectivity Labs as a lead engineer in Project ARIES (Massive MIMO) and focuses on technologies/solutions connecting the un(under)-connected population in rural areas. He is also deeply engaging with Oculus on new technologies and innovations for improving user experience for next generation VR products.
Before joining Facebook, Qi was the project lead at Broadcom driving the 60GHz baseband chipset design for one of Broadcom’s largest customers. Prior to that, he was with several other companies (Intel, Maxim etc) and worked on various connectivity technologies, such as LTE-A, Wi-Fi as well as powerline OFDM modem. He has also participated as a major contributor for the development of IEEE/ITU International standards.
Qi received his Ph.D from UC San Diego with focus on communication theory and system in 2008. His current focus area is advanced wireless communications technologies and virtual reality.