Lin Cheng
Lin Cheng
Professor of Engineering
Trinity College
Elected to the Academy in 2023


Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2002, BS, Electrical Engineering; Carnegie Mellon University, 2008, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professional Area

Contributions to the field of Vehicular Networks, physically delivering critical messages for networked vehicles, smart cities and self-driving cars. His original concepts, measurement approaches and theoretical modeling have become part of the fabric of this field. His publications are widely cited and were instrumental in shaping global vehicular network standards. He is also recognized as a pioneer in modeling in-cabin networks and position estimation for vehicle navigation.


Internationally recognized for pioneering work in the field of vehicular networks, including narrowband and wideband channel modeling in diverse vehicle environments.  His work is shaping global standards for vehicle networks, smart cities, and self-driving cars.