Ronald Mao is a member of IEEE and a contributor to 3G/4G wireless standards. His research interests include communication protocols and wireless networking. He has over twenty years of experience in system design and product development. He received an M.S. in computer science from DePaul University in Chicago, and a B.S. in aeronautical engineering from Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Beijing, China. He is a senior manager at Huawei Technologies USA, Inc.