Dr Francois Chin Po Shin 
- Acting Division Head (Satellite, Aviation & Maritime)
- Acting Programme Head (5G & Beyond)

Research areas: 
Space-borne VHF voice communication System, VHF Data Exchange System (VDES), Scalable mmWave antenna array systems, 5G Network Infrastructure Solutions, Low-latency Broadband & Secured Wireless Communications Network, Machine Learning and AI for network performance optimisation
Dr. Francois Chin received his Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from National University of Singapore. He has been with the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, Singapore since 1995, where he served as Department and Programme Head, leading numerous R&D teams in future broadband wireless access technologies.  He is currently the Programme Head of the 5G& Beyond (5+) programme and also the Division Head of the Satellite, Aviation & Maritime (SAM) division in the Institute.

Dr Chin is an active contributor to various standardisation activities/efforts, including 3GPP Long Term Evolution, IEEE 802.11ad / aj mmWave based WiFi standards, and Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Industry Alliance. He is a co-recipient of China National Information Technology Standardization (NITS) “Outstanding Pioneering Award” 2013 & “Outstanding Development Award” 2009, Institute of Engineer Singapore (IES) Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award both 2007 & 2005.
He has over 70 technical documents in wireless communications related Standards, and over 290 papers in well-known international journals and technical conferences.  He is a co-recipient of IEEE Best Conference Paper Award in IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (1999 Fall). He also holds over 30 granted patents.