Linyuan Xia graduated from the geodesy department of Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping.
He received his Ph.D. from Wuhan University and in 2007, Xia was appointed as a leading professor at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou, China, where he conducts research and teaches on satellite positioning and surveying.
For the previous 11 years, Xia served as an associate professor at the State Key Laboratory for Information Engineering on Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (LIESMARS), Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.
He has a broad and diverse experience in satellite navigation research and applications.
Xia is the central China coordinator for the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Global Positioning Systems (CPGPS), and has led research investigations into multipath effects for the Chinese navigation system Beidou, positioning and attitude determination for airborne vehicles, and GPS multipath mitigation.