December 15, 2020

Henry Samueli Receives 2021 IEEE Founders Medal

IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization for electrical and electronics engineers, has chosen Henry Samueli as the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Founders Medal. The namesake of UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and chair of the board of Broadcom Inc., Samueli is also a triple Bruin and an electrical and computer engineering professor at UCLA.

With nearly 420,000 members in more than 160 countries around the world, IEEE is known for its advocacy of technology advancement. In selecting Samueli for one of the organization’s highest honors, IEEE cited his “leadership in research, development, and commercialization of broadband communication and networking technology with global impact.”

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