Broadcom co-founder receives an Honorary Doctorate from NCTU

On March 2nd 2017, NCTU confers an honorary doctorate degree to the co-founder of Broadcom, Professor Henry Samueli of the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), to recognize his great achievements and contributions on wired and wireless communication industries.
 
According to NCTU, Dr. Henry Samueli is a world-class scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur. He co-founded Broadcom and has served as Chief Technical Officer since 1991. With his know-how and professional experience, his passion of creativity and precise decisions, Dr. Samueli has led the research and development of digital signal processing of broadband communication systems in Broadcom. With long-term collaborations with the semiconductor foundries in Taiwan, now, Broadcom is one of the biggest companies that design and manufacture semiconductor chips for wired and wireless communication networks. In 2015, the revenue of Broadcom reached US$ 8 billion and the company obtained more than 3000 US and 1000 foreign patents. In 2016, Broadcom Corporation was acquired by Avago Technologies Limited and renamed Broadcom Limited. Dr. Samueli still serves as CTO and Board Member of the company.
 
Since 1985, Dr. Samueli has taught in the Electrical Engineering Department at UCLA, focusing on teaching and research in digital signal processing and integrated circuit design. He has published over 100 technical papers and is a named inventor in 75 U.S. patents. Because of his great achievements, Dr. Samueli has received many awards. He was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science, Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He also received the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Industrial Pioneer Award. In addition, his outstanding achievements has won him the University of California Presidential Medal, the UCLA Medal, the UC Irvine Medal, the IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Industry Leaders Award, the Global Semiconductor Alliance Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award, and Marconi Society Prize and Fellowship.
 
To contribute to the society, Dr. Samueli and his wife Susan Samueli has founded the Samueli Foundation. The organization has been sponsoring on education, health, social service, performing arts, and Jewish culture. Dr. Samueli is an enthusiastic supporter of professional athletic games. He has acquired two professional ice hockey teams, namely Anaheim Ducks in 2005 and San Diego Gulls in 2015.