Oral history video between Henry Samueli & Gregory Washington
Henry Samueli & Gregory Washington
About the Interview
Henry Samueli co-founded Broadcom Corporation in 1991 and currently serves as Chief Technical Officer of Broadcom Limited (following the merger of Broadcom Corporation and Avago Technologies Limited in 2016). Broadcom Ltd. is a global leader in providing semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Samueli helps drive the vision of Broadcom's research and development activities. Since 1985 Samueli has also been a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the UCLA, where he has supervised research programs in broadband communications circuits and digital signal processing. He has been on a leave of absence from UCLA since 1995 in order to be at Broadcom full time. Since 2003 Samueli has also been a Distinguished Adjunct Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at UCI. Samueli received a B.S., MS, and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from UCLA in 1975, 1976, and 1980, respectively. He has published over 100 technical papers and is a named inventor in 74 U.S. patents. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in 2000, a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2003, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2004.
Gregory Washington joined The Henry Samueli School of Engineering as Dean in August 2011. He instituted a popular freshman experiential learning program that gives engineering students a taste of real-world product development. In 2015, he chaired UCI’s Task Force on Ensuring a Positive Climate for the Campus’s African American Community. A professor of mechanical engineering, he investigates smart material systems, smart electromagnetic systems and hybrid electric vehicles. Washington holds his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University.