, the co-founder of Irvine-based Broadcom
, has been awarded a major prize for his work in growing the consumer broadband industry. Samueli has bene awarded the 2012 Marconi Society Prize and Fellowship
form the Marconi Society, a group which awards a scientist or engineer an award each year for their efforts in the field of communication and information science. Samueli co-founded Broadcom in 1991 with Ph.D. student Henry Nicholas, when he was a professor at UCLA. The prize is given to scientists and engineers who "achieve advances in communications and information technology for the social, economic and cultural development of all humanity."
posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2012