Friday, June 5, 2015

ECE graduate student presents as finalist at international research competition

UC San Diego Graduate Student Arman Fazeli and Broadcom Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Technical Officer Henry Samueli.

University of California, San Diego graduate student Arman Fazeli from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering presented as a finalist at the fourth annual Broadcom Foundation University Research Competition. Fazeli, a graduate student in ECE professor Alexander Vardy's research group, presented his projected titled “Polar Codes: From Theory to Practice. 

Fazeli was among student finalists from 12 universities around the world competing at Broadcom Corporation’s annual Technical Conference held in Irvine, California on June 4. Selected by Broadcom Foundation’s Selection Committee comprised of preeminent engineers, finalists shared insights into their engineering research projects and how their future applications will contribute to advancement of society. In the final round, more than 400 distinguished Broadcom engineers judged the finalists on a three minute presentation with a single slide and in a four hour poster session where they demonstrate the scientific rigor, technology sophistication, innovation of their work. The event is sponsored by Broadcom Foundation, a non-profit funded by Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM). 

More information on the competition can be found at:

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