Marvell CEO Dr. Sehat Sutardja Honored with Outstanding Alumnus Award in Electrical Engineering
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), today announced that its Co-founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Sehat Sutardja, has been named the recipient of the University of California, Berkeley’s Outstanding Alumnus Award in Electrical Engineering. The award presentation took place during the Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Annual Research Symposium 2012.
“Through his engineering achievements, activism and support, Dr. Sehat Sutardja has made invaluable contributions to UC Berkeley and to the field of electrical engineering,” said Professor S. Shankar Sastry, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. “An active and influential member of the College’s Engineering Advisory Board, Dr. Sutardja continues to provide counsel on issues of overriding importance to engineering education, research and service to global society and industry. For all his achievements, breakthrough designs and guiding vision, we’re proud to honor him with Berkeley’s Outstanding Alumnus Award in Electrical Engineering for 2012.”
Dr. Sutardja, who received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 1988, holds more than 260 patents in his name; his technical vision helped him build and grow one of the most successful semiconductor companies in the world. Shipping more than one billion chips a year, Marvell is the third largest fabless semiconductor company globally with approximately 7,000 employees and has R&D and design centers in 16 countries. By continuously driving innovation in the semiconductor field, Dr. Sutardja has not only brought leadership and success to Marvell, but also has expanded access to technology across developing nations.
“I’m honored and humbled to be chosen as a recipient of this esteemed award at this stage of my life. I’m going to do my best and hope I can prove to myself that I am worthy of this award,” said Dr. Sehat Sutardja. “The University of California, Berkeley has an extraordinary history of promoting innovation and empowering engineers. I believe this award is a great testament to the strong foundation provided by UC Berkeley to its graduates. I look forward to continuing to work closely with my alma mater to encourage engineering students to leverage their skills to move the industry forward.”
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