Highlights from UCLA’s Engineering 2012 Technology Forum

This year’s theme focused on entrepreneurship and start-ups in the tech industry, with faculty presenting groundbreaking new research in energy, health care, cyber security and wireless technologies that could lead to commercial applications.

From UCLA:

“The 2012 UCLA Engineering Tech Forum, held recently at Covel Commons on the UCLA campus, hosted more than 300 enthusiastic attendees, including industry representatives faculty, students, and alumni. This year’s theme focused on entrepreneurship and start-ups in the tech industry, with faculty presenting groundbreaking new research in energy, health care, cyber security and wireless technologies that could lead to commercial applications.

Headlining the event were keynote speakers Henry Samueli,co-founder and chief technology officer of Broadcom Corporation and Fred H. Walti II – executive director of the new Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.

Samueli, a triple alumnus of the school that bears his name, spoke on how research that began at UCLA propelled Broadcom into a driving force for the communication revolution. For the past two decades, Broadcom’s cutting-edge technologies played an integral role in the industry.

Fred H. Walti II, executive director of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
Walti highlighted Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator’s commitment to investing in a wide variety of clean tech start-ups by offering a suite of assistance programs. With hopes to grow the industry quickly, Los Angeles has set its sights on becoming another world hub for an up-and-coming industry…”

READ FULL ARTICLE [web]
Poster Competition Entries [web, pdf]
Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator [web, pdf]

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