Seminar Series: Vasu Parthasarathy
Guest Speaker: Vasu Parthasarathy
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Qualcomm Institute and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department present the first seminar series on communication theory and systems. Speakers will cover topics in diverse areas, including wireless, optical, location, storage and networking. The goal of this series is to promote the development and use of theory informed by the most recent advancements in the field. Industry speakers, prominent in theory and practice, will share their research and insights each week. This series is unique in that each speaker is expected to spend the day at UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute and should be available for meetings and discussions with interested faculty, graduate students, and startups.
SerDes Copper and Optical High-Speed Interconnect Standards and Technology for Short and Long Haul Communications
Vasu Parthasarathy is a Distinguished Engineer at Broadcom Corporation. His interests are in the general area of signal processing and he has been working on Serdes and optical PHY’s for almost 20 years at Broadcom. Aside from technical design, he is a major contributor to IEEE 802.3 copper, backplane and optical Serdes standards and was instrumental in the transition of IEEE Serdes standards to efficient multi-level signalling. He has a PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Electrical Engineering.