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Motorola’s Vote of Confidence

Motorola has designated UCSD as one of its preferred university research partners, making it one of only 15 engineering schools to earn that distinction.

That announcement came as the Jacobs School played host to the company's spring Scientific Advisory Board Associates conference. The gathering of 70 researchers - who make up the top 1-2% of Motorola engineers - heard research updates from nearly a dozen professors, most working in the School's Center for Wireless Communications, and they interacted with over 50 grad students at a poster session.

"These meetings were a great kickoff for building a strong relationship with UCSD," said Charlie Backof, Vice-President of Strategic Growth Engines in Motorola's Chief Technology Office. "There has been some engagement in the past, but we plan to build a much higher level of interaction."