ALISO VIEJO, Calif.-May 18, 2012-Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced Truc Vu was honored with the "Lauds & Laurels" award by the University of California, Irvine Alumni Association (UCIAA) at an event held on Thursday, May 17. Vu, who serves as vice president of Technology at Microsemi, holds a doctorate degree in Electrical Engineering from UCI.
UCIAA and its Board of Directors have bestowed the association's highest honor, Lauds & Laurels, to those alumni that have made significant contributions in their respective field and it is the highest award that UC Irvine can bestow upon an alumnus.
Vu currently serves on UCI's Engineering Leadership Council and the Industrial Advisory Board for its Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department.
"We are fortunate to have Truc as a member of our technical team, and commend his continued commitment to UCI and higher education," said Jim Aralis, Microsemi's chief technology officer and vice president of R&D. "On behalf of the entire Microsemi team, I want to extend our congratulations to Truc on this prestigious achievement."
The UCI Alumni Association presents the Lauds & Laurels Awards at formal ceremonies each spring. Since its inception in 1971, Lauds & Laurels has honored more than 700 distinguished individuals for their accomplishments and contributions to the university. The generous participation of alumni and friends in the Lauds & Laurels program allows UCIAA to award more than $80,000 annually in scholarships to meritorious undergraduate and graduate students so they may pursue their educational goals at UC Irvine.
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Microsemi Corporation offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and systems solutions for communications, defense and security, aerospace, as well as industrial and medical markets. Products include mixed-signal integrated circuits, SoCs and ASICS; programmable logic solutions; power management products; timing and voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,000 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.
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