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Medal Of Honor: Dr. Andrew Viterbi

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Entrepreneur, industry leader, innovator, author, inventor, researcher, teacher, engineer; a few words that one could use to refer to Dr. Andrew Viterbi, recipient of the 2010 IEEE Medal of Honor. Dr. Viterbi is an icon in the field of wireless communications, and has created some of the technology that can be found in all wireless communication devices today. He has started two companies that have changed the industry, he has worked for the government, earned numerous awards from different countries, but his only goal was to become a professor, which he accomplished.