Telecommunications

U.N.’s ITU Secretary-General Receives IEEE President’s Award

Doreen Bogdan-Martin, secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union, was named the recipient of this year’s IEEE President’s Award. She is being recognized for “distinguished leadership and contributions to the public.” The IEEE member has championed global connectivity and digital inclusion for more than 30 years. Bogdan-Martin is the first woman…
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Morris Tanenbaum, Inventor of the Silicon Microchip, Dies at 94

Morris TanenbaumSilicon microchip inventor Fellow, 94; died 26 FebruaryTanenbaum’s research in the mid-1950s proved that silicon was a better semiconductor material for transistors than germanium, which was commonly used at the time. His discovery paved the way for more efficient transistors critical in technologies that ushered in the Information Age.He…
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