Seventy-five years after the invention of the transistor, semiconductor chips with billions of transistors are everywhere. They transformed the 20th century by enabling satellite communication, the Internet, weather prediction, smart phones, and much more. Still far from a mature technology, a new era of semiconductor technology is just beginning, and its impact on the 21st century will be even greater than its transformative impact on the 20th century.
Prof and Purdue’s Chief Semiconductor Officer
Mark explains why establishing chip manufacturing in the United States is important and the challenges that face the industry, universities, and the government.
Purdue’s inaugural Chief Semiconductor Officer
Mark explains what semiconductors are, why they’re important and how Purdue is working hand in hand with semiconductor industry leaders to train the next generation.