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IEEE Spectrum Editorial Staff

Editor in chief

Susan Hassler,

Executive Editor 

Glenn Zorpette,

Editorial Director, Digital 

Harry Goldstein,

Managing Editor 

Elizabeth A. Bretz,

Senior Art Director

Mark Montgomery,

Senior Editors

Stephen Cass (Resources),
Erico Guizzo (Digital),
Jean Kumagai,
Samuel K. Moore (News),
Tekla S. Perry,
Philip E. Ross,
David Schneider,

Deputy Art Director

Brandon Palacio,

Photography director

Randi Klett,

Associate Art Director

Erik Vrielink,

Photography Assistant

Yuki Mizuma,

Senior Associate Editors

Rachel Courtland,
Eliza Strickland,

Associate Editors

Celia Gorman (Multimedia),
Willie D. Jones (News),
Amy Nordrum,

Video Producer

Kristen Clark,

Senior Copy Editor

Joseph N. Levine,

Copy Editor

Michele Kogon,

Editorial Researcher

Alan Gardner,

Administrative Assistant

Ramona L. Foster,


Andrew Silver

Contributing Editors

Evan Ackerman, Mark Anderson, John Blau, Robert N. Charette, Peter Fairley, Tam Harbert, Mark Harris, David Kushner, Robert W. Lucky, Paul McFedries, Prachi Patel, Richard Stevenson, Lawrence Ulrich, Paul Wallich

Director, Periodicals Production Services

Peter Tuohy

Editorial & Web Production Manager

Roy Carubia

Senior Electronic Layout specialist

Bonnie Nani

Product Manager, digital

Shannan Brown

Web Production Coordinator

Jacqueline L. Parker

Multimedia Production Specialist

Michael Spector

Editorial Advisory Board

Susan Hassler, Chair; David Brock, Jason Cong*, Sudhir Dixit, Limor Fried, Robert Hebner, Joseph J. Helble, Grant Jacoby, Leah Jamieson, Deepa Kundur, Norberto Lerendegui, Steve Mann, Allison March, Jacob Østergaard, Umit Ozguner, Thrasos Pappas, John Rogers, Jonathan Rothberg, Umar Saif, Takao Someya, Yu Zheng, Kun Zhou, Edward Zyszkowski

* Chinese-language edition

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Simone Darby,

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Michael B. Forster