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How to Get Involved in IEEE Technical Activities This Year

A message from your 2018 IEEE Technical Activities vice president

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Photo: Kathy Land

THE INSTITUTEAs I mentioned in my March message, the IEEE Technical Activities Board’s (TAB) work throughout 2018 will be focused through the efforts of volunteer-identified and member-driven ad hoc committees.

These opportunities, a number of which I’ve highlighted below, not only seek to further our technical footprint, but also strive to make Technical Activities more operationally efficient and strategically aware. I welcome you to familiarize yourself with these opportunities and, if interested, join us in TAB’s 2018 endeavors.

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The Transistor at 75

The past, present, and future of the modern world’s most important invention

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Lisa Sheehan
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Seventy-five years is a long time. It’s so long that most of us don’t remember a time before the transistor, and long enough for many engineers to have devoted entire careers to its use and development. In honor of this most important of technological achievements, this issue’s package of articles explores the transistor’s historical journey and potential future.

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