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Nominations Needed for 2019 IEEE EAB Awards and Scholarships

They recognize contributions to professional development, preuniversity programs, and raising awareness of technical standards

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You have until 6 May 2019 to submit a nomination for the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) Awards, which recognize major contributions to engineering and technical education. Nominations are sought for the following awards and scholarships:

Meritorious Achievement Award in Accreditation Activities—for members whose efforts foster the maintenance and improvement of education through the accreditation process.

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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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