Vice President Reports Highlights From February’s Technical Activities Board Meeting

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This year, through the work of volunteer-identified ad hoc committees, IEEE Technical Activities will position itself as an organization that is prepared to carry its members into the future. By examining the needs of IEEE members, as well proactively understanding a changing technical landscape, 2019 will be focused on building an IEEE that is best equipped to lead for many years to come.

The Technical Activities Board (TAB) accomplished much to further its goals during the first meeting of 2019, held on 15 and 16 February at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel, in Florida..

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The Transistor of 2047: Expert Predictions

What will the device be like on its 100th anniversary?

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The luminaries who dared predict the future of the transistor for IEEE Spectrum include: [clockwise from left] Gabriel Loh, Sri Samavedam, Sayeef Salahuddin, Richard Schultz, Suman Datta, Tsu-Jae King Liu, and H.-S. Philip Wong.

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The 100th anniversary of the invention of the transistor will happen in 2047. What will transistors be like then? Will they even be the critical computing element they are today? IEEE Spectrum asked experts from around the world for their predictions.

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