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How the Father of FinFETs Helped Save Moore’s Law

Chenming Hu, the 2020 IEEE Medal of Honor recipient, took transistors into the third dimension.

Publish date: 04/21/2020

Engineering During the Coronavirus Pandemic

7 CEOs, engineers, and scientists describe how their daily work has changed in response to COVID-19.

Publish date: 04/21/2020

Women in Tech Face Increased Wage Discrimination

Hired study finds gender wage discrimination in U.S. jumps back up after a dip last year; Asian men claim the highest U.S. tech salaries.

Publish date: 04/21/2020

A Sweat Sensing Patch Aimed at Athletes Takes on COVID-19

Epicore Biosystems has been working on wearable sweat sensors for athletes. Now the startup aims to use the patches to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Publish date: 04/14/2020

The Predictable Pandemic: Whose Risk, Whose Responsibility?

Once again we aren't asking the fundamental questions we must answer to manage crises.

Publish date: 04/14/2020

A Rapid Test for Covid-19 Arrives Via a 20-year-old Technology Already in Many Hospitals

Cepheid’s microfluidics-based rapid testing system proved itself during the 2001 anthrax attacks. Now it steps into the coronavirus battle.

Publish date: 04/14/2020

How to Practice Activist Engineering

What can engineers do when their work doesn't align with their personal values of creating a better world?

Publish date: 04/07/2020

Q&A: Sourcegraph’s Universal Code Search Tool

After raising $43 million, Sourcegraph CEO Quinn Slack shares his vision for the startup's popular universal code search tool.

Publish date: 04/07/2020

Startups Unveil Tech to Fight Coronavirus; the Challenge May Be Getting Enough Engineers

New technologies track the COVID-19 outbreak via sewage sampling, embed antiviral nanoparticles into fabric via ultrasound, and more.

Publish date: 04/07/2020

IEEE Medal of Honor Goes to Transistor Pioneer Chenming Hu

The Life Fellow brought transistors into the third dimension.

Publish date: 04/01/2020