June 17, 2010

Interview: Stanford’s Top Engineer from Chips to ABCs

Rick Merritt

Dean Plummer talks about the future of CMOS, alternative energy, and the profession of engineering.

We sat down recently with James Plummer, dean of Stanford’s school of engineering, for a wide ranging interview on the outlook for CMOS, engineering, education and globalization. In his role as dean, Plummer helped rally companies including Exxon Mobile, General Electric and others to create a ten-year, $225 million program for research into alternative energy. He is also a widely regarded researcher in semiconductor technology, and currently sits on the Intel Corp. board.

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