Annual Llewellyn G. Hoxton Lecture
Rattner To Speak On Electronics In Internet Age
Justin Rattner, Intel Corp. fellow and director of Intel's microprocessor
31st annual Llewellyn G. Hoxton Public Lecture, "Electronics
in the Internet Age"
Thursday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.
Chemistry building auditorium, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
has been featured as "Person of the Week" by ABC World News Tonight
for his visionary work on the first computer to achieve sustained
performance of one trillion scientific calculations per second.
In 1989, R&D Magazine named him scientist of the year.
will speak on revolutionary changes in the electronics industry
that have produced major advances in computers and communications.
He also will discuss the coming shift from microelectronics to nano-electronics
-- the shrinking of transistors to dimensions measured by the width
of an atom -- and how future technologies will change society, politics
Llewellyn G. Hoxton lecture honors the late professor who chaired
the University of Virginia physics department from 1907 to 1948.
Throughout those years, Hoxton made it a priority to convey to students
the excitement of new developments in physics. The physics department
inaugurated the Hoxton lectures in 1971 to spotlight interesting
and provocative viewpoints of physicists on topics of public interest.
lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available behind
the chemistry and physics buildings and in the football stadium
Fariss Samarrai, (804) 924-3778