Computer ◆ Conservation ◆ Society

The History of the Semiconductor Revolution

Speaker: Steve Hill
Date: Tue 21st February 2017
Time: 17:00 for 17:30

Conference room of the Royal Northern College of Music, Booth St East M13 9RD




About the seminar

A look at the materials, manufacturing and structural advances that have bought the semiconductor industry from the first transistor to the current high speed/high density semiconductor integrated circuits. .

About the speaker

Steve Hill graduated from Manchester University in 1983 with an Honors Degree in Physics. He then went on to obtain his PhD in Physics from the same institution in 1987. In 1988 he joined the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Salford as a Research Office in the area of Robotics. He is now a senior lecturer in the Computing, Science & Engineering School at the University of Salford and has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students for 18 years in the areas of digital electronics, communications, networking and optoelectronics. He is involved in Network and Communications research with an interest in optical and sensor network system