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Carlos H. Diaz holds a Ph.D. in EE from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is Senior Director in Research and Development, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. He has published over 100 technical papers, holds 116 US patents, and published one book. He is an IEEE Fellow and the recipient of the 2016 IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award.
CMOS technology continues to scale despite challenges whose solutions, including design and system considerations, increase complexity. Going forward, the exploratory landscape to power, performance, density, and complexity challenges remains rich in options. Timely and conclusive research on new transistors, interconnects, memories, and 3DIC is key to long term sustainable system scaling. This talk will examine the options landscape for those technology essential constituents.