In this section, we share news stories and writings on relevant issues that matter to the Asian American academic community.
Advanced Micro Devices CEO Lisa Su has received the chip industry’s highest honor as the 2020 recipient of the Robert N. Noyce Award. This is the first time the award has gone to a woman since it was started in 1991. “It’s an incredible privilege to be part of this industry,” Su said. “I actually fell in love with semiconductors in my first year at MIT. My first job was doing grunt work in a semiconductor lab. If you look at this year, what is resoundingly clear is that technology is becoming even more important.”
Has the Hunt for Chinese Spies Become a Witch Hunt? University scientists work in ‘an atmosphere of fear.’
By Karin Fischer, The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 11, 2021
By the Economist Intelligence Unit, Committee of 100
by Yoel Fink and Yasheng Huang, MIT Technology Review
June 29, 2021
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