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Carver Mead

Gordon and Betty Moore Professor Emeritus

California Institute of Technology

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Carver Mead, Gordon and Betty Moore Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, Emeritus, is best known for his pioneering work on VLSI (very-large-scale integration) circuit technology in the 1970s and 1980s, which made it possible to greatly increase the number of transistors placed on a single semiconductor chip.