Date: Jan 17, 2024 (Wednesday)  6:30 - 8:30 PM , at ITRI 2880 Zanker Suite 103. Talk will start at 7PM.

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Talk Abstract

What are some of the technology predictions, and new technology trends that will dominate in 2024?

In this webinar talk, Dr. William Kao will present what major institutions such as Gartner Research, Forbes, Forrester Research, and McKinsey are forecasting about 2024  technology trends.

Some of the key topics discussed will include:  Generative AI, Green Technologies, Cyber Security, Quantum Computing, Biometrics, Web 3, Cloud-Edge, Physical-Digital merging, Connectivity, Next Generation software development, etc.

The talk will also discuss the Top 10 Technologies shaping the future of the next Decade (more strategic) including Process Automation & Virtualization, Distributed and Trust Architecture, Bio-Revolution, Next Gen Computing, Materials, etc.

Please join us in this very current and informative seminar.


Speaker Bio:

Dr. William Kao received his BSEE, MSEE and PhD from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He worked in the Semiconductor and Electronic Design Automation industries for more than 30 years holding several senior and executive engineering management positions at Texas Instruments, Xerox Corporation, and Cadence Design Systems.

 Dr. Kao has authored more than 40 technical papers on IC CAD at IEEE Journals and Conferences, and holds eight US software and IC design patents. He was an Adjunct Professor at UCLA Electrical Engineering Department where he taught courses in computer aided IC design.

Dr. Kao is a Senior Member of IEEE, and was one of the founding members of IEEE-Circuits and Systems - Silicon Valley Chapter.

Dr. Kao currently teaches Clean Technology and Emerging Technology courses at the University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension. 

He has given more than 100 seminars on various Emerging Technologies including Clean Technology, Renewable Energy, Big Data and Data Analytics, IoT, Smart Cities,  Augmented and Virtual Reality, Robotics, Drones, AI / Machine Learning, 5G, 3D Printing, Metaverse and Satellite Communications.

Dr. Kao is a Technology Watcher, Learner and Teacher.