On August 15, 2004, Dr. Gordon Moore visited the ABC Computer and the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State, accompanied by Dr. David Metzler, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology and Professor Johnny Wong, Professor and Associate Chair of Computer Science. He toured the CS departmental facilities, including the proposed teaching and research laboratory for Smart Home Project.
Dr. Gordon E. Moore is currently Chairman Emeritus of Intel Corporation. Moore co-founded Intel in 1968, serving initially as Executive Vice President. He became President and Chief Executive Officer in 1975 and held that post until elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 1979. He remained CEO until 1987 and was named Chairman Emeritus in 1997.
Dr. Gordon Moore is widely known for "Moore's Law" in which he predicted that the number of transistors the industry would be able to place on a computer chip would double every couple of years. In 1995, he updated his prediction to once every two years.
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