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May 16, 2022

Rajkumar interviewed on international chip shortage

ECE’s Raj Rajkumar was quoted in an article published by WESA on how the international microchip shortage has disrupted research at CMU. “They cannot actually buy the high-performance computers that they need to basically utilize to train the artificial intelligence to make these products work. So that has clearly hampered the development side of these technologies.” Rajkumar explains how almost every aspect of engineering research is impacted by this shortage and supply chain issues are setting back projects by months as they wait for parts to arrive. Read the article here.