The New Tech-led Boom: Wall Street Journal Opinion Piece Authored by Julio M. Ottino

An op-ed co-authored by McCormick School of Engineering Dean Julio M. Ottino and McCormick Advisory Council member Mark P. Mills was published today in the Wall Street Journal.

In “The Coming Tech-led Boom,” Ottino and Mills, a physicist and founder of the Digital Power Group, name three breakthroughs that promise to transform the 21st century much like electricity, telephony, stainless steel, radio amplifiers, and automobiles transformed the last.

“In January 2012, we sit again on the cusp of three grand technological transformations with the potential to rival that of the past century. All find their epicenters in America: big data, smart manufacturing and the wireless revolution,” the op-ed states.

Read the Wall Street Journal article.