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An engineer wins an Emmy Award, and his invention travels to Mars

Nov 17, 2021   |   ASEE Prism

"Eric Fossum is best known for inventing the 'camera on a chip' used in most of today’s smartphones, webcams, and medical imaging devices," reports Prism magazine. "He has garnered numerous accolades for his image sensor, but this year's Technology & Engineering Emmy Award is the most renowned.

"'I have received other prizes, but the Emmy Award is something everybody knows and gets excited about,' Fossum says. 'It feels good.'"

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