HP (NYSE:HPQ) today was named a winner in IndustryWeek's 10th annual
Technology and Innovation Awards program. The editors of the leading
manufacturing management magazine have selected HP Labs' achievements
in molecular electronics as one of the seven Technologies of the
Year for 2002. A complete list of the winners and a profile of each
winning technology are featured in IndustryWeek's December 2002
issue and at http://www.industryweek.com/.
The Quantum Science Research (QSR) lab in HP Labs has achieved
important results and been granted key patents in techniques that
could make practical the fabrication of molecular-scale electronic
"I'm delighted by this recognition from IndustryWeek,"
said R. Stanley Williams, HP Fellow and director, QSR. "The
credit goes to the entire QSR team, which has shown such creativity
and diligence in producing advances in molecular electronics."
To select the winners, IndustryWeek editors solicited reader nominations
for a judging process designed to recognize outstanding achievement
in technology, said Patricia Panchak, editor-in-chief. To be eligible,
candidate technologies must relate in a significant way to accomplishments
and achievements in the current year.
Winners of the magazine's Technology and Innovation Awards span
the entire range of science and engineering. The editors seek developments
that show great potential for redirecting business opportunities
and creating new growth in the manufacturing world.
Represented among the winners are software and hardware solutions
for manufacturing, new computer-aided systems for management decision-making,
R&D developments and the potential for creating new industries,
and commercial products that represent bellwethers for fundamental
IndustryWeek, published by Penton Media Inc., is the only magazine
dedicated to covering the complexities of managing a manufacturing
company in today's new economy. Now in its 32nd year, IW has an
audience of 200,000 subscribers.
HP is a leading global
provider of products, technologies, solutions and services to
consumers and businesses. The company's offerings span IT
infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global
services and imaging and printing. HP completed its merger
transaction involving Compaq Computer Corporation on May 3,
2002. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com/