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Press Release: 09/20/18

Professors from MIT, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Sept. 20, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2018 University Research Awards: Dr. Judy Hoyt, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dr. Naresh Shanbhag, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at […]

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Blog: 09/13/18

SIA Welcomes House Passage of Quantum Computing Legislation

Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the National Quantum Initiative Act, legislation that would create a 10-year federal program to bring a whole-of-government approach to advancing quantum information science research and development. Continued government support of quantum computing is integral to ensuring the United States remains a world leader in this promising technology. While […]

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Press Release: 07/24/18

SIA Applauds New DoD Research Partnerships to Advance Transformative Semiconductor Technologies

DARPA SELECTS RESEARCH TEAMS FROM INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA TO RECEIVE FUNDING THROUGH ITS ELECTRONICS RESURGENCE INITIATIVE TO BOLSTER NEXT-GENERATION SEMICONDUCTOR DESIGN, MATERIALS, ARCHITECTURES WASHINGTON—July 24, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today welcomed newly announced research partnerships between the Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and […]

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Blog: 07/09/18

Study Highlights Need for More Government Support of R&D

In February, Congress raised the limits on defense and nondefense spending, giving significant increases in research spending across most agencies and research fields. However, a new white paper by Duke Law’s Center for Innovation Policy argues that while this is a good first step, more action is needed. This white paper, Righting the Research Imbalance, by […]

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Blog: 05/10/18

SIA Participates in Unveiling of New Report Detailing the Development of the Semiconductor Industry in New York’s Capital Region

Earlier this week, SIA president and CEO, John Neuffer, delivered opening remarks at an event commemorating the unveiling of key findings from a new report on how the semiconductor industry has transformed the New York Capital Region. The report, which was authored by Professor Dr. Charles Wessner of Georgetown University and Thomas Howell, describes in […]

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Blog: 01/31/18

Our 2018 Policy Plan to Drive U.S. Semiconductor Industry Growth and Innovation

During last night’s State of the Union Address, President Trump highlighted achievements from his first year in office and laid out his policy agenda for 2018. The President touched on a range of issues, including some of great significance to the U.S. semiconductor industry, such as tax, trade, and immigration. Moving forward, SIA remains focused […]

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Blog: 01/24/18

SIA Applauds New DARPA Investments in JUMP Centers

Building on more than a decade of collaborations, DARPA and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) have announced the next phase of their partnership to advance semiconductor technologies that will help strengthen our national security. The partners kicked off their new Joint University Microelectronics Program (JUMP) with the launch of six new research centers led by […]

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Blog: 12/07/17

Semiconductor Caucus Calls on Congress to Prioritize R&D Investments

As Congress works toward finalizing funding for fiscal year 2018, the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Semiconductor Caucus – Sens. James Risch (R-Idaho) and Angus King (I-Maine) and Reps. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) – have urged leaders of the congressional Appropriations Committees to prioritize “investments in research and development (R&D) that contribute to […]

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Press Release: 09/27/17

Semiconductor Industry Supports Corporate Tax Reform Framework

PLAN RELEASED TODAY BY LEADERS IN CONGRESS, ADMINISTRATION WOULD SPUR U.S. GROWTH, INNOVATION WASHINGTON—Sept. 27, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, released the following statement today from SIA president & CEO John Neuffer in support of the corporate tax reform framework released today by leaders in the […]

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Blog: 09/15/17

DARPA Rolls Out $75 Million in New Semiconductor Research Investments

This week, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched a new program called the Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) that includes $75 million in new semiconductor research investments. The new investments are in addition to current programs in semiconductor R&D – including the Joint University Microelectronics Program, or JUMP – for a total of […]

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Press Release: 07/18/17

Professors from Oregon State University and University of Texas at Austin to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—July 18, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in consultation with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2017 University Research Award: Dr. Gabor C. Temes, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oregon State University (OSU), and Dr. Sanjay Banerjee, professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the Microelectronics […]

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Press Release: 06/16/17

SIA Applauds DOE Initiative to Advance U.S. Supercomputing Technology

EXASCALE COMPUTING PROJECT AWARDS $258 MILLION OVER THREE YEARS TO SIX U.S. TECH COMPANIES, INCLUDING SIA MEMBERS AMD, IBM, INTEL WASHINGTON—June 16, 2017—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today released the following statement from president & CEO John Neuffer commending the U.S. Department of Energy’s announcement of […]

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