2021 UCLA CHIPS Workshop Summary

The 2021 Biennial UCLA CHIPS Workshop was held at the Luskin Center at UCLA on December 1, 2021. Leaders in microelectronics, from industry and academia alike, gathered in person to discuss how academia may contribute to reshoring microelectronics in the United States. The workshop approached this task on the premise of two fundamental tenets: that innovation must be application-focused and translated into viable development, R&D support, and on-shore manufacturing; and that greater emphasis on workforce development is necessary to encourage students to study semiconductor manufacturing and packaging.

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