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Professor Appointed to National Committee Dedicated to Microelectronics Initiatives

Carol Handwerker, the Reinhardt Schuhmann, Jr. Professor of Materials Engineering and Professor of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, has been appointed to a three-year term as a member of the Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC), part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

The IAC, established in late 2021, provides guidance to the secretary of commerce, through NIST, on the science and technology needs of the nation’s domestic microelectronics industry, the effectiveness of the national strategy in supporting U.S. leadership in microelectronics manufacturing, the research and development programs and other advanced microelectronics activities funded through CHIPS for America, and opportunities for new public-private partnerships.