Microelectronics and Advanced Packaging Workforce Development Workshop

Event Date: November 12, 2021
Hosted By: College of Engineering
Time: 10:30 am - 3:00 pm EST
Location: Zoom
Contact Name: Cristina Farmus
Contact Phone: 765-430-6067
Contact Email: cfarmus@purdue.edu
Open To: Anyone
Priority: No
School or Program: College of Engineering
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Purdue University invites you to a workshop to discuss challenges and opportunities related to workforce development for microelectronics and advanced packaging in the U.S. Representatives from industry, academia, state and federal government will address how to scale-up educational programs, online and hands-on training, knowledge and skills for technicians, BS, MS, and PhD graduates, special programs for trusted and assured electronics, and funding opportunities for comprehensive workforce development programs.

Panelist and Moderator Biographies


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

10:30 am – Opening remarksMung Chiang, Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering at Purdue University

10:40 am – Indiana Perspective on Semiconductors, David Roberts, Executive Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Indiana Economic Development Corporation

10:45 amPanel #1 – Microelectronics and Advanced Packaging Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Moderated by William Chappell, CTO, Azure Global – Microsoft

  • Deirdre Hanford, Chief Security Officer, Synopsys
  • Chandra Mouli, Senior Fellow & Manager, R&D Device, Micron Technology
  • Mark Papermaster, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Technology and Engineering, AMD
  • Sreenivas Ramaswamy, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Policy and Strategic Planning, US Department of Commerce
  • Thomas Sonderman, President & CEO, SkyWater Technology

12:00 pm – Lunch Break

1:00 pm – Panel #2 – Workforce Development Challenges and Proposed Solutions for Commercial Applications

Moderated by Dr. Theresa Mayer, Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships, Purdue University

  • Dr. Shekhar Bhansali, NSF Director, Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems, National Science Foundation
  • Dr. Charles Clancy, Senior Vice President & General Manager, MITRE Labs
  • Dr. Willie May, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Morgan State University
  • Dr. Todd Younkin, President and CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation

1:50 pm – Break

2:00 pmPanel #3 – Workforce Development Challenges and Proposed Solutions for Defense and Secure Applications

Moderated by Dr. Stephen Goodnick, Professor, Deputy director of ASU Lightworks, Arizona State University

  • Scott Frost, Industrial Base Systems Engineer, Analytic Services, Inc.; Director, National Imperative for Industrial Skills Development, Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment, Department of Defense
  • Rahni Kellum, Technical Business Development Specialist STARTHBCU Program Lead, Academic Alliance Program Supporting, Purdue & Illinois Sandia National Laboratories
  • Dr. Nathan Nowlin, Manager, Advanced Microsystems Radiation Effects, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Catherine J. Ortiz, Principal Analyst, Analytic Services, Inc.; Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment, Department of Defense
  • Dr. Kara Perry, Co-Lead of the T&AM Education and Workforce Development Technical Execution Area

2:50 pm – Summary and ConclusionsMark Lundstrom, Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

3:00 pm – Adjourn

Organizers

  • Dr. Peter Bermel, Elmore Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
  • Dr. Carol Handwerker, Reinhardt Schuhmann, Jr.  Professor of Materials Engineering and Professor of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Purdue University
  • Dr. Mark Lundstrom, Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
  • Cristina Farmus, Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Purdue University

Questions? Contact Cristina Farmus, cfarmus@purdue.edu, 765-430-6067