Video On Demand

Panel 4: Building the Semiconductor Workforce

May 3, 2023 • 3:30 – 4:45 pm EDT

The subsidies and research activities established in the CHIPS Act will require a large workforce of various skill-levels to be successful. From technicians who can operate complex fab machinery to PhD engineers to drive innovation, the United States semiconductor industry is suffering from a labor shortage. This panel will explore methods for the U.S. to educate the next generation of electrical engineers and cleanroom techs while competing for world-class talent from overseas.

This panel will feature:

Celeste Carter, Program Director, Advanced Technological Education Program, National Science Foundation

Mike Russo, President and CEO, National Institute for Innovation and Technology

Todd Youngkin, President and CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation

Don Siegal, Co-Executive Director, Global Center for Technology Transfer, Arizona State University

This panel will be moderated by:

Sujai Shivakumar, Director and Senior Fellow, CSIS Renewing American Innovation

Celeste Carter

Program Director, Advanced Technological Education Program, National Science Foundation

Mike Russo

President and CEO, National Institute for Innovation and Technology

Todd Youngkin

President and CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation

Don Siegal

Co-Executive Director, Global Center for Technology Transfer, Arizona State University
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Sujai Shivakumar
Director and Senior Fellow, Renewing American Innovation Project