TEC Talk: Revitalizing the Semiconductor Industry

When: Apr 28, 2023, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 44 University Drive, Dallas, PA 18612

This forum will focus on the federal CHIPS and Science Act as well as the MASH initiative.

The second of three forums will focus on the federal CHIPS & Science Act designed to revitalize the domestic semiconductor industry and the Mid-Atlantic Semiconductor Hub (MASH) initiative, which Penn State is helping lead as part of a broader coalition of universities and industries. Speakers will discuss the opportunities and challenges this initiative presents to local manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and educational institutions, as well as the broader economy of Northeast PA.

Who should attend: industry executives, economic development professionals, developers, policymakers, community leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, educators, and students.

There will be a reception to follow.


Speakers include:

Dr. Lynda Goldstein, Chancellor, Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Dr. Daniel Lopez, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Penn State Materials Research Institute
Heather Carreiro, General Manager Operations, onsemi
Mark Granahan, Founder and CEO, Ideal Semiconductor
Tim Sichler, Program Coordinator, Electrical Engineering Technology at Penn State Wilkes-Barre









About the Northeastern PA Technology, Economy, Community (TEC) Talks

In partnership with local industries, non-profit organizations, Penn State faculty, and Penn State Commonwealth Campuses in Northeast Pennsylvania, PennTAP is hosting a forum series designed to spur discussion on emerging technologies and their potential to drive the regional economy, as well as identify use-inspired research and workforce education needs.