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2013-11-07 20:23:38

Industry peers recognize Splinter for longstanding leadership on STEM education, semiconductor research, and other key initiatives SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that Mike Splinter, former CEO and current executive chairman of the board of directors at Applied Materials, has been named the 2013 recipient of SIA's highest...

2012-11-29 16:28:21

Industry peers recognize Templeton for longstanding leadership on STEM education, semiconductor research, open trade and other key initiatives SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that Rich Templeton, chairman, president and CEO of Texas Instruments, has been named the 2012 recipient of SIA's highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award....

2012-07-23 23:00:53

July 18, 2012 marked the 44th birthday of Intel, the world´s largest semiconductor chip maker. Founded in Santa Clara, California, Intel´s microprocessors can be found in many of the world´s computers. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 On July 23, 2012, digital marketing agency, fishbat, released a statement following the 44th birthday of Intel on July 18, 2012. Intel was founded on July 18, 1968, by two ex-Fairchild Semiconductor employees, Gordon E. Moore and Robert N....

2012-07-02 10:25:28

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Computer History Museum (CHM), the world's leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society, announced today its acquisition of more than 1,000 engineering notebooks originating from the pioneering Silicon Valley company Fairchild Semiconductor. Texas Instruments (TI) donated more than 115 boxes containing the historic records and other materials that recorded ideas that led to the planar process...

2011-11-03 11:50:00

Long-time champion of global competitiveness, memory chips receives Semiconductor Industry Association's highest honor SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that Steve Appleton, Chairman and CEO of Micron Technology, Inc., has been named the 2011 recipient of SIA's highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. SIA presents the Noyce...

2008-09-21 12:00:16

By Saswato R. Das A small electronic component that has caused one of most dramatic outpourings of technological progress in human history turned 50 last week. The integrated circuit, better known as the semiconductor chip, has unleashed change comparable to the Industrial Revolution by making the computer revolution and the digital age possible. Today there are far more chips on earth than people. All around us, millions of them are tirelessly at work - in computers, phones,...

2008-09-18 12:00:13

As America seeks to produce a new generation of scientists capable of tackling complex global challenges, Grinnell College will dedicate an innovative science teaching building named for one of its most notable science graduates - the late Robert N. Noyce '49, co-inventor of the integrated circuit and co-founder of Intel Corporation. The dedication of The Robert N. Noyce '49 Science Center, designed by Chicago architectural firm Holabird and Root, will take place on October 4, 2008 at a...

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2008-09-16 07:00:00

The National Science Foundation, through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, has recently awarded Santa Clara University a five-year grant of $750,000, which will nearly double the number of Santa Clara University graduates pursuing teaching careers in science and mathematics each year. The grant will enable Santa Clara University's Department of Education to offer $25,000 scholarships to 24 science, mathematics and engineering majors committed to becoming science or mathematics...

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2005-04-18 19:24:16

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- To mark its 35th year, Electronics magazine broke from its usual coverage of vacuum tubes, newfangled lasers and high-tech minutia to ask a handful of experts to look ahead and write about their vision of the future. Among the contributors was the young research director of a company that made integrated circuits - a relatively recent advance that combined transistors on a chip and seemed a promising but expensive way to make electronics smaller. "The future of...