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  1. SCALE Technical Certification Framework for Heterogeneous Integration and Advanced Packaging

    Papers | 13 May 2024 | Contributor(s):: Eric A Holloway, Jennifer S. Linvill, Madeleine Yang, Carol A Handwerker

    With the growing demand for a robust microelectronics workforce, the U.S. Defense Industrial Base (DIB) is faced with a current shortage of qualified workers [1-3]. As workforce development programs grow and expand in the engineering education space, there is a need to ensure that students are...

  2. The SCALE Workforce Development Model

    Papers | 30 Apr 2024 | Contributor(s):: Kerrie Douglas, Tamara J. Moore, Melissa A Dyehouse, Alejandro Strachan, Peter Bermel

    The Scalable Asymmetric Lifecycle Engagement (SCALE) microelectronics workforce development program is funded by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to address the critical shortage of a capable microelectronics workforce.

  3. SCALE Introduction & Opportunities (Presented at Purdue-SWE Meeting)

    Online Presentations | 29 Nov 2023 | Contributor(s):: Shubhra Bansal, Gabriella Maria Schr Torres

    In the first part of this talk, Prof. Shubhra Bansal provides an overview of what SCALE is, why it is important, and what opportunities it provides to students who join. In the second part, Gabriella Torres provides an introduction to student to the first-time researcher opportunity, mentoring,...

  4. SCALE: Radiation Hardened Workforce Development Metrics

    Online Presentations | 25 May 2023 | Contributor(s):: Kerrie Douglas

    Professor Kerrie Douglas from Purdue, the Deputy Director of the SCALE program, presents the program metrics. This includes student counts and distributions, and results of student surveys to see how well we are doing. It is a great chance to get a sense of this program at the 3+ year mark, and...

  5. One Trillion by 2030

    Online Presentations | 19 Apr 2023 | Contributor(s):: Keyvan Esfarjani

    Purdue alumni Keyvan Esfarjani, Intel Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Global Operations Officer, discusses the semiconductor industry’s evolution to the Trillion Era.

  6. Nanobiotechnology Workforce Training on a Shoe-String Budget

    Online Presentations | 13 Apr 2023 | Contributor(s):: M V (Leena) Pattarkine, NACK Network

    Dr Pattarkine will share some strategies that enable low-cost, hands-on nanobiotechnology activities and projects that have been developed as a part of the workforce leadership activities undertaken through Capital Area Biotechnology Partnership (CABP) by the biotechnology program at Harrisburg...

  7. SCALE Professional Development Seminar Series

    Series | 17 Nov 2022 | Contributor(s):: Mignon Evans

  8. The Power to Change the World

    Online Presentations | 06 Jun 2022 | Contributor(s):: Valinda Scarbro Kennedy, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

    This is an exciting opportunity to leverage the expertise, innovation, entrepreneurialism and manpower/woman power of this critical American heritage to be part of the solution for semi-conductor re-birth in the US. Other countries are positioned to far exceed the US in moving to the next...

  9. nanoHUB.org: Immersive Online Semiconductor Education and Workforce Development with Broad Academic Adoption

    Online Presentations | 02 Feb 2022 | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, Daniel Mejia, Alejandro Strachan, Lynn Zentner, Michael Zentner

    Over 150,000 nanoHUB users have run over 7 million simulations in browsers. Most nanoHUB apps deal with semiconductor device and materials modeling. These apps provide very simple and intuitive interfaces to community codes that are hard to install, operate, and to maintain even for experts. As...

  10. What is Nanotechnology?/How Small is a Nanometer?

    Online Presentations | 12 Jan 2022 | Contributor(s):: Mariel Kolker, Robert Ehrmann, NACK Network

    What is Nanotechnology? And why should I care about it? How Small is a Nanometer? Size & Scale

  11. Introduction to Nanotechnology Educators Workshop

    Workshops | 10 Dec 2021 | Contributor(s):: NACK Network

    What education and career paths are available in nanotechnology? Learn the answers to these questions and more at our Intro to Nanotechnology for Educators Workshop.

  12. Panel Discussion

    Online Presentations | 22 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s):: Robert Ehrmann, Jared Ashcroft, Atilla Ozgur Cakmak, Anthony Dalessio, Peter Kazarinoff, Mariel Kolker, Terry Kuzma, Michael Lesiecki, NACK Network, Albert J. Schwabenbauer

  13. Business Industry Leadership Team (BILT) Part 1

    Online Presentations | 02 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s):: Ann Beheler, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

    The Business & Industry Leadership Team Model (BILT)is an employer high-engagement model for college programs, projects, and grants that originated with the NSF National Convergence Technology Center (DUE 1700530) in the early 2000s....

  14. Business Industry Leadership Team (BILT) Part 2

    Online Presentations | 02 Nov 2021 | Contributor(s):: Ann Beheler, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

    The Business & Industry Leadership Team Model (BILT)is an employer high-engagement model for college programs, projects, and grants that originated with the NSF National Convergence Technology Center (DUE 1700530) in the early 2000s....

  15. Ann Beheler

    Ann Beheler has been in the Information Technology industry for over 30 years, and she is now responsible for Emerging Technology grants at Collin College. In that capacity she leads the National...


  16. Opportunities in Nanotechnology

    Online Presentations | 07 Oct 2021 | Contributor(s):: Anthony Dalessio, Robert Ehrmann, NACK Network

  17. A Look into the Nanoworld: An introduction to Nanoscale Science and Engineering

    Teaching Materials | 23 Aug 2021 | Contributor(s):: NNCI Nano, Jackie Smith

    This is a four-part lesson that has students explore the nanoscale. The lesson includes: size and scale, metric system and conversions, measurement, nanotechnology applications, and careers in nano-science. The activities can be done in groups of 2-4 and requires viewing of videos.

  18. The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

    This national center is led by Pasadena City College in collaboration with Edmonds College, Portland Community College, and Northwest Vista College. In addition, the MNT-EC connects existing micro...


  19. Photonics Workshops and Career Opportunities

    Online Presentations | 19 Nov 2020 | Contributor(s):: Greg Kepner, Frank Reed, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

    MNT-EC will be offering photonics professional development opportunities in the summer of 2021 (Dates TBD). There will be an introductory Fundamentals of Photonics workshop that includes the theory of light and lasers along with practical hands-on laboratory activities. There will also be a Laser...

  20. MNT-EC Dissemination: Journal and Podcast

    Online Presentations | 13 Nov 2020 | Contributor(s):: Peter Kazarinoff, The Micro Nano Technology - Education Center

    This talk presents resources from the Pacific Northwest region for community college faculty interested in micro/nano technician education.