Being A Design Verification Engineer Is Fun And Rewarding

Philippe Luc, director of verification at Codasip, talked to students of the UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF) about what it is like to be a verification engineer. On one hand the UKESF encourages young people to study electronics and pursue careers in this sector, and on the other hand Codasip is very keen to help prepare the engineers who will solve tomorrow’s technology chall... » read more

Insights From Industry Strategy Symposium Europe 2022

The timely return to an in-person Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) Europe was welcomed by participants from around the globe on May 30th at the Brussels Sheraton. ISS Europe 2022 featured a new program and event format – with industry insights and strategic topics condensed into one day of programming on three critical challenges facing the microelectronics industry: the energy crisis and su... » read more

The Great Resignation And The Microelectronics Industry: Retaining A Skilled Workforce

"Now hiring" signs are replacing masks and bottles of hand sanitizer as the ubiquitous markers of COVID-19, as the Great Resignation continues, and the Omicron surge ebbs. Everywhere – at fast food restaurants, at top tech companies – there are job openings, offering cash just for showing up at an interview, or up to $100,000 in sign-on bonuses. Consumers across all industries are bein... » read more

Semiconductor Industry Faces Stiff Competition For Talent

For decades, the semiconductor industry has been defined by our ability to innovate. Each time we’ve been faced with seemingly insurmountable technological challenges, we have invented innovative approaches and methods to solve them, and in doing so, we’ve helped to transform how the world works, plays, learns, and connects. Today, we are again faced with a critical new challenge: the gl... » read more

Engineers’ Experiences Around The World

As CTO, I see my role partially as strengthening the engineering community through program reviews, engineering education programs, conferences, seminars, and the product life cycle process at KLA. I also think it is critically important to spark engineering enthusiasm – helping engineers rediscover the excitement and curiosity that helps drive innovation. When inspired to create, engineers c... » read more