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Everything is Always Greener on Earth Day

In my day job in the winter, I work in the ski industry, which is working very hard on sustainability and becoming greener. On Earth Day, my inbox was filled with how companies that supply the ski industry are being sustainable, and more importantly are working to drive awareness in...

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Introducing the 3D InCites Podcast

Over the past month, you may have noticed a new addition to the 3D InCites platform. The 3D InCites Podcast made its debut on May 5, 2020, with a conversation with Kiterocket’s Joe Cestari, about how to successfully market a semiconductor business. The second episode featured 3D InCites bloggers, Julia...

The Role DEI Plays in Achieving a Sustainable Future

I was recently invited by IMAPS UK to give a keynote at their annual conference, MicroTech 2021. The topic was Heterogeneous Integration (HI). I agreed, provided I was allowed to give the topic a new twist. I provided the following abstract, and the committee eagerly agreed to my proposal: A...

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Sustainability 101: GHG Emissions – Definitions and Scopes

Welcome to Sustainability 101. The purpose of this blog post series is to define what we mean when we mention sustainability and reach a shared understanding of common terms. The series will cover: Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions—Definitions and scopes Sustainability reporting—standards and trends Circular economy, part I—What is zero waste?...

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Trends in Semiconductor Manufacturing: Wafer-Level Packaging

One of the hottest trends in semiconductor manufacturing today is wafer-level packaging (WLP). According to Allied Market Research, the global WLP market size is expected to reach $7.8 billion by 2022, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.5% from 2016 to 2022. Broadly defined, WLP encompasses different integration...

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2021 3D InCites DEI Fundraiser a Success; Thank You Sponsors

We took our annual mural project online this year! Illustrator Ronna Encarnacion created this original watercolor to reflect the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in creating sustainability. Proceeds from the project will be used to seed the 3D InCites DEI Fund to support technology businesses owned by women and...

Diversity, Parity, Prosperity: Perspective of an Industry Veteran

“Don’t surround yourself with yourself …” Yes, from I’ve Seen All Good People. “At Japan’s Most Elite University, Just 1 in 5 Students Is a Woman.” The New York Times, 08 December 2019 “The semiconductor industry isn’t known as a standout example of diversity and inclusion. But that’s changing.” Jane...