The University of Texas at Austin



July 18, 2024

TIE Awarded $840M to Build a DOD Microelectronics Manufacturing Center, Advance U.S. Semiconductor Industry

Seeking to ensure America’s national security and global military leadership, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) …

Jun 27, 2024

New executive board members Jeannie Leavitt (left) and Sharon Wood (right) in the Texas Institute for Electronics cleanroom.

Texas Institute for Electronics Announces Executive Board of Directors

Austin-based Texas Institute for Electronics (TIE) announced its executive board of directors …

Jun 11, 2024

Prof. Jaydeep Kulkarni, center left, and department chair Diana Marculescu, center right, along with the first cohort of students from the ASIC Design course.

Texas ECE Leads Semiconductor Workforce Development in Integrated Circuit Design

With the rapid proliferation of semiconductor technology in various application domains, …

May 9, 2024

Group of leaders on UT President's terrace

Taylor-Based Foundation Gifts 68-Acre Property to UT to Support Semiconductor Ecosystem

The property is situated near Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s new 6 million-square-foot chip fabrication …

Apr 5, 2024

graphic illustration of cell technology

New Advanced Quantum Science Institute Will Bridge Basic Research and Applied Science

This expanded investment reflects the University’s recognition of the vast potential that quantum science and …

Mar 28, 2024

holding a semiconductor chip with a pliers

UT, ACC, Texas Institute for Electronics to Launch Semiconductor Training Center to Meet Industry Workforce Needs

A new partnership will make Central Texas a premier hub for a comprehensive workforce development …

Mar 20, 2024

semiconductor in a lab

Semiconductor Master’s Program Will Offer Hands-on Experience in Rapidly Growing Industry

A new master’s degree program at The University of Texas at Austin will help fill the demand for semiconductor scientists …

Sep 1, 2023

Group of professionals at signing ceremony

UT and Samsung Partner to Develop Talent Pipeline for Texas’ Semiconductor Ecosystem

Announced as part of Semiconductor Day at UT, the partnership includes funds for recruiting and supporting …

Apr 18, 2022

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, UT Austin President Jay Hartzell, and U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul meet at the Texas Advanced Computing Center to discuss the Texas Institute for Electronics (TIE).

Texas Institute for Electronics Would Help Restore U.S. Chipmaking Leadership

With semiconductor devices and systems now affecting all aspects of daily life, demand for such technologies has soared …


Additional Coverage

May 31, 2024
Austin Journal

UT, ACC, Texas Institute for Electronics to Launch Semiconductor Training Center to Meet Industry Workforce Needs

This collaboration seeks to bridge the gap in skilled labor within the semiconductor field by providing comprehensive …

Apr 18, 2024
Austin American-Statesman

How UT and Austin Community College are helping tackle semiconductor workforce needs

After a governmental push to bolster the industry, ACC and the University of Texas announced in late March that …

Apr 01, 2024

ACC, University of Texas to launch new semiconductor training center

A new semiconductor training center will set up shop in Central Texas. It’s thanks to …

Jun 12, 2023
Texas Tribune

With $1.4 billion investment, Texas hopes to sprint to the front of the microchip manufacturing race

Leaders in the semiconductor industry and their Texas allies were alarmed by supply chain disruptions to the sector …