CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute

Semiconductor Manufacturing and Advanced Research with Twins (SMART) USA Institute

SRC is creating and launching the CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute

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SRC is actively working with numerous industry and research institutions to create the CHIPS Manufacturing USA Institute, an industry-led, government enabled broad partnership to supercharge innovation in industry today. Many amazing organizations have already signed on to participate. Learn more today or view our frequently asked questions!

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Current Partners

As a well-established center of gravity for transformative research and innovation across the semiconductor ecosystem, SRC is ideally positioned to advance digital twin technology that will strengthen our industry. SIA strongly endorses SRC’s proposal for the SMART USA Institute, and we look forward to serving as a partner to SRC, government leaders, and other stakeholders to move this important initiative forward.  

 John Neuffer, President & CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association

SEMI is pleased to partner with SRC to serve the national mission and bring the combined strength of the 2 organizations to bear in the development of a Digital Twin manufacturing innovation institute.  

 Ajit Manocha, President and CEO of SEMI

At Purdue, it’s full speed ahead with SRC to re-energize semiconductor manufacturing in the USA!  

 Mung Chiang, President, Purdue University


Newest Members!

    • Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
    • Forge Nano
    • Micross Advanced Interconnect Technology

Industry Partners

    • 3DGS
    • AccuStrata
    • AchieveOn
    • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.*
    • Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.
    • AIM Photonics
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Analog Devices, Inc.
    • Ansys
    • Applied Materials
    • ASM International
    • Atomic Data Sciences
    • Boeing
    • Cadence Design Systems
    • Dassault
    • Dupont
    • Electronic Innovations
    • Forge Nano
    • GlobalFoundries
    • Globalwafers America
    • HRL Laboratories
    • Hushmesh
    • IBM Corporation*
    • Illinois Innovation Network
    • Imec USA
    • Indium Corporation Global Headquarters
    • Infinera
    • Innovation Impact Partners
    • Intel Corporation*
    • Jabil
    • Julialhub
    • Keysight Technologies
    • Lam Research Corporation
    • MaterialsIN Inc.
    • MediaTek Inc.
    • Micron Technology*
    • Micro Nano Technology Education Center
    • Microsoft Corporation
    • Micross Advanced Interconnect Technology
    • National Association For Community College Entrepreneurship
    • NHanced Semiconductors
    • Northrop Grumman
    • NVIDIA
    • NXP Semiconductors
    • Page Southerland Page, Inc
    • Pedegree Studios
    • PDF Solutions
    • Plato Systems
    • Provenance Chain Network
    • Qualcomm
    • RTX
    • Sahita Technologies
    • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    • SavanSys Solutions LLC
    • Seagate
    • SEEQ Corporation
    • Siemens EDA
    • Silvaco, inc.
    • SK hynix Inc.
    • Skorpios Technologies
    • Solid State AI
    • Soundside Partners
    • Synopsys
    • Texas Instruments Incorporated*
    • Texoma Semiconductor Tech Hub
    • Tokyo Electron Limited
    • TSMC
    • Urban Manufacturing Alliance
    • Veeco Instruments Inc.
    • Western Digital
    • Worlds Enterprise, Inc.
    • Yield Engineering Systems

Government Entities

  • Florida Department of Commerce
  • NC Department of Commerce

National Labs

  • Argonne National Lab
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Idaho National Lab
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Oak Ridge National Lab
  • PNNL
  • PPPL
  • SLAC


  • American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
  • Battelle
  • CESMII / University of California, Los Angeles
  • CyManII / University of Texas at San Antonio
  • FloridaMakes
  • IPC
  • New York Creates
  • RTI International
  • SEMI
  • Semiconductor Industry Association

University and College Partners

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Arizona State University
  • Auburn University
  • Boise State University
  • Binghamton University*
  • Clemson University
  • Dillard University
  • Duke University
  • Florida Agricultural Mechanical University
  • Florida International University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology*
  • Grayson College
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Indiana University
  • Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Morgan State University
  • North Carolina A&T
  • Northeastern University
  • Oregon State University
  • Pasadena City College
  • Perkins School for the Blind
  • Purdue University*
  • Purdue University Northwest
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Sate University of New York
  • Somerset Community College
  • Tennessee Sate University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Southern University
  • The University at Buffalo
  • Tuskegee University
  • University at Albany
  • University Florida
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois Chicago
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Vermont


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