Worker in a chip transistor factory

Mission and Vision 



To coordinate and facilitate an institutional focus on meeting the needs of commercial and defense stakeholders and securing the needed external resources to develop multidisciplinary R&D solutions and workforce training programs that are responsive to semiconductor sector needs.


To connect and mobilize the University of Arizona’s community of faculty and students to develop advanced technology solutions and workforce training programs for semiconductor manufacturing that advance sustainable economic development, national security and to expand the number of well-paid jobs in Arizona.