Science

Advancing Science and Math Education

Advancing Science and Math Education

Applied Materials hosted United States Congressman Mike Honda and members of the newly formed Silicon Valley STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Advisory Board to discuss advancing STEM programs throughout schools across the U.S. to ensure that the children of today have the educational background to become the tech innovators of tomorrow.
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Mutual Trust Is Key for Collaborating With China

People's Republic of China President, Hu Jintao and the Honorable Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State at a DC luncheon in Hu's honor.There was considerable buzz in government, business and media circles recently regarding the state visit of His Excellency, Hu Jintao, President, People’s Republic of China to the U.S. I had the privilege of being in Washington, D.C. during the flurry of diplomatic activities as part of Applied Materials’ participation in a signing ceremony on January 18 on the Solar Decathlon Competition in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy, China’s National Energy Administration, and Peking University. There were 18 different collaborations formalized during the ceremony, all part of the official state visit from China’s president.
From Shy Student to Engaging Engineer

From Shy Student to Engaging Engineer

Applied Materials engineer Rozalia Beica guest-blogs for The Huffington Post's education section in a blog post published this week as part of non-profit organization Change The Equation 's campaign encouraging education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  Rozalia's inspiring story speaks to how she stumbled into the engineering field as a shy student and eventually came to love engineering and the excitement and collaboration of working in the semiconductor industry.  She is now seen as an expert in the field helping to enable cutting edge technology of the future as part of Applied Materials' Silicon Systems Group .