Amaya Lopez

Amaya is a key member of Applied Materials' corporate media team. She also publicizes Applied's work in the Community and works with the global broadcast media. In her spare time she enjoys a good brew pub and spending time outdoors with family and friends.

600 Helping Hands Give Back this Holiday Season

600 Helping Hands Give Back this Holiday Season

The holiday spirit was in full effect at Applied Materials’ 17th annual Helping Hands Day this past Saturday morning.  Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter joined approximately 300 employees and their families (Santa hats and reindeer antlers optional) at Second Harvest of Santa Clara and San Mateo’s new Cypress Center where they continued Applied’s long-standing tradition of helping assemble and pack 6,000 boxes of food.
Applied Technology "on Display" in Wired UK magazine

Applied Technology "on Display" in Wired UK magazine

If you've ever wondered where TV screens are born, then look no further - the answer is Applied Materials! The January issue of Wired UK magazine showcases Applied’s display technology and how it makes a flat panel LCD display.  The issue is also available in Wired UK’s iPad edition, which can be found on Apple’s Newsstand store and features a video tour of Applied’s factory in Taiwan (also shown above).
Applied Materials Named to Military-Friendly Employers List

Applied Materials Named to Military-Friendly Employers List

Applied Materials is pleased to be named to G.I. Jobs 2011 list of 100 Military-Friendly Employers — a list of the nation’s top two percent of more than 5,000 eligible companies.As a global company, Applied understands the valuable skills and experience of military personnel and regularly recruits from this top performing group. To learn more about career opportunities at Applied Materials, visit the careers web page.
Celebrating the Birth of the Internet

Celebrating the Birth of the Internet

These days, staying connected to the ones you love or work with is as easy as the touch of a button and the swipe of your finger.  It’s hard to image a time without cell phones, without Wi-Fi or god forbid Facebook, let alone the internet all together.  Today we have more than 5 billion internet-connected devices, with an expected 22 billion by 2020. And we owe it in part to the ingenuity of two young academics at UCLA and Stanford Research Institute (SRI) who back in 1969 connected two computers for the first time, sparking what would lead to today’s age of connectivity as we now know it and changing the way we live and play.
Applied Materials Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Philanthropy

Applied Materials Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Philanthropy

Applied Materials was featured in two recent issues of Profiles in Diversity Journal for its executive diversity leadership and corporate philanthropy.  In this month's 10th annual Women Worth Watching special issue, Applied's Dana Tribula is recognized among this year's top female executive award winners for her creative and technical leadership and initiative and achievements across her career.  Applied was also honored for its commitment to advancing women in leadership.