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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.
Workforce Diversity for Engineering and Information Technology Professionals magazine profiles Applied Materials' Kathy Ta in this month's issue, highlighting her topsy-turvy career path from chemical engineer in the clean room to investor relations to product marketing, and how she's now channeling her inner geek at the exciting 'gee whiz' innovations happening every day at Applied Materials.Below are a few excerpts from the article:
Applied Materials' display technology is the talk of the town in the news this week. Wired Magazine's May 2011 issue includes an article titled, "How Flatscreen TVs Get Cheaper," which breaks down the science behind flat-panel LCD displays and how Applied Materials' machines print arrays of circuits on sheets of glass and then slice them into screens "like high tech brownies."
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at the front-lines of the world's leading edge technologies that are changing the way we live? Applied Materials' Rozalia Beica was profiled in a recent issue of Minority Engineer Magazine, where she reflects on how she stumbled into a career in the semiconductor industry and found her true calling as an award-winning engineer and recognized expert in the field.
Congratulations to Applied Materials group vice president for Human Resources Mary Humiston, who was named one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal's "2011 Women of Influence" as one of 100 women from the public, private and nonprofit sectors who are working to improve their industries and communities.
Investor's Business Daily interviews Applied Materials' Charlie Gay on how the company is managing for success with its diversication into the solar business and focus on crystalline silicon solar, and just how far the solar industry has come in 30 years.
Applied Materials was recently featured in an article for The Hindu Business Line regarding semiconductor manufacturing in India. Below are short excerpts from the article including quotes from Dr. Randhir Thakur, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Silicon Systems Group who was interviewed for the feature.
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 .
Applied Materials' Christi Marrufo shares her career path in the high tech industry in a recent issue of Workforce Diversity for Engineering and IT Professionals magazine.In a feature on computer science as a top career field, Christi details her responsibilities as Director of Front End Services, Global Information Services, and speaks to what she enjoys most about working in the IT industry. Below is an excerpt from the article: