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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.
The third annual Applied Materials Solar Car Race is a friendly competition among employee teams assembling and racing miniature cars to raise money for local food bank at multiple sites across North America including Santa Clara, Calif., and Austin, Texas. The solar car race is one of many events taking place as part of Applied Materials’ North America Food Drive, where employees throughout the country join together to donate time, food and funds in order to make a difference in communities where they live and work.
China is quickly becoming a renewable energy power house and has been aggressively investing in developing green technologies attracting many of the top clean tech companies as a result. NPR’s Louisa Lim features Applied Materials and the company's recently launched advanced solar research facility in Xi'an, China.
Applied Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter visited with fifth grade students at Grant Academy in San Jose earlier this week to talk to them about renewable energy and the importance of math and science in preparing for a career in the clean tech industry.
President of Applied Solar, Charlie Gay gives GreenTech Media's Michael Kanellos a tour of the company's solar lab to learn more about the benefits of amorphous silicon solar modules and the importance of technology in scaling solar and making it more affordable than other sources of energy such as fossil fuels.