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Applied Celebrates Randhir Thakur’s Elevation to IEEE Fellow

Applied Celebrates Randhir Thakur’s Elevation to IEEE Fellow

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, (IEEE) has bestowed the title of Fellow on Dr. Randhir Thakur, executive vice president and general manager of Applied Materials’ Silicon Systems Group, for his groundbreaking contributions to microchip fabrication.To celebrate Randhir’s ongoing achievements, we made this video highlighting one of the semiconductor industry’s most prolific inventors and successful leaders.
The Applied Materials Blog Has a New Look!

The Applied Materials Blog Has a New Look!

It’s a New Year and with that comes a new blog look!To better tell the whole Applied Materials story in a more dynamic and interactive way, we've redesigned the blog. The new blog will provide readers with a richer and more vibrant environment by featuring highly visual images and videos. These will provide a glimpse into the various roles Applied Materials plays as a leader in the semiconductor, solar and display industries as well as a socially responsible company.
Recognizing a Life-Long Passion for Solar

Recognizing a Life-Long Passion for Solar

One of the many highlights of working at Applied Materials is collaborating with extremely innovative, talented and passionate people who are changing the world as we know it. One in particular is our very own Dr. Charlie Gay – also known as “Doctor Solar.” I’m delighted to congratulate Charlie on his election to the National Academy of Engineering – the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer in the United States – for his seminal contributions to the development of the global solar photovoltaic (PV) industry.
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.
Think Globally – Act Locally: Developing Talent in Asia

Think Globally – Act Locally: Developing Talent in Asia

Over the past three decades, Applied has established a significant presence in Asia and now has business operations with global and regional responsibilities in nine Asian countries. With more than 75 percent of revenues coming from customers in Asia, it is critical for Applied to attract and retain top talent to maintain our leadership edge and to meet rapid market expansion in this region.
The Universal Engineer: Profile on Applied Materials' Kathy Ta

The Universal Engineer: Profile on Applied Materials' Kathy Ta

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:
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Applied Materials Named to Computerworld's “100 Best Places to Work in IT” List

Applied Materials IT organization was named to Computerworld’s "100 Best Places to Work in IT" list for the third year in a row.Employee feedback through a survey is an important part of the award application. Moreover, this award also takes a comprehensive look at benefits, compensation, work/life balance, training and career opportunities.Our IT workforce is highly distributed and highly matrixed. Employees at all levels of the organization have the opportunity to work on and lead global teams, which could include business and IT employees or our external partners. Many of our IT employees work remotely, with dedicated always-on access to the Applied Materials voice and data network in their home.Applied Materials invests in professional development through training and certification programs, tuition reimbursement, as well as internal mentoring, leadership development and job rotation programs. All of this helps our employees be more engaged, productive and innovative.I’m proud of our achievement in this area and look forward to continuing to improve our employee experience.