Semiconductor industry icons to gather at SIA Award Dinner Nov. 10 in San Jose

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced more than a dozen semiconductor industry icons, leaders, and founders will come together at the annual SIA Award Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 10 in San Jose to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Robert N. Noyce Award, the industry’s highest honor. Former Noyce Award recipients who will attend the event include Dr. Craig Barrett, Dr. Morris ChangJohn DaaneFederico FagginTed Hoff, Dr. John E. Kelly IIIStanley MazorJim MorganJerry SandersGeorge ScaliseMike SplinterRay StataRich Templeton, and Pat Weber. The evening’s program will include a conversation with former Noyce recipients about the industry’s storied past and its tremendous promise for the future.

SIA previously announced Martin van den Brink, president and chief technology officer at ASML Holding and renowned pioneer in semiconductor manufacturing technology, will receive the 2016 Noyce Award. SIA presents the Noyce Award annually in recognition of a leader who has made outstanding contributions to the semiconductor industry in technology or public policy.

“Recipients of the Noyce Award represent the finest our industry has to offer, individuals who have shaped the trajectory of semiconductor technology and spurred groundbreaking innovations,” said John Neuffer, president and CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association. “This year we are privileged to present the 2016 Noyce Award to Martin van den Brink, a man whose career accomplishments have fundamentally transformed semiconductor manufacturing, and to do so with many former Noyce winners on hand. We look forward to this unique opportunity to celebrate the semiconductor industry alongside these legends in our industry and true trailblazers of modern technology.”

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