Rebuilding domestic supply chain
COVID-19, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Power Electronics, Supply Chain, Workforce

The growth in electronic devices, smart machines and connectivity throughout the world means almost every industry is dependent upon semiconductors. A global shortage of microelectronic semiconductor chips, made worse with changing demands and supply chain issues, has disrupted U.S. automobile manufacturers and is expected to impact consumer...

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Additive Manufacturing, Biomanufacturing, COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing, Fabrics, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Lightweight Materials, Photonics, Process Intensification, Workforce
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way manufacturers recruit, train and develop their workforce. Long term, this shift will work in manufacturers' favor as online learning is also key to developing the skills necessary to leverage the emerging technologies that will give rise to the advanced manufacturing economy of the future.