NSTXL Interview with Tim Greeff Featuring the Honorable Heidi Shyu

February 12, 2024

In this interview, NSTXL President & Founder Tim Greeff sits down the the Honorable Heidi Shyu, Chief Technology Officer for the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD(R&E)). In this conversation, Tim and Ms. Shyu discuss her background, as well as the current DoD effort to re-onshore microelectronics manufacturing capabilities in the U.S., and how the Microelectronics Commons, a program funded by the CHIPS and Science Act, will play a vital role in that effort.

About Microelectronics Commons

The Microelectronics Commons program was awarded in 2023, after Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act to strengthen American manufacturing, supply chains, and national security. By investing in research and development, science and technology, and the future workforce, the United States is maintaining its position as the leader in the industries of tomorrow. The Microelectronics Commons was awarded through the Strategic & Spectrum Missions Advanced Resilient Trusted Systems (S²MARTS), managed by NSTXL, which is the premier rapid OT contracting vehicle for the Department of Defense (DoD) in trusted microelectronics, strategic & spectrum mission, and other critical mission areas.


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