News

July 16, 2021

PowerAmerica Members Elect New Chair, Vice Chair to Lead Organization

The PowerAmerica Institute at NC State University recently announced new leadership representing the organization’s 60+ member companies. Llew Vaughn-Edmunds, of...
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June 4, 2021

New Funding Opportunity: PowerAmerica Seeks Project Concepts for NIST Rapid Assistance for Coronavirus Economic Response (RACER) Funding

PowerAmerica is surveying members to determine interest in preparing a proposal to compete for NIST Rapid Assistance for Coronavirus Economic Response (RACER) funding....
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May 5, 2021

Wolfspeed CTO John Palmour Representing PowerAmerica During Upcoming Manufacturing USA Congressional Briefing

John Palmour, CTO of PowerAmerica member Wolfspeed, a Cree Company, will be a featured panelist during a virtual briefing highlighting...
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April 21, 2021

PowerAmerica Releases 2020 Annual Report

PowerAmerica, a Manufacturing USA institute, is proud to release its 2020 Annual Report: "Accelerating SiC and GaN Semiconductor Manufacturing for...
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January 11, 2021

PowerAmerica Work Recently Highlighted by Manufacturing USA

PowerAmerica and X-Fab partnered in 2016 to create the world’s first open silicon carbide foundry, converting a former Texas Instruments facility...
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December 3, 2020

PowerAmerica to Sponsor PCIM Europe Digital Days

PowerAmerica is proud to partner with PCIM Europe Digital Days, the continent’s largest power electronics exhibition (now virtual), scheduled for...
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December 3, 2020

Join Us for December’s Technical Webinar: “Development of High-Voltage Vertical GaN PN Diodes”

Dr. Bob Kaplar, manager of the Semiconductor Material and Device Sciences Department at Sandia National Laboratories, will speak about his research during...
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October 29, 2020

Naval Research Labs Helping PowerAmerica Members Identify Materials Defects; Improve Wafer Yield and Device Reliability

Naval Research Labs (NRL) has been using its advanced non-destructive ultraviolet photoluminescence (UVPL) wafer mapping capability to provide Basal Plane...
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October 29, 2020

Tune In for the PowerAmerica Monthly Technical Webinar, “SiC Research Beyond Power MOSFETs”

Dr. John Shen of the Illinois Institute of Technology will speak about his research during the institute's monthly webinar series...
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August 25, 2020

PowerAmerica Holds First Ever Virtual Summer Workshop to Rave Reviews

PowerAmerica hosted its first virtual summer wide bandgap workshop Aug. 4-5 to overwhelmingly positive reviews. Nearly 270 attendees logged on...
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