A worker holds a rack of silicon wafers at a semiconductor plant. There were nearly 512,000 people working in China’s chip industry at the end of 2019. Photo: Bloomberg A worker holds a rack of silicon wafers at a semiconductor plant. There were nearly 512,000 people working in China’s chip industry at the end of 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
A worker holds a rack of silicon wafers at a semiconductor plant. There were nearly 512,000 people working in China’s chip industry at the end of 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

US-China tech war: mainland universities rush to expand semiconductor programmes in drive for self-sufficiency

  • China’s Ministry of Education has made semiconductor science and engineering a priority academic programme
  • That has encouraged more universities across the country to establish new schools dedicated to the field related to integrated circuits

Topic |   Semiconductors
A worker holds a rack of silicon wafers at a semiconductor plant. There were nearly 512,000 people working in China’s chip industry at the end of 2019. Photo: Bloomberg A worker holds a rack of silicon wafers at a semiconductor plant. There were nearly 512,000 people working in China’s chip industry at the end of 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
A worker holds a rack of silicon wafers at a semiconductor plant. There were nearly 512,000 people working in China’s chip industry at the end of 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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