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TUE PDEng answers the call to drive the future of industry

As industrial leaders look to TUs for advanced engineers to fill leadership roles, TUE’s PDEng program answers the call by infusing personal and professional development into students with training.

Headlines

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip
ASML’s Van den Brink and Imec’s Van den hove inducted into National Academy of Engineering (update)
Report: EU getting more serious about building a European fab

EUV needs a couple more years to fully mature

Despite having been introduced into volume production, EUV lithography still has some way to go. It will take up to three years before the technology reaches the same maturity level as DUV.

In other news

Students learn how to program for the quantum computer (Qusoft)
Siemens, Deutsche Bahn launch hydrogen trains trial (Reuters)
Intel CEO asks Biden for semiconductor manufacturing investments (Intel)

Towards autonomously improving systems

Some companies are starting to explore how they can get their systems to learn to improve their own performance. Theoretically, this falls in the category of reinforcement learning, but it proves to be quite challenging to realize this is an empirical, industrial context.