Ohio State and Columbus State to take part in Midwest semiconductor research network

A rendering of mainframe computers.

Having a computer chip manufacturing workforce ready to go, is what Midwest colleges and universities are banking on to attract an increasing number of semiconductor companies. A dozen schools, including the Ohio State University and Columbus State Community College, are joining forces to ramp up specialized training.

The Midwest Regional Network, with schools in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan, aims to address a global computer chip shortage, and according to University of Cincinnati President Neville Pinto, “The urgency has never been greater.”

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Written by Ann Thompson.

Originally published August 9, 2022.

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