Session: Understanding the mystery of “The Great Chip Shortage” in Automotive industry
"Chip Shortage" was in the news throughout 2021, and continuing in 2022. What triggered the Shortage? Why was the shortage acute for automobile industry? This talk will enlighten the audience about the semiconductor ecosystem. It will detail the steps required to create a semiconductor part used in end products like automobiles, PCs, and phones.
In the form of a key takeaway, the audience will acquire knowledge of the time and complexity needed to make a chip and the steps various countries and companies are taking to bridge the gap between demand and supply.
- What caused chip shortage
- Why was chip shortage acute for automobile industry
- Understanding Semiconductor ecosystem
- Latest developments in investment in chip manufacturing
Namrta works at Microchip Technology as a Technical Staff Engineer. She received her B.Tech degree along with a Gold Medal in Electronics and Communication from GBPUAT, India . She completed her Master's from IIT Delhi. After finishing her studies, she has worked in the semiconductor industry for 17 years, specializing in integrated circuits. She has been awarded multiple patents in electronics design.