And it includes former AMD and GlobalFoundries executive
There will be six partners who will spend
Chip manufacturing tool makers such as
The state, it appears, is increasing the amount it is spending on the SUNY-IT chip manufacturing lab to
Ruiz was the CEO at AMD when the company announced it was building a
He was later chairman of GlobalFoundries, which eventually built the fab. Ruiz left GlobalFoundries before the fab was completed.
The SUNY-IT lab is already under construction, and was approved years ago by the state. At the time it was approved,
Ruiz is interested in SUNY-IT because the chip lab there will focus on chip "packaging" that includes interconnects to the electronic devices they power. Ruiz's company specializes in inventing new solutions for interconnects that get around "bottlenecks" that apparently prevent the chips from working as well as they are designed to work.
Ruiz is also promoting a new book that he wrote about his time at AMD battling its rival,
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