Lamrin Tech Skills University and Ajuba Partner to Establish India’s First Center of Excellence in Semiconductor Wafer Growth and Educational Programs

Dallas, Texas – September 13, 2023

Lamrin Tech Skills University (LTSU) and Ajuba have embarked on a transformative journey to build a world-class Center of Excellence for Wafer Growth in Semiconductors and an innovative School for Semiconductor & Nano Materials. This collaborative endeavor represents a significant stride in advancing the semiconductor manufacturing sector while fostering research and education on a global scale.

Dr. Arvinder S. Chawla, Vice Chancellor of LTSU, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Our collaboration with Ajuba marks a momentous milestone in our pursuit of technological excellence. The Center of Excellence for Wafer Growth in Semiconductor and the School for Semiconductor & Nano Materials will catalyze innovation, research, and the development of a highly skilled semiconductor workforce in India.”

Mr. Baljit Singh, CEO of Ajuba, echoed this sentiment, saying, “We are thrilled to partner with LTSU in this transformative venture. Our alliance not only promises advancements in wafer growth technology but also contributes to the growth of the semiconductor industry, both regionally and globally. The Center will focus on the foundational process of converting Silica (Sand) into Semiconductor Wafers.”

The Center of Excellence for Wafer Growth in Semiconductor will be a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to advancing wafer growth technology, driving research, innovation, and education. Its research focus will encompass materials like Silicon, Silicon Carbide, and Gallium Nitride, with a commitment to developing novel techniques for wafer growth, optimizing crystal quality, reducing defects, and enhancing scalability.

Dr. Chawla added, “This center will serve as a collaborative hub, bringing together industry leaders, researchers, and educational institutions to propel technological advancements, foster skill development, and drive industry growth. LTSU will establish a School for Semiconductor & Nano Materials within its campus, offering specialized degree programs in VLSI Design, Wafer Growth, Semiconductor Fabrication, and Semiconductor Testing & Packaging. Vocational and degree programs will be designed to provide comprehensive education and training in these critical semiconductor fields.”

This partnership marks a significant stride forward for the semiconductor industry, promoting innovation, collaboration, and education for the benefit of the semiconductor community in India and across the globe.

About Lamrin Tech Skills University (LTSU):

LTSU, established by the Government of Punjab under Punjab State Act No. 22 of 2021, is recognized by UGC New Delhi under the UGC Act 1956. LTSU is the first Industry-led Skill University in India, incubated by IBM as an anchor partner, Tata Technologies & Ansys Corporation as an Industry partner. Located on over 100 acres of land along the Satluj River near Ropar, LTSU’s campus is nestled in the Shivalik foothills. The university is designed to bridge the industry skill gap by structuring its curriculum in partnership with global tech giants, providing skill-based courses, mentorship by industry experts, and academic excellence.

About Ajuba:

Ajuba empowers the future of education, health, hi-tech, and film production through sustainable innovation, expert advisory services, and connected skills. Specializing in developing innovative journeys and providing strategy, business development, investments, sales & marketing services, Ajuba operates from offices in Dallas, Texas, USA, and Belapur Navi Mumbai, India. The company supports businesses in India, Israel, and North America, opening doors to valuable opportunities and channel partnerships through its extensive global network. Ajuba is committed to sustainability, innovation, and creating value for clients and stakeholders. As part of this commitment, they offer a skill development program known as Scientific Knowledge for International Learning and Leadership (SKILL). Ajuba aims to foster sustainable growth and innovation in various sectors.