Founded in 1996 by a group of semiconductor professionals in the Silicon Valley, North America Chinese Clean-tech & Semiconductor Association (NACSA) is a professional organization dedicated to the advancement of exchange and collaboration among Chinese professionals in high-tech industries.

Riding the tide of globalization, the community of Chinese engineers and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and China has enjoyed a tremendous growth in recent years. Through event hosting, networking, and information sharing, NACSA has been instrumental in helping build a vibrant high-tech professional community serving the needs of these professionals. With over 4,000 members, NACSA is currently one of the largest and most active Chinese professional organizations in the US. NACSA members come from diverse fields in semiconductor and other high-tech related industries, including silicon chip and optical device makers, system manufactures, equipment manufacturers, design house, software, etc.

NACSA’s mission is to strengthen networking among professionals, foster the entrepreneurship among ethnic Chinese, and promote the exchange in the semiconductor and information technology industries. At NACSA, we believe in learning by doing and contributing before receiving. NACSA is committed to providing a forum for sharing information and resources.

Past NACSA seminar speakers include senior executives and entrepreneurs from such well-known companies as Intel, Applied Materials, Cadence, MIPS Technology, Spreadtrum, UMC, TSMC, Go2Silicon, ViMicro, Broadcom Inc., Cypress Semi, Keysi International, SH Zhangjiang, HK Science & Technology Parks, Goldman Sachs, and many others. NACSA seminars are well received and well attended with an average audience size of 300. Besides seminars and discussion forums, NACSA also hosts Spring/Summer picnic and forms special task teams. Each year, NACSA organizes delegations to China trip and hosts meetings with visiting high-tech delegations from China. NACSA strives to serve as a bridge between the US and China high-tech communities.