Annual Microelectronics Olympiad
Olympiad of Armenia
Have you ever heard of the" Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia"?
It is an annual International Microelectronics Olympiad is aimed at the development of the IT sector.
The First Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad was established in September 2006 under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Armenia.
Over 10 years, Egypt has participated 4 times in this competition.
It is a contest for engineers and students under 30 years of age from different countries. The Olympiad’s charter is to stimulate further development of microelectronics in Armenia and in the participant countries; recognize and inspire young, talented engineers; increase interest in microelectronics among young specialists; understand the level of knowledge among these specialists in the field of microelectronics in order to modify educational programs to comply with current trends.
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Who can participate?
Students and VLSI engineers under the age of 30, who have completed their military service and can travel.
How is the Olympiad conducted?
The Olympiad is conducted in two stages
- The first stage will be held on before July 15th , 2019 at 10:00am (Cairo Time) in Hall3 in the CHEP Building, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University. It involves a baseline test by which all contestants will compete. Samples of the 1st round test can be found Here.
- The final stage will be held in Armenia among the top contestants of all participant countries on October 2019. It involves a challenging contest and complex engineering tasks requiring advanced solutions.
What are the Olympiad topics?
- Digital IC Design and Testing
- Analog and Mixed Signal IC Design and Testing
- Semiconductor Devices and Technology
- Mathematical and Algorithmical Issues of EDA
What are the Olympiad goals?
- Stimulate further development of microelectronics in Armenia and in the participant countries
- Recognize and inspire young, talented engineers
- Increase interest in microelectronics among young specialists
- Understand the level of knowledge in the field of microelectronics among young specialists in participating countries in order to make necessary adjustments to educational programs.
- Create a community of young specialists involved in microelectronics.
- 2006 - 82 participants from Yerevan, Armenia
- 2007 - 118 participants from Yerevan, Armenia
- 2008 - The Olympiad expands to include Gyumri, the 2nd biggest city in Armenia
- 2009 - The Olympiad becomes an international contest including participants from Russia and Ukraine with a total of 180 participants
- 2010 - The Olympiad expands to include Bulgaria, Serbia and Jordan, increasing the number to 250
- 2011 - The Olympiad has about 350 participants from 12 countries: Armenia, Belarus, China, Germany, India, Jordan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, UAE, Ukraine and USA.Awarding ceremony and the reception to honor the winners will take place after the second stage.
- 2012 - The Olympiad hosted 418 participants from 14 countries: Armenia, Belarus, China, Egypt, Germany. India, Jordan, Malaysia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, UAE, Ukraine and the USA. For the first time, the event was held in cooperation with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Test Technology Technical Council (TTTC) that highlighted the contest's growing international reputation.
- 2013 - The Olympiad welcomed 613 participants from 22 countries: Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, India, Israel, Jordan, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, Vietnam and the USA.
- 2014 - The Olympiad involved 869 young participants from 27 countries: Argentina, Armenia, Artsakh, Belarus, Brazile, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, UAE, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA and Vietnam.
- 2015 - The Olympiad involved 1003 young participants from 29 countries: Argentina, Armenia, Artsakh, Belarus, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Switzerland, UAE, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, USA, and Vietnam.
- First Prize
- Second Prize
- Third Prize (two)
- Best Engineering Solution
- Most Creative Solution
- Best Out-of-box Solution
- Best Female Participant
- Youngest Participant
- Best Result from each country
General Organizer : Synopsys Armenia CJSC
General Sponsor : VivaCell-MTS
General Sponsor : VivaCell-MTS
- Microsoft Armenia
- Unicomp CJSC
- Enterprise Incubator Foundation
- ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE Bank
- Arminco CJSC
- Union of Information Technology Enterprises
- Union of Manufacturers and Businessmen of Armenia