SEVENTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MICROELECTRONICS OLYMPIAD OF ARMENIA TO BE HELD IN YEREVAN
12:58, August 9, 2012
The Seventh Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia
will be held on October 4, 2012 in Yerevan, Armenia. Synopsys, Inc.,
a leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and
manufacture of electronic components and systems, announced that
for the first time, the event will be held in cooperation with
the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Test
Technology Technical Council (TTTC).
In keeping with the theme of “Meeting the Challenges of Design and
Test,” the contestants in the Olympiad will compete in the areas of
digital IC design and test, analog and mixed-signal IC design and test,
semiconductor devices and technology, and mathematic and algorithmic
issues of electronic design automation (EDA).
The Olympiad aims to highlight the brightest, most talented engineers
under the age of 30. The Olympiad goals are to stimulate further
development of microelectronics in Armenia and in the participating
countries by: recognizing and inspiring talented engineers;
increasing interest in microelectronics among young specialists;
discerning the level of knowledge of participants in the field of
microelectronics; and creating a community of young specialists
involved in microelectronics.
The first Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad in 2006 attracted 82
participants. The event has since grown to an international contest
including 349 participants from 12 countries.
The Olympiad is held under the patronage of the Prime Minister of
Armenia. Synopsys Armenia CJSC is the general organizer and a sponsor
of the Olympiad. The general sponsor is Vivacell-MTS.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress