Third Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad 


First stage of the Third Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad

On September 18 2008, in the R&D center of Synopsys Armenia CJSC, the Third Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad took place. The Third Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad included participants from Gyumri for the first time. The Olympiad was held in two stages. Students from higher educational institutions as well as specialists of microelectronics companies were among participants.

The first stage was held in the format of a quiz in Gyumri on September 16, 2008, and on September 18 in Yerevan. The participants were given tests and relatively simple assignments. The best participants passed to the second stage, held on September 25 2008, consisting of more complex problems requiring particular solutions. 32 participants (5 of which were from Gyumri) passed to the second stage. The first stage involved 115 participants (15 of which were from Gyumri)

Second stage of the Third Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad


Tigran Sargsyan
RA Prime Minister

I welcome the organizers and participants of the Third Annual Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad held in the framework of “IT Month” and “Synopsys Week in Armenia” events... MORE

Rich Goldman
President of Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad Organizing Committee

It is with great pleasure that I again welcome you to the Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad, now in our third year, in the beautiful city of Yerevan. The first two Olympiads surpassed all our expectations, and once again expectations are high... MORE

Category I

Tigran Grigoryan
SEUA 2nd year Master student

Category II

Aram Poghosyan
SEUA 1st year Master student
Vahan Hovhannisyan
SEUA 4th year Bachelor student

Category III

Arsen Mkrtchyan
YSU 2nd year Master student
Mher Tamazyan
SEUA 2nd year Master student
Tigran Hayrapetyan
SEUA 4th year Bachelor student

Additional Awards
Awards were also given to the following people:
  • Most Efficient Solution – Narek Aghekyan
  • Most Creative Approach – Tatevik Hovhannisyan
  • Best Engineering Solution – Ruzanna Chakhmakhchyan
  • Best Out-of-the-Box Solution - Samvel Antanyan
  • Youngest Participant – Narek Pahlevanyan
  • Best Result - Female Participant – Mariam Tevosyan
  • Best Result – Participant from Gyumri – Armenak Balyan
  • Best Result - RF Circuits part – Tigran Khachikyan

The festive ceremony of awarding 14 winners of the Third Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad took place on October 1, 2008 at the Congress Hotel. The winners of the previous Armenian Microelectronics Olympiads, representatives of Olympiad sponsors and other top-level guests were also present.