6th Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia 

 

Sixth of Armenia took place in September-October 2011. Taking place as part of Synopsys Week in Armenia 2011, this year’s competition reflected the diversity of participants from eleven countries: Belarus, China, Germany, India, Jordan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, UAE, Ukraine and the USA. Out of 349 competitors in the Olympiad, 133 were from Armenian universities and IT companies while 216 were from foreign universities and organizations: Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio Electronics (BSUIR) in Belarus; Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in China; Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany; Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani – Hyderabad) in India; Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) and Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) in Jordan; Moscow Institute of Electronics Technology (MIET), Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University (LETI), and Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR) in Russia; King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) in Saudi Arabia; University of Niš in Serbia, American University of Sharjah (AUS) in UAE; Kharkov National University of Radio Electronics (KNURE) in Ukraine; San Francisco State University (SFSU) in USA.


Second stage of the 6th Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia

The Olympiad was conducted in two stages. The first stage, held in the participants’ countries during September, involved a test to establish a baseline. The second stage involved a challenging contest consisting of advanced engineering tasks requiring complex solutions. Of 349 participants in the first stage, 40 were qualified to progress to the second stage, which was held on October 11 in Yerevan at the Synopsys Armenia Educational Department (SAED). Of these 40 contestants, 20 were from Yerevan, 3 were from Gyumri, Armenia and 17 were from a variety of other countries.

 

Tigran Sargsyan
Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia

I welcome the organizers and participants of the Sixth Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia being held in the framework of Synopsys Week in Armenia. MORE

Rich Goldman
President of the Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad Organizing Committee

In its sixth year, the International Microelectronics Olympiad has achieved impressive momentum. Two years ago, the Olympiad took its first tentative steps toward internationalization, with the participation of students from Russia and Ukraine. MORE


Ralph Yirikian
General Manager of VivaCell-MTS, General Sponsor of the Olympiad

Education defines the future of the country. This is especially the case, when education is essential in boosting country’s competitive advantage. MORE


Vazgen Melikyan
President of the Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad Program Committee

Unprecedented speed of quantitative as well as qualitative expansion of participating countries and universities will provide an opportunity to achieve other important benefits in addition to previously announced Olympiad’s key goals: creation of international cluster of young specialists in microelectronics, exchanging the progressive experiences of universities of different countries, enhancing the prestige of program committee, etc. Finally all this will lead to the development of the area.


Category I

Osipyan Hasmik
State Engineering University of Armenia, SAED

Category II

Mohamed Abu Obaida Mohamed
King Fahd university of petroleum & minerals

Category III

Vache Galstyan
State Engineering University of Armenia, SAED
Roza Bejanyan
State Engineering University of Armenia, SAED

Best Engineering Solution

Zubov Igor
Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology

Most Creative Solution

Hamlet Aslanyan
State Engineering University of Armenia, SAED

Best Out-of-the-Box Solution

Renju Raju Thomas
Technical University of Munich

Best Female Participant

Tatevik Khalapyan
State Engineering University of Armenia, SAED

Youngest Participant

Hovik Vardanyan
State Engineering University of Armenia, SAED

Best participant from each country:
  • Best Result from Germany - Renju Raju Thomas, Technical University of Munich
  • Best Result from India - Sumit Kumar Kulshreshtha, BITS Pilani – Hyderabad
  • Best Result from Jordan - Waseem Al-Akel, Princess Sumaya University for Technology
  • Best Result from Russia - Volobuev Pavel, Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology
  • Best Result from Saudi Arabia - Mohamed Abu Obaida Mohamed, King Fahd university of petroleum & minerals
  • Best Result from Serbia - Dusan Petrovic, University of Nis
  • Best Result from UAE - Govind Vijayakumaran, American University of Sharjah
  • Best Result from Ukraine - Rybak Andrii, Kharkov National University of Radioelectronics
  • Best Result from Belarus - Aliaksandr Kastrou, Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio Electronics
  • Best Result from USA - Puneet Pawar, San Francisco State University

On October 12, 2011 Synopsys held a Gala evening honoring the winners of the Olympiad at Chamber Music Hall.