Under the high patronage of the Prime Minister of Armenia
The Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia


The annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia is aimed at the development of the IT sector in Armenia. It is a contest for engineers and students under 30 years of age. 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; and create a community of young specialists involved in microelectronics.

The topics addressed by the Olympiad are:
  • Digital IC Design and Test
  • Analog and Mixed Signal IC Design and Test
  • Semiconductor Devices and Technology
  • Mathematical and Algorithmic Issues of EDA

Milestones


Over 10 years the Olympiad increased the number of participants more than 10 times. The First Armenian Microelectronics Olympiad was established in September 2006 under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Armenia.

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.
     
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.
     
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.
     
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.
     
2011   The Olympiad attracted 349 participants from 12 countries: Armenia, Belarus, China, Germany, India, Jordan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, UAE, Ukraine and USA.
     
2010   The Olympiad extended to Bulgaria, Serbia and Jordan, increasing the number of participants to 250.
     
2009   The Olympiad evolved into an international contest including participants from Russia and Ukraine with a total of 180 participants.
     
2008   The Olympiad extended its borders to Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia.
     
2007   The number of participants from Yerevan grew to 118.
     
2006   82 participants from Yerevan took part in the First Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia.

 

Synopsys All Armenian Fund VivaCell
General Organizer of the Olympiad Partner of the Olympiad General Partner of the Olympiad