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AMO2015-UIT − CLOSING AND AWARD CEREMONY

On the morning of May 16, 2015, the closing of the first stage of the 10th Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia (abbreviated to AMO2015-UIT) was held by Faculty of Computer Engineering – University of Information Technology (UIT), Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNU – HCMC). This year’s competition had attracted 130 competitors, who are students, graduated students from 10 universities in Southern Vietnam.
The competition officially started at 8:30am. As a rule, candidates need to finish an exam in 120 minutes, including 30 multiple-choice questions in English.
 
Mr. Nguyen-Thanh-Sang – On behalf of organizers – was introducing the exam’s regulations before starting the test.
The competition took place in a serious and fair manner. This is a chance for competitors not only to review their knowledge of both micro-electronics and IC design, but also to share experience to be able to create a scientific community in the future for young people, who have had passion for this field in Vietnam.
 
Candidates were in the exam
At 2.00pm on the same day, competition organizers also conducted a ceremony to sum up AMO2015-UIT as well as award winners. Those attending the ceremony included Dr. Nguyen-Minh-Son (Dean of Faculty of Computer Engineering and also the head of AMO2015-UIT), Mr. Nguyen-Van-Toan (Head of Student Affairs, UIT and works as the deputy of the competition), and representatives of sponsor companies in Vietnam (namely eSilicon cooperation, ICDREC, AuViet Smart Solution, and ONE Corp.) and nearly 100 competitors that attended the competition.
 
Delegates and competitors attended the closing and award ceremony of AMO2015-UIT.
At the beginning, on behalf of AMO2015-UIT organizers, Mr. Nguyen-Thanh-Sang presented AMO2015-UIT’s final report and revealed list of competitors who passed the exam with more than seven right answers to receive a confirmation certificate of attending AMO2015 
 
Mr. Nguyen-Thanh-Sang was presenting AMO2015-UIT’s final report
 
Representatives of organizers, eSilicon cooperation and AUVIET Company were giving certificates to the competitors
 
Representatives of organizers, ICDREC and ONE Corp. were giving certificates to competitors 
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Next is awarding the winners who achieved the first, the second, and the third prize of the competition.
   - The First Prize was awarded to Pham Quan Dung (Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, HCMC University of Technology – VNU HCMC).
   - The Second Prize was awarded to Nguyen Danh Hoai Lam (Faculty of Computer Engineering, University of Information Technology – VNU HCMC).
   - The Third Prize was awarded to Tran Huu Hung (Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, HCMC University of Technology and Education) and Ngo Tan Binh (Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, HCMC University of Technology – VNU HCMC).
(Note: detail results of the competition were shown in the attached file below)
 
Representatives of sponsor companies, Mr. Nguyen-Ha-Thanh (Director of ONE Corp.) and Mr. Tran-The-Quang (Director of AuViet Smart Solution) awarded the third winners
 
Mr. Nguyen-Van-Toan (deputy of the competition) and Mr. Ngo-Quang-Vinh (Vice Director of ICDREC) awarded the second winner.
 
Dr. Nguyen-Minh-Son (Head of the competition) and Ms. Nguyen-Thi-Bich-Thuy (Talent Acquisition Manager of eSlilicon Vietnam) awarded the first winner.
 
Competitor Pham-Quan-Dung - who achieved the first prize of AMO2015-UIT - was sharing his own experience.
In addition to achieve the first prize of AMO2015-UIT, Pham-Quan-Dung will also represent Vietnamese students to attend the international round of the competition in Armenia in the next October. After being awarded, Pham-Quan-Dung also shared his own experience during attending the competition as well as how he could achieve the first prize.
 
Mr. Ngo-Quang-Vinh (representative of sponsor companies) share opinions about the competition.  
Dr. Nguyen-Minh-Son (Head of AMO2015-UIT) gave memorial souvenirs to sponsor companies.
 
Dr. Nguyen-Minh-Son was summarizing and closing the competition.
The competition organizers would like to congratulate competitors who achieved the certificates, especially the third, the second and the first winners. It is to be wished that the first winner Pham-Quan-Dung will be well-prepared to attend the international round in Armenia and have a great performance. 
 
Representatives of organizers, sponsor companies, student collaborators and competitors were taking photos together.
See You Again at AMO2016-UIT.
 
By: Do Quang Huynh, Tran Hoang Loc, Nguyen Thanh Sang
Photos: Nguyen Thanh Hiep, Tutu’s photo

2015 TI-Techday

2015 TI-Techday

Location: B2A Hall, HCMUT (Ly Thuong Kiet Campus), 268 Ly Thuong Kiet, District 10,

Time: 8:30 AM, Friday May 15th, 2015

  • Introduction about the latest technologies in Micro-controllers, Power, Analog, Connectivity solutions from TI.
  • FAQ for TI MCU Contest 2015

Notes:

  • Students are strongly advised to bring Student ID Card
  • Registrations should be completed before 21:00 May 14th, 2015 at following link: http://tinyurl.com/TI-Techday2015

Launching the first stage of the 10th AMO in Vietnam (AMO2015-UIT)

On the morning of April 22, 2015, the launch of the first stage of the 10th Annual International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia in Vietnam (abbreviated to AMO2015-UIT) was held by Faculty of Computer Engineering, University of Information Technology (UIT), Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC) (http://ce.uit.edu.vn/amo2015-uit)

Those attending the ceremony included Dr. Nguyen Minh Son (Dean of Faculty of Computer Engineering, UIT and is also the head of AMO2015-UIT), Mr. Nguyen-Van-Toan (Head of Student Affairs, UIT and works as the deputy of the competition), representatives of sponsor companies in Vietnam (namely eSilicon cooperation [1], ICDREC [2] and AuViet Smart Solution [3]) and more than 150 students from many universities in Ho Chi Minh city, such as University of Information Technology, International University, Ho Chi Minh University of Science, Ho Chi Minh University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education.

In order to make the competition more informative, the representatives of above-mentioned companies shared useful information about human resource demands, recruitment requirements as well as career opportunities for students who are major in Microelectronics and Integrated Circuit (IC) design. More specifically, Mr. Le-Tram-Ngoc-Dung − head of ICDREC training center − presented topic “IC Industry and human resource demands in Vietnam” at the beginning and Mr. Nguyen-Hung-Quan − a senior engineer in IC design − also detailed “Digital IC Desing Flow” thereafter.

Mr. Le-Tram-Ngoc-Dung, head of ICDREC training center was presenting at the ceremony.

Next were the presentations from eSilicon Cooperation. Ms. Nguyen-Thi-Bich-Thuy − Talent Acquisition Manager − described “Overview of eSilicon and career opportunities” and then Mr. Nguyen-Long-Giang − Senior Manager of ASIC Design group − talked in detail about “Design trends in future and current eSilicon’s products”.

 

Mr. Nguyen Long Giang, head of ASIC design group of eSilicon was presenting at the ceremony.

Besides, Dr. Tran-The-Quang, director of AuViet Smart Solution Company also shared several state-of-the-art products as well as many technical solutions of the company.

After the presentations of the sponsor companies, Mr. Nguyen-Thanh-Sang, who has working as a member of the AMO2015-UIT organisers, introduced total necessary information of AMO2015-UIT along with relevant knowledge and documents that students need to prepare for the competition.

 

Mr. Nguyen-Thanh-Sang was introducing AMO2015-UIT.

 Finally, the most important part of the ceremony is a great discussion between students and representatives of both the organisers of AMO2015-UIT and sponsor companies. All the questions mainly focused on the competition and relevant knowledge in micro-electronics once they are put into practice.

 

A student was giving some questions to discuss.

 

Representatives of both the organisers of AMO2015-UIT and sponsor companies were answering questions of students

 On the behalf of the AMO2015-UIT organisers, Mr. Nguyen-Van-Toan gave some souvenirs to the sponsor companies to express the appreciation of their help and finally the launch of AMO2015-UIT ended successfully.

 

Mr. Nguyen-Van-Toan was announcing the launch of AMO2015-UIT.

In a word, almost relevant information of the AMO2015-UIT was provided and further information about practical requirements as well as career opportunities in Microelectronic major also was given to all students.

 

Representatives of the organisers, sponsors and student collaborators of AMO2015-UIT.

 

By: Do Quang Huynh, Tran Hoang Loc, Nguyen Thanh Sang

Photos: Tutu's photo

[1] http://www.esilicon.com/

[2] http://icdrec.edu.vn/en

[3] http://auvietlighting.com/