LSI Design Contest in Okinawa, which has been conducted as part of the lesson of the University of the Ryukyus Faculty of Engineering initially, will celebrate the 18th at the earliest in 2015. In the meantime, participation from universities and technical colleges in the country not only increased, participation from foreign universities in Korea, Indonesia, and Vietnam also increased steadily in Asia, it grew Design Contest international, which is also more than 100 cases of applicants now

Well, I think it is the design challenges of LSI Design Contest in Okinawa this year, but would like to try to "trigonometric functions". 2013, 2014, we had the theme of "software-hardware co-design" is elaborately,Hardware design of the operation unit will be theme back to basics this year.

In LSI Design Contest in Okinawa, we have presented the award of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers of (Technical Committee on Smart Info-Media System) to the excellent design team from 2008. We expect applicants to design more unique to win this prize. Please try to challenge energetically!

Winners are invited conference in Okinawa, and we are planning to give original T-shirt to all participants.

Transmission system


ENJOY HDL! Let's meet in Okinawa!

What's New!

  • (2015/3/9)   Change the start time of the contest.
  • (2015/1/27)  Update Chapter 6: Adding Supplement of the evaluation items for Level2
  • (2015/1/6)   I added to Supplement2 to Chapter 6
  • (2014/12/9)  Chapter 6 I made a part of the modification input-output tables.
  • (2014/12/9)  update of the report submission form.
  • (2014/11/6)  updated 1, 3 and 6 Chapter.
  • (2014/9/13)  Updated this HP.

Guidelines for applicants

  • Design Specification
  • Who can join :  the team of 1-3 University or college students.
  • The final report deadline :Friday, 30th Jan, 2015
  • Report
  • In this home page, we have used Synphony Model Compiler as a development tool;howver, applicants can freely use any type of architecutre as well as any EDA tools.
  • Any Q&A:

Suggestion from judges

  • We try to evaluate not only the speed and the area, but also your idea ,originality, uniqueness. But be sure to remember that we are not perfect, please make a good presentation to appeal us.
  • We definitely take your school grade into account.
  • We like fun ideas. Please do something different from others.


  • Place :  50th Anniversary Memorial Hall Department of Computer Science, University of the Ryukyus
  • Address :  Chihaya1,Nishihara City,Okinawa 903-0213,Japan
  • Campus Map 30
  • Date   :   Friday, 13th March, 2015, 14:00 13:30 〜18:00


LSI Contest Executive Committee

  • Contest General Chair
        Prof. Hiroshi Ochi
        Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan Tel: +81-0948-29-7692
  • Contest Judge Member Chair
        Prof. Kazuhisa Wada
        University of the Ryukyus, Japan
  • Executive Committee: LSI Design Contest Committee, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Partner Organization: University of the Ryukyus, Kyushu Institute of Technology,
            Frontier Region of Multimedia Okinawa Initiative,
            LLP Embedded Technology Promotion Project
  • Sponsor:Synopsys,  Electronic Device Industry News, Gigafirm
  • Supporting Organization: Okinawa National College of Technology, CQ Publishing Co.,Ltd.