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 22th at the earliest in 2019. 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, making it an international Design Contest, which is also more than 100 cases of applicants now

Well, LSI Design Contest in Okinawa this year come back with a new design challenge which is "Deep Learning".

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

Transmission system

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ENJOY HDL! Let's meet in Okinawa・・

What's New!

Guidelines for applicants

  • Design challenge :"Deep Learning(Backpropagation)"
  • 【Changes 】
  • Design Specification
  • Who can join :  the team of 1-3 University or college students.
  • The final report deadline  :   Thursday, 31st January, 2019
  • Report
  • Any Q&A:

About Presentation

  • Contest Starting Time: Friday,8th Mar,2019, 13:00
  • Presentation 10-min, Q&A:5-min
  • Prepare ppt file less than 10-slide.

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
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LSI Contest Executive Committee

  • Contest General Chair
        Prof. Hiroshi Ochi
        Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
        E-mail: Tel: +81-0948-29-7692
  • Contest Judge Member Chair
        Prof. Kazuhisa Wada
        University of the Ryukyus, Japan
  • Committee Member
        Masayuki Kurosaki, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
        Wahyul Shafei Amien, University of Diponegoro, Indonesia
  • Executive Committee: LSI Design Contest Committee, Okinawa Prefecture
  • Partner Organization: University of the Ryukyus, Kyushu Institute of Technology
  • Sponsor: Synopsys,  Electronic Device Industry News, Gigafirm,
    Analog Devices, Inc., Industry Association of Okinawa
  • Technical Committee on Smart Info-media System(SIS),Eiginnering Sciences
  • Supporting Organization: Okinawa National College of Technology, CQ Publishing Co.,Ltd.,
    Kyusyu Polytechnic College,Okinawa Polytechnic College.