What's New!

  • (2021/7/1)  2022 LSI design contest proceeding has been published.
  • (2021/10/20)  Ten finalists for this year's LSI design contest have been selected.
  • (2021/12/21)  Updated the program being posted.

This year's schedule

  • Design theme: Deep Q-Network : DQN
  • Report Deadline: Friday, 28th January 2022.
  • Presentation: Friday, 4th March 2022

  • ※2022 LSI design contest proceeding has been published. Click here to download.

    Guidelines for applicants

    • Design challenge :"Deep Q-Network : DQN"
    • 【Changes 】
    • Design Specification
    • Who can join :  the team of 1-3 University or college students.
    • The final report deadline  :  Friday, 28th January, 2022
    • Report
    • Any Q&A: support@LSI-contest.com

    About Presentation

    • Contest: Friday,4th Mar,2022, 13:00 - 18:00
    • The contest will be held in a hybrid format of online via Zoom and on-site.(ADD:2021/02/01)
    • Each team has 10 minutes to present a maximum of 10 slides and 5 minutes for a Q&A session.(Updated on 2022/02/10)

    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 :  Ohama Nobumoto Memorial Hall
    • Address :  702 Tonoshiro, Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0004,Japan
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    LSI Contest Executive Committee

    • Contest General Chair
          Prof. Hiroshi Ochi
          Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
          E-mail: ochi@csn.kyutech.ac.jp Tel: +81-0948-29-7692
    • Contest Judge Member Chair
          Prof. Kazuhisa Wada
          University of the Ryukyus, Japan
    • Committee Member
          Masahiro Fujita, VLSI Design and Education Center, The University of Tokyo, Japan
          Takao Onoye, Associate Dean, Department of Information Systems Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
          Masayuki Kurosaki, Reliable Intelligent System Research Center, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
          Takeo Yoshida, University of the Ryukyus, 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(Prospective): 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.