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 27th at the earliest in 2024. 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 "Autoencoder".

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.

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ENJOY HDL! Let's meet in Okinawa!

What's New!

  • (2023/9/19)  2024 LSI design contest proceeding has been published.

This year's schedule

  • Design theme: Autoencoder
  • Report Deadline: Wednesday, 31st January 2024.
  • Presentation: Friday, 8th March 2024

  • 2024 LSI design contest proceeding has been published. Click here to download.

    Guidelines for applicants

    About Presentation

    • Contest: Friday, 8th March 2024, 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.

    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 :  Euglena Ishigaki Port Remote Island Terminal Conference Room
    • Address   :   1 Misakicho, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0012,Japan
    • Access and Parking
    • Zoom :   Friday, 8th March 2024,(13:00 - 18:00, GMT+09:00)
    • Click Zoom

    LSI Contest Executive Committee

    • Contest General Chair
          Prof. Hiroshi Ochi
          Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
          E-mail: ochi [ commercial at ] Tel: +81-0948-29-7692
    • Contest Judge Member Chair
          Prof. Kazuhisa Wada
          University of the Ryukyus, Japan
    • Committee Member
          Prof. Masahiro Fujita, VLSI Design and Education Center, The University of Tokyo, Japan
          Prof. Takao Onoye, Associate Dean, Department of Information Systems Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
          Prof. Yoshikazu Miyanaga, Head Director/President, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
         Professor Emeritus Yoshio Ito, Tottori University, Japan
         A specially appointed professor Masayuki Okada, Department of Production Electronics and Information Systems Technology, Kyushu Polytechnic College, 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.