Dear Engineering & Computer Science Students:
are cordially invited to participate in the Student Design Contest to be
held on November 5, 2008, at the 6th International SoC Conference at
Radisson Hotel Newport Beach.
Project proposal: Student Design Contest is designed to encourage
engineering and computer science students attending the Southern California
Universities & Colleges (undergraduates & graduates) to work on a new design
(paper design is also accepted) and present their work at the 6th
International System-on-Chip (SoC) Conference via a poster display
(poster size: 24x36 or slightly larger).
design projects could be a chip-level design, a board-level design
(microprocessor or microcontroller based, etc.), a software project, or a
detailed technology analysis/research. Each project will be judged based on
its overall complexity, originality, and completion of the work.
Friday, October 10, 2008
(Extended to Tuesday, October 14):
Deadline to submit project proposal. 1-2 paragraphs in MS Word &
biographies. Submit to:
Friday, October 31, 2008:
Deadline for submission of your Final Report (in MS Word or PowerPoint).
November 5, 2008: Projects will be reviewed and winner will be announced at the 6th
International SoC Conference Exhibit reception on November 5, 2008, at 7:30
The first 10 students that submit their FINAL report/papers will receive a
Portable WD Hard Drive, 320 GB!
First Prize: $1000.00
Second Prize: $600.00
Third Prize: $300.00
Other prizes from sponsoring organizations! Donít Miss Out!
Names and pictures of the winners will be displayed on the SoC Conference
and IEEE OC websites.
All participating students (who have submitted their Final Report) will
receive a full-conference pass.
Please send your questions to: SoC@SavantCompany.com
Student Design Contest Judges
IGN Entertainment & GameSpy
Russell Hunter, Senior Software Engineer.
Orange County Section Treasurer IEEE
Western Digital Corporation
Bill Boyle, Director, Systems
Dr. Mehdi Tavassoli Kilani, Scientist, Sr
Principal - IC Design.
Naveen Reddy, Digital
intellectual property associated with the contest entries remain with the
students submitting the contest entry or abstract. Intellectual property
owned by colleges, universities, or companies cannot be entered into the