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A PSUT student wins first place in the 13th annual International Microlectronics Olympiad

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 09:45 to Monday, April 9, 2018 - 09:45

 

A PSUT student wins first place in the 13th annual

International Microlectronics Olympiad

 

Omar Zuhair Al Zaybaq, a student of Computer Engineering at PSUT’s King Abdullah II School of Engineering, won first place in the International Microelectronics Olympiad. 48 contestants from 5 Jordanian universities participated in the competition which is now in its 13th year. Omar Al Zaybaq will represent Jordan in the finals of the competition to be held in Armenia in October this year.

 

This competition was launched and organized by Synopsys International. Approximately 1,000 engineering students under the age of 30, representing 30 Arab and foreign countries from around the world, have taken part in the competition over the last 13 years. The competition aims to develop modern skills in young engineers in the field of advanced technology. The competition also aims to promote the development of microelectronics in the participating countries. Omar Al Zaybaq expressed his pride in this achievement and his appreciation for the support provided by the University to its students in order to develop their creative skills in various fields.

 

On this occasion, Prof. Mashoor Al-Refai, President of the University, congratulated Omar Al Zaybaq on his excellent result and also congratulated the University family on this remarkable achievement, which will be added to PSUT’s prodigious record of outstanding achievements. Prof. Al-Refai also promised to continue to provide support to the University's outstanding creative students.