Two teams from Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) won first and second prizes at the 14 th Large Scale Integrated (LSI) Design Contest held in Okinawa, Japan from January to March.

The first prize went to Fetel07 team, consisting of Nguyen Phu Khanh and Tang Phuong Dung from VNU-HCMC University of Science.

Second prize went to Kitten team with Nguyen Pham Hoang Dung and Huynh Quang Trung, from University of Technology and University of Science, respectively.

The third prize belonged to Three Sun team from the host country, Japan.

Initiated in 1997, the international LSI contest is held annually for graduates and postgraduates from universities and colleges in the Asia Pacific region, aiming to foster talent in chip design.

The winners will be granted scholarships to further their studies and research in Japan. Last year, Tran Thi Hong, member of the Vietnamese first-prize team, received a post-graduate scholarship from Kyushu Industrial University./.