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Princess Sumaya University for Technology wins first place locally in the 18th International Microelectronics Olympiad and qualifies for the global finals.

Apr 5, 2023

Mohammad Al-Khamash, a PSUT student from King Abdullah II School of Engineering, won the first place locally in the 18th International Microelectronics Olympiad. Students from four Jordanian universities competed and Mohammad qualified for the final stage of the competition, which is scheduled to take place in Armenia in October of this year.

Prof. Wejdan Abu Elhaija, PSUT president, expressed her pride and appreciation for the students of King Abdullah II School of Engineering, who have won first place in this competition year after year. Prof. Abu Al-Hija also stated that the competition aims to increase interest and knowledge in microelectronics among young specialists and stimulate further development of microelectronics in the participant countries.

Prof. Abu Elhaija appreciated Mohammad's efforts in achieving this honorable accomplishment and representing Jordan in the competition's finals. Prof. Abu Elhaija also emphasized that the university is keen to see our students participate in such competitions since this will help with the university's global reputation and placing PSUT among world-class universities.

It is worth mentioning that the competition has been held annually since 2006 by the international company “Synopsys”, which specializes in developing integrated circuits and the software used in their development. Moreover, participants from over 15 countries around the world take part in this international microelectronics Olympiad.


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