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Awards given for outstanding research papers

Posted: 20 Sep 2010 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) handed out awards and commendations to students from around the world who submitted outstanding research papers for the company's annual search.

Thirty-seven student researchers received cash prizes during TSMC's Outstanding Student Research Awards ceremony in Hsinchu, Taiwan on August 20. The winners, selected from 203 entries, came from Taiwan, the United States, Holland, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and India.

This year's search was expanded to include a green electronics category to the categories of circuit design technologies, electronic device, process and patterning technologies, and the physics and chemistry of electronic materials.

Scholars from Cornell University, UC-Berkeley, Georgia Tech and Cambridge University won gold awards, while MIT, Stanford and National Taiwan University bagged silver awards. Bronze awards went to scholars from Ohio State University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, National Tsinghua University (Taiwan), National Taiwan University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The Award Committee bestowed the top prize, the Academy Award, to Albert Bartok-Partay, a doctoral candidate at Cambridge University.

Gold award winners received $6,000 while silver and bronze award winners received $4,000 and $2,000, respectively.

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