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Winners of Americas Regional Final

Awards Team Number Name of Project Organization Members Advisors
Gold Award AS015 Flex Force Smart Glove for Measuring Sensorimotor Stimulation LASARRUS Research and Clinic Center Lloyd Emokpae, Roland Emokpae, Brady Emokpae  
Silver Award AS031 BreXting : Brain Texting McGill University, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal Sivakumar Chidambaram, Arna Ghosh, Ajin Jiji Tom Jean-Pierre David
Silver Award AS043 Quantum Gate Emulator University of Rhode Island Daniel Williams, James Kiessling, Christian D'Ovidio Bin Li, Jien-Chung Lo
Bronze Award  AS037 CRIOS - Cruise speed controller with Deep Learning Ânderson Ignacio da Silva, Rafael de Figueredo Viana Eduardo Luis Rhod
Iron Award  AS002 Computer Design, Robotic Boards MSWintools Luis Aljure  
Award of Excellence  AS032 GeNLearn - Bayesian Structure Learning of Gene Networks for Personalized Healthcare University of Massachusetts Amherst Sachin Bhat, Sourabh Kulkarni, Shivukumar Patil  
Award of Excellence  AS033 Reconfigurable virtual instrumentation with FPGA Microelectronics Group, Digital Reconfigurable Devices Juan Vega, Miguel Risco-Castillo Miguel Risco-Castillo
Award of Excellence  AS018 Smart Skin Cancer Identification Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Wysterlanya Kyury Pereira Barros, Daniel Silva de Morais, Felipe Fernandes Lopes Marcelo Augusto Costa Fernandes

General Discussion & Resource Sharing

  • Breaking News!

    Innovate FPGA Semifinalists,
    Sense, Measure & Connect

    The Diamond Sponsor of Innovate FPGA design contest, Analog Devices Inc., is offering every semifinalist up to 3 FREE signal-chain add-on plugins for the DE10-Nano Kit!

    These boards process analog signals through a range of blocks like ADCs, DACs, Accelerometers/Sensors etc.

    The FREE eval plug-in boards connect to the DE10-Nano via QuickEval header and Arduino header.

    To obtain these boards,
    click to download the full instruction

    For more information on the boards,
    Please visit

  • Breaking News!

    Analog Devices, the diamond sponsor of Innovate FPGA, will offer 3 FREE LTC/ADI plug-in boards to teams who enter
    the semi-final!

    Analog Devices has developed over a hundred reference designs to help solve developers’ system level application challenges from mixed signal designs, to software drivers and algorithm development.

    For more information on the boards,
    click on “Platform” tab or visit

  • If you are interested in
    OpenCL-based designs, look here!

    Design of FPGA-based Computing System with OpenCL provides a friendly walk-through of OpenCL-based design methodologies for FPGA-based computing systems. A variety of design examples of embedded application created with Terasic DE5_net and DE5a_net FPGA boards

    We are extremely thankful to Terasic and Altera University program for the donation of DE5a boards early this year.
    Hasitha Muthumala Waidyasooriya
    Assistant Professor
    Tohoku University, Japan.


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Active community members will be chosen at random to receive a free Terasic DE10-Nano kit.

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Winners of May are:

  • Andres Cicuttin
  • Peter Athanas
  • Kentaro Sano
  • Pedro Machado
  • Daniel Scott Bozarth

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