SPC 2005

Student Paper Contest 2005

The 2005 IEEE Region 8 Student Paper Contest received 25 papers from 24 Student Branches in 14 countries:

  •     Belgium, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2)
  •     Belgium, Université catholique de Louvain
  •     Egypt, Ain Shams University, Cairo
  •     Egypt, Alexandria University
  •     Egypt, Higher Technological Institute, 10th of Ramadan City
  •     Egypt, The American University in Cairo
  •     Egypt, University of Mansoura
  •     Germany, University of Karlsruhe
  •     Greece, University of Patras
  •     Iran, University of Tehran
  •     Israel, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
  •     Jordan, University of Science and Technology, Amman
  •     Netherlands, Twente University of Technology, Enschede
  •     Nigeria, Federal University of Technology Owerri
  •     Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
  •     Nigeria, University of Ibadan
  •     Russia, Biysk Technological Institute
  •     Russia, Novosibirsk State Technical University
  •     Slovenia, University of Ljubljana
  •     Slovenia, University of Maribor
  •     South Africa, University of Pretoria
  •     Spain, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
  •     Ukraine, Lviv Polytechnic National University
  •     Ukraine, Institute of Computer Information Technologies, Ternopil Academy of National Economy

The oral finals took place in Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro, on 23 November 2005, as part of EUROCON 2005, the International Conference on “Computer as a tool” (21-24 November 2005).

The three winners were:

  1. Hansjörg Oliver Prinz (University of Karlsruhe, Germany) Design and development of a broadband real-time 100-175 GHz frequency measurement system for gyrotron diagnostics: prinz
  2. Elke De Mulder and Pieter Buysschaert (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) Electromagnetic analysis attack on a FPGA implementation of an elliptic curve cryptosystem: demulder
  3. Ioannis Yiakoumis, Markos Papadonikolakis, and Haralambos Michail (University of Patras, Greece) Efficient small-sized implementation of the keyed-hash message authentication code: yiakoumis

The other two papers selected for the oral finals were:

  • Eric Hoekstra (Twente University of Technology, Enschede, Netherlands) Large signal excitation measurement techniques for random telegraph signal noise in MOSFETs: hoekstra
  • Simon Oblak (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) Interval fuzzy modeling in fault detection for a class of processes with interval-type parameters: oblak

The five jury members for the 2005 SPC were:

  •     Martin Bastiaans, Eindhoven, Netherlands, IEEE R8 SPC coordinator
  •     Kamel Hassan, Cairo, Egypt
  •     Zeljko Jakopovic, Zagreb, Croatia
  •     Kurt Richter, Graz, Austria
  •     Ryszard Romaniuk, Warsaw, Poland