HONG KONG, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR) today announced the opening of the Joint Laboratory and Training Center (JLTC) at South China Normal University in China -- the 30th such training center Altera has established in the country. Part of Altera's worldwide University Program, the JLTCs are equipped with the latest Altera(R) Quartus(R) II software and development kits to aid professors in conducting hands-on training with students.
"This is an outstanding contribution to overall PLD education in China," said Professor Liu Ming, vice president of South China Normal University. "The joint labs and training centers will enable design engineering students to build their expertise in FPGA and structured ASIC design methodology. The joint labs are also beneficial to China's success in the increasingly competitive global electronics marketplace."
"China represents a strategic area of growth for Altera, as it is quickly becoming a center of innovation," said David Shen, Altera's vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific. "We are committed to educating China's future workforce, as engineers at OEMs, start-ups and design houses in China are increasing their use of programmable technology for their time-to-market and cost advantages."
Joint Laboratory and Training Centers in China
Education and training are among Altera's top priorities in China. As a part of Altera's long-term commitment to providing world-class technology and education to Chinese engineers, 30 JLTCs have been established in China since 2004. Date of University Name of the JLTC Province Establishment March 25, 2004 University of EDA-SOPC Sichuan Electronic Science Joint Lab and Technology of China June 20, 2004 South China University SOPC/DSP Joint Guangdong of Technology Lab and Training Center Sep. 20, 2004 Chongqing University EDA-SOPC Joint Chongqing Lab Oct. 20, 2004 Jiangsu University PLD and SOPC Jiangsu Joint Lab Nov. 22, 2004 Northwestern EDA-SOPC Joint Shanxi University Lab March 15, 2005 Xi'an Institute of SOPC Joint Lab Shanxi Post and Telecommunication March 31, 2005 Shanghai Jiaotong Student Shanghai University Innovation Lab April 13, 2005 Hangzhou Dianzi EDA-SOPC Joint Zhejiang University Lab May 27, 2005 Beijing Jiaotong SOPC/DSP Joint Beijing University Lab Aug. 18, 2005 Tsinghua University SOPC/DSP Joint Beijing Lab Oct. 18, 2005 Guilin University of Digital System/ Guangxi Electronic Technology SOPC Joint Lab Oct. 20, 2005 Shanghai Jiaotong EDA-SOPC Joint Shanghai University Lab Dec. 07, 2005 Shandong University SOPC/IA Joint Shandong of Science and Lab Technology March 29, 2006 Xidian University EDA/SOPC Joint Shanxi Lab and Training Center April 27, 2006 Wuhan Institute SOPC Joint Lab Hubei of Technology April 27, 2006 Wuhan University EDA/SOPC Joint Hubei of Science and Lab Engineering May 18, 2006 North China EDA/SOPC Joint Beijing University of Lab Technology June 13, 2006 Beijing University EDA/SOPC Joint Beijing of Technology Lab Sept. 15, 2006 Northeastern EDA/SOPC Joint Liaoning University Lab and Training Center Sept. 19, 2006 Peking University SOPC Joint Lab Guangdong Shenzhen Graduate and Training School Center Oct. 29, 2006 Southwestern Jiaotong EDA/SOPC Joint Sichuan University Lab Nov. 2, 2006 South-Central EDA/SOPC Joint Hubei University for Lab Nationalities Nov. 2, 2006 Huazhong University EDA/SOPC Joint Hubei of Science and Lab and Training Technology Center Nov. 10, 2006 East China Normal EDA/SOPC Joint Shanghai University Lab Nov. 22, 2006 Harbin Institute EDA/SOPC Joint Heilongjiang of Technology Lab Dec. 1, 2006 Southeastern University EDA/SOPC Joint Jiangsu Lab and Training Center Jan. 15, 2007 Harbin University EDA/SOPC Joint Heilongjiang of Science and Lab Technology March 13, 2007 Zhejiang University EDA/SOPC Joint Zhejiang of Technology Lab March 20, 2007 Guangdong University EDA/SOPC Joint Guangdong of Technology Lab March 21, 2007 South China Normal EDA/SOPC Joint Guangdong University Lab
In addition, Altera will continue to sponsor the annual Professor Conference and Nios(R) II Embedded Processor Design Contest in China to help professors and students better understand and master Altera's latest technology and product development solutions. To learn more about Altera's university program, visit http://www.altera.com/education/univ/unv-index.html.
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