Chiplab Academy at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Welcome to a world of innovation and creativity that bridges technology and impact. Welcome to Chiplab Academy. This is your steppingstone to a thrilling career in microchip design, a field where your imagination meets the cutting-edge technology of the future. Chiplab Academy is a strategic partnership between Chiplab and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), committed to nurturing the talent of tomorrow to fill the global talent gap in the semiconductor industry.

Who can apply?

This program is designed for final year students from Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Electronics fields who are not just ready to learn, but also ready to lead. If you have a passion for technology, enjoy problem-solving, have a knack for details, and can keep pace with fast-evolving tech trends, you are the perfect candidate for this program.

Certificate Programs Offered

Chiplab Academy offers a four-month intensive certificate program at OAU in the following areas that shape the heart of the semiconductor industry:

  • Chiplab Certificate in Design Verification
  • Chiplab Certificate in Physical Design
  • Chiplab Certificate in Front End RTL Design
  • Chiplab Certificate in Design for Test

The program will not only provide you with valuable skills but will also inspire you to become a pioneer in your chosen field.

Financial Assistance

We believe finances should never be a barrier to education. Through strategic partnerships, Chiplab Academy can offer financial assistance for our program, ensuring that every passionate learner can launch a successful career in microchip design.

100% Placement Assistance

With Chiplab Academy, you won’t just walk away with a certificate. We ensure that our graduates are equipped with the right skills and opportunities to launch a successful career in the microchip design industry. We take pride in our strong ties with leading semiconductor companies worldwide, helping our students find their footing in this exciting industry.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the Chiplab Academy certificate programs, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Be a final year student in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Electronics at OAU.

  • Have a keen interest in technology and coding.
  • Be a fast learner with a keen eye for detail.
  • Be creative and resilient, ready to tackle any challenge that comes their way.

How to Apply?

If you’re ready to leap into the future of technology and make a real impact, we’re ready for you. Contact the Computer Engineering department faculty at OAU or email your resume to with the subject line “OAU Student”.

The Chiplab Academy at OAU is not just about acquiring skills; it’s about embracing change, leading innovation, and making a difference. Apply today and be a part of the solution to the global talent shortage in the semiconductor industry!