[ugrads] Congratulations for MCM 2015

Fred J. Hickernell hickernell at iit.edu
Mon Apr 27 10:24:21 CDT 2015

Great job, Tianci, Haocheng, and Xinyi!

Best regards,

Fred J. Hickernell, Professor and Chair
Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
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> On Apr 25, 2015, at 1:14 AM, Hemanshu Kaul <kaul at iit.edu> wrote:
> Please join me in congratulating
> Haocheng Bian, Tianci Zhu, and Xinyi Yu
> for being awarded a certificate of honorable mention for the 2015 Mathematical Modeling Contest: 
> http://www.comap.com/undergraduate/contests/ <http://www.comap.com/undergraduate/contests/>
> This is considered the topmost mathematical modeling contest in the world with 7636 teams from universities all over the world participating this year.
> Haocheng, Tianci and  Xinyi did very well, despite minimal preparation, to be ranked strictly above 60% of the teams, and more impressively only 10% of the teams were ranked above them.
> Students: I hope we will have more teams from IIT participating next year (the contest is held every year in early February). Any undergraduate student (with any major) in teams of up to 3 members can participate in this contest. This contest, and in general any form of mathematical modeling, tests your creativity in applying ideas from one or many parts of mathematics to an open-ended real-world problem. If this sounds interesting to you, then get in touch with me and we can discuss how you can get involved in Mathematical modeling contests and so much more. 
> Hemanshu
> Hemanshu Kaul
> Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
> Illinois Institute of Technology
> http://www.math.iit.edu/~kaul/ <http://www.math.iit.edu/~kaul/>
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