# Math Contest in Modeling

For 96 hours this January, nearly 12500 teams around the world, including 480 from the US, competed in the annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling/Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling sponsored by COMAP.

Six open-ended problems were posted at 8pm on Thursday evening and teams researched, created a model, wrote up their solutions and then submitted them to COMAP on the following Monday at 8pm.

http://www.comap.com/undergraduate/contests/mcm/contests/2016/results/

The teams of **Haoyang Gu, Yang Liu, Misty Sha and of Trung Can, Lien Hoang, Chi Trinh** were awarded** Meritorious** and the teams of** Ksenia Sokolova, Yuqi Yun and of Zihan Feng, Jessica Jara, and M’Nkubitu** were named **Honorable Mention**. Three other teams successfully competed this year.

Congratulations to all for their exceptional performance in the 2016 MCM/ICM.