UB Student Team excels in worldwide Mathematical Contest in Modeling

UB Student Team designated Meritorious Winner in the 2019 Mathematical Contest in Modeling.

Published April 23, 2019

Congratulations to the UB Student Team upon achieving the designation of Meritorious Winner in the 2019 Mathematical Contest in Modeling. The award puts the UB team in the top 8% of contestants. This year, 14,108 teams competed in the 35th Annual MCM Contest. The participating teams represented institutions from seventeen countries/regions from around the world. John Ringland, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of UB Mathematics, served as faculty advisor for the UB student team.

The UB Student team, all of whom are seniors, includes: 

  • Jingye Tan, Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering; 
  • Kevin Yiu-Wah Cheung, Computer Engineering; 
  • Andy Deng, Mechanical Engineering.

The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), is an international contest for high school students and college undergraduates. It challenges teams of students to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions to open-ended problems. The contest attracts diverse students and faculty advisors from over 900 institutions around the world. Learn more about MCM.