MCM/ICM Contest ®
Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), challenges teams
of students to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions
to open-ended problems. The contest attracts diverse
students and faculty advisors from over 500 institutions
around the world.
The Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM), an
international contest for high school students and college
undergraduates. ICM is an extension of the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM). It is
designed to develop and advance interdisciplinary problem-solving
skills as well as competence in written communication.
Call for Stories
My Decade with MCM
Nankai University, China
Xiaofeng Gao, Guoliang Wu, and Meng Wu
My Story with ICM
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Xilun Chen, Hang Qiu, and Chunzhi Yang
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the MCM/ICM contests, COMAP is soliciting stories from students and faculty advisers. We are interested in learning how the MCM/ICM contests impacted your education advancement and career development, and what kind of support you received from your universities. For example, did you receive awards from your universities for an Outstanding Winner Paper? Photos of award ceremonies are always welcome.
Stories must be written in English, and each story should not exceed 3 pages (including photos) with 11pt or 12pt font. Selected stories will be published on the COMAP website, and some of them may also be included in book form. COMAP will provide authors of selected stories with a one-year free COMAP web membership or a free COMAP publication.
Please submit your stories to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The MCM and ICM Contests are Sponsored
Department of Defense Analysis, Naval Postgraduate School,
CSIAM - Chinese Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
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Chinese students may obtain
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