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Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications

    Math & Modeling Contests

    COMAP’s international modeling contest opportunities at the middle school, high school, and undergraduate levels challenge teams of students to solve a real-world application problem, present their solution, and win recognition.

    Math & Modeling Resources

    COMAP provides educators and students a vast array of resources for teaching, learning, professional development, and contest participation. Resources are multidisciplinary, academically rigorous, and fun.

    COMAP Blog

    COMAP is blogging! Check out our array of blogs addressing applied mathematics, math and interdisciplinary modeling, math and STEM education, and more.

    Conferences & Meetings

    Visit this page for updates about conferences and meetings that COMAP will be sponsoring and/or attending.

    COMAP Membership

    Join as a student or educator FREE member for access to many free math and modeling resources. Upgrade to a Full Membership to access our complete and growing library of modeling modules and publications. goes beyond our contests to make applied mathematics and modeling a year-round activity for students and educators through articles, webinars, and past contest problems with solutions.

    COMAP News & Announcements

    What's new in mathematics education, contests, and more

    SIAM News Highlights The High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)

    High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM) Explores Dandelions and Electric Buses Click here to learn more.

    Popular Blog Posts

    What Is Mathematical Modeling, Really?

    So, exactly what is mathematical modeling? In this post, we will explore the definition of math modeling and the evolution of the term.

    5 Ways to Celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

    April is not just about blooming flowers and warmer weather; it's also Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month!

    Math Modeling Real-World Topics: Voting Models

    This blog post features a math modeling module that explores three main voting models so students can understand how they influence election results.

    COMAP is an award-winning non-profit organization with the goal of improving mathematics education.

    The mission of COMAP – The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications - is to improve mathematics education with an emphasis on increasing student proficiency in mathematical modeling.

    Since 1980, COMAP has worked with educators, students, businesses, and industry to create learning environments where mathematics is used to investigate and model real issues in our world.