# COMAP Blog

### Announcing a New Partnership with The Sabeti Lab to Open Doors for Outstanding Math Modelers

COMAP has joined forces with The Sabeti Lab at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to connect contest participants with a leading force in the world of infectious disease research.

### How Math Modeling Challenges You to Think Like a Problem Solver

Participating in math modeling challenges is an opportunity to flex your problem-solvin...

### A Match Made in Math: From Winning COMAP’s MCM to Quant Research at Two Sigma

Our math modeling contests can lead to exciting career opportunities. Read more about h...

### 12 Ways Math Modeling Contests Can Boost Your Career

Entering a math modeling contest can be a powerful step toward building a successful ca...

### How Teachers Can Incorporate Math Modeling into Their Regular Curriculum

By embedding math modeling into daily curriculum, teachers can provide students with pr...

### Why Math Modeling is the Ultimate Skill for Future Innovators

Math modeling allows individuals to apply mathematical concepts to solve real-world pro...

### Infectious Learning at NCTM 2024

COMAP is excited to team up with Operation Outbreak at the National Council of Teachers...

### Take Your Mathematical Skills to Oxford with Ellison Scholars

COMAP is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with Ellison Scholars, a prestigious ...

### Visualization + Discussion = Effective Team-Based Math Modeling

Two key elements that make team-based math modeling smoother and more effective are vis...

### A Student Guide for Getting Started with Math Modeling

Ready to explore math modeling? This post includes a step-by-step guide for getting sta...

### How Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in Math Contests

As a parent, you play a crucial role in supporting your child’s journey. Here are a few...

### Math Modeling the 2024 Olympic Medal Ceremonies

The MidMCM problem challenged students to develop mathematical models to help the Inter...

### The Hottest Day Ever: Applying Probability to Understand Climate Extremes

The world experienced its hottest day ever recorded on July 21, 2024. This unprecedente...

### The Lemma Dilemma: A Journey Through Mathematical Proofs

“The Lemma Dilemma," an article by Richard Francis, gives us a peek into the complex an...

### How to Celebrate Math 2.0 Day

July 8th is Math 2.0 Day, a special day dedicated to the blending of math and technolog...

### How to Encourage Student Participation in Math Competitions

How can we get more students excited about participating in a math competition? Here ar...

### Game Theory: The Mathematics of Strategy and Decision-Making

Game theory is a powerful tool for modeling strategic interactions between rational dec...

### A Massive Collection of Math Quotes to Get You Inspired and Motivated

Motivational quotes are a great way to get excited, get moving, and share your passion....

### Dancing Drones and the Mathematics That Make Them Work

Drone light shows can be truly magical. And you need mathematics to make it happen!

### Math in Pictures: It’s Just One Little Knot

A math modeling question is born from an everyday situation: How does the amount of sag...

### Exploring Forensic Science and Fingerprint Analysis with Mathematics

Have you ever wondered how mathematics can help solve crimes? Biology meets mathematics...

### Highlights from COMAP's 2024 MCM and ICM

COMAP’s 2024 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Mo...

### How to Adapt Mathematical Modeling for Different Grade Levels

Here are a collection of strategies for adapting mathematical modeling lessons to ensur...

### 7 Ways to Explore Math in the Great Outdoors

Have you ever considered all of the ways you can explore math outdoors? Let's look at c...

### What Is Mathematical Modeling, Really?

So, exactly what is mathematical modeling? In this post, we will explore the definition...