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News & Announcements


February 2024

The 2024 MCM/ICM Problems Are Now Available

The 2024 The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and The Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)® problems are now available. Click here to learn more.

January 2024

The 2023 HiMCM/MidMCM Results Are Now Available

The 2023 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)® and the 2023 Middle Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MidCM) results are now available. Click here to learn more.

January 2024

NEW Mathematical Modeling Module

Modeling the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Population This module’s concern is modeling the population of an endangered species. The mathematical tools used include scatterplots, rules of exponents, linear and exponential functions, logarithms, and solving exponential equations. Click here to learn more.

January 2024

UMAP Journal 44.4 Winter 2023 Edition is now available

UMAP Journal 44.4 Winter 2023 MCM Contest Edition is now available for download. Click here to learn more.

November 2023

2024 MCM/ICM Registration Now Open

Contest registration is NOW OPEN for the modeling contests: The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and The Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)®.  Contests to be conducted February 1-5, 2024.  Click Here to sign up!

November 2023

UMAP Journal 44.3 Fall 2023 Edition is now available

UMAP Journal 44.3 Fall 2023 ICM Contest Edition is now available for download. Click here to learn more.

November 2023

The 2023 HiMCM/MidMCM Problems Are Now Available

The 2023 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)® and the 2023 Middle Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MidCM) problems are now available. Click here to learn more.

October 2023

Operation Outbreak (OO) is partnering with COMAP

Operation Outbreak (OO) is partnering with the COMAP to bring infectious disease simulations to life at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting.  Click Here to learn more

October 2023

2023 HiMCM/MidMCM Resgistration Now Open

Contest registration is NOW OPEN for the modeling contests: High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)® and Middle Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MidMCM).  Contests to be conducted November 1 — November 14, 2023.  Click Here to sign up!

October 2023

NEW Mathematical Modeling Module

HiMCM Problem: Storing the Sun This module is based on a problem from the 2021 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM). The problem involves finding a configuration for an energy storage system to support solar panels that power an off-grid house. Mathematical tools include proportional reasoning and unit analysis. Click here to learn more.

August 2023

NEW Mathematical Modeling Module

Modeling Daylight in the Northern Hemisphere This module uses sinusoidal functions to model the amount of daylight at locations in the northern hemisphere. Mathematical tools include sinusoidal functions, radian measure, rates of change, and piecewise functions. Click here to learn more.

July 2023

Discover Pathways To and Through STEM

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) new CEO, Catherine Roberts, PhD has been featured on Association for Women in Science (AWIS). Discover Pathways To and Through STEM - This summer, AWIS will navigate through the various fields of STEM by highlighting the journeys of some amazing people and various niche career opportunities in and around STEM. Click here to learn more.

July 2023

The 2023 Spring MCM/ICM Results Are Now Available

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Spring Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and the 2023 Spring Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)® Click here to learn more.

June 2023

The 2023 IMMC Results Are Now Available

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the results of the nineth annual International Mathematical Modeling Challenge, (IM2C). Click here to learn more.

May 2023

The 2023 MCM/ICM Results Are Now Available

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and the 2023 Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)® Click here to learn more.

May 2023

The 2023 IMMC USA Regional Results Are Now Available

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the selection of the two teams moving on to represent the USA in the 9th annual International Mathematical Modeling Challenge, (IM2C). Click here to learn more.

May 2023

NEW Mathematical Modeling Module

Voting Models This module examines plurality, run-off, ranked-choice, and approval models currently in use in the United States and other countries. Mathematical tools include basic arithmetic, percentages, and preference diagrams. Click here to learn more.

March 2023

The 2023 Spring MCM/ICM Problems Are Now Available

The 2023 Spring Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and the 2023 Spring Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)® problems are now available. Click here to learn more.

February 2023

MCM/ICM Contest Announcement

The Spring 2023 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and the 2023 Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)®. Click here to read the MCM/ICM contest announcement.

February 2023

The 2023 MCM/ICM Problems Are Now Available

The 2023 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)® and the 2023 Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM)® problems are now available. Click here to learn more.

January 2023

The 2022 HiMCM/MidMCM Results Are Now Available

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the results of the 2022 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM)® and the 2022 Middle Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MidMCM) Click here to learn more.

January 2023

NEW Mathematical Modeling Module

Could These Bones Be Amelia Earhart’s? This modeling in this module involves using statistical techniques to predict human height from bone lengths. Mathematical tools include unit conversion, slopes of lines, equations of lines from two points, fitting a line to data (least squares), and coefficient of correlation (r2). Click here to learn more.

January 2023

The COMAP Bookstore Is Now Open!

COMAP’s bookstore offers all of our “for sale” products from the Teachers College Mathematical Modeling Handbook to our Discrete Mathematics: Modeling Our World and Precalculus: Modeling Our World textbooks. Click here to learn more.

December 2022

COMAP @ JMM 2023

Please join COMAP at the Joint Mathematics Meeting (JMM) Jan 4-7, 2023, at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston Marriott Hotel, and Boston Sheraton Hotel. Please stop by Booth# 217. Click here to learn more


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