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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.

    Video Library

    Use the power of video to explore the world of mathematics with COMAP’s award-winning video series.

    COMAP News & Announcements

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

    The 2024 MCM/ICM Results 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.

    Popular Blog Posts

    Exploring Forensic Science and Fingerprint Analysis with Mathematics

    Have you ever wondered how mathematics can help solve crimes? Biology meets mathematics in criminal investigations in this math module.

    Highlights from COMAP's 2024 MCM and ICM

    COMAP’s 2024 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) was a great success of mathematical creativity and interdisciplinary problem-solving.

    How to Adapt Mathematical Modeling for Different Grade Levels

    Here are a collection of strategies for adapting mathematical modeling lessons to ensure age-appropriate complexity and engagement, from the curious minds in middle school to the analytical thinkers in undergraduate programs.

    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.