Exceptional Achievements in 2023 COMAP HiMCM and MidMCM Mathematical Modeling Contests

Top Quote The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) is proud to announce the achievements of participants in the 2023 High School and Middle School Mathematical Modeling Contests (HiMCM® and MidMCM). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) February 07, 2024 - The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) celebrates the remarkable successes of the 2023 High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM®) and the Middle Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MidMCM), spotlighting the talent of young mathematicians worldwide.

    This year, the HiMCM attracted 967 high school teams from 417 schools in 18 countries/regions, while the MidMCM brought together 75 middle school teams from 43 schools across 7 countries/regions. Participants demonstrated their problem-solving skills and creativity in addressing complex real-world problems through mathematical modeling.

    High School Highlights:
    • Outstanding Teams: Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy, Shanghai, China; St. George's School, BC, Canada; Nanjing Foreign Language School, Jiangsu, China; and others.
    • Notable Achievements: 9 Outstanding Teams, 54 Finalists, 139 Meritorious, 256 Honorable Mentions, and 501 Successful Participants.

    Middle School Highlights:
    • Outstanding Teams: BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA, USA; Shanghai American School, Shanghai, China (NCTM Winner).
    • Notable Achievements: 2 Outstanding, 4 Finalists, 7 Meritorious, 18 Honorable Mentions, and 44 Successful Participants.

    For a complete list of results and team designations, please visit https://www.himcmcontest.org.

    COMAP extends heartfelt congratulations to all participants, acknowledging their innovative approaches and clear communication in mathematical modeling. The contests underscore the importance of mathematics in solving practical problems and fostering analytical skills among students.

    The success of the HiMCM and MidMCM has been made possible through the support of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), The Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

    About COMAP, Inc.:
    The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is dedicated to improving mathematics education for students of all ages. Through its contests, publications, and projects, COMAP aims to enhance mathematical understanding and foster creativity and problem-solving skills. Learn more at https://www.comap.org.

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