Wednesday, May 12

The 1999 Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)

Updated2:15 PM-3:00 PM
Room: Capitol Center/South

Three teams of undergraduates will present their solutions of the 1999 MCM problems. The first presentation will be a solution to a continuous problem, and the second will be a solution to a discrete problem. The third presentation is distinguished by being a solution to a problem of an interdisciplinary nature. SIAM judges choose these teams from among the top four percent of solution papers submitted.

Organizer: Bernard A. Fusaro
Florida State University

Introduction
Bernard A. Fusaro, Organizer

Here are the MCM winning teams:

Problem A
Continuous "Deep Impact"
Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Advisor: Michael Moody

Problem B
Discrete "Unlawful Assembly"
Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Advisor: Ran Libeskind-Hadas

Problem C
Interdisciplinary "Ground Pollution"
Department of Mathematics, Earlham College
Advisor: Mic Jackson

Additional information on The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) appears at http://www.siam.org/prizes/modeling.htm.

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