Undergrad Team Wins COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling

Jun 16 2022

A team of Columbia University undergraduate students including Makoto Powers, Jane Ziqing Zhang, and Brianna Han, advised by George Dragomir, was named one of the winners of the 2022 Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM).

One of the team members, Makoto Powers, is a rising sophomore in the APAM Department and also a participant in a Columbia Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences in Mathematical Modeling (CSUREMM).

The International COMAP Scholarship Award press release states, "This year 27,205 teams representing 1,468 institutions, consisting of 80,693 students participated in the
Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) ® and the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) ® contests. The International COMAP Scholarship Award is awarded to four top MCM/ICM teams; $10,000 per team with $9000 going to the team members and $1000 to the school, in the name of the advisor."