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CSMT Announcements: ​UTB second US team at the International Collegiate Programming Contest

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​UTB second US team at the International Collegiate Programming Contest

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UTB team, led by physics undergraduate student Ali Amir Aldan and including physics major Satzhan Sitmukhambetov and computer science major Raynaldo Rae, participated in the recently concluded World Finals of the prestigious International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) held at the Ural Federal University in Russia.  The team finished 19th among more than 120 regional winners from all over the world, beating MIT (24th), Univ. Southern California (42nd), Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison (56th), Stanford Univ. (57th), Univ. Michigan, Ann Arbor (67th), Iowa State (81st), Univ. Chicago (86th), Univ. California, Irvine (88th), Virginia Tech (92nd), Carnegie Mellon Univ. (97th), Univ. of California, Berkeley (102nd) and Northwestern Univ., Univ. of Maryland (tied at 103rd). The only team from the U.S. ranked above UTB is New York University (13th).  The team had earlier won the Texas regional contest sponsored by IBM, beating 56 other teams including Rice University, UT Austin, UT Dallas, Texas A&M and others.

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12/31/2014

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Created at 8/4/2014 8:47 AM by Nicholas Guajardo
Last modified at 8/4/2014 8:47 AM by Nicholas Guajardo