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HZAU Students Create New Record in CUMCM

The achievements of 20 teams from HZAU are unprecedented in the 2015 Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM), as newly released on its official website in November 23rd.

HZAU is conferred 2 of 4 first prizes and 8 of 18 second prizes of national level, ranking first among all the agriculture and forestry universities affiliated to MOE, says the deputy professor Mr. Li Zhi who is the chief advisor of the mathematical modeling base. Besides, 6 first prizes and 4 second prizes of provincial level also go to HZAU. In general, all the universities from Hubei Province win 22 first prizes and 43 second prizes of national level.

The annually held CUMCM, first founded in 1992, has become the largest MCM in China and the world. In 2015, about 85,000 college students participate in it, including 28,574 teams (25,558 undergraduate teams and 3,016 technical college teams) from mainland China, HK, Macau, and even Singapore and U.S.

(Translated by Liu Mengling)