We are pleased to announce the results of the 3rd Annual International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC 2017) for the Region of Mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau (the Region). Among the 49 teams from the Region presenting their solution papers on Regional-committee-set problem, Self-chosen problem, or International-committee-set problem, in front of the Grand Jury on the Final Presentation Competition, April 27-28 2017, hosted by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the High School Affiliated to Xi’an Jiaotong University among 11 teams were granted Outstanding Award for the reginal contest, and Sacred Heart Canossian College, Macau, among 8 teams, Outstanding Award for the international contest.
IMMC 2017 in Greater China Region functioning as a selection mechanism for IMMC International Contest, is an interdisciplinary practice integrating mathematics with science, technology and engineering and encouraging students to discover and solve real world problems of importance. We work with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE China) to co-organize the IM2C 2017 in Greater China. The 11 papers recognized as Outstanding covering the problems A (7), B (3) and self-chosen (1) represent the best papers of the year. The 8-best, of which 2 from each area of the Region, will be recommended by the IMMC Committee-Greater China for the Final Judgement by the International Expert Panel to compete for the international awards with the best teams from other 30 countries or areas (1-2 teams from each country/area).
Based on the judgement of Final Presentation by the Grand Jury and Paper Review by the Expert Panel, all other teams who had submitted solution papers were awarded as Finalist, Meritorious, Honorable Mention, and Successful Participant. Teams winning Outstanding, Finalist and Meritorious are listed in the appendix; other winning teams will be informed individually.
Detailed list is here: Outstanding, Finalist and Meritorious List