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Sharif university students shine at IMC 2014


Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran's Sharif University of Technology students won two gold and four bronze medals at the 21st International Mathematics Competition for University Students.

Thursday edition of the English language newspaper Iran Daily writes that some 73 teams from around the world participated in the competition held in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, from July 29 to August 4.

Mina Dalir-Rouyfard and Pedram Safayei gwere awarded gold medals and Mojtaba Tefaq, Mahed Abroshan, Morteza Soltanipour and Mohammad Hassan Gol-Mohammadian earned bronze medals (see results for all teams).

Professor Morteza Fotouhi Firouzabad accompanied the students.

This yearˈs competition was co-organized by University College London and American University in Blagoevgrad.

The competition consisted of two sessions of five hours each. Problems were posed from the fields of algebra, analysis (real and complex), geometry and combinatorics. The working language was English.

Problems were chosen by the jury from those received in advance by the jury chairman, Professor John Jayne.

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