Math Modeling Competitions

The Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) and the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) are sponsored by The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP). Over the years ERE students often successfully compete in one of these international competitions. The students have a weekend to complete the research, calculations and writing needed to create a report describing their solution to the environmental problem posed by COMAP. Reports are rated to be Outstanding, Meritorious, Honorable Mention and Successful Participant.

Year Participants
2011 Participants: Zak Stanko, Brenda Howell and Rick Bailey

Report Title:

Ranking: Outstanding Winner
2011 Participants: Patrick Fox, Sam Speet and Jason Crowley

Report Title:

Ranking: Successful Participant
2008 Participants: Karen Wetherow, Jason Roberts and Jordan Pierce

Report Title: Development of a Sudoku Generator to Produce Puzzles of Various Difficulty Levels

Ranking: Meritorius Winner
2008 Participants: Nir Berezovksy, Cameron Bracken and Timothy Weigand

Report Title: Pardon My Intrusion

Ranking: Honorable Mention
2007 Participants: P. Travis James, Amelia Dillon and Cameron Bracken

Report Title: Optimal Airline Boarding Procedures

Ranking: Honorable Mention
2006 Participants: Kris Baker, Adam Siade and Jennifer Beard

Report Title: Hand-Move Irrigation System Optimal Movement Schedule

Ranking: Meritorius Winner
2006 Participants: Auriah Milanes, Erin McDonald, Michael Moore

Report Title: Linked Simulation Optimization Methodology for Airline Wheelchair Escort Services

Ranking: Meritorius Winner
2003 Participants: Carlos Diaz, T.K. Williams and Michelle Livesey

Report Title: To Be or Not To Be - Advancing Airport Security Through Optimization and Simulation

Ranking: Outstanding and recipients of the Informs Prize
2001 Participants: David Stier, Marc Liesenring and Matthew Kennedy

Report Title: Identifying Potential Zebra Mussel Colonization

Ranking: Outstanding Winner
1999 Participants: Bonnie Smith, John Rupp and Kevin Goodheart

Report Title: Estimation of Groundwater Pollution for Monitoring Well Data.

Ranking: Meritorious Winner

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