Student Teams Place 3rd and 9th at ACM International Collegiate Programming Mid-Atlantic Regional Contest

3rd Place Team Advances to World Finals

A team consisting of UMD undergraduate students Scott DellaTorre, Dylan Ladwig, Rizeng Zheng and reserve member Ashton Webster advanced to the World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery's International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) after placing 3rd in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Contest.  The second UMD student team, made up of Melika Abolhasani, Anu Bandi, Milad Gholami and reserve member Alex Alberg placed 9th in the competition.

The Mid-Atlantic regional contest had a record high of more than 190 teams from regions including District of Columbia, East Pennsylvania, South New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Scott DellaTorre, Dylan Ladwig, Rizeng Zheng and reserve member Ashton Webster will attend the 38th Annual World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest that will be held June 22-26, 2014, in Ekaterinburg, Russia.

The teams were coached by Professor MohammadTaghi HajiAghayi.

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