The Department of Mathematics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens participated with two students in the 29th IMC (International Mathematics Competition), which took place online and in person on August 3 and 4. In this competition, 664 students in 100 teams from 49 countries participated.
In the overall ranking, the Mathematics Department took the 9th place among the Universities that participated and this success comes in addition to a number of successes in similar competitions.
More specifically, the two-member team consisted of Dimitris Chrysovalantis Melas who managed to win the maximum first prize and Minas Margaritis who won gold medal. The team leader was Dimitris Cheliotis, Associate Professor at Department of Mathematics, University of Athens.
The IMC is the largest global student mathematics competition organized by the University College London. Students compete for two days, on 4 problems a day. It has been taking place since 1994 with the participation of top US and European Universities.
Students of the Department of Mathematics of the University of Athens have been participating from the academic year 2007-08 until today, with significant successes each year.