Five Carnegie Mellon University teams ranked among the Top 10 scorers in regional competition for the Association for Computing Machinery’s International Collegiate Programming Contest, with one team, CMU1, taking the top spot.
As members of the first-place team, Aram Ebtekar, a Ph.D. student in the Computer Science Department; Ajay Ravindran, a junior majoring in computer science, and Bo Ma, a masters student in the Institute for Software Research, will compete at the ACM-ICPC World Finals June 22-26 in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
CMU2, which includes Ray Y Li, a freshman in the Mellon College of Science; Jason Li, a sophomore computer science major, and Namit Shetty, a masters student in computer science, finished in third place, just behind the University of Michigan’s Victors team.
The five teams competed Nov. 8-9 at the ACM-ICPC East Central North American Regional Programming Contest in Youngstown, Ohio, one of four sites necessary to accommodate the region’s 114 teams.
CMU3, which finished in 7th place, includes David Wise, a junior who majors in mathematical sciences, and senior Jason Chow and freshman Ananya Kumar, both computer science majors.
CMU4, which ranked 9th, includes sophomore Yuting Ge and freshman Jiacheng Ye, both computer science majors, and Yongzuan Wu, a masters student in computer science.
CMU5, finishing in 10th place, includes sophomore Naomi H. Rubin, senior Susan Wang, and junior Kechun Mao, all computer science majors.
Sleator is aided in his coaching duties this year by Yan Gu and Jakub Pachocki, both Ph.D. students in computer science. Jump Trading is the team sponsor.