USA wins 2016 Romania Masters of Mathematics

Post date: Mar 16, 2016 3:35:21 PM

A team of U.S. high school students won first place in the 2016 Romanian Master of Mathematics (RMM), one of the most challenging international high school mathematics competitions in the world. Sixteen countries were invited to compete in the RMM, held from February 24 to 29 in Bucharest, Romania. In addition to the team victory, U.S. student Eshaan Nichani achieved the highest individual score in the contest, winning a gold medal.

All the American students placed high in the competition: Nichani and Junyao Peng won individual gold medals; Alec Sun, Michael Ma, and Calvin Lee were awarded silver; and Celine Liang received honorable mention. more at