A team comprising an MAEC year 3 student SUEN Yiu Fai and two MECH students CHAN Kay Fung and
WONG Wai Man has been designated as Meritorious Winner in Mathematical Contest In Modeling 2017 (MCM 2017). Prof. XIANG Yang is the faculty advisor of this team.
Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) is a yearly international contest for high school students and college undergraduates.
"It challenges teams of students to clarify, analyze, and propose solutions to open-ended problems. The contest attracts diverse students and faculty advisors from over 900 institutions around the world."
(http://www.comap.com/undergraduate/contests, see also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_Contest_in_Modeling .)
The category of Meritorious Winners in MCM 2017 includes 9% of the top teams, after the Outstanding Winners and the Finalists.