Saturday Oct. 28th Michigan Tech hosted a site of the North Central North American (NCNA) region of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Locally, 11 teams competed, 7 from Michigan Tech and 4 from NMU. Across the region there were 207 teams competing. The top team in the region from South Dakota School of Mines solved 8 of the 10 problems in the five hour competition. The following were the top three teams from Michigan Tech all solving 4 problems (full standings are available at: https://ncna17.kattis.com/standings) :
- MTU White, region rank 12
Anthony Marcich, 4th year Math major
Nick Olinger, 3rd year Math major
Jay Honnold, 4th year CS major
- MTU Red, region rank 13
Justin Evankovich, 4th year EE major
Nicolas Muggio, 4th year Software Engineering major
Antony Duda, 4th year CE major
- MTU Purple, region rank 16
Michael Lay, 3rd year Software Engineering major
Marcus Stojcevich, 3rd year CS major
Parker Russcher, 3rd year CS major
Two other teams, MTU Orange – Evan de Jesus, Paul Wrubel, Dylan Gaines and MTU – Black – Isaac Smith, Austin Walhof, Ryan Philipps, finished in the top 50 teams of the region.
Congratulations to all participants in this year’s event.
~Laura Brown, Associate Professor, Computer Science